May 2024 Hindu Festivals Calendar: Celebrating a Month of Auspicious Occasions

May 2024 is here, heralding a month filled with vibrant celebrations and significant religious observances. From commemorating the birth anniversaries of revered saints and philosophers to honoring deities and cultural icons, May promises to be a time of joy, spirituality, and cultural richness. Let’s delve into the details of the festivals lined up for this auspicious month:

DateFestival/OccasionDetails
May 4Varuthini EkadashiA sacred day for Lord Vishnu devotees, observed twice a month.
Vallabha Acharya JayantiCelebrating the birth anniversary of Mahaprabhu Vallabhacharya.
May 8Rabindra JayantiCommemorating the birth anniversary of poet Rabindranath Tagore with grandeur.
Vaishakha AmavasyaObserving the new moon day in the month of Vaishakha.
May 10Akshaya TritiyaA highly auspicious day for starting new ventures, worshiping Lord Vishnu.
May 11Vinayaka ChaturthiWorshiping Lord Ganesha on the fourth day of the waxing moon phase.
May 12Adiguru Shankaracharya JayantiHonoring the birth anniversary of philosopher Adi Shankara.
May 13Skanda ShashtiWorshiping Goddess Skanda, marking the sixth day of the lunar month.
May 16Sita NavamiCelebrating the birth anniversary of Goddess Sita.
May 19Mohini EkadashiObserving the eleventh day of the waxing moon phase, dedicated to Lord Vishnu.
May 20Pradosh VratSeeking the blessings of Lord Shiva on this day.
May 21Narasimha JayantiObserving the birth anniversary of Lord Vishnu’s fourth incarnation, Narasimha.
May 23Kurma JayantiCommemorating the birth anniversary of Lord Vishnu as Kurma, the tortoise incarnation.
Buddha PurnimaCelebrating the birth anniversary of Gautama Buddha, a significant festival for Buddhists.
Vaishakha Purnima VratObserving the full moon day in the month of Vaishakha.
May 30KalashtamiObserving the eighth day of the waning moon phase, dedicated to Lord Krishna.
May 2024 Calendar

As we embark on this journey through May, let us embrace the spirit of these festivals, coming together to celebrate our shared cultural heritage and spiritual beliefs. May each festival fill our hearts with joy, peace, and blessings, guiding us towards a brighter and harmonious future.

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