Holidays and Festival Calendar September 2020

Indian Holidays and Festival Calendar for September 2020 with subh muhurats of the month. List of September 2020 holidays and Indian festivals.

Holidays and Festivals list September 2020
Tuesday, 01Ganesh Visarjan, Purnima Shraddha
Wednesday, 02Bhadrapada Purnima, Pitrupaksha Begins, Pratipada Shraddha
Thursday, 03Dwitiya Shraddha
Saturday, 05Teacher’s Day, Tritiya Shraddha, Vighnaraja Sankashti Chaturthi
Sunday,06Chaturthi Shraddha
Monday, 07Maha Bharani, Panchami Shraddha
Tuesday, 08Shashthi Shraddha
Wednesday, 09Saptami Shraddha
Thursday, 10Rohini Vrat, Mahalakshmi Vrat Ends,
Kalashtami, Jivitputrika Vrat, Ashtami Shraddha
Friday, 11Navami Shraddha, Avidhava Navami
Saturday, 12Dashami Shraddha
Sunday, 13Indira Ekadashi, Ekadashi Shraddha
Monday, 14Hindi Day, Dwadashi Shraddha
Tuesday, 15Magha Shraddha, Pradosh Vrat, Trayodashi Shraddha,
Engineer’s Day, Visvesvaraya Jayanti, Masik Shivaratri
Wednesday, 16Chaturdashi Shraddha, Kanya Sankranti, Vishwakarma Puja
Thursday, 17Mahalaya Amavasya, Ashwina Amavasya, Sarva Pitru Amavasya
Friday, 18Chandra Darshan, Muharram Ends
Sunday, 20Vinayaka Chaturthi
Tuesday, 22Skanda Sashti
Thursday, 24Masik Durgashtami
Sunday, 27Padmini Ekadashi, World Tourism Day
Tuesday, 29Pradosh Vrat
Subh Muhurats September 2020
MarriageNo muhurat
Property Purchase3
Namakaran2, 3, 4, 6, 9, 10, 13, 14
Vehicle Purchase2
Griha PraveshNo muhurat
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Festivals List In September 2020

According to the Hindu lunar calendar, September 2020 starts from Bhadrapada Shukla Paksha Chaturdashi and ends in Adhik Ashwina Shukla Paksha Chaturdashi.  Ganesh Visarjan, Pitrupaksha Begins, Vishwakarma Puja, and Sarva Pitru Amavasya are some important festivals of this month.

Tuesday 01

  • Ganesh Visarjan: This spectacular festival of Ganesh Chaturthi honors the birth of the beloved Hindu elephant-headed god, Lord Ganesha. Every year it is celebrated in Bhadrapada, Shukla Paksha Chaturdashi.
  • Purnima Shraddha: Purnima Shradh is also called as Shraddhi Purnima or Proshthapadi Purnima Shraddha. Every year it falls on Bhadrapada, Shukla Paksha Purnima.

Wednesday 02

  • Bhadrapada Purnima: According to Hindu Panchang, Purnima in the month of Bhadrapada is known as Bhadrapada Purnima. One of the most important aspects of celebrating Bhadrapada Purnima is worshipping Lord Satyanarayan, who is considered to be a form of Lord Vishnu.
  • Pitrupaksha Begins: Pitru Paksha or Shraddha is a 16-day ritual observed to pay obeisance to the soul of those who have departed for their heavenly abode. This mourning period is marked by many pujas, rituals, and daan, that pay homage to the departed soul and help the latter attain liberation of moksha. Every year it starts from Bhadrapada, Shukla Paksha Purnima.
  • Pratipada Shraddha: Pratipada Shraddha is done for those deceased family members who died on Pratipada Tithi, including both Shukla and Krishna Paksha Pratipada. It is also known as Padwa Shraddha.

Thursday 03

  • Dwitiya Shraddha: Dwitiya Shraddha is done for those deceased family members who died on Dwitiya tithi, including both Shukla and Krishna Paksha Dwitiya. It is also known as Dooj Shraddha.

Saturday 05

  • Teacher’s Day: Teachers’ Day in India is celebrated on 5 September every year to commemorate the birth anniversary of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. The contribution of a teacher cannot be ignored at all. 
  • Tritiya Shraddha: Tritiya Shraddha is done for those deceased family members who died on Tritiya tithi. It is also known as Teej Shraddha.
  • Vighnaraja Sankashti Chaturthi: Vighnaraja Sankashti Chaturthi is a Holy day for the people of the Hindu community which falls on the tithi of Ashwina, Krishna Paksha Chaturthi. The day is dedicated to the Lord Ganesha and the vrat will be observed on this day.

Sunday 06

  • Chaturthi Shraddha: Chaturthi Shraddha is done for those deceased family members who died on Chaturthi tithi. It is also known as Chauth Shraddha.

Monday 07

  • Maha Bharani: Bharani Shraddha is known as Maha Bharani Shraddha. Nakshatra Bharani is significant during Pitru Paksha because it is ruled by Yama, the God of the Death. Every year it falls on Ashwina, Krishna Paksha Panchami.
  • Panchami Shraddha: Panchami Shraddha is done for those deceased family members who died on Panchami tithi, including both Shukla and Krishna Paksha Panchami. It is also known as Kunwara Panchami. Doing Shraddha on this tithi is significant for those deceased family members who died unmarried.

Tuesday 08

  • Sashti Shraddha: Shashthi Shraddha is done for those deceased family members who died on Shashthi tithi. Shashthi Shraddha is also known as Chhath Shraddha.

Wednesday 09

  • Saptami Shraddha: Saptami Shraddha is done for those deceased family members who died on Saptami tithi.

Thursday 10

  • Rohini Vrat: Rohini Vrat is observed by the women who want a long life for their husbands. Rohini vrat will be observed on the tithi of Ashwina, Krishna Paksha Ashtami.
  • Mahalakshmi Vrat Ends: Ashwina, Krishna Paksha Ashtami
  • Kalashtami: Kalashtami is a Hindu festival dedicated to the birthday of Lord Bhairva and is observed every year on the tithi of Ashwina, Krishna Paksha Ashtami.
  • Jivitputrika Vrat: Jivitputrika is a Nirjala Vrat which is observed on Ashwina, Krishna Paksha Ashtami. It is celebrated mainly in India and Nepal. Jivitputrika Vrat is observed by mothers for the long-life and happiness of their children.
  • Ashtami Shraddha: Ashtami Shraddha is done for those deceased family members who died on Ashtami tithi. 

Friday 11

  • Avidhava Navami: Avidhava Navami is an auspicious Hindu ritual that is observed on the ‘Navami’ (9th day) of Pitru Paksha. It is observed on Ashwina, Krishna Paksha Navami. It is dedicated to women who did not die as a widow.
  • Navami Shraddha: Navami Shraddha is done for those deceased family members who died on Navami tithi. Navami Shraddha tithi is also known as Matra Navami. This tithi is the most suitable day to perform the mother’s Shraddha. It is believed that doing Shraddha on this tithi appeases all deceased female members in the family. Navami Shraddha is also known as Naumi Shraddha and Avidhava Shraddha.

Saturday 12

  • Dashami Shraddha: Dashami Shraddha is done for those deceased family members who died on Dashami tithi.

Sunday 13

  • Indira Ekadashi: Indira Ekadashi falls during Pitru Paksha, the fortnight dedicated to ancestors. It is also referred to as ‘Ekadashi Shradh ‘. Indira Ekadashi is one of the most auspicious fasting days for Hindus. The day is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and falls on Ashwina, Krishna Paksha Ekadashi.
  • Ekadashi Shraddha: Ekadashi Shraddha is done for those deceased family members who died on Ekadashi tithi. Ekadashi Shraddha is also known as Gyaras Shraddha.

Monday 14

  • Hindi Day: Hindi Day is an annual day observed on 14 September in India to celebrate the adoption of Hindi as one of the official languages of India.
  • Dwadashi Shraddha: Dwadashi Shraddha is done for those deceased family members who died on Dwadashi tithi. This tithi is also suitable to perform Shraddha for those who had taken renunciation (Sannyasa) before death. Dwadashi Shraddha is also known as Baras Shraddha.

Tuesday 15

  • Magha Shraddha: The ritual of Magha Shraddha is performed in honor of the ancestors and deceased family members during the ‘Pitru Paksha’ and observed annually on  Ashwina, Krishna Paksha Trayodashi.
  • Trayodashi Shraddha: Trayodashi Shraddha is done for those deceased family members who died on Trayodashi tithi. This tithi is also suitable to perform Shraddha for dead children. It is also known as Teras Shraddha.
  • Pradosh Vrat: Pradosh Vrat is a Hindu vrat dedicated to Lord Shiva and Parvati and observed on the auspicious tithi of Ashwina, Krishna Paksha Trayodashi.
  • Masik Shivaratri: Shivratri is a Hindu festival celebrated in honor of Lord Shiva on the tithi of Ashwina, Krishna Paksha Trayodashi.
  • Visvesvaraya Jayanti: Vishveshvarya Jayanti is celebrated on September 15 to mark the birth anniversary of Sir MV. He was the most illustrious and greatest engineer in India. Visvesvaraya, the man on whom we name the Engineers day.
  • Engineer’s Day: The Engineering Community across India celebrates Engineers Day on 15 September every year as a tribute to the greatest Indian Engineer Bharat Ratna Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya.

Wednesday 16

  • Kanya Sankranti: Kanya Sankranti is the auspicious occasion when the sun transits from the Simha Rashi or Leo to the Kanya Rashi. Kanya Sankranti marks the beginning of the sixth month in Hindu Solar Calendar. All twelve Sankranti in the year are highly auspicious for Dan-Punya activities. It is observed on Ashwina, Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi.
  • Chaturdashi Shraddha: Chaturdashi Shraddha tithi is only suitable for those deceased family members who were killed by some weapon, died in an accident, committed suicide or murdered. Otherwise, Chaturdashi Shraddha is not done on this tithi and is performed on Amavasya Shraddha tithi. Chaturdashi Shraddha is also known as Ghat Chaturdashi Shraddha or Ghayala Chaturdashi Shraddha.
  • Vishwakarma Puja: Vishwakarma Puja or Vishwakarma Jayanti is observed in reverence to Lord Vishwakarma, the divine architect. He is believed to have constructed the holy city of Dwarka, as well as, the Palace of Illusions or Maya Sabha for the Pandavas. It is observed on Ashwina, Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi.

Thursday 17

  • Mahalaya Amavasya: Mahalaya Amavasya, also known as Pitru Paksha, holds high significance in Hinduism. The day of Mahalaya marks the beginning of Devi Paksha and the end of the Pitri Paksha, the latter of which is a period of mourning. Every year it is observed on Ashwina, Krishna Paksha Amavasya.
  • Ashwin Amavasya: The new moon during Bhadrapada is called Ashwin Amavasya or Mahalaya Amavasya which signifies the beginning of the celebration of Durga Puja. It is regarded as one of the most significant days among the complete period of Pitru Paksha of fifteen days.
  • Sarva Pitru Amavasya: Amavasya tithi Shraddha is done for those deceased family members who died on Amavasya Tithi, Purnima Tithi, and Chaturdashi tithi. If someone is not able to perform Shraddha on all this then a single Shraddha on this day is enough to appease all deceased souls in the family. If the death anniversary of ancestors is not known or forgotten then those Shraddha can be performed on this tithi. That’s why Amavasya Shraddha is also known as Sarvapitra Moksha Amavasya.

Friday 18

  • Chandra Darshan: The day after Amavasya is known as Chandra Darshan and it is one of the most important Navagras of Hinduism.
  • Muharram Ends: Ashwina Adhika, Shukla Paksha Pratipada.

Sunday 20

  • Vinayaka Chaturthi: Vinayaka Chaturthi is also known as Ganesh Chaturthi and it falls on the auspicious tithi of Ashwina Adhika, Shukla Paksha Chaturthi. It is one of the most anticipated and lively festivals in India.

Tuesday 22

  • Skanda Sashti: It is a Holy Day for Hindus dedicated to Lord Murugan or Karttikeya prosperous tithi of Ashwina Adhika, Shukla Paksha Sashti. It is one of the renowned and auspicious occasions celebrated in the Indian State.

Thursday 24

  • Masik Durgashtami: Durgashtami is a very auspicious vrat and is observed every month during Ashtami Tithi of Shukla Paksha. Observers/ Vratees observe fast on this day from morning to evening.

Sunday 27

  • Padmini Ekadashi: Padmini Ekadashi is an auspicious Hindus fasting day that falls on the ‘Ekadashi’ tithi (11th day) of the Shukla Paksha (the waxing phase of moon) during the ‘Adhik Mahina’ or ‘Purushottam Masam’ (13th month) of the Hindu calendar.
  • World Tourism Day: The United Nations World Tourism Organization has celebrated World Tourism Day as international observances on September 27. This date was chosen as on that day in 1970, the Statutes of the UNWTO were adopted.

Tuesday 29

  • Pradosh Vrat: Pradosh Vrat is a Hindu vrat dedicated to Lord Shiva and Parvati and observed on shubh tithi of Ashwina Adhika, Shukla Paksha Trayodashi.

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