List of Hindu festivals in Punjab

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This list of Punjabi Hindu festivals summarizes festivals observed in Punjab. These are based on the Bikrami calendar.[1] The festivals of Maghi and Vaisakhi are determined by the solar aspect and others on its lunar months.[clarification needed]

Observance and overview[edit]

Punjabi Hindus follow the Bikrami calendar to observe religious festivals. 0

List and descriptions of major Hindu Punjabi festivals[edit]

Other festivals[edit]

In addition to the above, Punjabi Hindus observe other Punjabi festivals such as, Basant Festival of Kites, Teej and Gugga.


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Tej Bhatia (2013). Punjabi. Routledge. pp. 208–212. ISBN 978-1-136-89460-2.
  2. ^ drikpanchang
  3. ^ Hindustan Times 18 03 2014 Archived 2014-12-11 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i Punjabiyat: The Cultural Heritage and Ethos of the People of Punjab by Jasbir SIngh Khurana Hemkunt Publishers (P) Ltd ISBN 978-81-7010-395-0
  5. ^ a b
  6. ^ Office Holidays
  7. ^ The Times of India 20 02 2012
  8. ^ Hindustan Times 10 08 2014 Archived 2014-12-11 at the Wayback Machine
  9. ^ Alop ho riha Punjabi virsa by Harkesh Singh Kehal Pub Lokgeet Parkashan ISBN 81-7142-869-X
  10. ^ Durga Puja
  11. ^ a b c
  12. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-11-29. Retrieved 2014-11-16.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  13. ^ Madhusree Dutta, Neera Adarkar, Majlis Organization (Bombay), The nation, the state, and Indian identity, Popular Prakashan, 1996, ISBN 978-81-85604-09-1, ... originally was practised by women in Punjab and parts of UP, is gaining tremendous popularity ... CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  14. ^ The Tribune 14 11 2008

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