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Top Ten Hindu Festivals Of India

There are numerous VratUpvasTyohar and Parva in Hinduism. The fasting and festivities go hand-in-hand. Hence many times it becomes difficult to differentiate them. In fact, number of fast and festivals exceeds number of days in the year.

When we talk about top Hindu festivals then we should also mention that top Hindu festivals are also tied with caste based hierarchy existed since ancient time. The caste system in Hinduism exists since Vedic time. In modern India, the caste system has been diluted. However, the traditional notion of society being divided into four major castes still prevails. Most text books in North Indian schools would mention top 4 Hindu festivals as DeepavaliHoliRaksha Bandhan and Dasara. At the same time it is also mentioned that Rakhi is the most significant festival for Brahmin Varna i.e. Brahmin community, Diwali is the most significant festival for Vaishya Varna, Dasara is the most significant festival for Kshatriya Varna and Holi is the most significant festival for Shudra Varna.

However, the list of top 10 Hindu festivals given on this page has been created after analysing the traffic received during the all Hindu festivals for the last couple of years. This list can also be used as the latest trend on the popularity of traditional festivals in modern India.

8
Rama Navami
Rama Navami Muhurat
10
Maha Shivaratri
Maha Shivaratri Muhurat
11
Makar Sankranti
Makar Sankranti Muhurat
12
Karwa Chauth
Karwa Chauth Muhurat
13
Vasant Panchami Muhurat
14
Gudi Padwa
Gudi Padwa Date
15
Ugadi
Ugadi Date
16
Akshaya Tritiya
Akshaya Tritiya Muhurat
18
Govardhan Puja
19
Onam
20
Vat Savitri / Vat Purnima
21
Bhai Dooj / Yama Dwitiya
Bhai Dooj Tika Muhurat
22
Hanuman Jayanti
Hanuman Jayanti Date
23
Kojagara Puja
24
Nag Panchami
25
Chhat Puja
26
Rath Yatra
27
Solar New Year / Vaisakhi

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