Festivals and Holidays

December 2018

Dec. 1 - World AIDS Day
Dec. 2 - Utpatti Ekadashi
Dec. 3 - Hanukkah Begins
Dec. 7 - Darsha Amas (No Moon)
Dec. 7 - Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
Dec. 10 - Hanukkah Ends
Dec. 15 - Pramukh Swami Maharaj Birthday
Dec. 19 - Gita Jayanti
Dec. 19 - Mokshada Ekadashi
Dec. 21 - Dattatreya Jayanti / Winter Solstice / Yule
Dec. 22 - Margashirsha Purnima (Full Moon)
Dec. 24 - Christmas Eve
Dec. 25 - Christmas Day
Dec. 26 - Kwanzaa Begins
Dec. 31 - New Years Eve

January 2019

Jan. 1 - New Years Day (2019 Begins)
Jan. 1 - Safala Ekadashi
Jan. 1 - Kwanzaa Ends
Jan. 5 - Darsha / Pausha Amas (No Moon) (Solar Eclipse)
Jan. 5 - Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti
Jan. 6 - Epiphany
Jan. 12 - Swami Vivekanand Jayanti
Jan. 12 - Bodhi Day
Jan. 13 - Lohri / Maghi
Jan. 14 - Makarasankranti (Uttarayan) / Pongal
Jan. 17 - Putrada Ekadashi
Jan. 20 - Poshi Poonam (Full Moon)
Jan. 20 - Tu Bishvat
Jan. 20 - World Religion Day
Jan. 21 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Jan. 21 - Mahayana New Year
Jan. 26 - Republic Day (India)
Jan. 30 - Gandhi Nirvana Day
Jan. 30 - Shattila Ekadashi