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Hindu Religious Observance

Hindu Religious observance

This guide provides information about diverse cultural celebrations and religious holidays of Hindu Religious Observance.

Durga Puja

Durga Puja, the most important religious festival of the Hindu community, begins nowadays with enthusiasm and far religious fervour across the country. The Hindus in Bangladesh usually organize Puja mondaps and show communal harmony within the name of Puja once a year like other festivals however essentially, besides begging, there’s no security and political and economic power to earn for them. Durga Puja takes place from October 15 to October 18, followed by the grand immersion of Durga idols on October 19.

Hindu Religious Observance

Durga Puja Time Table

  • Durga Puja 2019 : Starting 4th October and End 8th October
  • Durga Puja 2020 : Starting 22nd October and End 26ht October
  • Durga Puja 2021 : Starting 14th October and End 19th October
  • Durga Puja 2022: Starting 5th October and End 9th October

Krishna Janmashtami

Krishna Janmashtami is also called Krishnashtami, Ashtami Rohini, Gokulashtami, Saatam Aatham, Sree Jayanti or Srikrishna Jayanti. it’s simply called Janmashtami. it’s an annual celebration of the birth of the Hindu divinity Krishna. He was the eighth avatar of Vishnu.

It is a very important festival significantly to the Vaishnavism tradition of Hinduism. Dance-drama enactments of the lifetime of Krishna according to the Bhagavata Purana (such as Rasa lila or Krishna Lila), devotional singing through the midnight once Krishna is believed to have been born, fasting (upavasa), a night vigil (jagarana), and a festival (mahotsava) on the following day ar a region of the Janmashtami celebrations.

Upcoming date of Krishna Janmashtami :

Monday September 3 2018
Friday August 23 2019
Wednesday August 12 2020


Dol Jatra and Holi

The Dol Purnima Utsab, a festival of colors of the Hindu community, was celebrated on the across the country with due spiritual fervour and appropriate manner.

The festival, also called Holi in Northern India, started from the morning and continuing until the afternoon. The people of Hindu community celebrated the festival with colors and events of amusements.

  • Mar 1 2018   Doljatra and its a optional holiday
  • Mar 20 2019  Doljatra and its a optional holiday

Kali Puja

Kali Puja, also called Shyama Puja or Mahanisha Puja, may be a festival dedicated to the Hindu goddess Kali, celebrated on the new phase of the moon day of the Hindu month Kartik.

Maa Kali has many different names. These are Shyama, Adya Maa, Tara Maa, Dakshina Kalika, Shasan Kali, Chamundi, and Bhadrakali. this is often a festival to the Hindu goddess Kali, celebrated on the new phase of the moon day of the Hindu month Ashwin in Bengal.

  • This year (2018)November 7
  • Next year (2019)October 27
  • Last year (2017)October 19

Saraswati Puja

The Hindu community within the country is about to celebrate the Saraswati Puja nationwide on Monday worshipping Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge, music, art and culture.
The puja is widely known once a year on the fifth day of the bright period of time of the month of magh, as goddess Saraswati was born on this day.
Hindu devotees, particularly students, can celebrate the puja in several educational establishments and temples.

  • Panchami Tithi Begins at 12:55 on 9/02/2019
  • Panchami Tithi Ends at14:38 on 10/02/2019


The Ratha Yatra of Lord jagannath Dev, one in all the major festivals of the Hindu community, began nowadays amid religious fervor and enthusiasm.

The programmes began within the morning with rendering of Harinam Sangkirtan, Bhagabat Geeta, distribution of mohaprosad, arati, cultural perform, staging of religious drama and screening of religious films.

  • Rath Yatra held on Jul 14 2018
  • Rath Yatra held on Jul 4 2019

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