Telugu Calendar, also called “Telugu Panchangam” comes up with all important dates including fasts, auspicious events, and festivals. The calendar is considered the best way to organize your entire upcoming plans in a better way. Checking out Telugu Calendar, it becomes easy to enjoy significant celebrations in a great way together with family. Telugu Panchangam concludes 60 years in every era. Every year is called by a specific name which represents the features of that specific year. Do check Telugu Calendar 2020 in order to know more about all kind of religious and important festivities.
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There are certain festivals counted as a holiday in the Telugu community. Moreover, most of the Hindu festivals entail a holiday in the community. The following list marks all important holidays and days have been marked in Telugu culture.
|Tuesday||January 14, 2020||Bhogi (First Day of Pongal)|
|Wednesday||January 15, 2020||Makar Sankranti|
|Thursday||January 16, 2020||Kanuma|
|Friday||January 17, 2020||Mukkanuma|
|Sunday||January 26, 2020||Republic Day|
|Saturday||February 1, 2020||Ratha Saptami|
|Wednesday||February 5, 2020||Jaya Ekadashi|
|Thursday||February 6, 2020||Bhishma Dwadashi|
|Wednesday||February 19, 2020||Vijaya Ekadashi|
|Friday||February 21, 2020||Maha Shivaratri|
|Friday||March 6, 2020||Amalaki Ekadashi|
|Thursday||March 19, 2020||Papmochani Ekadashi|
|Wednesday||March 25, 2020||Ugadi / Telugu New Year|
|Thursday||April 2, 2020||Sri Rama Navami|
|Saturday||April 4, 2020||Kamada Ekadashi|
|Sunday||April 5, 2020||Babu Jagjivan Ram Birthday|
|Friday||April 10, 2020||Good Friday|
|Saturday||April 18, 2020||Varuthini Ekadashi|
|Sunday||April 26, 2020||Akshaya Tritiya|
|Sunday||May 03, 2020||Mohini Ekadashi|
|Sunday||May 17, 2020||Hanuman Jayanti|
|Monday||May 18, 2020||Apara Ekadashi|
|Friday||May 22, 2020||Vat Savitri Puja|
|Tuesday||June 02, 2020||Nirjala Ekadashi|
|Wednesday||June 17, 2020||Yogini Ekadashi|
|Tuesday||June 23, 2020||Puri Rath Yatra|
|Sunday||July 05, 2020||Guru Purnima|
|Thursday||July 16, 2020||Kamika Ekadashi|
|Saturday||July 25, 2020||Nag Panchami|
|Thursday||July 30, 2020||Shravana Putrada Ekadashi|
|Friday||July 31, 2020||Varalakshmi Vratam|
|Monday||August 03, 2020||Raksha Bandhan|
|Tuesday||August 11, 2020||Krishna Janmashtami|
|Saturday||August 22, 2020||Ganesh Chaturthi|
|Saturday||August 29, 2020||Parivartani Ekadashi|
|Tuesday||September 1, 2020||Pitru Paksha|
|Wednesday||September 16, 2020||Vishwakarma Puja|
|Sunday||September 13, 2020||Indira Ekadashi|
|Saturday||October 17, 2020||Navratri Begins|
|Sunday||October 25, 2020||Maha Navami (Navratri ends)|
|Monday||October 26, 2020||Dussehra / Dasara|
|Tuesday||October 27, 2020||Papankusha Ekadashi|
|Wednesday||November 04, 2020||Karwa Chauth|
|Wednesday||November 11, 2020||Rama Ekadashi|
|Friday||November 13, 2020||Dhanteras|
|Sunday||November 15, 2020||Deepothsavam / Deepavali|
|Monday||November 16, 2020||Govardhan Puja|
|Tuesday||November 17, 2020||Bhai Dooj|
|Wednesday||November 18, 2020||Nagula Chavithi|
|Friday||December 11, 2020||Utpanna Ekadashi|
|Friday||December 25, 2020||Mokshada Ekadashi|
|Wednesday||December 30, 2020||Margashirsha Purnima|
Note: Festivals included in Telugu Calendar 2020 are mentioned by evaluating the position of Moon and Sun. dates can vary as per geographical position. Hence, kindly keep checking the timings and dates, as they are subjected to change.
Among the number of calendars available, Telugu calendar is one of them. Telugu calendar is also a form of the Hindu calendar. Like the prospects of the Hindu Calendar, Telugu calendar also depends on the movement of the Sun and Moon. This calendar marks the important dates and festivals in the Telugu culture. For most of the celebrations, it is not declared as a national or a public holiday but a local holiday for the state. Certain festivals are known by different names in different states but the motive remains the same.
Telugu Calendar offers information about prominent festivals such as Ugadi, Makar Sankranti etc. which are seen as a constant source of prosperity and happiness. In Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, Makara Sankranti is celebrated for 4 days constantly. The first day is regarded as Bhogi, the second day is celebrated as the main day of Makar Sankranti, the third day is observed as Kanuma and fourth is called Mukkanuma.
Other festivals celebrated by Telugu community are Nagula Chavithi, Ganesh Chaturthi, Dussehra etc. People living abroad visit their motherland to enjoy the sense of festivities. These festivals celebrate and establish the motto of Good taking over Evil.
The celebrations start with decorating houses colonies, distributing Prashad, organizing fairs to jazz up the celebration, preparing bonfires, dancing, kite flying, making delicious foods and so on. Overall, the festivity is all about sharing joy and happiness with loved ones. This year, the festive season will kick off from January 14 to January 17 in order to welcome Uttarayana, which represents the movement of Sun moves towards North. Telugu festivals are also associated with harvesting, and are observed to show gratitude towards God, Mother Nature, and Cattle.
Talking about the prominent event celebrated every year is called Telugu New Year. This is also known as Ugadi as per the local language and is celebrated on April 6, 2019. People clean their house, workplace etc., so as to eliminate any negative vibe and welcome positivity. Moreover, colorful Rangoli is also made to add to the festive mood. Local, mouthwatering dishes such as Pachadi are made on this day.
Telugu calendar is followed throughout the states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and other places where Telugu community resides locally or globally. These festivals hold a very important consideration in the Telugu culture. These festivals are known to bring success and prosperity in the lives of the people when performed by taking the Vratam or fast and worshipping the gods.
Telugu Calendar 2020 and Gregorian Calendar 2020 differ on the basis of number of days in a month, which can affect the years as well. Some Telugu months extend for 32 days, while some had 31 days based on the year. For eg. in 1996 and 1998, Vaikasi had 32 and 31 days respectively. One main difference is that the Telugu months remain one month behind the traditional Sanskrit Calendar.
Telugu Calendar 2020 offers every detail about the occurrence of festivals, days and important events celebrated and observed by the Telugu community. We wish you a happy and prosperous year ahead. Do enjoy all festivals with your families and loved ones.
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