» January 2018 (Vikram Samvat 2074:Paush-Magh)
Date Day Festivals
1 Monday Purnima/Satyanarayan Katha, English New Year
4 Thursday Ganesh Chaturthi vrat
13 Saturday Shattila Ekadshi, Lohri
14 Sunday Makar Sankranti & Pradosh Satsang
16 Tuesday Amavasya
21 Sunday Vasant Panchami
26 Friday Republic Day
27 Saturday Jaya Ekadashi
28 Sunday Pradosh, Jalaram Satsang
31 Wednesday Magha Purnima/Satyanarayan Katha
» February 2018 (Vikram Samvat 2074:Magh-Phalgun)
Date Day Festivals
3 Saturday Ganesh Chaturthi
9 Friday Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti
10 Saturday VijayaEkadashi
12 Monday Pradosh Satsang,Sankranti
13 Tuesday Maha Shivaratri
14 Wednesday Valentine’s day
15 Thursday Amavasya
19 Monday Vinayaka Chaturthi, Family Day
23 Friday Holashtak begins
25 Sunday Amalaki Ekadashi, Jalaram Satsang
27 Tuesday Pradosh
» March 2018 (Vikram Samvat 2074-75:Chaitra)
Date Day Festivals
1 Thursday Holika Dahan, Purnima/Satyanarayan Katha, Holi/Phagwa
4 Sunday Ganesh Chaturthi
10 Saturday HOLI MELA
11 Sunday Daylight saving begins at 3 am
12 Monday Papmochani Ekadashi
14 Wednesday Pradosh Satsang, Sankranti
17 Saturday Amavasya
18 Sunday Chaitra Navratri, New Samvat 2075 starts, Gudi Padwa, Ugadi
24 Saturday Durgashtmi
25 Sunday Ram Navami, Navratri ends, Jalaram Satsang
27 Tuesday Kamada Ekadashi
28 Wednesday Pradosh
29 Thursday Mahavir Swami Jayanti
30 Friday Good Friday
31 Saturday Hanuman Jayanti, Purnima/Satyanarayan Katha,
» April 2018 (Vikram Samvat 2075:Vaisakh-jyestha)
Date Day Festivals
2 Monday Easter Monday
3 Tuesday Ganesh Chaturthi
11 Wednesday Varuthini Ekadashi
13 Friday Pradosh Satsang, Solar New Year, Sankranti, Baisakhi
15 Sunday Amavasya
18 Wednesday Akshaya Tritiya, Parshuram Jyanti
21 Saturday Shankaracharya Jayanti, Surdas Jayanti, Skanda Sashti
25 Wednesday Mohini Ekadashi
27 Friday Pradosh
28 Saturday Narasimha Jayanti
29 Sunday Buddha Purnima/Satyanarayan Katha, Jalaram Satsang
» May 2018 (Vikram Samvat 2075:Jyestha-Jyestha (adhik)
Date Day Festivals
3 Thursday Ganesh Chaturthi
11 Friday Apara Ekadashi
12 Saturday Pradosh Satsang
13 Sunday Mothers Day
11 Thursday Jyeshtha Begins *North, Narada Jayanti
14 Monday Vat Savitri Vrat, Sankranti
15 Tuesday Amavasya
16 Wednesday Adhik Maas Begins
21 Monday Victoria Day
23 Wednesday Ganga Dussehra
25 Friday Padmini Ekadashi
26 Saturday Pradosh
27 Sunday Jalaram Satsang
29 Tuesday Purnima/Satyanarayan Katha
» June 2018 (Vikram Samvat 2075:Jyestha (adhik)-Ashadh)
Date Day Festivals
1 Friday Ganesh Chaturthi
9 Saturday Parama Ekadashi
11 Monday Pradosh Satsang
13 Wednesday Amavasya, Adhik Maas Ends
17 Sunday Father’s Day
21 Thursday Longest Day of Year, International day of Yoga
23 Saturday Nirjala Ekadashi
24 Sunday Jalaram Satsang
25 Monday Pradosh
27 Wednesday Purnima/Satyanarayan Katha
» July 2018 (Vikram Samvat 2075: Ashadh – Shravan)
Date Day Festivals
1 Sunday Ganesh Chaturthi, Canada Day
2 Monday 2nd Anniversary of Outdoor Hanuman ji Moortie
6 Friday Hanuman Yagna- Day1
7 Saturday Hanuman Yagna- Day2
8 Sunday Hanuman Yagna Bhog- Day3
9 Monday Yogini Ekadashi
10 Tuesday Pradosh Satsang
12 Thursday Amavasya
14 Saturday Jagannath Rathyatra
23 Monday Devshayani Ekadashi, Gauri Vrat Begins *Gujarat,
24 Tuesday Pradosh, Jaya parvati Vrat Begins
27 Friday Vyasa Satsang, Guru Purnima/Satyanarayan Katha
29 Sunday Jalaram Satsang
30 Monday Shravan Somwar Vrat *North
31 Tuesday Ganesh Chaturthi, Mangala Gauri Vrat *North
» August 2018 (Vikram Samvat 2075:Shravan – Bhadrapad)
Date Day Festivals
6 Monday Shravan Somwar Vrat *North,Civic Holiday
7 Tuesday Kamika Ekadashi
8 Wednesday Pradosh
10 Friday Amavasya
13 Monday Hariyali Teej, Shravan Somwar Vrat
15 Wednesday Nag Panchami, India Independence Day
17 Friday Tulsidas Jayanti, 25th Edition of Outdoor Bhagvat katha starts in the evening
20 Monday Shravan Somwar Vrat
21 Tuesday Pavitra Ekadashi
23 Thursday Pradosh
25 Saturday Purnima/Satyanarayan Katha, Raksha Bandhan
26 Sunday Jalaram Satsang, Outdoor Bhagvat Katha ends, Founder’s birthday
29 Wednesday Ganesh Chaturthi
» September 2018 (Vikram Samvat 2075:Bhadrapad – Ashwin)
Date Day Festivals
2 Sunday Janmashtmi
3 Monday Saraswati Satsang for VOV kids , Labour day
5 Wednesday Aja Ekadashi
7 Friday Pradosh Satsang
9 Sunday Amavasya
11 Tuesday Hartalika Teej
12 Wednesday Ganesh Chaturthi
16 Sunday Radha Ashtmi, Mahalakshmi Vrat Begins
20 Thursday Padma Ekadashi
21 Friday Vamana Jayanti, Pradosh
23 Sunday VOV Ganesh Visarjan (tentative)
24 Monday Purnima/Satyanarayan Katha, Purnima/Satyanarayan Katha Shraddha
25 Tuesday Pratipada Shraddha
26 Wednesday Dwitiya Shraddha
27 Thursday Tritiya Shraddha
28 Friday Chaturthi Shraddha, Ganesh Chaturthi
29 Saturday Panchami Shraddha
30 Sunday Shashthi Shraddha, Jalaram Satsang
» October 2018 (Vikram Samvat 2075: Ashwin-Kartik)
Date Day Festivals
1 Monday Saptmi Shraddha, Mahalakshmi Vrat Ends
2 Tuesday Ashtmi Shraddha, Gandhi Jayanti
3 Wednesday Navami Shraddha, Dashami Shraddha
4 Thursday Indira Ekadashi, Ekadashi Shraddha
5 Friday Dwadashi Shraddha
6 Saturday Trayodashi Shraddha, Pradosh Satsang, Shani Trayodashi
7 Sunday Chaturdashi Shraddha
8 Monday Amavasya, Sarva Pitru Amavasya, Thanksgiving
9 Tuesday Sharad Navratri Begins, Satsang & Garba daily
16 Tuesday Durga Ashtma
17 Wednesday Maha Navami, Sankranti
18 Thursday Dussehra, Vijayadashami
20 Saturday Papankusha Ekadashi
21 Sunday Pradosh
23 Tuesday Sharad Purnima/Satyanarayan Katha, Satyanarayan Katha & Garba
24 Wednesday Purnima/Satyanarayan Katha, Valmiki Jayanti
27 Saturday Karwa Chauth, Ganesh Chaturthi
28 Sunday Diwali Gala at Pearson, Jalaram Satsang
31 Wednesday Ahoi Ashtami, Halloween
» November 2018 (Vikram Samvat 2075:Kartik- Margashirsha)

HINDU HERITAGE MONTH

Date Day Festivals
3 Saturday Rama Ekadashi
4 Sunday DIWALI MELA ,Dhan Teras, Yama Deepam, Pradosh Satsang, Daylight saving ends at 2 am
5 Monday Narak Chaturdashi
6 Tuesday Diwali, Lakshmi Satsang
7 Wednesday Amavas
8 Thursday Gowardhan Satsang, Annakut, New Gujarati Samvat Begins, Bhaiya Dooj
11 Sunday Vinayaka Chaturthi, Rememberance Day
13 Tuesday Chhath Satsang
18 Sunday Hariprabodhini Ekadashi
19 Monday Tulasi Vivah
20 Tuesday Pradosh
21 Wednesday Vaikuntha Chaturdashi
22 Thursday Purnima/Satyanarayan Katha, Guru Nanak Jayanti
23 Friday Satya Sai Baba’s Birthday
25 Sunday Ganesh Chaturthi, Jalaram Satsang
» December 2018 (Vikram Samvat 2075: Margashirsha – Paush)
Date Day Festivals
2 Sunday Utpanna Ekadashi
4 Tuesday Pradosh Satsang
6 Thursday Amavasya
15 Saturday Sankranti
18 Tuesday Mokshada Ekadashi, Gita Jayanti, Vaikuntha Ekadashi
19 Wednesday Pradosh
21 Friday Shortest Day of Year
22 Saturday Purnima/Satyanarayan Katha
25 Tuesday Ganesh Chaturthi, Merry Christmas, Ghee filling ceremony, Ayyappa pooja
26 Wednesday Boxing day
30 Sunday Jalaram Satsang
31 Monday New Year Eve – bhajans to midnight