This is a month wise list of most Hindu festivals in the year 1985. Most of the Hindu festivals are determined based on position of the Sun and the Moon. Please visit Hindu Festivals as per Lunar month to know in which Lunar month festivals are celebrated. Hindu Festivals depend on location and might differ between two cities and difference is quite noticeable for cities in different time zone. Hence one should set the location before looking into the festival list.
Hindu festivals calendar is also known as Hindu Vrat and Tyohar calendar. The fasting is known as Vrat or Upavas and festival is known as Tyohar or Parva in the local language. Most Hindu festivals calendar include significant fasting days along with festivals. Many Hindu festivals are celebrated while keeping a day-long fast on the festival day. Hence in Hinduism Tyohar(s) is time for celebrations, deity worship and austerity.