Hindu New Year 2014

by mumbaitemples@gmail.com, October 9, 2013

Different communities in Hindu religion have different dates for New Year in a calendar year. Below are the Hindu New Year dates in 2014. The numerous communities that are part of Hinduism follow independent calendars and the New Year Day of a particular Hindu community in these calendars are based on seasons and the agrarian economy of the region.

Hindu New Year 2014
Hindu Vikram New Year (Bestu Varas) November 4, 2013 Gujarat Gujarati New Year
Kutchi New Year June 29, 2014 Kutch (Gujarat) New Year in Kutch Region in Gujarat
Chingam 1 August 17, 2013 Kerala New Year according to Malayalam Calendar. The Year 1189 begins in this calendar
Pongal January 14, 2014 Tamil Nadu Tamil New Year. (But majority of the calendars of the various Tamil communities continue to mark Tamil New Year on Chithira 1 (Mid-April))
Ugadi March 31, 2014 Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh New Year in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh
Gudi Padva March 31, 2014 Maharashtra New Year in Maharashtra
Cheti Chand April 1, 2014   The New Year day of Sindhis
Nav Varsh Samvat or Hindi New Year March 31, 2014 major states in North India Also known as Chaitra Shukladi. Vikram Samvat 2070 begins
Saka New Year March 22, 2014   This New Year is based on the calendar followed by the Government of India. The Saka Year 1936 Begins
Varsha Pirappu or Puthandu April 14, 2014 Tamil Nadu Tamil New Year
Vishu April 14, 2014 Kerala Malayalam Zodiac New Year in Kerala
Naba Barsha or Poila Baisakh April 15, 2014 West Bengal New Year in Bengal
Rongali Bihu or Bohag Bihu April 15, 2014 Assam New Year in Assam
Navreh   Kashmir This day finds mention in Rajtarangini and Nilamat Purana of Kashmir and is regarded as sacred in Kashmir as the Shivratri
Jude-Sheetal   Mithila region of India,Nepal Juir Sheetal also known as Pahil Baisakh or Baisakhi or Maithili New Year is the celebration of the first day of the Maithili new year
Sikh New Year 2014
Vaisakhi   Punjab ,Haryana Baisakhi Festival, also called Vaisakhi, holds great importance for the Sikh community