Holi is an important spring festival celebrated by Hindus all over the world. Holi is also known as Festival of Colors. The date falls typically in March, but sometimes late February every year. In Telugu States (Andhra Pradesh & Telangana) Holi is celebrated on the full moon day of the month of Phaalgunamu.

In most regions Holi festival is celebrated for two days. The first day is known as Jalanewali Holi Рthe day when Holi bonfire is done.  This day is also known as Chhoti Holi and Holika Dahan (Kama Dahanam in South India). The second day is known as Rangwali Holi Рthe day when people play with colored powder and colored water. Rangwali Holi which is main Holi day is also known as Dhuleti / Dhulandi / Dhulendi or Phagwah.

Dates of Chhoti Holi / Holika Dahan

Dates of Rangwali Holi / Dhulandi

Telugu Raasulu

List of Twelve Telugu Rasulu and their English names.

Telugu RasiEnglish Name

Angaraki Sankashti Chaturthi Dates in 2018

Angaraki Chaturthi is a Sankashti Chaturthi falling on Tuesday. It is considered highly auspicious among all Sankashti Chaturthi days. On the day of Angarki Sankashti Chaturthi, the devotees observe strict fast from morning till evening. They break the fast at night after having darshan/auspicious sight of the moon preceded by prayers and pooja of Lord Ganesha.

Festival NameDate, Month & YearWeekday
Angarki Chaturthi03 April 2018Tuesday
Angarki Chaturthi31 July 2018Tuesday
Angarki Chaturthi25 December 2018Tuesday

Sankashti Chaturthi Dates in 2018

Sankashti Chaturthi

Sankashti Chaturthi is an auspicious day dedicated to Ganesha. Sankashti Chaturthi also known as Sankata Hara Chaturthi. If this Chaturthi falls on a Tuesday it is called Angaraki Sankashti Chaturthi. Angaraki Sankashti Chaturthi is considered highly important among all Sankashti Chaturthi days. Sankashti Chaturthi comes on every 4th day after Pournami Full Moon (Krishna Paksha) of Hindu Lunar Calendar Month.

Sankashti Chaturthi Dates in 2018

Angaraki Sankashti Chaturthi Dates in 2018