May 2021 Calendar (Photo Credits: File Image)
May 2021 Vrat and Festival Calendar: The month of April is about to end and the month of May is about to begin, just as the month of April was extremely special for everyone, the month of May is also going to prove very special. Actually, many big fasts and festivals will also be celebrated in the month of May. Maharashtra Day (Maharashtra Diwas), Gujarat Day (Gujarat Diwas), May Day and International Workers’ Day will be celebrated on the first day of May. Apart from this, many big fasts and festivals are also celebrated this month including Eid, Akshay Tritiya, Buddha Purnima and Parashuram Jayanti. However, like last year, due to the outbreak of the corona virus epidemic this year, people will stay in their homes and celebrate all the festivals.
The month of May is very special for both Hindus and Muslims. You can celebrate all the festivals falling this month with zeal and enthusiasm with your family, so we have brought a complete list of all the important fasts and festivals celebrated this month, which can be helpful for you.
List of fasts and festivals of May 2021-
1 May 2021 (Saturday) – Maharashtra Day, Gujarat Day, May Day, International Workers’ Day
3 May 2021 (Monday) – Kalashtami
4 May 2021 (Tuesday) – Shahadate Hazrat Ali, Panchak commences.
7 May 2021 (Friday) – Varuthini Ekadashi, Sri Vallabhacharya Jayanti, Panchak
8 May 2021 (Saturday) – Rabindranath Thakur Jayanti, World Red Cross Day, Panchak
9 May 2021 (Sunday) – Pradosh, Shivaratri, Panchak ends
10 May 2021 (Monday) – Start of Amavasya.
11 May 2021 (Tuesday) – Vaishakh Amavasya, Darsha Amavasya
12 May 2021 (Wednesday) – Dev Damodar Tithi (Assam)
13 May 2021 (Thursday) – Moon Darshan, Parsi Daye Masaast
May 14, 2021 (Friday) – Akshay Tritiya, Parashuram Jayanti, Ramadan Eid, Mahatma Basaveshwar Jayanti
May 15, 2021 (Saturday) – Vinayak Chaturthi, Augusta Lop
17 May 2021 (Monday) – Shri Adya Shankaracharya Jayanti, Shabuoth (Jewish-Jewish)
May 18, 2021 (Tuesday) – Ganga Saptami, Ganga Pujan, Chandan Chhath (Bengal)
20 May 2021 (Thursday) – Durgashtami
21 May 2021 (Friday) – Sita Navami
22 May 2021 (Saturday) – Mohini Smarta Ekadashi
23 May 2021 (Sunday) – Bhagwat Ekadashi, Laxminarayan Ekadashi (Odisha)
24 May 2021 (Monday) – Mon Pradosh
25 May 2021 (Tuesday) – Srinrussingh Jayanti, full moon begins
May 26, 2021 (Wednesday) – Vaishakh Purnima, Buddha Purnima, Kurma Jayanti
May 27, 2021 (Thursday) – Shri Narada Jayanti, Jyeshtha Mass.
May 28, 2021 (Friday) – Swatantryaveer Savarkar Jayanti
May 29, 2021 (Saturday) – Ganesh Sankashti Chaturthi
Also read: April 2021 Festival Calendar: Many big festivals such as Chaitra Navratri and Baisakhi will be celebrated in April, see the complete list of all the fast-festivals of this month.
Apart from the big festivals celebrated in May, monthly fasts and festivals like Rabindranath Thakur Jayanti, Ganga Saptami, Monthly Ekadashi, Monthly Shivaratri, Monthly Sankashti Chaturthi and Monthly Vinayaka Chaturthi will also be celebrated. However, we are sure that this list of fasts and festivals celebrated in the month of May will work for you, so that you can enjoy all these festivals with the whole family.