Hindu Holy Days

flower garlands hanging from a market stall

Festivals and Holy days abound for Hindus. Every day is a day to celebrate! Here are the festivals and holy days that we typically celebrate during the academic year at Yale University. Some years the dates fall outside the academic calendar.


Krishna Janmashtami 

Ganesh Chaturthi 

Saraswati puja (beginning and end of each semester)

Navaratri

Diwali

Shivaratri

Ramanavami

Holi