Sangrand Dates 2018

Sangrand (Sankranti in Hindi) - Sangrand (Sankranti) is the first day of a month according to Indian traditional calendar. Note that there are two types of traditional calendars - Solar (based upon Sun) and Lunar (based upon Moon) and Sangrand (Sankranti) is the beginning of new month according to Solar calendar. The day next to Masya or Puranmashi is considered as the first day of month according to Lunar calendar and most of the religious festivals in India are based upon Lunar calendar.
Chet is the first month of the year according to Bikrami Samvat calendar and hence the sangrand of Chet month is considered as the new year day. So according to desi calendar of 2018, the new year will start on Wednesday, 14th March 2018. Many readers will say that Vaisakh is the first month of the year and festival of Vaisakhi is the new year day. But actually this festival is related to the harvesting season of wheat crop. The list of Sangrand dates in 2018 is given on this page.
The information on this page is divided into following sections:

Sangrand in October 2018

Sangrand in October 2017 is on 17 October (Wednesday) and the month of Kattak (ਕੱਤਕ in Punjabi) will start on this date. Kattak is the eighth month of the year according to Bikarmi Samvat (Vikram Samvat) year. To know the upcoming Gurpurabs during this month, check the page Gurpurab 2018 Date.


ਇਸ ਸਫ਼ੇ ਨੁੰ ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਵਿੱਚ ਦੇਖਣ ਲਈ ਕਲਿੱਕ ਕਰੋ -
Assu, the seventh month of the year, will end on 16th October. The start of Kattak month marks the complete end of summar season and the days starting getting little colder during this month. The winter season starts by the end of this month.

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Date Weekday Special Day
9th Tuesday Masya
13th Saturday Panchami
17th Wednesday Sangrand
19th Friday Dasmi
24th Wednesday Puranmashi

Sangrand Puranmashi in 2018

Sangrand Dates 2018

Sr. No. Sangrand Date Day of Week Indian Month
1. 14 JanuarySunday1 Maagh
2. 12 FebruaryMonday1 Phagan
3. 14 MarchWednesday1 Chet
4. 14 AprilSaturday1 Vaisakh
5. 14 MayMonday1 Jeth
6. 15 JuneFriday1 Harh
7. 16 JulyMonday1 Sawan
8. 17 AugustFriday1 Bhadon
9. 17 SeptemberMonday1 Assu
10. 17 OctoberWednesday1 Kattak
11. 16 NovemberFriday1 Maghar
12. 16 DecemberSunday1 Poh

Puranmashi in 2018

The night of Full Moon is called as Puranmashi (also Pooranmashi, Puranmasi or Punia) in Punjabi and the hindi word for this is Purnima. On this night, moon is visible as full circle and brighter than other days. As this is associated with the rotation of moon around the earth and each cycle takes little more than 29 days, so the day of puranmashi comes after almost 29 days.
The date of Puranmashi in October 2018 is Wednesday, 24th October and this is the Assu month Puranmashi or Ashwin Purnima. Puranmashi Kab Hai, Puranmashi 2018 Dates

The list of Puranmashi dates in the year 2018 is given in the following table.
Sr. No.Puranmashi DateDay of Week
1.2 JanuaryTuesday
2.31 JanuaryWednesday
3.1 MarchThursday
4.31 MarchSaturday
5.30 AprilMonday
6.29 MayTuesday
7.28 JuneThursday
8.27 JulyFriday
9.26 AugustSunday
10.25 SeptemberTuesday
11.24 OctoberWednesday
12.23 NovemberFriday
13.22 DecemberSaturday


Masya in 2018

Masya or Amavasya is the new moon day. Moon is not visible on the night of masya. The date of Masya in October 2018 is Tuesday, 9th October.
Sr. No.Masya DateDay of Week
1. 16, 17 JanuaryTuesday, Wednesday
2. 15 FebruaryThursday
3. 17 MarchSaturday
4. 15, 16 AprilSunday, Monday
5. 15 MayTuesday
6. 13 JuneWednesday
7. 13 JulyFriday
8. 11 AugustSaturday
9. 9 SeptemberSunday
10. 9 OctoberTuesday
11. 7 NovemberWednesday
12. 7 DecemberFriday


Panchami in Year 2018

The 5th day from the masya date is called as Panchami. This day is considered significant in Hindu religion and is considered a special day for some rituals. The Panchmi in the month of October 2018 is on Saturday, 13 October.
Sr. No.Panchami DateDay of Week
1.22 JanuaryMonday
2.20 FebruaryTuesday
3.22 MarchThursday
4.20 AprilFriday
5.19 MaySaturday
6.18 JuneMonday
7.17 JulyTuesday
8.15 AugustWednesday
9.14 SeptemberFriday
10.13 OctoberSaturday
11.12 NovemberMonday
12.12 DecemberWednesday


Dasmi in 2018

The tenth day from Masya or Puranmashi is called as Dashmi (also Dasmi). The Dasmi, which is generally observed in temples and gurudwaras, is the tenth day from Masya. So the dasmi dates given below are according to Masya. The date of Dasmi in October 2018 is Friday, 19 October 2018. This Dashmi will come in the Assu (Ashwin in Hindi) month and the dashmi of this month is celebrated as the festival of Dushera or Vijay Dashmi.
Sr. No.Dashmi DateDay of Week
1.27 JanuarySaturday
2.25 FebruarySunday
3.26 MarchMonday
4.25 AprilWednesday
5.24 MayThursday
6.22 JuneFriday
7.22 JulySunday
8.20 AugustMonday
9.19 SeptemberWednesday
10.19 OctoberFriday
11.18 NovemberSunday
12.18 DecemberTuesday