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 December 2018

Sangrand in December 2018 is on 16 December (Sunday) and the month of Poh (ਪੋਹ) will start on this date. Poh is the tenth month of the year according to Bikarmi Samvat (Vikram Samvat) calendar, which will end on 13th January 2019.

To know the upcoming Gurpurabs during this month, check the page Gurpurab 2018 Date.
ਇਸ ਸਫ਼ੇ ਨੁੰ ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਵਿੱਚ ਦੇਖਣ ਲਈ ਕਲਿੱਕ ਕਰੋ -
The winters are at its peak during the month of Poh and this is the coldest month in Punjab and other parts of north India. Lohri is a famous festival of Punjab, which is celebrated on the last day of this month.
The year 2019 is about to start and only few weeks are left in the new year. To know the Sangrand, Puranmshi etc. dates in 2019, check the links below:
Sangrand 2019
Puranmashi 2019

You may also like the following pages:
Sikh Jantri 2019
Desi Mahina Calendar 2018
Punjab Govt Holidays 2019
Special Days in December 2018
Date Weekday Special Day
7th Friday Masya
12th Wednesday Panchami
16th Sunday Sangrand
18th Tuesday Dashmi
22nd Saturday 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 December 2018 is Saturday, 22nd December and this is the Maghar Puranmashi or Margashirsha 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


Dashmi in 2018

The tenth day from Masya or Puranmashi is called as Dashmi (also Dasmi). The Dashmi, which is generally observed in temples and gurudwaras, is the tenth day from Masya. So the dashmi dates given below are according to Masya. The date of Dashmi 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