Mitterminslov semester (början) -
Fredag 12 Oktober, 2018
Durga Puja (Astami) - Mahastami -
Onsdag 17 Oktober, 2018
Hinduism : The main festival in Bengal in tribute to goddess Durga. Bengalis celebrate with new clothes and other gifts which are worn on the evenings when the family goes out to see the pandals (temporary structures set up to venerate Durga). date confirmed in 2018
Durga Puja Ashtami (Nabami) -
Torsdag 18 Oktober, 2018
Vijaya Dashami (Dasera) -
Fredag 19 Oktober, 2018
Hinduism : The victory of Durga on evil forces, the destruction of Vasanas (subjectivity, selfishness, desires...) and the achievement of the deepest Self.
Dominance of Saraswati (pure science) over Lakshmi (applied science) ASSAM, BIHAR, WEST BENGAL: preceeded by 3 bank holidays.
DELHI, KARNATAK, KERALA, TAMILNADU, UTTAR PRADESH: preceeded by 1 bank holiday. RAJASTHAN, MANIPUR, HIMACHAL PRADESH: preceeded by 1 bank holiday 2 days before (ex. Thursday AND Saturday
Mitterminslov semester (slut) -
Måndag 22 Oktober, 2018