April 2022 Overview: Fasts, Festivals, Transits, Eclipses & A Lot More!

Spring has finally peaked in April, and if we’re lucky, our horoscopes will reflect the weather as well! We hope your sky is blue and clear, your grass is greening, and everything in your life is blooming. April is the month of the Sun and growth in the Northern Hemisphere, and its name comes from the Latin words aperire (to open) or apricus (sunny). April is a month of new beginnings, with the arrival of spring and the initiation of the zodiac cycle, which starts with Aries.

Along with the growing and blooming season, there are events and festivals coming up this month such as Ram Navami, Cheti Chand, Uttarayan, Chaitra Badi Amavasya to Vaisakha Badi Amavasya. This blog has all of the required information for you to celebrate every important April fast and holiday. In addition, we will present monthly predictions for the 12 zodiac signs, so people will know what to expect in the future month.

The AstroSage April 2022 Monthly Overview is here, with all the details you’ll need for the month. Take a look at the various festivals, fasts, and holidays that will be observed in 2022.

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Special Qualities of April-Born Natives

April is the fourth month of the year, but it is also the month of the first zodiac astrological sign. As a result, April is a month with a few unique characteristics and a higher priority than the other months of the year.

Experts and astrologers have found that people born in April are more introverted than extroverted. They’re also too critical of themselves and others, striving for perfection in all they do. They enjoy traveling, despise disloyalty, and avoid imposters. People born in April may achieve any objective and complete any challenging assignment if they are confident that their efforts will be recognised. April babies are stubborn, and this trait frequently keeps them from being joyful.

Dealing with these people can be challenging, especially if they don’t like you, but if they trust you, they will always be your best friends.

People born in April are dedicated to accomplishing their dreams, passions, and goals. It’s impossible not to notice such characters in an April Born People due to their high activity levels. They are considerably more goal-oriented and have the ability to concentrate well in the future.

Lucky Number for April-Born People: 9

Lucky Colour for April-Born People: Crimson, Red, Pink and Rose

Lucky Day for April-Born People: Tuesday

Lucky Gemstone for April-Born People: Diamond

Remedies/ Suggestions: Chant Om Bhaum Bhaumaye Nama- ऊँ भौम भौमाये नमः

Bank Holidays 2022 In April 

There are a total of 23 Bank Holidays to be observed in different states of India. However, the observance depends entirely on regional beliefs and culture. Go ahead and check out the table now:

1 April, 2022FridayOdisha Day
2 April, 2022SaturdayTelugu New Year
2 April, 2022SaturdayGudi Padwa, Ugadi
4 April, 2022MondaySarhul
5 April, 2022TuesdayBabu Jagjivan Ram Jayanti
10 April, 2022SundayRam Navami
13 April, 2022WednesdayBohag Bihu Holiday
14 April, 2022ThursdayMahavir Jayanti
14 April, 2022ThursdayVaisakhi
14 April, 2022ThursdayDr Ambedkar Jayanti
14 April, 2022ThursdayTamil New Year
14 April, 2022ThursdayMaha Vishuba Sankranti
14 April, 2022ThursdayBohag Bihu
14 April, 2022ThursdayCheiraoba
15 April, 2022FridayVishu
15 April, 2022FridayGood Friday
15 April, 2022FridayBengali New Year
15 April, 2022FridayHimachal Day
16 April, 2022SaturdayEaster Saturday
17 April, 2022SundayEaster Sunday
21 April, 2022ThursdayGaria Puja
29 April, 2022FridayShab-i-Qadr
29 April, 2022FridayJumat-ul-Wida

Fasts and Festivals of April 2022

Apr 1, 2022Friday

Chaitra Amavasya

Chaitra Amavasya, as per Hindu Panchang, is the Amavasya in the Krishna Paksha of the Chaitra month. In Hinduism, it is incredibly important. On this day, people bathe, donate, and perform other religious activities. On this day, like on every Amavasya, Pitru Tarpan is performed. A variety of religious events are held on Chaitra Amavasya, including Pitru Tarpan for the forefathers’ liberation. Fasting on this day not only brings ancestor salvation and serenity, but it also provides the faster with a number of extremely gratifying rewards.

April 2, Saturday

Chaitra Navratri, Ugadi, Ghatasthapana, Gudi Padwa

Chaitra Navratri lasts for nine days and honours nine avatars of Goddess Shakti, also known as Goddess Durga. Every year, in the months of April and March, this auspicious Hindu festival is celebrated. It is dedicated to nine avatars of Goddess Durga and is celebrated in the Hindu month of Chaitra.


The Hindu New Year Ugadi is observed by the people of India’s Deccan regions. Rakshasa 2079 is the Telugu Samvatsara for 2022. According to the Panchangam, Ugadi is observed on the Chaitra Shukla Pratipada (first day of the luminous fortnight of the Hindu month Chaitra).


On the first day of Navratri, Kalash Sthapana or Ghatasthapana is practised by devotees. On the first day, Ghatsthapana is done to welcome Goddess Shakti. Before learning the Muhurat guidelines for Ghatasthapan, it’s important to know when to do it.To know the right vidhi to perform Ghatasthapana, read here. 

Gudi Padwa

Gudi Padwa is a Marathi event celebrating the beginning of the Hindu New Year . Nav Samvatsar begins on the Pratipada of Shukla Paksha (bright fortnight) of Chaitra month, according to the Panchang.

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April 3, Sunday

Cheti Chand

Cheti Chand is one of the most important festivals in the Sindhi calendar, honoring the birth of Sindhi philanthropist Saint Jhulelal. This festival, known as the Sindhi New Year, takes place on the second day of the brighter lunar fortnight (Shukla Paksha) of the Chaitra month. People pray to the great Lord Varun for prosperity and wealth on this eve (Deity of Water). Jhulelal is thought to be a manifestation of the Water God. Cheti Chand is significant not only because of its religious significance, but also because it represents the Sindhu community’s traditional values and beliefs.

April 10, Sunday

Ram Navami

The Hindu festival of Ram Navami commemorates the birth of Lord Rama to King Dasharatha of Ayodhya.

It falls on the ninth day of the Chaitra month (the first month in the Hindu lunar calendar). It is the end of the Vasanta Navratri (Chaitra Navratri) spring celebration, which began on Ugadi. Also, people observe fast on this day.

April 11, Monday

Chaitra Navratri Parana 

Chaitra Navratri Parana is celebrated on the Dashami Tithi of Chaitra Shukla Paksha of Chaitra month. It is the ninth and last day of the Chaitra Navratri festival.

Despite contradicting Shastras on whether the parana should be performed on Navami or Dashami, Mimansas favour Dashami. They decided on Dashami Tithi since it is recommended in several writings to fast on Navami.

April 12, Tuesday

Kamada Ekadashi

Kamada Ekadashi honours Lord Vasudev’s magnificence and grandeur, as he is worshipped on this auspicious day. The best ekadashi vrat for adoring Lord Vishnu is supposed to be this one. All wishes are fulfilled and sins are eradicated as a result of this fast. Barley, wheat, and moong, among other grains, should be consumed as a meal once a day one day before the Ekadashi fast, i.e. on the tenth day or Dashmi, and Lord Vishnu should be remembered.

April 14, Thursday

Pradosh Vrat (S)

Pradosh Vrat, also known as Pradosham, is a bimonthly festival dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is commemorated on the 13th day of the lunar fortnight. The day is totally dedicated to Shiva and Parvati, the Supreme Lord and Goddess. Pradosh Vrat is a religious fast that represents triumph, bravery, and the absence of fear.

Mesha Sankranti

The transit of the Sun from one zodiac sign to the next is known as Sankranti. This holiday is quite popular in India, and it is celebrated with joy and bliss in many parts of the country. Makar Sankranti is observed every year in the month of January. Lord Sun enters the Capricorn sign on this day, as well as turning towards the northern hemisphere.

April 16, Saturday

Hanuman Jayanthi

Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated as Lord Hanuman’s birthday. Devotees observe a fast on this day. Hanuman Jayanthi is celebrated every year on the full moon day of the Hindu month Chaitra. Hanuman Jaynti is observed on the fourteenth day of the dark fortnight in the Hindu month Kartik in some regions.

Chaitra Purnima Vrat

Chaitra Purnima is the Purnima that falls in the month of Chaitra. It is sometimes referred to as Chaiti Punam. It is significant in Hindu religion since it is the first month of the Hindu year. People fast on this day to seek Lord Satyanarayana’s blessings, and they worship the Moon God at night. On Chaitra Purnima, it is also thought that a person gains virtue by contributing and bathing in a river, pilgrimage lake (Teertha Sarovar), or sacred lake.

April 19, Tuesday

Sankashti Chaturthi

Sankashti Chaturthi is observed on the fourth day of the waning moon half (Krishna Paksha) of the month, according to the Hindu calendar. It is an auspicious event honouring Ganesha, the Supreme Lord. Sanskrit word ‘Sankashti’ denotes ‘liberation’ or ‘escape from tough and harsh circumstances,’ while ‘Chaturthi’ means ‘fourth state.’ As a result, worshipping and fasting on this day will help you achieve serenity, prosperity, knowledge, and the fourth state.

April 26, Tuesday

Varuthini Ekadashi

Varuthini Ekadashi Vrat represents happiness and good fortune. This fast is useful in curing illness and pains, as well as absolving sins and restoring one’s energy and vigour. Lord Madhusudan should be worshipped with this devotion in mind. The effect of fasting during Varuthini Ekadashi is analogous to the effect of donating gold during a Solar Eclipse. Fasting for this important occasion allows a person to live happily both in this life and in the afterlife.

April 28, Thursday

Pradosh Vrat(K)

Fasting on Pradosh wakes your soul and assists you in achieving outward growth and happiness in your life. This Pradosh Vrat is all you need to observe while going through difficult circumstances, from cleansing your earlier misdeeds to finally assisting you in dealing with troubles. If you’re looking for mental clarity and peace of mind, this is the vrat for you. It can bring you prosperity, courage, and the eradication of fear.

April 29, Friday

Masik Shivratri

Masik Shivratri is an auspicious and mighty fast dedicated to Shiva, the supreme lord. It is observed by both men and women for better living and the future. It is said that chanting the Shiva mantra Om Namah Shivaya continuously throughout the day and night will keep you free of all worldly desires. Fast healing, pink health, and outgoing happiness are some of the benefits of keeping Masik Shivratri fast. It is stated that by fasting, one can achieve salvation, liberty, and freedom from all of life’s stress and sorrows.

April 30, Saturday

Vaishakha Amavasya

The second month of the Hindu calendar is Vaishakha. The Treta Era (Yuga) began this month, according to religious beliefs. This tenfold the religious significance of Vaishakha Amavasya. On this day, religious activities, bathing, charity, and Pitru Tarpan are regarded as extremely auspicious. This Amavasya is also subjected to astrological therapies in order to rid it of the Kaal Sarp Dosha. Shani Jayanti is observed on the same day in South India.

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April 2022: Transits, Combustions, Retrograde Motion, Direct 

Mars Transit in Aquarius

Mars is all set to transit in the sign of Aquarius on April 7, 2022, at 14:24 where it will remain here till May 17, 2022.

Mercury Transit in Aries

Mercury will transit in the sign of Aries on April 8, 2022, on Friday at 11:50 in the morning.

Rahu Transit 2022

Rahu will transit in Aries on 12 April 2022 at 11:18 AM from Taurus.

Ketu Transit in Libra

Ketu will transit from Scorpio which is the sign of Mars to Libra i.e. the sign ruled by Venus on 12 April 2022 at 11:18 AM.

Jupiter Transit in Pisces

Jupiter will transit in Pisces on 13 April 2022 at 11:23 AM

Sun Transit In Aries

Sun will transit in Aries on 14 April 2022 at 8:33 AM.

Mercury Transit in Taurus

The transit of Mercury in the sign of Taurus will take place on 25th April 2022 Monday at 00:05.

Venus Transit in Pisces

Venus will move into Pisces on April 27, 2022, Wednesday at 06:06 PM.

Saturn Transit in Aquarius

Saturn will transit in Aquarius on 29 April 2022 at 09:57 AM.

Eclipse in April 2022

A Partial Solar Eclipse will occur this month, i.e. on April 30, 2022.

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Important Predictions of this Month for All Zodiac Signs 

Aries: April 2022 will bring success in many areas and hardship in others for Aries. With Saturn in the tenth house, you will work hard in your career, despite the fact that this will be a difficult moment for employed individuals. Students will do well at this time since Jupiter, Venus, and Mars are all in the eleventh house. However, because Rahu is in the second house and Saturn is in the tenth house, stress in the household will rise and there may be disagreements. Your financial side is also going to be strong because of the impact of Jupiter and Rahu in their respective houses. This time will be good for business people. During this time you will get relief from minor ailments. 

Taurus: Taurus folks will have a nice month in all aspects of their lives this month. You will receive complete assistance from luck due to the presence of Jupiter, Mars, and Venus in the tenth house, and this effect will be noticeable in your job and business. It’s possible that things are moving forward in your office. This is also an excellent moment for students because Devguru will be present. Jupiter will be conjunct Venus and Mars, giving him a full view of the fourth house. The family, on the other hand, may be tense.

During this time, your love life will be normal, and your relationship with your spouse will improve. Your relationship with your spouse will be strong. 

Gemini: In April 2022, people born under the sign of Gemini, this month will bring prosperity in a variety of fields. During this time, the zodiac lord Mercury will be in the tenth house, which will result in a promotion for those who are employed. There will be considerable expansion in the commercial world as well. Because Devguru Jupiter is in the ninth house, this is a fantastic moment for students, and they will devote themselves to their studies. Because Saturn will have a vision on the second house at the beginning of the month, there may be family strife. Simple issues can elicit passionate arguments. Your love life, on the other hand, will be fantastic during this time.

The way of income for the employed people will open. If you are already suffering from any disease, then treatment will be beneficial at this time.

Cancer: People born under the sign of Cancer will be successful in a variety of fields this month. Anyone working in foreign institutions will be successful since Mars, the tenth house owner, is in the eighth house with Jupiter. You might be able to locate a new employment during this time. This will be a terrific time for students who wish to study in a foreign university. It is possible that you’ll be able to study in another country. However, love life will be challenging at this time, and the distance between lovers may grow. The path to their income will open up with the promotion of employed persons. Income will rise due to Rahu’s position in the eleventh house. During this time, you can be free of the most serious ailments.

Leo: The month will be prosperous and cheerful for those born under the sign of Leo. Due to Rahu’s placement in the tenth house, there will be development in the workplace. For businessmen and businesswomen, this will be an excellent time. In the second half of the month, favourable planetary positions will be extremely helpful to anyone active in foreign trade. As a result of their efforts, students will witness favourable outcomes. With Venus in Jupiter’s seventh house, your love life will flourish. In your relationship with your partner, love will grow stronger.

Mental and physical distances will be bridged throughout this time. Your financial situation will be stable, and you will benefit from being in Mercury’s most auspicious location. There will be some health issues, the yoga of planets will aid in the removal of the most serious illness at this period. There will also be a positive change in the spouse’s health.

Virgo: This month will be typical for people born under the sign of Virgo. You will, however, most likely encounter troubles. During this time, Mercury, the lord of the tenth house, will be in the eighth house, causing career ups and downs. Employed people will have to deal with work-related stress. However, entrepreneurs, particularly those involved in international trade, will benefit. Family life may be difficult during this period because Venus will be in the sixth house. There could be a quarrel between brothers about this.

Mars’ conjunction with Saturn in the fifth house will also cause conflict in love connections and marital problems. Your financial condition will be favourable during this period. You’ll get the money that has been sitting in your company for a long time. In general, Virgo residents will continue to encounter financial difficulties and other problems. There will surely be relief in terms of health.

Libra: April 2022 will be successful in several areas of your life. Progress will be made at work due to the complete aspect of Mars and Saturn in your tenth house. You’ll also try to find new ways to expand your firm. If you’re a student, Jupiter’s placement in the fifth house, along with Venus and Mars, will help you learn more. Your love life will be good as a result of this, and some natives may even tie the knot. You will be financially strong during this time, thanks to Saturn’s transit in the fifth house and the Sun’s transit in the seventh house. Those in government jobs will benefit from the era, and they will most likely receive promotions. In terms of health, the month will provide encouraging indicators, and the Sun’s position in the sixth house will continue to improve your health. You might be able to get rid of your venereal illnesses.

Scorpio: April 2022 month is going to bring success in several fields for the natives of the Scorpio zodiac sign. You will get positive outcomes because the Sun is in the fifth house. Due to the entire aspect of Mars, Venus, and Jupiter in your employment, you have a good chance of getting promoted. Students will benefit from the time period as well. Jupiter, the fifth house’s ruling lord, will be positioned in the fourth house, ensuring that the students have a good time. Your financial situation, on the other hand, will remain stable during this period. Jupiter, Venus, and Mars are all in the fourth house, which means you’ll make more money. Several locals may be able to obtain funds from unknown sources. All health-related issues will fade away during this period. In the fourth house, the conjunction of Mars, Venus, and Jupiter will assist you in overcoming obstacles.

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Sagittarius: April 2022 month is going to be average for the Sagittarius zodiac sign. Some parts of life can help you succeed, while others can cause you problems. Mercury, the ruling lord of the tenth house, is in the fifth house and will help you succeed at work. There will be new job opportunities at this time, and individuals in the government sector will gain. Students will have to work hard, but those who are studying for competitive exams have a better chance of succeeding. Some students may choose to study abroad. You and your family members will work in perfect harmony. The presence of Mercury in the fifth house will be beneficial to your love life, and you will build a sense of trust in your partner. In business, you will make a lot of money. Those who are employed will have new opportunities to earn money. There may be some issues with regard to one’s health. 

Capricorn: April 2022 month will bring progress and success for the natives of the Capricorn zodiac sign. The fact that Venus, the ruling lord of the tenth house is in the second house with Jupiter will assist you in achieving professional success. In the family, you will get respect. Likewise, you will consider yourself fortunate to have good relationships with your friends and family. The presence of Venus in the second house will give you a strong sense of true love. You’ll have a good time with your partner. There will be times when you are stressed, but your words will make up for it. Your financial situation will remain stable at this time. In terms of health, things will remain quite stable, but Mercury’s conjunction with Ketu in the fourth house could cause some minor issues in the second part of the month.

Aquarius: In April 2022 from a financial and career point of view, the month will be suitable for the natives having Aquarius zodiac sign. There may be stress in the family over earlier conflicts, but there will be a better mutual understanding among family members. Aquarius natives will have a say in family problems. Your romantic life will be enjoyable during this period.

Mercury will be in the third house, which will aid in the resolution of any doubts. You will get the chance to spend quality time with your partner. It’s possible that some indigenous will form romantic relationships. Your financial situation will remain stable, and you will have a steady stream of income. You may suffer from small sicknesses but you will be free of major illnesses. 

Pisces: The month of April 2022 is going to give mixed results to the natives of the Pisces zodiac sign. You may face challenges so far career is concerned. There can be obstacles in a job and you may suffer from stress. The time is going to be easy for students. You will have to put in extra effort due to the full aspect of Saturn in the fifth house. However, you will have good results ahead. Problems may crop up in love life due to the full aspect of Mars and Saturn in the fifth house. There can be quarrels between the lovers. From a financial point of view, the period will be suitable for you. Healthwise, you may have a sigh of relief. The full aspect of Mars and Venus on the sixth house will help you get relieved of ailments. You will get rid of major disease due to the transit of Saturn on the twelfth house. 

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