Vijaya Dashami celebrations in North India

Vijaya Dashami is observed on Ashwin shukla paksha Dashami and it is celebrated all over North India. Ramlila Utsav, Kota Dussehra Mela and Kullu Dussehra celebrations make the festival huger. Ramleela Utsav: In North India people celebrate the festival Vijayadashami as the victory of Lord Ram over the demon Ravan. On this day, Ram killed […]

Janmashtami 2017 | Krishnashtami | Gokulashtami (Sri Krishna Janmashtami)

Sri Krishna Janmashtami (Sri Krishna Jayanti, Gokulashami, Krishnashtami) is the birthday of Lord Sri Krishna. It is celebrated on Krishna Paksha Ashtami in Shravan Month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka and in Bhadrapad Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars followed in Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Madhya […]

Mahakavi Kalidas Din (Kalidas Divas)

Mahakavi Kalidas Din (Kalidas Divas) is observed in Ashadh Month. In 2017, Kalidas Din date is June 24. It falls on Shukla Paksha Pratipada of Ashada Month as per Hindu calendar. As per Tamil calendar, it falls in Aani Masam, Midhunam Month of Malayalam calendar and Aashar Month in Bengali Panjika. Mahakavi Kalidas was a […]

Kajari Purnima 2017 (Kajri Poornima, Kajli Purnima)

Kajari Purnima or Kajri Purnima, also known as Kajili Poornima or Kajli Poornima, is observed on the same day as Raksha Bandhan or Shravan Purnima. In 2017, Kajari Purnima date is August 7. Kajari Purnima is celebrated in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Uttar Pradesh. Kajili Purnima is an important festival for farmers and agricultural communities. […]

Narali Purnima 2017 | Narial Pournami

Narali Purnima (Narial Pournami) is regional festival of Maharashtra. Narali Purnima is observed on Shravan Purnima, the Full moon day in Sawan month. In 2017, Nariyal Poornima date is August 7. Narial Purnima is a traditional festival observed mainly in Coastal Maharashtra. Narali Pournami festival marks the Thanksgiving Day to Sea God. Some people also […]

Ashad Month 2017 | Ashada Masam, Ashad Maas dates

Ashad month or Ashada masam or Ashad maas or Ashada mahina is the 4th month in traditional lunar calendar followed in North India, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. In 2017, Ashad month begins on June 10 and ends on July 9 as per Hindi calendars followed in North Indian states – Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, […]

Shravan Month 2017 | Sawan Mahina in 2017 | Shravana Masam dates

Shravana Masam (Shravan month, Sawan mahina), is very auspicious Hindu month. Each and everyday during the Shravana Mas has some significance. Shravan Month 2017 in North Indian Hindi Calendars In 2017, Shravan Month begins on July 10 and ends on August 7 as per North Indian Hindi calendars. Krishna Paksha of Shravan Maas begins on July […]

Parasuram Jayanti 2017 | Parashurama Jayanthi

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Parasuram Jayanti is believed to be the birthday or appearance day of Lord Parashurama. Parashuram is the fifth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. This festival is observed on Akshay Tritiya or the third day in Shukla Paksha during Vaishakh month in many parts of India. Sometimes it also falls on second day of Vaishakh Shukla Paksha, […]

Narasimha Jayanti 2017

Narasimha Swamy in Puranas, Vedas

Narasimha Jayanti or Narsimha Jayanthi is observed on the fourteenth day in the bright fortnight of Vaishakha month (Vaisakha Shukla Chaturdasi). In 2017, Narasimha Jayanti date is May 9. This festival is celebrated with utmost gaiety in all Vishnu temples around the world and especially Narasima temples host great celebrations. Special pujas and offerings are […]

Hindu Festivals in May 2017, Auspicious Days

Hindu Festivals in May 2017, Auspicious Days in May 2017. Here are the dates of important Hindu festivals and auspicious days in May 2017. The dates and tithis are given based on the standard Hindu Panchangams of India. Here are the dates of important Hindu festivals and auspicious days in May 2016. The dates and […]