Vasudeva Dwadashi 2017 (Maha Dwadashi)

Vasudeva Dwadasi or Maha Dwadashi is a vrata dedicated to Lord Vasuedeva (Krishna) or Lord Vishnu. In 2017, Vasudev Dwadashi date is July 5. It is observed on Shukla Dwadasi in Ashada masa, the next day of Devshayani Ekadasi. Lord Vishnu along with Goddess Mahalakshmi is worshipped on Vasudeva Dwadasi day. Rice, clothes, and other […]

Kokila Vrat 2017 | Kokila Vratam on Ashad Purnima

Kokila Vrat, Kokila Devi Vratam, an austerity dedicated to Kokila Devi, is observed on Guru Purnima day which falls on Ashad Purnima or Full Moon day in Ashad Maas. In 2017, Kokila Vrata date is July 9. This vrata is observed by unmarried girls to get handsome husband and unmarried boys to get beautiful wife. […]

Guru Purnima 2017 | Ved Vyas Purnima 2017 date

Guru Purnima, also known as Ved Vyas Purnima or Vyasa Poornima, is an auspicious day in Ashad month. In 2017, Guru Purnima date is July 9. Guru Purnima falls on Ashad Purnima, Full Moon in Ashad month (June – July). This is also popular as Maha Ashadi. It is believed that on Ashad Purnima day, […]

Balarama Purnima 2017

Lord Balarama

Balarama Purnima is the auspicious appearance day of Lord Balarama, the elder brother of Lord Sri Krishna. In 2017, Balarama Purnima date is August 7. It is celebrated on Shravana Purnima, the full moon day in Shravana month. Lord Krishna and Balarama are not two different Personalities of Godhead. God is one without a second, […]

Dev Diwali 2017 | Dev Deepavali festival on Kartik Purnima

Dev Diwali is observed on Kartik Purnima and popularly celebrated along the Ganga River banks in Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) and other holy places in India. In 2017, Dev Diwali date is November 4. This festival is dedicated to River Ganga and devotees pay their tribute to Ganga Mata. It is believed that on Dev Deepavali, […]

Time to observe Chatur Mas Vrata: When is Chaturmas Vrata observed?

Chaturmas Vratais the observance that is performed for four holy months as per Hinduism. Chatur Mas Vratam begins either in Ashada masam on Ekadasi or Dwadashi or on Pournami day when Sun enters into Karka (Cancer) rashi. According to major Panchangas, in 2017, the date of Chaturmasa Vratam Arambh is on July 4 / July 5 / […]

Kharchi Puja 2017

Kharchi Puja is a week-long historical festival celebrated in Tripura, mainly at Chaturdasha Devata Temple in Agartala Tripura. In 2017, Kharchi Puja date is July 1. Literally, ‘Kharchi’ means ‘auspicious’ in Kakbrook, the tribal language of Tripura. In the past, it was celebrated within the premises of the royal palace but nowadays, it is celebrated by […]

Bonalu 2017 | Mahankali Bonalu Jatara in Secunderabad, Hyderabad

Bonalu Jatara, also known as Mahankali Bonalu Jatara or Mahankali Jathara, is an annual festival celebrated throughout Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh, especially in twin cities of Secunderabad and Hyderabad. In 2017, Bonalu dates are: July 2, July 9, July 16 and July 23. Secunderabad Ujjaini Mahankali Bonalu 2017 date is July 16. Ujjaini Mahankali Temple […]

Pundarikaksha Thirunakshatram

Pundarikaksha Thiru Nakshatram is celebrated in Kataka Masam on Uthraadam Nakshatram (Uttarashada Nakshatra). In 2017, Pundarikaksha Thirunakshatram date is August 6. It is also known as Pundarikaksha Janma Nakshatrotsavam (Pundarikaksha Thiruvaradhana). It coincides with ‘Aadi Masam’ of Tamil calendar, ‘Ashada Masam / Shravana Masam’ in Telugu and Kannada calendars. Other Vaishnava Thirunakshatram dates Daily Panchangam Festivals, Temples, Astrology, […]

Shakambari Festival 2017 at Bhadrakali Temple Warangal (Shakambari Utsavam)

Goddess Bhadrakali hanamkonda

Shakambari Festival, Shakambari Utsavalu, Shakambari Mahotsavam is one of the major festivals in Bhadrakali temple, Hanamkonda, Warangal district of Andhra Pradesh. In 2017, Shakambari Festival (Shakambari Navaratri 2017) begins on June 24 (first day of Ashada masam) and will end on July 9 with Ashada Pournami Sahasrakalasha Abhishekam. During the festival Goddess Bhadrakali is decorated as Shakambari […]