Fourth Shravan Somvar Vrata – 31 July 2017

shiva pradosh vrata

31 July 2017 is 4th Shravan Somvar in North Indian Hindi calendars and it is on 14 August 2017 as per Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu and Kannada calendars. 31 July falls on Shukla Paksha Ashtami in Shravan Month in Purnimant calendars and in Amavasyant calendars. In North Indian Hindi calendars, Shravan Month begins on July 10 and ends on and ends […]

Nag Panchami Vrat Katha | Story of Naga Panchami Puja

Nag panchami vrat katha or the story associated with it is given here. During the Sarpayaga of King Janamejaya, the entire clan of Serpents was destroyed. Some Serpents went to Lord Brahma and expressed their concern about the existence of Sarpa clan. Brahma consoled them and gave a boon that they will be worshipped as […]

Jyeshta Gauri Puja Muhurat 2017, Avahan, Visarjan Timings

Jyeshta Gauri decoration

Jyeshta Gauri Puja Muhurat 2017, Avahan, Visarjan Timings – gives the details of Auspicious time for Jyeshta  Gauri Puja on 29 August, 30 August and 31 August in 2017. Jyeshta Gauri Puja is also popular as ‘Bhadrapada Mahalakshmi Vrata’. It is performed for three days i.e. Shashti, Saptami and Ashtami in Bhadrapada Shukla Paksha. Generally, Anuradha […]

Rig Shukla Yajur Shravani 2017

Rig Shukla Yajur Shravani is observed in Shravan month by some Brahmin communities in Maharashtra, Goa, and some parts of Gujarat. In 2017, Rig Shukla Yajur Shravani date is July 27. On the Hasta Nakshatra in Shravan month, Rig Hiranyakesi Sravani ritual is observed. The other Shravani ritual is Rig Shukla Yajur Taittariya Shravani. It is […]

Varalakshmi Vratham Puja Muhurtham 2017 | Best Time for Varadlakshmi Vrat

Varalakshmi Vratham Puja Muhurtham 2017, Best Time for Varadlakshmi Vrat 2017. In 2017, Varalakshmi Vratham date is August 4. Varalakshmi Vratham is an auspicious puja dedicated to Goddess Varamahalakshmi. It is observed in Shravan Month, the Friday prior to Rakshabandhan (Rakhi Purnima – Shravan Purnima). Moola Nakshatram and Purvashada Nakshatra coincide on this day. Here is the […]

Bhadrapada Month 2017 | Bhadra Mahina, Bhadrapada Masam

Bhadrapad Month (Bhadra Mahina, Bhadrapada Masam), is the 6th month of Hindu calendar followed in North India, Karnataka, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. In 2017, Bhadrapada month begins on August 8 and ends on September 6 as per North Indian Hindu calendars. According to Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu and Kannada Panchangam, Bhadrapada masa begins on August 22 and ends on […]

Rakhi Puja Thali | Rakshabandhan Pooja Thali Preparation

How to prepare Rakhi Pooja Thali or Rakshabandhan Puja Thali? Preparation of Puja Thali is an important aspect during Rakhi festival. Sister ties rakhi to brothers hand and seeks blessings from him. He gives gift to his sister on this occasion. For this festive occasion of Rakhi, women consider Puja Thali as an important thing […]

Varalakshmi Vratham in Vijayawada Kanakadurga Temple

Vijayawada Kanakadurga Ammavaru

Varalakshmi Vratham in Vijayawada Kanakadurga Temple attracts thousands of devotees to the temple. In 2017, it is celebrated on 4 August. This is the second Friday (Shravana Shukravaram) in Shravana Masam. On this day, Goddess Kanakadurga Devi is decorated in the form of Varalakshmi Mata and blesses her devotees with happiness and prosperity. This year, Varalakshmi Vratham […]

Video – Mangala Gauri Vrat Vidhi (Sravana Mangala Gowri Puja)

Here is the Video of Mangala Gauri Vrat Vidhi (Sravana Mangala Gowri Puja).. Mangala Gauri Puja or Mangal Gouri Vratham is the special vratham observed by newly married women for first five year in almost all places of India. Mangala Gauri vrata is performed in Mangalavara or Tuesdays in Shravan month. Here are Mangala Gauri Puja […]