Damanak Chaturdashi 2017, Damanaka Chaturdashi

Damanak Chaturdashi is an auspicious day dedicated to Lord Jagannath of Puri. It is celebrated on Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi in Chaitra month. In 2017, Damanak Chaturdasi date is April 10. This festival is celebrated with fervor in Puri Jagannath temple. As per the legend, Lord Jagannath worn Dayana leaves to his hand by forcibly taking […]

Arundhati Vrat | Arundhati Vratham

Arundhati Vrat is observed on the third day of Shukla Paksha of Chaitra Month. In 2017, Arundhati Vrata date is March 30. But in some places, this vratham is observed for first three days of Chaitra month, beginning on the Chaitra Pratipada. The third day of Chaitra Shukla Paksha is also observed as Manorath Tritiya, […]

Kartikeya Damanotsav, Skanda Damanak Sashti

Kartikeya Damanotsava (Skanda Damanak Sashti) is observed on the sixth day of Shukla Paksha in Chaitra Month. In 2017, Skanda Damanak Sashti date is April 2. On this day, Lord Skanda (Kartikeya, Subramanya, Murugan / Shanmukha) is worshipped with Dhavanam leaves (botanical name: Artemisia pallens). As Sashti is an auspicious day to perform Skanda Puja, […]

Uma Shivagni Damana Pooja

Uma Shivagni Damana Pooja (Uma Shivagni Puja) is an auspicious vrata dedicated the divine couple of Lord Shiva and Parvati Mata. In 2017, Uma Shivagni Damana Pooja date is March 30. It falls on the third day of bright half of Chaitra Month, the first month in Hindu calendar (Chaitra Shukla Tritiya). On this day, […]

Shiva Shakti Poojan

Lord Shiva, Goddess Parvati

Shiva Shakti Poojan is observed in Chaitra Month. In 2017, Shiva Shakti Poojan date is March 30. It falls on the third day of bright half of Chaitra Month, the first month in Hindu calendar (Chaitra Shukla Tritiya). On this day, the divine couple – Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati are worshipped with Shodashopachar Puja Vidhi. […]

Shiva Dolotsavam, a ritual of Gauri Tritiya Vrata

Sowbhagya Gauri Vrata is also performed by childless women who want to be blessed with children. Shiva Dolotsavam is the ritual to perform by childless women. In 2017, Shiva Dolotsavam date is March 30. Shiva Dolotsavam or Sri Ram Dolotsav is observed on the day of Gauri Tritiya (Chaitra Shudda Thadiya). What is Shiva Dolotsav? In the […]

Gangaur Puja Muhurat 2017

Gangaur Puja Muhurat 2017, Auspicious time for Gangaur Vrat Pooja on 30 March 2017.. Gangaur is dedicated to the divine couple Lord Shiva and Goddess Gauri. This vow is observed by married women for marital bliss and young girls for ideal husband. In 2017, Gangaur starts on March 13, the day after Holi, and ends […]

Gangaur 2017, Gangaur festival in Rajasthan, Ganagauri Vrat

Gangaur is a festival of women celebrated during Chaitra Month especially in Rajasthan. Gangaur festival begins on the first day in Chaitra month continues till the fourth day in Shukla Paksha or bright half of Chaitra month. ‘Gan means Lord Shiva and ‘Gauri is Goddess Parvati. In 2017, Gangaur Tritiya date is March 30. Gangaur […]

Mewar Festival 2017, Udaipur Mewar Festival during Gangaur

Mewar festival is a fair organized in Udaipur, Rajasthan, during Gangaur festival. The festival marks the beginning of spring season in the state. In 2017, Mewar festival dates are: March 30, March 31 and April 1. Gangaur procession is the major event during the fair. Married women pray to Lord Isar and Goddess Gauri on […]

Nav Varsh 2017, Hindi New Year 2017

Nav Varsh is the Hindu New Year in calendars followed in Uttar Pradesh, Uttaranchal, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Haryana, and Maharashtra. In 2017, Nav Varsh date is March 28. It is observed on Chaitra Shukla Pratipada, the day after Amavasya in Chaitra month. As per the traditional Vikram Samvat calendar, it is […]