Bhavani Jayanti 2017 | Bhavani Ashtami in Chaitra Navratri

Bhavani Jayanti, also known as Bhavani Ashtami, is an auspicious day dedicated to Goddess Bhavani. It is observed on Chaitra Shukla Astami, eighth day in bright half of Chaitra Month. In 2017, Bhavani Jayanti date is April 4. Bhavani Ashtami is also celebrated as Chaitra Navratri Durgashtami, and Ashokashtami in other parts of India. Bhavani […]

Ashokastami 2017 | Ashokashtami during Basant Navratri

Ashokastami or Ashok Ashtami festival is observed on Chaitra Shukla Ashtami day on which Durgashtami is also observed during Basant Navratri. In 2017, Ashokastami date is April 4. This festival is mainly celebrated in Orissa, Bengal, Tripura and some other parts of Eastern India. Ashokastami festival is celebrated with utmost gaiety and much pomp in […]

Ashokashtami, 27 March 2015

27 March 2015 is Ashokashtami. It falls on Ashtami on Chaitra Navratri festival. Ashtami Navratri Puja is most significant in Basant Navratri Vidhi. Those who cannot observe fasting on all days of Chaitra Navratri, will keep fasting on Ashokashtami. Observing Upvaas on Ashokashtami provides the merits of whole Navratri upvaas. Ashokashtami during Chaitra Navratri is also observed […]

18 April 2013: Vasant Durga Ashtami (Ashokashtami, Basanti Puja)

18 April 2013 is Vasant Durga Ashtami, Ashokashtami, Annapurna Puja, Basanti Puja. It falls on Shukla Ashtami in Chaitra Month. This is the eighth day of Vasant Navratri (Chaitra Navratri). Vasant Durgashtami is celebrated as Annapurna Puja and Basanti Puja. Ashokashtami is celebrated in Odisha, Assam and Tripura on this day. Bhavani Jayanti or Bhavani […]

Ashokastami in Tripura, Unakoti Ashokashtami Festival

Ashokastami is celebrated with pomp and gaiety in Tripura, especially in Unakoti, in Chaitra month as per Hindu calendar. Ashokastami Mela is the major attraction for the tourists or pilgrims who visit Tripura during the spring season. In 2013, Ashokastami date is April 18. This festival is of great significance according to Ochai, the sacred […]

Ashok Astami Pooja, Ashokashtami Puja

Ashok Ashtami or Ashokastami is one of the important festivals dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Shakti, the Mother Goddess. Ashokashtami is celebrated in Eastern Indian states, mainly in Orissa and West Bengal. Ashoka means the one who removes and protects from hurdles, obstacles and sorrow. Ashokashtami is also known as Bhavani Ashtami. On the […]

Ashtami 2012, Ashtami or Astami dates in 2012

Ashtami or Astami is the eighth day in each fortnight of every Hindu month. Here are Ashtami 2012 dates and their significance. Ashtami is considered inauspicious as per some Hindu calendars but it is spiritually very important. On Shukla Paksha Ashtami, Durgashtami is observed and on Krishna Paksha Astami Kalashtami is observed. New ventures, businesses, […]

Ashokashtami – Ashok Astami during Chaitra Navratri at Lingaraj Temple in Bhubaneswar

Ashokashtami is one of the major festivals celebrated in Orissa during Chaitra month. Ashok ashtami is observed on Chaitra Shukla Ashtami, the eighth day in shukla paksha of Chaitra month. In 2013, Ashokashtami date is April 18. This festival is celebrated with utmost gaiety in Bhubaneswar Lingaraj Temple. On this day, Rathotsavam (procession on chariot) […]