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 […]

Chaitra Durga Ashtami, Ashokastami, Bhavani Jayanti, Annapurna Pooja

Chaitra Durga Ashtami, eighth day of Chaitra Navratri, is also celebrated as Ashokastami, Bhavani Jayanti, Basanti Puja Ashtami, and Annapurna Puja in many places of India. In 2014, Chaitra Durga Ashtami date is April 7. In West Bengal, this festival is celebrated as Basanti Puja Ashtami and Annapurna Puja. In Orissa, Ashokastami is celebrated. 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 […]