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 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 […]