Pushya Nakshatra during Diwali 2017

Pushya Nakshatra during Diwali is considered highly auspicious time to buy gold, silver, to buy books for new accounts for the coming year and for many other tradings. During Diwali 2017, Pushya Nakshatra date is October 13, Friday. Pushya Nakshatra begins on October 13 at 7.46 AM and ends at 6.54 AM on October 14. When, […]

Tihar 2017 in Nepal

Tihar (Yama Panchak) is a five-day festival celebrated in Nepal after Dashain festival. In 2017, Tihar in Nepal starts on October 17 and ends on October 21. It is celebrated in Kartik month as per Nepali calendar. On five days of Tihar, five special rituals are performed. Kag Puja, Kukur Puja, Gai Puja, Govardhan Puja, and […]

Dhanvantari Jayanti 2017

Dhanvantari Jayanthi (Dhanvanthari Jayanti or Dhanwantari Jayanti), birthday of Lord Dhanvanthari, is observed on the third day during Diwali festival. In 2017, Dhanvantari Jayanti date is October 17. It is also known as Dhantrayodashi or Dhanwantari Triodasi or Dhanteras. On the day of Dhan teras people worship Goddess Mahalaxmi, the Goddess of wealth and prosperity, […]

Kali Puja 2017 | Mahanisha Puja 2017 date

Kali Puja (Mahanisha Puja) is one of the most celebrated festivals in Bengal. It is observed during Diwali festival. In 2017, Kali Puja date is October 19. During Kali Puja, Goddess Shakti is worshipped in the form of Maha Kali. Devotees believe that on this day, Goddess Maha Kali is appeared along with 64,000 Yoginis. […]

Bhai Phota 2017 | Bhai Fota Muhurat | Exact time of Bhai Phota

Bhai Phota, also spelt as Bhai Fota, is celebrated on Dvitiya day or the second day after Kali Puja or Diwali festival in Bengal. In 2017, Bhai Phota date is October 21. Bengalis consider Bhai Phota as one of the prominent festivals. This festival represents the beautiful bond of love and affection between brothers and […]

Labh Pancham 2017 | Laakheni Panchami | Saubhagya Panchami

Labh Pancham (Laakheni Panchami, Saubhagya Panchami) is the final day of Diwali festival. In 2017, Labh Pancham date is October 25. It is observed on Panchami, fifth day during Kartik month. Labh Pancham is considered as an auspicious day to perform or start business activities. On this day, businessmen open their accounts after performing Lakshmi […]

Bhagini Hastha Bhojanam 2017

Bhagini Hastha Bhojanam is the 5th and the final day of Deepavali celebrations in Andhra Pradesh. In 2017, Bhagini Hastha Bhojanam date is October 21. It is also celebrated in Karnataka and some parts of Tamil Nadu. It falls on Yama Dwitiya, the second day after Diwali. Bhagini means sister and Hasta bhojanam means to take […]

Naraka Chaturdashi 2017

Narak Chaturdashi or Naraka Chaturdasi is the most auspicious day during Diwali as it marks the death of demon Narakasura. In 2017, Narak Chaturdashi date is October 18. Narak Chaturdashi is also known as Choti Diwali and is the second day of Diwali festival. Observing Abhyanga Snana (ritual bath) on this day is highly meritorious. […]

Roop Chaudash 2017 | Soundarya Siddhi Divas, Roop Chaturdashi

Roop Chaudash, Roop Chaturdashi, is the second day of 5-day Diwali festival in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana. In 2017, Roop Chaudash date is October 18. Roop Chaturdashi Puja is also observed as Soundarya Siddhi Divas. This day is celebrated as Kali Choudash and Hanuman Puja in Gujarat, and Naraka Chaturdashi and Choti […]

Diwali 2017 | Deepavali 2017

Diwali (Deepavali), the festival of lights, is the most celebrated Hindu festival. Diwali 2017 date or Deepavali 2017 date is October 19. This five-day festival is celebrated throughout India on Kartik Amavasya, No Moon day in Kartik month. According to North Indian calendars, it falls on Kartik Amavasya (Kartik Krishna Trayodashi to Kartik Shukla Dwitiya) whereas in […]