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 […]

Yama Dvitiya 2016 | Yam Dwitiya

Yama Dvitiya or Yam Dwitiya is the last day of five-day Diwali celebrations. In 2016, Yama Dwitiya date is November 1. Yam Dwitiya is also called as Bhai Dhooj or Bhai Bij or Bhai Beej. In South India, it is called as Yama Dwitiya. Legend of Yama Dwitiya is associated with the God of death – […]

Nagula Chavithi 2016

Nagula Chavithi, Naga Chaturthi, is one of the most celebrated Naga Pujas in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. Nagula Chavithi falls on fourth day in Karthika Masam (the fourth day after Deepavali) in Telugu & Kannada calendars. Nagula Chavithi vrata is also celebrated as Trilochana Gauri Vratham. Chaturthi (Naga Chaturthi), Panchami (Naga Panchami) & Sashti (Naga […]

Kedareshwar Vrata 2016, Kedareshwar Puja on Deepavali Amavasya

Kedara Gauri Vrata or Kedareshwara Gowri Vratham is an observance to perform on Diwali Amavasya. In 2016, Kedara Gauri Vratam date is October 30. Usually, on the day of Kedara Vratam, married women or married couple worships Kedareshwara, Lord Shiva. Kedareshwara is another name of Lord Shiva. In some places, Kedara Gauri Vratam is observed […]

Diwali Lakshmi Puja 2016 Time, Muhurat

Diwali Lakshmi Puja Time on 30 October 2016 is given here for all Indian cities. Pradosh Kaal, Nishita Kaal, Maha Nishita Kaal, Vrishabha Lagna, Simha Lagna & Karka Lagna are the auspicious muhurat for Lakshmi Puja on Deepavali. Diwali Lakshmi Pooja Muhurat is given for all these cities here…. Jammu, Srinagar (Jammu & Kashmir), Chandigarh, Jalandhar, […]

Dhanteras Puja Time 2016 | Muhurat for Dhana Trayodashi Pooja 2016

Dhanteras Puja time 2016, Dhanteras 2016 Puja muhurat on Pradosh Kaal & Vrishabha Kaal Pooja timings on 28 October 2016 are given here. Timings for Dhanteras Puja are given here for almost all cities of India including New Delhi, Chandigarh, Surat, Ahmedabad, Lucknow, Allahabad, Dehra Dun, Shimla, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Patna, Kolkata, Jamshedpur, Ranchi, Raipur, Bhopal, […]

Kedara Gauri Vratham 2016, Kedareshwara Gowri Vratham

Lord Shiva, Goddess Parvati

Kedara Gauri Vrata or Kedareshwara Gowri Vratham is an observance to perform on Deepavali Amavasya. Usually, on the day of Kedara Vratam, married women or married couple worships Kedareshwara, Lord Shiva. Kedareshwara is another name of Lord Shiva. In 2016, Kedara Gauri Vratham date is October 30. In some places, Kedara Gauri Vratam is observed […]

Govardhan Puja 2016 | Diwali Govardhana Pooja

Govardhan Puja is observed on the fourth day during 5-day Diwali festival. In 2016, Govardhan Puja date is October 31. It is mainly observed in North Indian states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Haryana, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh. On this day, Lord Sri Krishna along with cows is worshipped. Govardhana Pooja is celebrated as a commemoration of the […]

Diwali, Festival of Lights (Deepavali)

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Diwali (Deepavali), the festival of lights, is the most celebrated Hindu festival in India and even in USA, UK, Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, etc.. Diwali is a five-day festival celebrated throughout the country on Kartik Amavasya, No Moon day in Kartik month. It falls in Ashwin month (Ashwayuja masam) in Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada, and Telugu calendars. Diwali 2016 date […]

Bhai Dooj 2016 | Bhau Beej 2016 date

Bhai Dooj or Bhai Dhuj or Bhau Beej or Bhayya Dhooj is an Indian traditional festival that brings out the love and affection of brothers and sisters. In 2016, Bhai Dooj date is November 1. Bhai Dhooj is celebrated twice in a year. The first one is celebrated after the festival of colors, Holi, and […]