Shattila Ekadashi 2018 | Shadtila Ekadashi, Tilda Ekadashi

Shattila ekadashi, Shad Tila Ekadashi, Tilda Ekadasi or Tiladaana Ekadashi is observed on Krishna Paksha Ekadashi in Magh month in traditional North Indian calendar. In 2018, Shattila Ekadashi date is January 12. Sat-tila Ekadasi corresponds with the Krishna Paskha Ekadasi of Paush month or Pushya masam as per Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Karnataka calendars. […]

Bhishma Dwadashi 2018

Bhishma Dwadashi or Bheeshma Dvadasi is observed on Magha Shukla Dwadashi, the day after Bhishma Ekadashi. In 2018, Bhishma Dwadashi date is January 28. Bhishma Dwadashi is an auspicious day during when devotees break their Bhishma Ekadasi vrat upvaas. It is believed that Pandvas observed the final rituals and rites for Bhishma pithamaha who died on […]

Madhva Navami 2018 | MadhvaNavami Puja

Madhva Navami or Madhwa Navami is observed on Magha Shukla Navami, the ninth day in Magha month (January – February). In 2018, Madhva Navami date is January 26. This festival is celebrated as the day on which Madhvacharya entered into Badarikashrama. On this day, it is believed that Madhvacharya started his ‘Prayana (journey) to Badrinath […]

Madhwa Navami in Udupi Sri Krishna Temple – Madhva Navami celebrations

Madhwa Navami or Madhwa Navami is celebrated with utmost gaiety on Magha Shukla Navami day. This day commemorates the journey of Madhwacharya to Badarikashrama. Madhwa Navami 2017 date is February 5. On this day Madhwacharya, the exponent of Dwaita philosophy, went to meet his Guru Veda Vyasa at Badrinath and disappeared. On Madhva Navami day, special […]

Bhishma Ekadashi 2017

Bhishma Ekadasi is observed on Shukla Ekadashi in Magh Month (Magha masam). In 2017, Bhishma Ekadashi date is February 7. It is an auspicious occasion, also considered as the birthday of Vishnu Sahasranama Stotram (Vishnu Sahasranama Stotra Jayanti). Vishnu Sahasranama stotram was revealed to Pandavas by Bhishma. While on the bed of arrows, Bhishma revealed […]

Magha Purnima, Maha Maghi: Importance, Spiritual Significance

Magh Purnima or Magha Pournami, also known as Maha Maghi, is one of the auspicious Pournami days for Hindu devotees. Purnima is considered as significant in terms of spiritual practice and performing religious rituals. Samudra Snan or Punya Nadi Snanam (holy dip in holy waters) on Maha Maghi is highly meritorious deed. It is auspicious […]

Ratha Saptami 2018 | Rath Saptami Puja

Ratha Saptami is one of the biggest festivals observed during Magh month. It is celebrated on Magh Shukla Saptami. In 2018, Ratha Saptami date is January 24. Ratha Saptami festival is dedicated to Surya bhagwan and the Lord is worshipped for better health and wellbeing. It falls on the second day after Vasant Panchami or […]

Ratha Saptami, Surya Jayanti Festival in Tirumala Tirupati Venkateshwara Temple

Ratha Saptami or Radhasaptami, also known as Surya Jayanti, is observed on Magha Shukla Saptami. At Tirumala Tirupati Balaji temple, Ratha Saptami festival is a grand event which attracts tens of thousands of devotees. On this day, the presiding deity of Lord Malayappa Swamy along with his divine consorts Sridevi and Bhudevi are taken to […]

Bhishma Ekadasi, Bheeshma Ekadashi in Magha Masam

Bhishma Ekadashi is observed on Magh Shukla Ekadashi (eleventh day in Shukla Paksh in Magh month). Bhishma Ekadashi 2013 date is February 21. Bhishma Ekadasi is also celebrated as Bhoumi Ekadashi and Jaya Ekadashi. Bhoumi Ekadashi has a great significance. It is one of the most auspicious days to worship Lord Jagannath. In Puri Jagannath […]

Magh Month, Magha Masam: Importance, Spiritual Significance

Magh month or Magha masam is the 11th month in Hindu calendar and dedicated to Lord Shiva. Magh mahina is considered as one of the auspicious months as per Hinduism because during this period, The Goddess of education and learning – Goddess Saraswati Devi, the God of health – Surya Bhagwan and one of the […]