Karthigai Deepam, Karthika Pournami Celebrations in Tamil Nadu

Karthigai Deepam or Karthikai Deepam is a festival observed in the Tamil month of Karthigai. Karthigai Deepam 2013 date is November 17. Karthikai Deepam is celebrated on Kartigai Pournami, the Full Moon day in the Kaarthigai Month. This festival coincides with Krithikai nakshatram. It is also celebrated as the extension of Deepavali. Kartigai Deepam is […]

Dev Diwali 2013, Dev Deepavali festival on Kartik Purnima

Dev Diwali is observed on Kartik Purnima and popularly celebrated along the Ganga River banks in Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) and other holy places in India. In 2013, Dev Diwali date is November 17. This festival is dedicated to River Ganga and devotees pay their tribute to Ganga Mata. It is believed that on Dev Deepavali, […]

Pushkar Fair 2013, Pushkar Mela 2013 during Kartik Purnima

Pushkar Fair, also called as Pushkar Mela, is a scintillating fair celebrated for ten days during Karthik Poornima, Full Moon day in the month of Kartik. But the final four days are most important during the Kartik Mela. In 2013, Pushkar Mela begins on November 6 and ends on November 17. This fair is considered […]

Kartik Purnima, Kartika Poornima

Kartik Purnima or Kartika Poornima, Tripuri Poornima or Tripurari Punrima, is the Full Moon and auspicious day in Kartik month. In 2013, Kartik Purnima date is November 17. This day marks the ending of Kartik month as per the calendars of North India but in other calendars it is the 15th day in Kartik maas. […]

Maha Raas – Krishna Raas Leela festival on Kartik Poornima

Maha Raas, a festival celebrating the love life of Lord Sri Krishna, is celebrated on Kartik Poornima, the full moon day in Kartik month, in North Eastern states like Tripura and Manipur. Raas Leela is the divine love episode of Krishnas life. Hindu girls are festooned in the form of ‘gopies and danced around the […]