Gopashtami 2017 | Gopashtami Vrata

Gopashtami is observed on Kartik Shukla Ashtami day. In 2017, Gopashtami date is October 28. It is also known as Goshtashtami vrata. On this day,  Nanda Maharaj sent his kids Krishna and Balarama to herd the cows for the first time. Thus, on Gopaashtami day Krishna and his elder brother Balaram became qualified cowherds. On […]

Karthaveerya Arjuna Jayanthi 2017 | Karthaveerya Uthpatthi

Karthaveerya Arjuna Jayanthi or Karthaveerya Utpatthi is celebrated on Kartik Shukla Ashtami, eighth day of Shukla paksha in the month of Kartik. In 2017, Karthaveerya Jayanti date is October 28. Karthaveerya Arjuna was a great King who ruled Hehaya. Karthaveeryarjuna is worshipped to remove obstacles and to retrieve lost properties. King Karthaveeryarjuna is a great […]

Karthika Somavar Vrata 2017 | Auspicious Mondays in Kartik Month

Kartika Somavara Vratam is one of the pujas to observe on Mondays in Karthik month. In 2017, Kartik Somvar Vrata auspicious days are – October 9, October 16, October 23 and October 30 as per North Indian Hindi calendars. As per Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu and Kannada calendars, the dates of Kartika Somavara Vratham in 2017 […]

Jagadhatri Puja 2017 | Goddess Jagaddhatri Pooja in Bengal

Jagadhatri Puja is observed on Karthik Shukla Navami, 9th day in Kartik month in Bengal. In 2017, Jagadhatri Puja date is October 29. Goddess Jagadhatri is the savior of the universe who has protected the world from cruel demons. She is another manifestation of Goddess Durga. Maha Shakti appears as ten-handed fierce form (dashabhuji), Goddess […]

Kapal Mochan Mela during Kartik Purnima – Karthik Poornima Fair

Kapal Mochan Mela is the famous religious fair held during Kartik Purnima at Bilaspur in Yamunanagar district of Haryana. It is celebrated for last four days in the month of Kartik. Kapal Mochan Mela 2017 dates – mela starts on November 1 and ends on 4 November. Kapal Mochan Mela concludes on Kartik Poornima day. Approximately one […]

Kartik Purnima 2017 | Tripuri Poornima | Tripurari Purnima

Kartik Purnima (Tripuri Poornima, Tripurari Purnima) is the Full Moon and auspicious day in Kartik month. In 2017, Kartik Purnima date is November 4. Kartik Purnima day marks the end of Kartik month as per the calendars of North India but in other calendars it is the 15th day in Kartik maas. During Kartik Purnima, […]

Bhishma Panchak 2017 | Bheeshma Panchaka Vratam during Kartik Month

Bhishma Panchak Vrat, also known as bheeshma panchakam, is a 5-day vow or observance dedicated to Bhishma. In 2017, Bhishma Panchak vrat starts on October 31 and ends on November 4. Usually, it begins on Utthana Ekadasi or Prabhodini and ends on Kartik Purnima day. During these five festive days in Kartik month, devotees worship Lord Vishnu […]

Utthana Ekadashi | Dev Utthana Ekadashi

Utthana Ekadashi (Dev utthana Ekadashi) is observed on Kartik Shukla Paksha Ekadashi. In 2017, Devuthhana Ekadasi date is October 31. This Ekadashi vrata is also called as Prabodhini Ekadasi or Bodhini Ekadashi. Legend says that on this day, Lord Vishnu awakes from Yoganidra (cosmic sleep). Utthana Ekadasi also marks the conclusion of Chaturmas vrat (observance […]

Ksheerabdhi Dwadashi 2017 | Tulsi Damodara Dwadashi

Ksheerabdhi Dwadashi (Tulsi Damodara Dwadasi vrata, Chilku Dwadasi, Yogini Dwadashi, Yogeeshwari Dwadasi, Chukkala Dwadashi) is observed on Shukla paksha Dwadashi in Karthik Month. In 2017, Ksheerabdhi Dwadashi date is November 1. According to several Puranas, Lord Vishnu, who woke up from cosmic sleep on Utthana Ekadashi, comes to Vrindavan or Brundavan along with Goddess Lakshmi […]

Prabodhini Ekadashi 2017 | Bodhini Ekadasi

Prabodhini Ekadashi, also known as Bodhini Ekadasi, is observed on Kartik Shukla Ekadashi. In 2017, Prabodhini Ekadashi date is October 31. It is also called as Dev Utthana Ekadashi. It is believed that on this day, Lord Vishnu wakes up from his Yoga Nidra (cosmic sleep). Lord Vishnu starts Yoganidra on Ashada Ekadashi (Dev Shayana […]