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 […]

Jaya Ekadasi 2017, Jaya Ekadashi Vrat

Jaya Ekadasi is observed on Magh Shukla Ekadashi day, the eleventh day during Shukla Paksha in Magh month. In 2017, Jaya Ekadasi date is February 7, Tuesday. As this Ekadashi falls on Tuesday, it is also observed as Bhauma Ekadashi. While Magh month is the auspicious month for Shiva puja and this Ekadasi is auspicious […]

Rath Saptami Vrat Katha, Ratha Saptami Puja story

Rath Saptami vrat or Ratha Saptami puja is observed on Magh Shukla Saptami, the seventh day in the month of Magh. In 2017, Rath Saptami date is February 3. Ratha Saptami vrata katha or story of Rath Saptami is connected with King Yashovarma. Once a King called Yashovarma was ruling the Kamboj Empire. He was […]

Ganesh Jayanti 2017 | Maghi Ganesha Jayanthi

Lord Ganesha

Ganesh Jayanti is the birthday or Jayanthi of Lord Ganesha observed on Magha Shukla Paksha Chaturthi, the fourth day in the month of Magha especially in Maharashtra, some parts of Karnataka and Goa. In 2017, Maghi Ganesh Jayanti date is January 31. It is observed as a grand event in all Ganesh temples in Maharashtra […]

Magh Navratri 2017 | Magha Navaratri dates

Magh Navratri or Magha Navaratri is observed in the Shukla Paksha during Magha maas or Magh month.  Magh Navratri is called as Gupt Navratri. In 2017, Magh Navratri begins on January 28 and ends on February 5. This festival is dedicated to Goddess Shakti and each form of the Goddess is worshipped on each day. In […]

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. […]

Magh Snan importance – Spiritual significance of holy dip in Magh Month

Magh snan or Magha snanam is bathing in holy rivers during Magh month or Magh maas. Performing ritual bath or holy dip in the month is considered as highly meritorious. Devotees believe that Magh snan gives them opportunity to bless with fruitful life and salvation. In 2017, Magh month in starts on January 13 and […]

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 Masam 2017 in Telugu Calendar

Magh masam or Magh month (January – February) is the most auspicious month for devotees of Lord Shiva. Magh month is the 11th Hindu month. In 2017, Magha masam starts on January 28 and ends on February 26 as per Telugu calendar. According to Gujarati, Marathi and Kannada calendars also Magha Month will begin on January […]