How Bail Pola is celebratred – Rituals & Customs of Bail Pola

Bail Pola is celebrated in a pleasant atmosphere in villages. Farmers worship bullocks on Bail Pola. Vesana (rope) from the nostrils of Bullcok is removed on the day before Pola festival. Haldi (Turmeric paste) with ground nut oil is applied on bullocks body. Water bath is given to bullocks after applying haldi paste. After the bath, bulls […]

Pithori Amavasya 2017 | Pitori Amavas

Pithori Amavasya or Pitori Amavas is the festival observed on the Amavasya (No Moon day) during Bhadrapad month or Bhadra month. In 2017, Pithori Amavasya date is August 21.  As per Marati Calendar, Pithori Amavasya, also celebrated as Pola, falls on Amavasya in the Sravan month. Pithori Amavasya is an observance performed by married woman […]

Naag Pancham 2017 in Gujarat

Naga Panchami

Naag Panchami Vrat or Naga Pancham Puja is the festival dedicated to Naga Devatas (Serpent Gods) during Shravan month in Gujarat. In 2017, Naag Panchami in Gujarat is on August 12. Sawan Krishna Paksha Panchami is observed as Naga Panchami in Gujarat. The rituals and customs of Nag Panchami puja in Gujarat are same as […]

Supaudana Vrat: Supoudan Shiva Puja during Shrawan month

Supaudana Vrat (Supoudan Vrata, Supodan Shiva Puja, Supodan Varna Sashti) is observed on Shukla Paksha Sashti in Shravan month. In 2017, Supaudana Vrata date is July 28. The vratha is observed on the next day of Nag Panchami. Supodan Vrata is dedicated to worship Lord Shiva. During the Supoudan Puja, Lord Shiva puja is performed with […]

Madhushravani Festival | Madhusravani Puja

Madhushravani Festival or Madhu Sravani Puja is a main festival observed in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, and some other North Indian regions. Madhushravani is celebrated in Shravani Month (July – August) for consecutive 13 days and ends on Madhushrava Tritiya. In 2017, Madhushravani Tritiya vrat date is July 25. In some places it is also observed for […]

Damodara Dwadashi | Shravana Shukla Dwadasi

Damodara Dwadashi or Damodar Dwadasi the auspicious day dedicated to Lord Damodara, one of the names of Lord Krishna or Lord Vishnu. Damodar Dwadashi falls on Dwadashi day during Shravan month, next day to Putrada Ekadashi. In 2017, Damodara Dwadashi date is August 4. On the day of Damodara Dwadashi, the fasting observed on Putrada […]

Sravana masam Utsavalu in Ashtalakshmi Temple Hyderabad

Ashtalakshmi

Sravana masam Utsavalu are the biggest celebrations at Ashtalakshmi Temple in Hyderabad. In 2017, Shravan month starts on July 24 and ends on August 21. Sravana masam is the most auspicious month to worship Goddess Lakshmi. In temples dedicated to Lakshmi, Sravanamasa utsavalu (Celebrations during Shravan month) are celebrated with utmost fervor and devotion. Though Sravan maas […]

Raksha Panchami 2017 | Rekha Panchami

Raksha Panchami (Rekha Panchami) is observed on the fifth day in second half during Shravan month. In 2017, Raksha Panchami date is August 12. It is believed that who missed to tie Rakhi or getting tied the Rakhi on Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi Pournima, will tie and get tied Rakhi on Raksha Panchami. On Raksha […]

Hariyali Amavasya Celebrations | Shravan Amavasya Mela & Fairs

Hariyali Amavasya or Haryali Amavasya is the Amavasya (No Moon day) during Shrawan Maas as per North Indian calendars. Hariyali Amavasya marks the beginning of monsoon and the greenery. In 2017, Hariyali Amavasya date is July 23. It falls on Ashada Amavasya in Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Gujarat calendars. Haryali Amavasya melas or fairs are […]