Purnima August 2017 date, Time

Here are the date and time of Purnima in August 2017. Full Moon or Purnima tithi in August 2017 is known as Shravan Purnima, Poornima in Shravan month. This Purnima is also celebrated as Rakshabandhan Festival. It begins at 10.28 PM on 6th August and ends at 11.40 PM on 7th August 2017. It is also […]

Shravan Maas Mahatmya, Importance of Shravan Mahina

What is Shravan Maas Mahatmya, the importance of Shravan Mahina? Sawan month or Shravan maas is the fifth Hindu month. As per the Hindu scriptures and Vedas, Shravan maas is considered as highly auspicious month. In Vedas, Sawan month is described as ‘Nabhas’. Shravan Purnima (the full moon day in Shravana masam) coincides with with […]

Kajari Purnima 2017 (Kajri Poornima, Kajli Purnima)

Kajari Purnima or Kajri Purnima, also known as Kajili Poornima or Kajli Poornima, is observed on the same day as Raksha Bandhan or Shravan Purnima. In 2017, Kajari Purnima date is August 7. Kajari Purnima is celebrated in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Uttar Pradesh. Kajili Purnima is an important festival for farmers and agricultural communities. […]

Balarama Purnima 2017

Lord Balarama

Balarama Purnima is the auspicious appearance day of Lord Balarama, the elder brother of Lord Sri Krishna. In 2017, Balarama Purnima date is August 7. It is celebrated on Shravana Purnima, the full moon day in Shravana month. Lord Krishna and Balarama are not two different Personalities of Godhead. God is one without a second, […]

Narali Purnima 2017 | Narial Pournami

Narali Purnima (Narial Pournami) is regional festival of Maharashtra. Narali Purnima is observed on Shravan Purnima, the Full moon day in Sawan month. In 2017, Nariyal Poornima date is August 7. Narial Purnima is a traditional festival observed mainly in Coastal Maharashtra. Narali Pournami festival marks the Thanksgiving Day to Sea God. Some people also […]

Hayagriva Jayanti 2017 | Lord Hayagreeva Jayanthi

Lord Hayagriva giving Vedas to BrahmaLord Hayagriva giving Vedas to Brahma

Hayagriva Jayanti or Hayagreeva Jayanthi, also known as Hayagriva Uthpaththi, is the day to celebrate the birthday of Lord Hayagriva, the god of wisdom and knowledge as per Hinduism. In 2017, Hayagriva Jayanti date is August 7. Hayagreeva Jayanti falls on the Full moon day in Shravan month, Shravan Purnima. Lord Hayagreeva is also worsipped […]

Balaram Jayanti 2015 (Balarama Jayanthi)

Balarama Jayanti or Balaram Jayanthi is observed on Shravan Pournami, Full Moon day during Shravan month. In 2015, Balaram Jayanti date is August 29. Balarama Jayanthi is the birthday or the appearance day of Lord Balaram, one of the Dasavataras or the ten supreme incarnations of Lord Vishnu. In some regions of India, Balarama Jayanthi […]

Jandhyala Purnima, Janai Poornima: Ritual of Changing Sacred Thread on Shravan Poornima

Jandhaya Purnima or Janai Poornima is the ritual observed on Shravana Pournami in Andhra Pradesh. In 2017, Jandhyala Purnima date is August 7. Jandhayla Purnima is called as Janai Purnima in Karnataka. Jandhyam means the Yagnopavitham or the Sacred Thread. Changing of Sacred Thread is performed on Jandhyala Purnima day. Jeerna Yagnopavitham (old Sacred Thread) is […]

Rakhi Festival 2015, Raksha Bandhan Festival 2015 date

Rakhi for Rakshabandhan festival

Rakhi festival or Raksha Bandhan celebrated the eternal love and affection of brother and sister. In 2015, Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi festival date is August 29. Rakhi Pournami festival is celebrated on Shravan Purnima (Full Moon day during Shravan month). In Hinduism, many festivals are associated with this concept but, Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi festival […]