Sita Navami 2017, Seeta Navami, Janki Navami

Sita Navami or Janki Navami is the birthday of Goddess Sita, one of the divine incarnations of Goddess Lakshmi. Seeta Navami is observed on Vaishakha Shukla Navami, the ninth day in bright half of Vaisakh month. In 2017, Sita Navami date is May 4. Some communities in South India and North India observe Sita Jayanti […]

Bagalamukhi Jayanti 2017 | Pitambara Jayanti

Goddess Bhagalamukhi, also spelt as Bagalamukhi Mata or Pitambara Devi, is one of the Dasamahavidya or Mahavidya Goddesses. Bagalamukhi Jayanti or Bhagalamukhi Jayanthi is observed on Vaisakh Shukla Ashtami or the eighth day in bright half of Vaisakh month. In 2017, Bagalamukhi Jayanthi date is May 3. Literally, Bagalamukhi means the Goddess whose face has […]

Vidyaranya Jayanti | Swami Vidyaranya Jayanthi

Vidyaranya Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Vidyaranya Swami. Vaishakha Shukla Saptami is celebrated as Vidyaranya Jayanthi. In 2017, Vidyaranya Jayanti date is May 2. Vidyaranya, also known as Madhavacharya or Madhava Vidyaranya, was the patron saint and priest in Vijayanagara Empire. He was born in the year 1268 in Ekasila Nagaram (Warangal). Saint Vidyaranya […]

Vaishakha Masam, Vaisakh Mas – Lord Vishnu’s Favourite Month

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Vaishakha masam also spelled as Vaisakh mas is the favourite month for Lord Vishnu. Worshipping Lord Vishnu in Vaishakh month is considered as very auspicious. It is the most auspicious mas and the month of prosperity among all the months. Significance and Importance of Vaishakh Month – Vaisakha Masa Mahatmya: According to Sage Narada, the […]

Parasuram Jayanti 2017 | Parashurama Jayanthi


Parasuram Jayanti is believed to be the birthday or appearance day of Lord Parashurama. Parashuram is the fifth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. This festival is observed on Akshay Tritiya or the third day in Shukla Paksha during Vaishakh month in many parts of India. Sometimes it also falls on second day of Vaishakh Shukla Paksha, […]

Vaisakha Masa 2017 in Kannada Calendar

Vaishakha masa or Vaishakh month is the second month in traditional Hindu Kannada calendar followed in Karnataka. In 2017, Vaishakha masa starts on April 27 and ends on May 25. The similar calendar is followed in Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Gujarat. Vaisakhamasa is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is also known as Madhava Masam in […]

Important dates of Vaishakh Maas mentioned in Purans

Here are some important thithis of Vaishakh maas mentioned in various Purans. It is taken from Skand Puran, Shrimad Bhagwat Puran , Bhavishya Puran , Padma Puran , Narad Puran. 28 April 2017 – Vaishakh Shukla Tritiya ( Brighter moon Tritiya) – Naradji said to Udhishthir :- Everyone must Donate ( Dan ), Recite ( Mantra […]

Vaishakh Snaan (Vaishakha Snanam) & Pithru Shradha during Vaisakh Month

Vaishakh Snaan is the important and most auspicious ritual during Vaishakha month. Performing punya snan (ritual bath) in holy rivers such as Ganga, Godavari, Krishna, Cauvery, and Tungabhadra removes ones sins and brings all luck in the future life. Period of Vaisakha Masa Punya Snan and Pithru Shradha in 2017 When Vaisakha masam falls in […]

Vaishakha Masam Mahatmya – Vaisakh Month significance and spiritual importance

What is the significance or spiritual importance of Vaishakha Masam which is also known as Vaisakh month? Vaishakh mahina is the favorite month for Lord Vishnu. It is the second month in traditional lunar calendars followed in North Indian states, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. In Gujarati calendars, it is the seventh month. According to Sage […]

Vaishakh Mahina 2017 in Marathi Calendar

Vaishakh mahina or Vaishakh Month is the second month in traditional Hindu Marathi calendar followed in Maharashtra and Goa. In 2017, Vaishakh mahina starts on April 27 and ends on May 25 in Marathi Panchang. The similar calendar is followed in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Gujarat, and Karnataka. Vaishakh Mahina is an auspicious month and favorite month for […]