Jyeshta Gauri Pujan 2021 | Gowri Avahan Puja, Gouri Visarjan

Jyeshta Gauri Pujan, Gowri Puja during Bhadrapad month in Maharashtra, is observed for three days – Gauri Avahan, Gauri Pujan, and Gauri Visarjan. Jyeshta Gauri Pujan begins with Gauri Avahan puja and ends with Gauri Visarjan or Udwasan. In 2021, Jyeshta Gauri Puja begins on September 12 and ends on September 14. Shubh muhurat for […]

The Big Four C’s: Commitment, Connectivity, Compassion & Creativity

What are the the Big Four C’s: Commitment, Connectivity, Compassion & Creativity? We need to see how we can bring these four Cs into the setup we are in. Commitment: We must take it for granted that people are committed. Never question the commitment of the person. If you tell someone that they are not […]

Bol Choth 2021 | Bol Chauth Vrat during Shravan Month in Gujarat

Bol Choth or Bol Chouth puja or Bahula Chauth vrat is observed on Chauth or Chaturthi day in Vad Paksh or Bahula paksh of Shravan month in Gujarat and some Western and Northern parts of India. In 2021, Bol Choth Vrat date is August 25. It is observed on the previous day of Nag Pancham […]

Bhim Chandi Jayanti 2021

Bhim Chandi Jayanti is observed on Dwitiya in Krishna Paksha of Bhadrapad Month in North Indian Hindi calendar, just a couple days after Shravan Purnima. In 2021, Bhimchandi Jayanti date is August 24. Bhim Chandi is a village in Vindhyachal region of Uttar Pradesh. Bhim Chandi Jayanti is mainly related to victories of Bhima, Second […]

Hal Sashti Vrat 2021

Hal Sashti Vrat (Har Chhath Pujan) is observed mainly in North India. In 2021, Hal Sashti Vrat date is August 28. It falls on Sixth day after Shravan Purnima (Raksha Bandhan festival), Shukla Paksha Sashti in Bhadrapad Month as per North Indian Hindi calendar. Hal Sashti vrat is observed to celebrate the birthday of Lord […]

Indra Puranmashi

Indra Puranmashi falls on Purnima in Bhadrapada Month as per Hindu calendar. In 2021, Indra Puranmashi date is September 20. On this day the Vrat begins with Upavaas. The performers wake up in the early morning and have bath. Wear satvik clothes and start the upvaas by praying to Indra deva. During this vrata, the […]

Vishnupathi Punyakalam August 2021

Vishnupathi Punyakalam in August 2021 is Sun in Leo Vishnupathi (transition of Surya Bhagawan into Simha rashi). Vishnupati August 2021 date is August 17. It is the 3rd Vishnupathi in 2021 year. On the day of Vishnupati, nine hour period from 1.30 in the late night to 10.30 in the morning is referred as Vishnupathi […]

Bheemana Amavasya Puja Timings, 8 August 2021

Bheemana Amavasya Puja Timings on 8 August 2021 (Vratha Muhurtha of Bheemana Amavasya). Bheemana Amavasya (Bhima Amavasya, Jyoti Bheemeshwara Vrata, Pathi Sanjeevani Puja, Divasi Amavasya Pooja) is an auspicious vrata observed on Ashada Amavasya (No moon day during Ashada masam in July – August). Bheemana Amavasya Puja Muhurta On 8 August 2021, Varjyam time is […]

Divyachi Amavasya 2021

Divyachi Amavasya is Amavasya or No Moon in Aashad Month. In 2021, Divyachi Amavasya date is August 8. Since ‘Deepa Puja’ (Diya Puja) is performed on this day, it is referred to as Divyachi Amavasya. On this day, Diyas are lighted at Puja place. Lighting diyas on this provides all sorts of wealth to the […]

Ashada Amavasya 2021 | Amavasya in Ashada Mahina

Ashada Amavasya, the No Moon day in Ashada mahina or Ashad month, is known as auspicious for Pitru Tharpan and Pinda Pradhan. In 2021, Ashada Amavasya date is July 9 as per North Indian Hindi calendars. As per Marathi, Kannada, Gujarati and Telugu calendars, Ashad Amavasya 2021 date is August 8. Deep Puja or Deepa […]

Significance of Janmashtami

Krishna as Damodara

What is the significance of Janmashtami? Janamashtami celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna. Ashtami is significant as it indicates a perfect balance between the seen and the unseen aspects of reality; the visible material world and the invisible spiritual realm. Krishna’s birth on Ashtami signifies his mastery of both the spiritual and material worlds. He […]

Chinga Masam 2021 | Chingam Month in Malayalam Calendar

Chinga Masam or Chingam Month is the first month in traditional Malayalam calendar of Kerala. In 2021, Chinga Masam starts on August 17 and ends on 16 September. Malayalam calendar or Kolla Varsham begins on Chingam 1 or the first day of the Chingam month. Chingam month 1 marks the beginning of Kolla Varsham 1197 […]

Raghavendra Aradhana 2021 | Guru Raghavendra Swamy Aradhanotsavam – 350th Mahotsavalu of Raghavendra Swamy

Guru Raghavendra Swamy of Mantralayam

Raghavendra Aradhana or Guru Raghavendra Swamy Aradhanotsavam in 2021 is the 350th annual celebrations of Mahotsavam of Raghavendra Swamy. In 2021, Raghavendra Aradhana Utsavalu begins on August 4 and ends on August 6. Raghavendra Aradhana Utsavalu is the commemoration of Raghavendra theerthas Jeeva Samadhi at Brindavan in Mantralayam. Raghavendra Theertha entered into the Brindavan (tomb) […]

Raksha Panchami 2021 | Rekha Panchami

Raksha Panchami (Rekha Panchami) is observed on the fifth day in second half during Shravan month. In 2021, Raksha Panchami date is August 27. 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 […]

Sama Pancham 2021

Sama Pancham is mainly observed in Gujarat during Bhadrapada month (September). In 2021, Sama Pancham date is September 11. It is observed on the fifth day in bright half (Sud Pancham) of Bhadarvi Maas. It falls on the following day of Ganesh Chaturthi (Ganesh Choth). Sama Pancham majorly celebrated among agricultural families in Gujarat. This […]

Bhadrapada Month 2021 | Bhadra Mahina, Bhadrapada Masam

Bhadrapad Month (Bhadra Mahina, Bhadrapada Masam), is the 6th month of Hindu calendar followed in North India, Karnataka, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. In 2021, Bhadrapada month begins on August 23 and ends on September 20 as per North Indian Hindu calendars. According to Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu and Kannada Panchangam, Bhadrapada masa begins on September 8 […]

Aja Ekadashi 2021 | Ananda Ekadashi, Annada Ekadashi

Aja Ekadashi, Ananda Ekadasi, Ananda Ekadashi is observed in Bhadrapada month as per the North Indian Calendar. In 2021, Aja Ekadashi date is September 2-3. It falls in Krishna Paksha of Bhadrapada Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars and in Shravan Month according to Marathi, Telugu, Kannada and Gujarati calendars. 2 September 2021 – […]

Goga Panchami 2021

Goga Panchami is observed on the fifth day following Rakshabandhan festival (Shravan Purnima) mainly in North India. In 2021, Goga Panchami date is August 27. This festival (vrat) is associated with the Serpent God ‘Guga’. It is mainly observed in Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh. Goga Panchami marks the beginning of Goga Navami celebrations. It […]

Bheemana Amavasya Vrata | Jyoti Bheemeshwara Amavasya Vratam | Pathi Sanjeevani Puja

Bheemana Amavasya, Bhima Amavasya, Jyoti Bheemeshwara Vrata, also popular as Pathi Sanjeevani Puja is an auspicious vrata observed on Ashada Amavasya (No moon day during Ashada masam in July – August). In 2021, Bheemana Amavasya date is August 8. The legend of Bhima Amavasya Vrata is mentioned in Skanda Purana. This vrata is dedicated to Lord […]

Kushotpatini Amavasya 2021 – 6 September

Kushotpatini Amavasya falls on the day of Bhadrapada Amavasya, Amavasya tithi in Bhadrapada Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars. In 2021, Kushotpatini Amavasya date is September 6. This Amavasya coincides with Shravan Amavasya according to Marathi, Telugu, Gujarati and Kannada calendars (Amavasyant Panchangas). On Kushotpatini Amavasya day, Kusha is produced for all the religious […]