Aja Ekadashi 2022 | Ananda Ekadashi, Annada Ekadashi

Aja Ekadashi, Ananda Ekadasi, Ananda Ekadashi is observed in Bhadrapada month as per the North Indian Calendar. In 2022, Aja Ekadashi date is August 23. 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. 23 August 2022 – […]

Proshtpadi Poornima

Proshtpadi Poornima is the Full Moon day in Bhadrapada Month. In 2022, Proshtpadi Poornima date is September 10. This Purnima is very auspicious for Vaishnava sect of people. Shrimad Bhagvat Saptah is concluded on this day. Proshtpadi Pournima marks the the week-long reading of Bhagvad Purana. Proshtpadi Poornima is also observed as Ambaji Poonam (Bhadarvi […]

Ganesh Chaturthi – 31 August 2022 | Vinayaka Chavithi, Parthiva Ganapati Pujan

31 August 2022 is Ganesh Chaturthi (Vinayaka Chavithi, Parthiva Ganapati Pujan). It falls on fourth day in Shukla Paksha of Bhadrapad month as per all lunar Hindu calendars. Ganeshotsav, a 10-day festival dedicated to Lord Ganesha, who is known as the destroyer of obstacles (Vighna nashaka & Vighnadhipathi), is celebrated in spectacular manner in Mumbai, […]

Symbolism of Janmashtami | Why celebrate Sri Krishna’s birth

Krishna as Damodara

Symbolism of Janmashtami and why celebrate Sri Krishna’s birth in words of Sri Sri Ravishankar Guruji of Art of Living. India would not be India if you take away Lord Krishna and the epics of Ramayana and Mahabharata. These epics are like the two eyes of our country. They are not related to just one […]

Randhan Chhath, 17 August 2022

17 August 2022 is Randhan Chhath in Gujarat. Randhan Chhath is observed on a day prior to Sheetala Satam Vrat in Shravan month as per Gujarati calendar. It is not a vrat to observe but the preparation day for Sheetala Satam Vrat Puja. Randhan Chhath falls on Vad Sashti or the sixth day in Vad […]

Lord Krishna’s 5134th Birthday (Janmashtami 2022)

Mother Yashoda bathes Krishna

Janmashtami 2022, August 19th is Lord Krishna’s 5134th birthday. Janmashtami, also known as Gokulashtami, Krishnashtami, Sri Krishna Jayanti, Ashtami Rohini in various places of India, celebrates the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna. As per the Hindu Scriptures, Lord Krishna was born around midnight on Ashtami tithi in Rohini Nakshatra (Vrishabha Rashi) in Shravana Month of […]

Krishna Janmashtami Puja Muhurat 2022 | Janmashtami Puja Time

Krishna Makhan chor

Always there will be a controversy in celebrating Janmashtami. Krishna Janmashtami Puja Muhurat or best time of pujan for 2022 is given here. In 2022, Sri Krishna Janmashtami Krishna Janmashtami is on 18|19 August. As Smarta people celebrate it on the day when Ashtami starts … i.e Smarta Janmashtami. In North India, it is celebrated […]

Ashtami Rohini 2022 | Krishna Janmashtami in Kerala & Tamil Nadu)

baby sri krishna photo

Ashtami Rohini is the Sri Krishna Janmashtami in Kerala. In 2022, Ashtami Rohini date is August 18. In Kerala and Tamil Nadu, or Sri Krishna Janmashtami, Gokulashtami, Janmashtami, Krishnashtami, Saatam Aatham, Sri Krishna Jayanthi, Sri Jayanti, is observed on Rohini nakshatra day in Chingam month of Malayalam calendar. In North Indian states Sri Krishna Jayanti […]

Janmashtami Puja Procedure with Mantras | Krishnashtami Pooja Vidhi

Lord Bala Krishna with cow

Here is the detailed Janmashtami puja procedure with mantras. This Krishnashtami pooja vidhi article also includes the list of items or material required for Sri Krishna Gokulashtami Pujan. There will be slight differences in steps involved in Janmashtami puja procedure from place to place (South India & North India), but the generalized puja vidhanam is […]

Ashtami Rohini Puja Muhurtham, 18 August 2022 (Janmashtami in Udupi & Kerala)

18 August 2022 is Ashtami Rohini in Kerala. It is similar to Sri Krishna Janmashtami (Krishna Jayanti). As per Malayalam calendar, it is celebrated on Rohini nakshatram of Chinga Masam. As per North Indian Hindi calendar, Janmashtami is celebrated on Krishna Paksha Ashtami of Bhadrapad Month. It falls in Shravan Month as per Marathi, Telugu, […]

Sri Krishna Janmashtami Upvaas 2022

Sri Krishna Janmashtami Upvaas is a ritualistic fasting which is observed on Krishna Janmashtami. In 2022, Sri Krishna Janmashtami Upvaas date is August 18, Thursday. Sri Krishna Janmashtami (Sri Krishna Jayanti, Gokulashami, Krishnashtami) is the birthday of Lord Sri Krishna. It is celebrated on Krishna Paksha Ashtami in Shravan Month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, […]

Janmashtami 2022 Celebrations Live from Dwarka Dwarkadhish Temple, Gujarat

Dwarka Dwarkadhish Temple

Sri Krishna Janmashtami 2022 celebrations live online from Dwarka Dwarkadhish Temple of Gujarat is brought to you on 19 August 2022 by the official website of Dwarkadhish temple. Dwaraka is believed as the place which Lord Krishna ruled. Also known as Jagat Mandir (Dwarakadheesh Mandir), Dwarka Dwarkadhish Temple is considered as one of 108 Divya […]

Shitala Satam 2022 | Sheetala Saptami in Gujarati Calendar

Sheetala Satam, Shitala Satam or Shitala Saptami is observed in Gujarati Sravana month on the seventh day of Vad Paksh (dark fortnight). In 2022, Sheetala Satam date is August 18. In North India, Shitala Saptami is also observed on August 4. This vrata is dedicated to Goddess Shitala Mata. Shitala mata puja is the main […]

Janmashtami 2022 in Mathura (Sri Krishna Janmasthan Seva Sansthan)

Krishna as Damodara

Janmashtami 2022 will be celebrated on two dates in Mathura, the birth place of Lord Krishna. While Janmashtami in Dwarkadheesh Temple will be celebrated on August 19. In temples of Vrindavan, Nandgaon and Goverdhan, also will be celebrated on August 19. Priests attribute different religious practices as the reason for difference in the date of […]

Guru Puja on Janmashtami


Guru Puja on Janmashtami is an important puja to observe. Though, Sri Krishna is known as the Jagadguru, the Lord was very much obedient to his Guru, Sandeepani Muni. Hence, Guru Puja is considered very important to be performed on Sri Krishna Jayanti Pujan. Guru Puja Mantras for Janmashtami Puja Oṁ ajñāna-timirāndhasya jñānāñjana-śalākayā cakṣur unmīlitaṁ […]

Dadhichi Jayanti 2022 | Maharshi Dadhichi Jayanthi

Dadhichi Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Dadhichi Maharshi. Dadichi still remains the greatest example for sacrifice. When Lord Indra asked him to sacrifice his bones to make a weapon which could kill Vrutasur, Dadichi readily agreed without even thinking for a moment. Dadhichi Jayanti falls on the Ashtami of Bhadrapada Masa every year. It is […]

Burn Bad Karmas, Attain Salvation

Every one of us would be having the doubt in our mind. Whether I am eligible for attaining Salvation? When my bad karmas would be burnt? This question usually arises in our mind, since every day, we are doing either small or big mistakes in our life, whether knowingly or unknowingly! But the impact of […]

Best Quotes of Swami Parthasarathy

Parthasarathy, also called as Swami Parthasarathy was born in the year 1927 is a Religious Preacher and a Vedic scholar. He has written few spiritual books, and it received wide recognition from the readers. He contains good academic qualifications, and he dedicated most part of his life towards preaching the Hindu philosophies, Vedanta and Bhagavat […]

Gauri Thadiya Puja: 16 Kudumula Thadde during Ganesh Chavithi

How to do Gauri Thadiya puja? What is the puja procedure of Gauri Thadiya or 16 kudumula thadde vrata? What are the steps involved in Gouri Puja on Kudumula Thadde? Gowri Thadiya puja is the most observed vratha in Andhra Pradesh. Kudumulu are the special recipe made of steamed rice flour. 16 Kudumulu are offered […]

Brahma Hatya Dosham | Brahmahathi Dosham | Brahma Hatya Paathakam

Brahmahathi Dosham (Brahma Hatya Dosham, Brahma Hatya Paathakam)  is one among the several kinds of Doshams like Naga Dosham, Navagraha Dosham and Pitru Dosham. Among the various Doshams, Brahmahathi Dosham is considered as very severe Dosham, and it would create lot of problems to the person who suffers from this Dosham. In general Brahmahathi Dosham […]