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Jagadhatri Puja 2018 | Goddess Jagaddhatri Pooja in Bengal

Jagadhatri Puja is observed on Karthik Shukla Navami, 9th day in Kartik month in Bengal. In 2018, Jagadhatri Puja date is November 17. Goddess Jagadhatri is the savior of the universe who has protected the world from cruel demons. She is another manifestation of Goddess Durga. Maha Shakti appears as ten-handed fierce form (dashabhuji), Goddess […]

Agni Shashti

Agni Shashti is a vrata observed in Kartik Month. In 2018, Agni Shashti date is November 13. As the name suggests this vrata is dedicated to Agni Bhagavan. It falls on Shashti in Shukla Paksha in Karthika Masam as per Hindu calendar. This vrata is not popularly observed in this modern times but had great […]

Trilochana Gauri Vratam

‘Trilochana Gauri Vratam’ is a vrata dedicated to Goddess Gauri. It is observed in Karthika Masam as per Hindu calendar. In 2018, Trilochana Gauri Vratham date is November 10. It is also celebrated as Vishnu Tritiya Vratham. This Vrata falls on the third day of bright half of Kartik Month (Shukla Paksha Tritiya in Kartika […]

Akasha Deepam | Akasha Deepa Vratham

There are many rituals that are followed during Karthika Masam in South India, mainly in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana states. ‘Akasha Deepam’ is one among several rituals of Karthika Masam. In 2018, Akasha Deepa Vratham begins on November 8 and ends on December 7 as per Telugu, Kannada, Marathi & Gujarati calendars. In North Indian […]

Chhath Puja 2018 | Dala Chhath Puja 2018 dates

Chhath Puja is an important festival in Bihar, Jharkhand, and some other regions of North India. Chhath Puja 2018 dates are – November 11, November 12, November 13 and November 14. Chhath Puja is observed for four days in Kartik month – starts on Kartik Shukla Chaturthi and ends on Kartik Shukla Saptami. Chhath Nahai Khai […]

Dhanteras Deeparadhana Muhurat 2018 | YamaDeepa Diya Lighting Time – 5 November 2018

Diwali Diya

‘Yamadeepa Prajwalana’ (Yamadeepa Deeparadhana) is one of the famous rituals of Dhanteras (Dhana Trayodashi / Dhanvantari Trayodashi) day. In 2018, Dhanteras Deeparadhana date is November 5. Since it is the important ritual on the day, this day is also referred to as Yama Trayodashi. Mainly the festival of Diwali begins (Yama Trayodasi) and ends (Yama […]

Indraprastha, the Holiest City mentioned in Puranas

The story related to the holiest city – Indraprastha is mentioned in Padma Purana’s Uttara Khanda. The sages enquired from Suta about the holiest city situated on the banks of river Yamuna. Suta narrated the tale which Sage Saubhari had once told Yudhisthira — Once, Narada and Parvat were travelling through an aerial route, while […]

Bhagini Hastha Bhojanam 2018

Bhagini Hastha Bhojanam is the 5th and the final day of Deepavali celebrations in Andhra Pradesh. In 2018, Bhagini Hastha Bhojanam date is November 9. It is also celebrated in Karnataka and some parts of Tamil Nadu. It falls on Yama Dwitiya, the second day after Diwali. Bhagini means sister and Hasta bhojanam means to take […]

Alavana Tritiya

Alavana Tritiya is observed in any month – Vaishakh Month, Bhadrapada Month, Margashirsha Month, on Shukla Paksha Tritiya tithi. This is mainly observed by women. Upavaas (Fasting) is observed on Dwitiya day and on Tritiya, the performer consumes the meals without salt (Alavana). Gauri Pooja is also performed on this day. It is also considered […]

Ekadashi Vrat Parana Timings, 21 October 2018

Ekadashi Vrata Paarana Timings, 21 October 2018 (Time to break fasting of Ekadashi Vrata) is given here. On 20 October 2018, Pashankusha Ekadashi (Papankusha Ekadashi) is observed. And on 21 October 2018, Sunday, Ekadashi Vrata Paarana is observed. Vrata Paaran is breaking the fast of Vrata. Pashankusha Ekadashi – Dwadashi Parana Time on 21 October […]

Hanuman Puja during Diwali

Hanuman Puja during Diwali is an auspicious ritual for some communities in Gujarat, Maharashtra, and some other states of North India. In 2018, Diwali Hanuman Puja date is November 6. It is observed on Kali Choudas (Narak Chaturdashi). On Kali Choudas, Kali Puja, Kali Yantra Puja, and Narak Chautdashi Tharpan Puja are also performed. Hanuman […]

Hindu Festivals in November 2018, Auspicious Days

Here you can get the list of important Hindu festivals in November 2018. November 2018 coincide with the holy Kartik month in Hindu calendar. Diwali, Prabhodini Ekadasi, Pandharpur Yatra, Tulsi Vivah Puja, Chhath Puja and Kartik Purnima are the major festivals and auspicious days celebrated in November 2018 as per standard Hindu panchangam of India. […]

Papankusha Ekadashi Vrat Katha, Story

Papankusha Ekadashi Vrat Katha, Story of Papankusha Ekadashi Vrata. What is the legend of Papankusha Ekadashi. Papankusha Ekadashi Vrat story is associated with…. Papankusha Ekadashi, the day of lotus-naveled Lord Padnabha, in the Brahma Vaivatra Purana, has been explained as the most auspicious occasion of the highest merit which removes all the sins. On the […]

Happy Dhanteras SMS, Dhanteras Meesages, Wishes

Happy Dhanteras SMS, Dhanteras Meesages, Wishes for Dhanteras festival are listed here… Dhanteras is the first day of Diwali festival and it is an important occasion to wish your friends and family. We have presented a few SMS for your convenience. Share it among your friends and family. Adorn our lives else trite With sparklers […]

Kojagari Lakshmi Puja 2018 | Lakshmi Puja on Kojagari Purnima

Kojagari Lakshmi Pooja is observed on the Full Moon day in Ashwin month. In 2018, Kojagari Lakshmi Puja date is October 23. It is mainly observed in Eastern Indian states – Bengal, Orissa and Assam and some other parts of Western parts of India. Kojagari Vrat is also observed in Central Indian regions – Bundelkhand and some […]

Chopda Pujan 2018 | Diwali Chopda Puja | Sharda Pujan | Muhurat Pujan

Chopda Pujan, also known as Sharda Pujan or Muhurat Pujan, is an important ritual during Diwali in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, and some other Western parts and North Indian states in India. In 2018, Chopda Pujan date is November 7. On this day, business people perform puja of account books and close their old accounts and […]

Govardhan Puja 2018 | Diwali Govardhana Pooja

Govardhan Puja is observed on the fourth day during 5-day Diwali festival. In 2018, Govardhan Puja date is November 8. It is mainly observed in North Indian states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Haryana, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh. On this day, Lord Sri Krishna along with cows is worshipped. Govardhana Pooja is celebrated as a commemoration of the […]

Papankusa Ekadashi 2018

Papankusa Ekadashi, also known as Padmanabha Ekadasi, is observed on Shukla Paksha Ekadasi in the month of Ashwin or Ashwayuja (September – October). Papankusha Ekadashi 2018 date is October 20. The legend and significance or glory of Papankusa Ekadashi vrata is mentioned in the Brahmavaivarta Purana as a conversation between Lord Krishna and Yudhishtira. Read […]

Pashankusha Ekadashi, 20 October 2018 | Papankusha Ekadashi

Lord Vishnumurti

20 October 2018 is Ekadashi – Pashankusha Ekadashi (Papankusha Ekadashi). It falls on Ekadashi in Shukla Paksha of Ashwin Month as per all Hindu calendars. It falls in Purattasi Masam in Tamil calendar, Kanni Masam in Malayalam calendar, and Aashin Month in Bengali Panjika. Pashankusha Ekadashi is one of the Chaturmasya Ekadashi Vrathams which falls […]

Bali Pratipada 2018 | Bali Pujan during Diwali

Bali Pratipada or Bali Pujan is observed on the following day of Diwali. In 2018, Bali Pratipada date is November 8. It marks the beginning of Kartik Month in Amavasyant calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh & Karnataka. It is also known as Bali Padyami and Vamana Jayanti in some places. As we […]