Bhai Phota 2022 | Bhai Fota Muhurat | Exact time of Bhai Phota

Bhai Phota, also spelt as Bhai Fota, is celebrated on Dvitiya day or the second day after Kali Puja or Diwali festival in Bengal. In 2022, Bhai Phota date is October 27. Bengalis consider Bhai Phota as one of the prominent festivals. This festival represents the beautiful bond of love and affection between brothers and […]

Diwali Aarti Time 2022 | Timings for Deepavali Harathulu

Diwali Aarti Time 2022 (Timings for Deepavali Harathulu) is given here. In 2022, Diwali date is October 24 and Naraka Chaturdashi is also on October 24. Most of the people perform Diwali Aarti on Naraka Chaturdashi as Amavasya is not preferable for taking Aarti. Hence, for most of the communities, Deepavali Aarti date is October […]

Sthira Lagna Muhurat for Diwali Lakshmi Puja 2022

Sthira Lagna Muhurat for Diwali Lakshmi Puja 2022 – Vrishabha Kaal Lagna Muhurat, Simha Kaal Lagna Muhurat or Kumbha Lagna Muhurat are the Sthira Lagna Muhurat for Diwali Lakshmi Puja.. For 24 October 2022, here are the timings for Sthira Lagna Muhurthams for Lakshmi Puja.. Kumbha Lagna Muhurat Timings – None Vrishabha Lagna Muhurat – […]

Abhyanga Snana Time 2022 during Diwali | Narak Chaturdashi Abhyanga Snan Muhurat

Abyanga Snana time 2022 during Diwali on 24 October 2022 is mentioned here for almost all Indian cities. Abhyanga Snana means ritual bath to be performed on Narak Chaturdasi or Diwali festival day. In India, Australia, New Zealand, UAE, Singapore & Malaysia Narak Chaturdasi Abhyanga Snan date is October 24. In USA, UK and Canada […]

Bali Pratipada 2022 | Bali Pujan during Diwali

Bali Pratipada or Bali Pujan is observed on the following day of Diwali. In 2022, Bali Pratipada date is October 26. 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 […]

Govardhan Puja 2022 | Diwali Govardhana Pooja

Govardhan Puja is observed on the fourth day during 5-day Diwali festival. In 2022, Govardhan Puja date is October 26. 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 […]

Bhai Dooj 2022 | Bhau Beej 2022 date

Bhai Dooj or Bhai Dhuj or Bhau Beej or Bhayya Dhooj is an Indian traditional festival that brings out the love and affection of brothers and sisters. In 2022, Bhai Dooj date is October 26 and according to Surya Siddhantam the date is October 27. Bhai Dhooj is celebrated twice in a year. The first […]

What to buy on Dhanteras, Dhan Trayodashi for all 12 Rashis

What to buy on Dhanteras, Dhan Trayodashi for all 12 rashis’ natives? Here is the list of items that are supposed to purchase by different Rashi natives as per the Hindu calendar. In 2022, Dhanteras date is October 23. Mesha Rashi (Aries) Mesha Rashi natives to buy gold coins, kitchen appliances, and Tejpatra. Vrishabha Rashi […]

Yam Deep Daan Pooja

Yam Deep Daan Pooja is performed on Yam Trayodashi (Dhan Trayodashi, Dhanteras) during Diwali festival. In 2022, Yam Deep Daan Pooja date is October 23. It falls on Krishna Paksha Trayodashi in Kartik Month in North Indian Hindi calendars and in Ashwin Month as per Marathi, Telugu, Kannada and Guajrati calendars. According to the Scriptures, […]

Bhai Dooj Time 2022 | Auspicious Muhurat

Bhai Dooj Time 2022 on 26 October 2022 – Auspicious Muhurat for Bhai Dooj celebrations is given here.. The second day after Diwali is celebrated as Bhai Dooj or Bhau Beej in Maharashtra, Gujarat, and other North Indian states, and as Bhai Phonta in Bengal and Assam and as Bhai Tika in Nepal. It is celebrated as Yama Dwitiya or […]

Guru Dwadashi 2022

Guru Dwadashi is one of the grand festivals for the devotees of Sri Guru Datta or Dattatreya. In 2022, Guru Dwadashi date is October 22. It is celebrated on 12th day in Krishna paksha of Ashwin month or Ashwayuja masam in Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada, and Telugu calendars. On this day, SriPada Sri Vallabha swamy concluded […]

Best Time to Buy Accounts Books on Pushya Nakshatra, 18 October 2022

What is the best Time to buy Accounts Books on Pushya Nakshatra, 18 October 2022 during Dhanteras, Diwali? Pushya Nakshatra begins in the early morning on October 18 and prevails throughout the 18th October. Apart from gold, silver and other household items, Pushya Nakshatra during Diwali is considered highly auspicious time to buy books for […]

Dhanteras Deeparadhana Muhurat 2022 | YamaDeepa Diya Lighting Time – 23 October 2022

Diwali Diya

‘Yamadeepa Prajwalana’ (Yamadeepa Deeparadhana) is one of the famous rituals of Dhanteras (Dhana Trayodashi / Dhanvantari Trayodashi) day. In 2022, Dhanteras Deeparadhana date is October 23. 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 […]

Inviting Daughter, Son in Law to Home on Diwali 2022

Why is Sindoor a symbol of marriage, Suhaag

Inviting Newly married Daughter and son in law to home on Diwali festival and offer gifts and jewellery is an age old practice and ritual in Telugu states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. And this tradition has been practiced in almost all South Indian states such as Karnataka, parts of Maharashtra, parts of Tamil Nadu […]

26 October 2022 | Annakut, Bali Padyami, Govardhan Puja, Gujarati New Year

26 October 2022 is the Fourth day of Diwali (Bali Padyami or Bali Pratipada, Annkut, Govardhan Puja). On this day, Govardhan Puja is performed in Gujarat, Maharashtra, and some other states of North India. It believed on this day, Lord Krishna lifted Govardhan giri (Mount Govardhan) to protect the Gokul from heavy rains. Bali Pujan is […]

Rituals and Customs of Kedareshwara Vrata – Glory, Merits of Kedar Gauri Puja

Rituals and customs of Kedara Gauri Puja include Puja to Lord Shiva and Goddess Gauri. On the day of Kedareshwara Vrata, same as other vratas and pujas some austerities like fast or semi-fast on fruits or milk are observed. Kedareshwara Vrata Puja is performed with installing Kalasha in a sanctified place. While chanting the mantras […]

Kedareshwar Vrata 2022 | Kedareshwar Puja on Deepavali Amavasya

Kedara Gauri Vrata or Kedareshwara Gowri Vratham is an observance to perform on Diwali Amavasya. In 2022, Kedara Gauri Vratam date is October 24 or October 26. Actually, Kedara Gauri Vrata is observed on Deepavali Amavasya but due to Surya Grahan on 25th October, some pandits prefer to observe on either October 24 or October […]

Naraka Chaturdashi 2022

Narak Chaturdashi or Naraka Chaturdasi is the most auspicious day during Diwali as it marks the death of demon Narakasura. In 2022, Narak Chaturdashi date is October 24. Narak Chaturdashi is also known as Choti Diwali and is the second day of Diwali festival. Observing Abhyanga Snana (ritual bath) on this day is highly meritorious. […]

Kedara Gauri Vratha Katha | Kedareshwara Gowri Puja Story, Origin

Kedara Gauri vratam is observed on Deepavali Amavasya day to get rid of all sorrows and obstacles in life. Legend or story of Kedara Gauri puja is mentioned in the Skanda Purana. The story goes like… Once, Pramatha gana (spiritual coterie) of Lord Shiva performed the pradakshina (spiritual circumambulation) around without including Goddess Gowri (Parvati). […]