Achala Saptami 2018 | Saur Saptami or Rathsaptami in North India

Achala Saptami, also known as Saur Saptami, is observed on Magha Shukla Saptami, the seventh day in Shukla Paksh during Magh month. Achala Saptami 2018 date is January 24. Achala Saptami festival is dedicated to Lord Surya. Devotees worship Surya Bhagwan on this day for better health and prosperity. Saur is another name of Surya […]

Hindu Festivals in February 2018, Auspicious Days

Dates of important Hindu festivals in February 2018 and auspicious days in this month are listed here. February 2018 coincides with Magha month & Falgun month in Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati & all other North Indian Hindi calendars. The dates and tithis of festivals & auspicious days are given as per the standard Hindu calendars […]

Dasavatara Jayanti 2018 | Jaynatis of Dashavataras, Ten incarnations of Lord Vishnu

Dashavatara of Lord Vishnu

Among the avatars of Vishnu, the ten best known are collectively called as the Dasavatara. According to the vernacular language the term means “ten avatars”. In the Garuda Purana (1.86.10″11), this list is proudly included.  In the Satya Yuga (Ages in the time cycle described within Hinduism or the first of the four Yugas), the […]

Hindu Festivals 2018

Here is the list of Hindu festivals in 2018. The list begins with Paush Purnima and ends with Dattatreya Jayanti in December. Tuesday, 2 January 2018 – Paush Purnima Friday, 5 January 2018 – Sakat Chauth Friday, 12 January 2018 – Shattila Ekadashi Sunday, 14 January 2018 – Pongal Sunday, 14 January 2018 – Makara […]

Hindu Festivals in December 2017, Auspicious days

Here is the list of the major Hindu festivals dates in December 2017. It is based on the standard Hindu calendars of India. The important festivals in December 2017 are – Gita Jayanti, Hanuman Vratham, Sri Datta Jayanti, Vaikunta Ekadasi. December 2017 coincides with Karthikai & Margali month in Tamil Nadu, Vrischikam & Dhanu month […]

Hindu Festivals in November 2017, Auspicious Days

Here you can get the list of important Hindu festivals in November 2017. November 2017 coincide with the holy Kartik month in Hindu calendar. Prabhodini Ekadasi, Pandharpur Yatra, Tulsi Vivah Puja, Chhath Puja and Kartik Purnima are the major festivals and auspicious days celebrated in November 2017 as per standard Hindu panchangam of India. Here, […]

Hindu Festivals in October 2017, Auspicious days

Hindu Festivals October 2017, Auspicious days in October 2017 October 2017 is one of the biggest months for Hindus in which the biggest festivals for Hindus – Kojagari Purnima Lakshmi Puja and Karva Chauth are celebrated along with the holy Ashwin Month & Kartik month. October 2017 coincides with Ashwin month and Kartik month in […]

Janmashtami 2017 | Krishnashtami | Gokulashtami (Sri Krishna Janmashtami)

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, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka and in Bhadrapad Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars followed in Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Madhya […]

Hindu Festivals in August 2017, Auspicious days

This article gives you the list of important Hindu festivals in August 2017. August 2017 corresponds with Ashada Month, Shravan month and Bhadrapad maas in North Indian Hindi calendar and Gujarati, Marathi, Kannada and Telugu calendars. Naga Panchami, Varalakshmi Vratham and Rakshabandhan or Rakhi Purnima (Narali Purnima or Jandhyala Pournami) are the major festivals in the month […]

Vijaya Dashami celebrations in North India

Vijaya Dashami is observed on Ashwin shukla paksha Dashami and it is celebrated all over North India. Ramlila Utsav, Kota Dussehra Mela and Kullu Dussehra celebrations make the festival huger. Ramleela Utsav: In North India people celebrate the festival Vijayadashami as the victory of Lord Ram over the demon Ravan. On this day, Ram killed […]

Mahakavi Kalidas Din (Kalidas Divas)

Mahakavi Kalidas Din (Kalidas Divas) is observed in Ashadh Month. In 2017, Kalidas Din date is June 24. It falls on Shukla Paksha Pratipada of Ashada Month as per Hindu calendar. As per Tamil calendar, it falls in Aani Masam, Midhunam Month of Malayalam calendar and Aashar Month in Bengali Panjika. Mahakavi Kalidas was a […]

Kajari Purnima 2017 (Kajri Poornima, Kajli Purnima)

Kajari Purnima or Kajri Purnima, also known as Kajili Poornima or Kajli Poornima, is observed on the same day as Raksha Bandhan or Shravan Purnima. In 2017, Kajari Purnima date is August 7. Kajari Purnima is celebrated in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Uttar Pradesh. Kajili Purnima is an important festival for farmers and agricultural communities. […]

Narali Purnima 2017 | Narial Pournami

Narali Purnima (Narial Pournami) is regional festival of Maharashtra. Narali Purnima is observed on Shravan Purnima, the Full moon day in Sawan month. In 2017, Nariyal Poornima date is August 7. Narial Purnima is a traditional festival observed mainly in Coastal Maharashtra. Narali Pournami festival marks the Thanksgiving Day to Sea God. Some people also […]

Ashad Month 2018 | Ashada Masam, Ashad Maas dates

Ashad month or Ashada masam or Ashad maas or Ashada mahina is the 4th month in traditional lunar calendar followed in North India, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. In 2018, Ashad month begins on June 28 and ends on July 27 as per Hindi calendars followed in North Indian states – Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Madhya […]

Shravan Month 2018 | Sawan Mahina in 2018 | Shravana Masam dates

Shravana Masam (Shravan month, Sawan mahina), is very auspicious Hindu month. Each and everyday during the Shravana Mas has some significance. Shravan Month 2018 in North Indian Hindi Calendars In 2018, Shravan Month begins on July 28 and ends on August 26 as per North Indian Hindi calendars. Krishna Paksha of Shravan Maas begins on […]

Parasuram Jayanti 2017 | Parashurama Jayanthi

parashurama

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, […]

Narasimha Jayanti 2017

Narasimha Swamy in Puranas, Vedas

Narasimha Jayanti or Narsimha Jayanthi is observed on the fourteenth day in the bright fortnight of Vaishakha month (Vaisakha Shukla Chaturdasi). In 2017, Narasimha Jayanti date is May 9. This festival is celebrated with utmost gaiety in all Vishnu temples around the world and especially Narasima temples host great celebrations. Special pujas and offerings are […]

Hindu Festivals in May 2017, Auspicious Days

Hindu Festivals in May 2017, Auspicious Days in May 2017. Here are the dates of important Hindu festivals and auspicious days in May 2017. The dates and tithis are given based on the standard Hindu Panchangams of India. Here are the dates of important Hindu festivals and auspicious days in May 2016. The dates and […]

Baisakhi 2017 – Vaisakhi (April 14)

Baisakhi 2017, Baisakhi 2017 date, Baisakhi festival in 2017, When is Baisakhi in 2017? Baisakhi or Vaisakhi or Vaishakha is an important harvest festival in Punjab, and some other North Indian regions. It is the biggest festival for Sikh community as it marks the beginning of Sikh New Year as per the Solar Nanakshahi calendar. In 2017, Baisakhi […]

Rongali Bihu 2017 | Bohag Bihu | Assamese New Year 2017

Rongali Bihu or Bohag Bihu is the Assamese New Year celebrated in mid April. In 2017, Bohag Bihu or Rongali Bihu date is April 14. Actually, Bohag Bihu is celebrated for 7 days but nowadays it is confined for 3 days. Goru Bihu, Manuh Bihu, and Gosai Bihu are the three festivals of Rongali Bihu. […]