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 […]

Hindu Festivals in October 2018, Auspicious days

Hindu Festivals October 2018, Auspicious days in October 2018.. October 2018 is one of the biggest months for Hindus in which the biggest festivals for Hindus – Mahalaya Amavasya, Navratri, Vijayadashami (Dussehra), Kojagari Purnima Lakshmi Puja and Karva Chauth are celebrated along with the holy Ashwin Month & Kartik month. October 2018 coincides with Ashwin […]

Janmashtami 2018 | 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 […]

Narali Purnima 2018 | 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 2018, Nariyal Poornima date is August 25. Narial Purnima is a traditional festival observed mainly in Coastal Maharashtra. Narali Pournami festival marks the Thanksgiving Day to Sea God. Some people also […]

Shravana Masam Puja: Pooja Procedure during Shukla Paksha in Sawan Month


Shravana Masam puja or pooja procedure in Sawan month is very different yet auspicious than other months in Hinduism. As we know the importance and significance of Shravan month, Shravana masa Shukla Paksha is highly auspicious fortnight. In 2018, Shukla Paksha in Shravan Month begins on August 12 and ends on August 26 with Shravan […]

Kajari Purnima 2018 | 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 2018, Kajari Purnima date is August 26. Kajari Purnima is celebrated in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Uttar Pradesh. Kajili Purnima is an important festival for farmers and agricultural communities. […]

Hindu Festivals in June 2018 | Auspicious days

Dates of important Hindu festivals and auspicious days in June 2018 are given here. The dates and tithis are provided as per the standard Hindu calendars of India. Here you can get all other regional and sub-regional festivals’ information of the month of June 2018.. Sunday, 10 June 2018 – Parama Ekadashi Friday, 15 June […]

Hindu Festivals in May 2018, Auspicious Days

Hindu Festivals in May 2018, Auspicious Days in May 2018. Here are the dates of important Hindu festivals and auspicious days in May 2018. 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 2018. The dates and […]

Rongali Bihu 2018 | Bohag Bihu | Assamese New Year 2018

Rongali Bihu or Bohag Bihu is the Assamese New Year celebrated in mid April. In 2018, 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. […]

Parasuram Jayanti 2018 | Parashurama Jayanthi


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, […]

Baisakhi 2018 | Vaisakhi (April 14)

Baisakhi 2018, Baisakhi 2018 date, Baisakhi festival in 2018, When is Baisakhi in 2018? 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 2018, Baisakhi […]

Narasimha Jayanti 2018

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 2018, Narasimha Jayanti date is April 28 | April 29. Smarta Nrusimha Jayanti – 28 April 2018. Madhva / Vaishnava Nrusimha Jayanti – 29 April 2018. This festival is celebrated with utmost gaiety […]

Bisu 2018 | Tuluva New Year 2018 in Karnataka

Bisu, also known as Tulu New Year Day, is the first day of Tuluva calendar followed in Tulunadu region in Karnataka. In 2018, Bisu date is April 14. The entire stretch of Udupi, Dakshina Kannada and parts of Kasargod is known as Tulunadu. The people of Tulunadu follow Souramana Panchanga (Solar calendar) hence this festival […]

Sri Rama Pattabhishekam 2018 in Bhadrachalam Temple

Sri Ramachandraswamy Pattabhishekam 2018 in Bhadrachalam Temple will be held on March 27. It is performed the day following Sri Rama Navami (Chaitra Shukla Dasami). Pushkara Pattabhishekam, also known as Sri Rama Samrajya Pattabhisheka Mahotsavam was conducted at Sri Seeta Ramachandra swamy temple in Bhadrachalam in April 2014 on the following day of Sri Rama […]

Rama Navami 2018 | Sri Ram Navami | Sri Rama Jayanti

Sri Rama Navami, Sri Rama Jayanti, celebrates the birthday of Lord Sri Rama. Sri Ram Navami 2018 date is March 25. Smarta Sri Ramanavami is celebrated on March 25 and Vaishnava, Madhva Sriramanavami is celebrated on March 26. Sri Rama Navami Navaratri utsavams begins on March 18 with Chaitra Shukla Pratipada (Ugadi / Gudi Padwa […]

Gudi Padwa 2018 | Gudhi Padva, Samvatsar Padvo, Marathi & Konkan New Year Day

Gudi Padwa or Gudhi Padva is celebrated on the first day of Chaitra month. In 2018, Gudi Padwa date is March 18. This festival is observed as New Year Day by Maharashtrians and Hindu Konkains. Gudi Padva is also known as Samvatsar Padvo or Yugadi. Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka people celebrate this festival as […]

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 […]