Phagu Dasami 2019 | First day of Dolyatra in Odisha

Phagu Dasami is the first day of Dolyatra festival in Odisha. It is observed on Phalgun Shukla Dashami, the tenth day in bright half of Falgun month. In 2019, Phagu Dasami date is March 16. On this day, idols or images of Radha and Lord Krishna are placed on a swing as part of Basantotsav. […]

Gudi Padwa 2020 | Gudhi Padva, Samvatsar Padvo, Marathi & Konkan New Year Day

Gudi Padwa or Gudhi Padva is celebrated on the first day of Chaitra month. In 2020, Gudi Padwa date is March 25. 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 […]

Rama Navami 2019 | Sri Ram Navami | Sri Rama Jayanti

Sri Rama Navami, Sri Rama Jayanti, celebrates the birthday of Lord Sri Rama. Sri Ram Navami 2019 date is April 13. Sri Rama Navami Navaratri utsavams begins on April 6 with Chaitra Shukla Pratipada (Ugadi / Gudi Padwa / Nav Varsh) and ends on Srirama Navami (13 April) in 2019. Sri Ramanavami Puja Muhurtham 2019 […]

Hindu Festivals in February 2019, Auspicious Days

Dates of important Hindu festivals in February 2019 and auspicious days in this month are listed here. February 2019 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 2019 | 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 2019

Here is the list of Hindu festivals in 2019. The list of Hindu festivals 2019 begins with Saphala Ekadashi (1 January 2019) and ends with Surya Grahan (26 December 2019). Tuesday, 1 January 2019 – Saphala Ekadashi Saturday, 5 January 2019 – Surya Grahan (Solar Eclipse) Tuesday, 15 January 2019 – Pongal Tuesday, 15 January […]

Hindu Festivals in January 2019

Here are the dates of important Hindu festivals and auspicious days in January 2019. The dates and tithis are given based on the standard Hindu Panchangam of India. Makar Sankranti (Pongal), Shakambari Navratri, Magh Mela, and Magha Maas are the important festivals in January 2019. January 2019 is Paush Month and Magha Month in North […]

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 December 2019, Auspicious days

Here is the list of the major Hindu festivals dates in December 2019. It is based on the standard Hindu calendars of India. The important festivals in December 2019 are – Gita Jayanti, Hanuman Vratham, Sri Datta Jayanti, Vaikunta Ekadasi. December 2019 coincides with Karthikai & Margali month in Tamil Nadu, Vrischikam & Dhanu month […]

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 […]

Ayyappa Jayanthi 2017 | Lord Ayyappan Jayanti on Panguni Uthiram

Ayyappa Jayanthi, the Lord Ayyappan Jayanti, is observed on Painkuni Uthiram or Panguni Uthiram day which falls on Pournami or Full Moon day in Meena masam of Malayali calendar. In 2017, Ayyappa Jayanti date is April 9. Lord Ayyappa is considered to be born out of the union between Mohini avataram of Lord Vishnu and […]

Hindu Festivals 2017

Here is the list of Hindu festivals in 2017. The list begins with Putrada Ekadashi and ends with Putrada Ekadashi in December. Sunday, 8 January 2017 – Pausha Putrada Ekadashi Monday, 9 January 2017 – Pausha Putrada Ekadashi Thursday, 12 January 2017 – Paush Purnima Saturday, 14 January 2017 – Pongal Saturday, 14 January 2017 […]

Fourth Day of Onam: Visakam

Visakam is the fourth day of grand Onam celebration. The Visakam day falls in the month of Chingam according to the Malayalam calendar. In 2019, Visakam Onam date is September 4. This day is very special because as the number of days pass and the big day which is approaching within a few days. The […]

Significance of Raja Sankranti

Raja Sankranti is a three day festival which marks the onset of harvest season. It begins with Pahili Raja and ends with Basi Raja. According to popular belief as women menstruate, which is a sing of fertility, so also Mother Earth menstruates. So all three days of the festival are considered to be the menstruating […]

Mesadi 2019

Mesadi (Vaishakhadi) marks the beginning of Hindu New Year as per Solar calendars. In 2019, Mesadi festival date is April 14. Varusha Pirappu, Puthandu, Chithirai Vishu, is the Tamil New Year celebrated all around the world by Tamil people. In 2019, Varusha Pirappu or Puthandu date is April 14, 2019. It is celebrated on Mesha […]

Raghavendra Jayanthi 2016 | Sri Guru Raghavendra Swamy Jayanti

Guru Raghavendra Swamy of Mantralayam

Sri Guru Raghavendra Jayanthi is the birth anniversary of Shri Guru Raghavendra Swamy. This festival is observed on Falguna Shukla Saptami, the seventh day in first half of Falguna masam in Kannada and Telugu calendars. In 2016, Raghavendra Jayanthi date is March 15. In Mantralayam Sri Guru Raghavendra Swamy Temple, Guru Jayanthi Utsavalu are celebrated […]

Telugu Festivals in 2016 – Major Telugu Festivals Calendar 2016 in AP & Telangana

Telugu Festivals in 2016 – Major Telugu Festivals Calendar 2016 in AP & Telangana.. Telugu people are very traditional in celebrating Hindu festivals. Various important Hindu festivals or Telugu pandugalu are celebrated in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana throughout the year. This article consists of a list of Telugu Festivals celebrated in 2016. Sankranthi, Maha Shivarathri, […]

Hindu Festivals in March 2019

March 2019 is a month of Hindu festivals. There is a huge list of festivals and auspicious days to celebrate in March 2019. This month coincides with Falgun month & Chaitra month. March 2019 coincides with Phalgun Mahina and Chaitra Mahina in North Indian Hindu calendars & other Amavasyant calendars followed as per Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada & Telugu Panchangas. Here is the list […]

Vishnu Sahasranama Jayanti | Bhishma Ekadashi Vratam

Vishnu Sahasranama Jayanti is the most auspicious day during when Vishnu Sahasranamam was revealed by Bhishma to Pandavas. In fact Bhishma pitamaha was united with the Lord on Bhishmashtami day. Before his last breath, Bhishma prayed to the Lord with 1000 names of Vishnu and those names have become famous after his death. But, this […]