Magh Snan importance – Spiritual significance of holy dip in Magh Month

Magh snan or Magha snanam is bathing in holy rivers during Magh month or Magh maas. Performing ritual bath or holy dip in the month is considered as highly meritorious. Devotees believe that Magh snan gives them opportunity to bless with fruitful life and salvation. In 2021, Magh month starts on January 29 and ends […]

Niruti Loka | Abode of Niruti

Niruti is one among the AshtaDikpalakas such as Kubera, Yama, Indra, Varuna, Ishana, Agni and Vayu. Niruti Deva is also considered as a female aspect of Ma Shakti Devi, but in most of the texts he is mentioned as a male deity, and he is the god of south west direction. Niruti is residing in […]

Magh Month, Magha Masam: Importance, Spiritual Significance

Magh month or Magha masam is the 11th month in Hindu calendar and dedicated to Lord Shiva. Magh mahina is considered as one of the auspicious months as per Hinduism because during this period, The Goddess of education and learning – Goddess Saraswati Devi, the God of health – Surya Bhagwan and one of the […]

Surya Jayanti 2021 | Magh Saptami 2021

Surya Jayanti, also known as Ratha Saptami or Saur Saptami or Achala Sapthami, is observed on Magh Shukla Saptami day. In 2021, Surya Jayanti date is February 19. This festival is popularly celebrated as Ratha Saptami and also marks the birthday of Lord Surya. Surya Bhagwan was born to sage Kashyapa and his wife Aditi […]

Bhishma Pitamaha Jayanti 2021

Bhishma Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Bhishma Pitamah, Kuruvruddha Maharaj of Mahabharata. In 2021, Bhishma Pitamaha Jayanti date is February 6. Bhishma Pitamaha Jayanti is observed on Krishna Paksha Navami in Magh Month as per North Indian Hindi calendar. It coincides with Poush Maas Krishna Navami. Bhishma, also known as Devavrata or Bhishma Pitamah, […]

Putra Ganapati Vratam in 2021

Putra Ganapati Vratam is an auspicious vrata to be observed by married couple for children. Putra Ganapati Vrata is a main ritual in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana. Childless couple perform the vrata for children. The deity to worship on the day is as the name suggests, Putra Ganapati, Lord Ganapathi. Also called as Lord Ganesh, […]

Madhva Navami 2021 | MadhvaNavami Puja

Madhva Navami or Madhwa Navami is observed on Magha Shukla Navami, the ninth day in Magha month (January – February). In 2021, Madhva Navami date is February 20. This festival is celebrated as the day on which Madhvacharya entered into Badarikashrama. On this day, it is believed that Madhvacharya started his ‘Prayana (journey) to Badrinath […]

Tila Padma Vrata

Tila Padma Vrata is an auspicious austerity observed in Magha Masam as per Telugu Panchangam. In 2021, Tila Padma Vrata date is February 23, Tuesday. Tila Padma Vratam is performed on Shukla Paksha Ekadashi in Magha Masam (Magh Shukla Ekadashi in Hindi Calendars). Lord Vishnu along with Goddess Lakshmi are worshipped with ‘Tila’ (Til – […]

Amavasya March 2021 date | Time of Amavasai

Amavasya or No Moon day in March 2021 is Phalguna Amavasya & Magha Amavasya in calendars followed in North Indian calendars & Amavasyant calendars respectively. Amavasya date in March 2021 is March 13, Saturday. Amavasya March 2021 Timings Amavasai on March 12 begins at 3.02 PM and ends at 3.50 PM on 13th March. This […]

Ganesh Jayanti Puja Muhurat 2021, February 15

Ganesh Jayanti (Jayanthi of Lord Ganesha) is observed on Magha Shukla Paksha Chaturthi, the fourth day in Magh Month especially in Maharashtra, some parts of Karnataka and Goa. In 2021, Maghi Ganesh Jayanti date is February 15. It is observed as a grand event in all Ganesh temples in Maharashtra and households as well. Lord […]

Sant Sankhya | Sweeper who has become Sant

Sankhya (15th century AD) was born in a village in Maharashtra, and he was a sweeper by profession. Due to his good karmas, he got the opportunity of sweeping in a Krishna Temple at his village, but he is not allowed to enter inside the main shrine of the temple, since he belonged to a […]

Vasant Panchami 2021 | Basant Panchami Saraswati Puja

Vasant Panchami, also spelt as Basant Panchami, or Saraswati Puja is a festival that represents the arrival of Vasant Ritu (Spring Season). In 2021, Vasant Panchami date is February 16. On this day, Mata Saraswati is worshipped. It is celebrated on the fifth day of the month Magh (Magha masa Shukla Panchami). Vasanta Panchami is […]

Magh Month 2021 | Magha Masam, Magh Mahina dates

Magh month or Magha masam or Magh mahina is the 11th month in traditional Hindu calendar of India. In 2021, Magh month starts on January 29 and ends on February 27 in North Indian Hindi calendar. Magh mahina 2021 begins on 12 February and ends on March 13 as per Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu, and Kannada […]

Sankashti February 2021 | Sankashtahara Chaturthi Vrat

Sankashti Chaturthi or Sankatahara Ganapathi Chaturthi, the auspicious Ganesha vrata, is observed on Krishna Paksha (Vad paksha / Bahula paksha) in every month. There is no Sankashti in February 2021. As Sankashti Chaturthi falls on 31 January, next Sankashti is in March 2021. But some calendars mentioned 1 February as Sankashti Chaturthi. Sankashti March 2021 […]

Bhauma Pradosh Vrat – 26 January 2021

26 January 2021 is Pradosh Vrat (Bhauma Pradosham). As it falls on Mangalvar (Bhaumvar – Tuesday) it is also referred to as Bhauma Pradosham. Bhauma Pradosh – 26 January 2021, Tuesday It falls in Shukla Paksha of Poush Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars and as per Kannada, Telugu, Marathi, and Gujarati calendars. It […]

Poush Putrada Ekadashi Vrata Parana Timings, 25 January 2021 | Posh Sudi Ekadashi

Ekadashi Vrata Paarana Timings, 25 January 2021 (Time to break fasting of Ekadashi Vrata) is given here. On 24 January 2021, Vaikunta Ekadashi (Poush Putrada Ekadashi) is observed. And on 25 January 2021, Monday, Ekadashi Vrata Paarana is observed. Vrata Paaran is breaking the fast of Vrata. Poush Putrada Ekadashi Vrat Paaran Time – breakfast […]

Significance of Falguna Month, Reference of Falgun Masam in Hindu Religious History

Falguna masam is the last among the 12 months in Hindu calendar. This month does not contain many auspicious days and festivals, but the Falgun month has a great significance according to Hindu Mythology (Hindu religious history). The most prominent incidents of the most important Itihasas for Hindus, Ramayana and MahaBharata occurred in the Phalgun month. […]

Magha Amavasya

Magh Amavasya | Magha Amavasya (Amavasya in Magh Month) is the fifteenth day of Magh Maas in North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchang) and thirtieth day in Magh Maas in Amavasyant calendars. In 2021, Magh Amavasya date is February 11. This day coincides with Amavasya in Poush Month in Amavasyant Chandramana Panchang followed in Andhra […]

Samba Dashami 2021 | Samba Dasami or Surya Puja in Odisha

Samba Dashami vrat, also known as Surya Puja, is observed on the 10th day in Shukla Paksha in Pausha Month in Odisha. In 2021, Samba Dashami date or Surya Puja date is January 23. This festival is dedicated to Surya Bhagwan, mainly observed in Odisha. Legends or Samba Dasami Vrat Katha say that Samba, the […]