Madhva Navami 2019 | MadhvaNavami Puja

Madhva Navami or Madhwa Navami is observed on Magha Shukla Navami, the ninth day in Magha month (January – February). In 2019, Madhva Navami date is February 14. 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 […]

Arogya Saptami puja on Ratha Saptami

Ratha Saptami or Surya Jayanthi is also known as Arogya Saptami. In 2019, Arogya Saptami puja date is February 12. Lord Surya Narayan, the God of Health, who is also referred to as Aditya, Bhanu, Divakar, Ravi, Prabhakar, Mitra, etc. is worshipped during Arogya Saptami puja. Arogya Saptami or Arogya Vratam is considered as highly […]

Vidhan Saptami 2019 | Vidhana Saptami in Magh Month

Vidhan Saptami or Vidhana Saptami is observed on seventh day in Shukla Paksha of Magh Month. It is also known as Arogya Saptami or Ratha Saptami or Radha Saptami. In 2019, Vidhan Saptami date is February 12. It is also celebrated as Surya Jayanti. On this festival, devotees offer arghya (oblation) and special naivedya are […]

Khodiyar Mata Jayanti 2019

Shri Khodiyar Mata

Khodiyar Mata Jayanti is the birth anniversary, first appearance day, of Goddess Khodiyar Mata. It is observed on Shukla Paksha Ashtami in Magha Month as per Hindu calendar. In 2019, Khodiyar Mata Jayanti date is February 13. Goddess Khodiyar Mata is the Hindu goddess who appeared in the story of Mamaniya Gadhvi in about AD […]

Phalgun Month 2019 | Falgun Maas, Phalguna Masam dates

Phalgun month (Falgun maas or Phalguna masam) is the 12th or last month as per Hindu calendar. In 2019, Phalgun month starts on February 20 and ends on March 21 as per traditional North Indian calendar followed in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttaranchal, Haryana, Bihar, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, and Orissa. As per Telugu, Marathi, Kannada and […]

Magh Krishna Pratipada | Magha Bahula Padyami

Magh Krishna Pratipada | Magha Bahula Padyami (Krishna Paksha Pratipada in Magh Month) is the first day of Magh Maas in North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchang) and sixteenth day in Magh Maas in Amavasyant calendars. In 2019, Magh Krishna Pratipada date is January 21. This day coincides with Krishna Paksha Pratipada in Poush Month […]

Poush Shukla Chaturdashi | Pushya Shuddha Chaturdashi

Poush Shukla Chaturdashi | Pushya Shuddha Chaturdashi (Shukla Paksha Chaturdashi in Poush Month) is the twenty ninth day of Poush Maas in North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchang) and fourteenth day in Poush Maas in Amavasyant calendars. In 2019, Poush Shukla Chaturdashi date is January 20. This day coincides with Shukla Paksha Chaturdashi in Poush […]

Girivalam 2019 | Thiruvannamalai Pournami Girivalam Calendar

Thiruvannamalai temple

Girivalam is a ritualistic procedure of Giri Pradakshina, circumambulation of a sacred place. Usually, the term ‘Girivalam’ is pointed at Thiruvannamalai Giri Pradakshinam. Thiruvannamalai has the popular Shiva Temple, Arunachaleshwarar Kovil. Thiruvannamalai Girivalam begins in 2019 with Thai Pournami (Pushya Pournami – Velthuvavu in Makara Masam) on January 21. Here is the list of Thiruvannamalai Girivalam […]

Magh Purnima 2019 – Magha Pournami, Maghi Purnima

Magh Purnima, or Magha Poornima, also known as Maghi Purnima or Magha Pournami, is the Full Moon day in Magh month. In 2019, Maghi Purnima date is February 19. It is considered as auspicious bathing day during Magh Mela and Kumbh Mela. This also marks the conclusion of Magha month in North India. Magh Poornima […]

Poush Shukla Trayodashi | Pushya Shuddha Trayodashi

Poush Shukla Trayodashi | Pushya Shuddha Trayodashi (Shukla Paksha Trayodashi in Poush Month) is the twenty eighth day of Poush Maas in North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchang) and thirteenth day in Poush Maas in Amavasyant calendars. In 2019, Poush Shukla Trayodashi date is January 19. This day coincides with Shukla Paksha Trayodashi in Poush […]

Ganesh Jayanti Vrat Katha | Story associated with Maghi Ganesh Chauth

Ganesh Jayanti (Maghi Ganesh Chauth) is observed on Shukla Paksha Chaturthi in Magh month as per all lunar Hindu calendars. The story of Ganesh Jayanti is associated with a righteous King and his queen Ratnavali. The vrat katha goes like this… Once there was a righteous and judicious King. His queen Ratnavali was wise and […]

Tilkut Chaturthi, Maghi Tilkund Chaturthi

Tilkut Chaturthi, Maghi Tilkund Chaturthi, is observed on the fourth day of Magh Month (Magha Shukla Paksha Chaturthi) as per Marathi calendar (Amavasyant calendars). In 2019, Tilkut Chaturthi date is February 8. Tilkut Chaturthi is mainly observed in Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka and many other places of Western Indian and North India. Lord Ganesha is offered […]

Hindupad offers ‘Free Temple Pooja’

Hindupad.com offers a free service to all its readers. We will organize a special puja at selected temples once in a year. There is no special charge to register for this service. Hindupad will bear the service cost. We will try to send Prasadam through postal mail, but we do not guarantee. Sending Prasadam depends on […]

Bhishma Ekadashi 2019

Bhishma Ekadasi is observed on Shukla Ekadashi in Magh Month (Magha masam). In 2019, Bhishma Ekadashi date is February 16. It is an auspicious occasion, also considered as the birthday of Vishnu Sahasranama Stotram (Vishnu Sahasranama Stotra Jayanti). Vishnu Sahasranama stotram was revealed to Pandavas by Bhishma. While on the bed of arrows, Bhishma revealed […]

Vasant Panchami 2019 Saraswati Puja Muhurat | Saraswati Pooja Muhurtham 2019

Here is the best time for Vasant Panchami 2019 Saraswati Puja or Saraswati Puja 2019 muhurat. It is an auspicious festival to perform Saraswati Puja. It is  Observed on fifth day in Shukla Paksha of Magh month (10 February 2019). Vasanta Panchami is also called as ‘Shree Panchami’ or ‘Saraswati Panchami’. It is celebrated in […]

Poush Shukla Dwadashi | Pushya Shuddha Dwadashi

Poush Shukla Dwadashi | Pushya Shuddha Dwadashi (Shukla Paksha Dwadashi in Poush Month) is the twenty seventh day of Poush Maas in North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchang) and twelfth day in Poush Maas in Amavasyant calendars. In 2019, Poush Shukla Dwadashi date is January 18. This day coincides with Shukla Paksha Dwadashi in Poush […]

Varuna Shashti 2019

Varuna Shashti, an auspicious day dedicated to Varuna (the God of rain). In 2019, Varuna Shashti date is February 11. It is observed on Magha Shukla Sashti, the sixth day during Magha masam in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Varuna Dev is worshipped with red flowers, chandan (sandal paste), and dhoopa dheepa naivedyam. Varuna Yagam […]

Saraswati Jayanti 2019 | Saraswati Puja in Magh Month

Saraswati Jayanti or Saraswati Puja falls on fifth day in bright half of of Magh month (January – February) as per all standard Hindu calendars. Saraswati Jayanti 2019 date is February 10. It is also known as Vasant Panchami (Basant Panchami) / Shri Panchami / Saraswati Panchami / Vidyadayini Saraswati vratam. It is believed on […]

Bhishma Ashtami 2019 | Bheeshma Astami

Bhishma Ashtami or Bhishmashtami is observed on Shukla paksha Ashtami in Magh month (January – February). In 2019, Bhishma Ashtami date is February 13. Bhishma is known as the Kuru Vamsa Pitamaha (grandfather of Kaurava) and is described as the Lords of the Lord by Sri Krishna. As per the Mahabharata, Bhishma laid himself on […]