Bhishma Ekadashi Mahatmya | Story | What to do on Bheeshma Ekadashi

Ekadashi is a special day for prayers for all Hindus. It is the 11th day of the fortnight between a New moon to a full moon and vice versa. Typically there are two Ekadashi every month and both days are regarded as a day of fasting and prayers to Lord Vishnu. As I have already […]

Vasant Panchami 2020 | 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 2020, Vasant Panchami date is January 30. 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 […]

Importance of Ganesh Pujan on Magh Shukla Chaturthi – Article in Hindi

The importance of Ganesh Pujan on Magh Shukla Chaturthi is given in this Hindi article. Shukla Paksha Chaturthi in Magh month is known as Ganesh Jayanti / Varad Chaturthi / Til Chaturthi or Tilkund Chaturthi. माघ मॉस की शुक्ला चतुर्थी में गणेश पूजन का महात्मय ( 28 January 2020) माघ  मॉस  की  शुक्ला चतुर्थी  को शांता  कहते  है . यह  शांता  तिथि नित्य  शांति  प्रदान  करने  के  कारन  शांता  कहलाती  है | इस  दिन  किये […]

Saraswati Jayanti 2020 | 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 2020 date is January 30. It is also known as Vasant Panchami (Basant Panchami) / Shri Panchami / Saraswati Panchami / Vidyadayini Saraswati vratam. It is believed on […]

Vidhan Saptami 2020 | 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 2020, Vidhan Saptami date is February 1. It is also celebrated as Surya Jayanti. On this festival, devotees offer arghya (oblation) and special naivedya are […]

Varad Chaturthi 2020 | Varad Til Chaturthi in Magh Month

Varad Chaturthi or Varad Til Chaturthi, popularly known as Ganesh Jayanti or Tilkund Chaturthi, is believed as the birthday of Lord Ganesha. In 2020, Varad Chaturthi date is January 28. Mainly celebrated in Maharashtra, Gujarat, and some other regions of North India, Varad Chaturthi falls on fourth day of Shukla Paksha in Magh month. Til […]

Narmada Jayanti 2020

Narmada Mata

Narmada Jayanti, Narmada Janamdivas, is the birth anniversary or the first appearance of River Narmada on the Earth. In 2020, Narmada Jayanti date is February 1. Narmada Jayanti falls on Ratha Saptami, Shukla Paksha Saptami in Magh Month. Narmada River originated at Amarkantak of Madhya Pradesh and flows in western direction through Maharashtra and Gujarat […]

Tila Dwadashi 2020

Tila Dwadashi is an auspicious vrat observed on the twelfth day of Krishna Paksha in Magh Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars. In 2020, Tila Dwadashi date is January 21. It falls in Krishna Paksha of Paush Month as per the Telugu, Kannada, Konkan, Marathi and Gujarati calendars. The main ritual of Tila Dwadasi […]

Sashti January 2020 | Shashti Viratham

Lord Subramanya

Sashti, Sashti Viratham in January 2020 is an auspicious one as it falls in Margazhi Masam (Margali month) in Tamil calendar and the second Sashti in January falls in Thai Masam. Sashti January 2020 date is January 1, Wednesday and January 31, Friday. Sashti is a viratham dedicated to Lord Muruga, observed on sixth day […]

Thiruvathira Festival 2020 | Thiruvathirai in Dhanu Month in Kerala

Thiruvathira Festival is an important celebration in Kerala. In 2020, Thiruvathira festival date is January 10 & December 30. Also known as Arudra Darisanam, this festival falls on Thiruvathira Nakshatram day in Dhanu Month of Malayalam calendar. On the same day in Tamil Nadu, Arudra Darisanam is celebrated. It is the special day for Shiva […]

Shakambari Jayanti 2020 | Last day of Shakambari Navaratri

Shakambari Jayanti or Sakambari Jayanthi is the birthday of Goddess Shakambari especially observed in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. In 2020, Shakambari Jayanti date is January 10. Shakambari Devi is the Goddess who wears vegetables and green leaves as her dress or clothes and gives green leafy food and fruits to […]

Shani Amavasya 2020 | Shanaischari Amavasya

Shani Amavasya is a No Moon day which falls on Shanivar, Saturday. It is very auspicious to perform Shiva Pujan, Shani Pujan, Navagraha Pujan, Hanuman Pujan, Devi Puja and Pitru Tharpanam. In 2020, Shani Amavasya falls twiice – in June and November. Shani Amavasya – 20 June 2020 This Shani Amavasya is Jyeshta Amavasya as […]

Bakula Amavasya 2020

Bakula Amavasya (Vakula Amavasya) is observed on Paush Amavasya, the No Moon in Paush Month in Odisha. In 2020, Bakula Amavasya date is January 24. Bakula Amavasya is dedicated to farmers. Farming communities worship all Gods and special recipes are prepared. Bakula Lagi means offering mango flower to lord of temples in Odisha. One special […]

Vaikunta Ekadashi Vrat Parana Timings, 7 January 2020

Ekadashi Vrata Paarana Timings, 7 January 2020 (Time to break fasting of Ekadashi Vrata) is given here. On 6 January 2020, Vaikunta Ekadashi (Paush Putrada Ekadashi) is observed. And on 7 January 2020, Tuesday, Ekadashi Vrata Paarana is observed. Vrata Paaran is breaking the fast of Vrata. Vaikunta Ekadashi Vrat Paaran Time – breakfast time […]

Goda Kalyanam, Sri Godadevi Kalyanotsavam in Dhanurmasam

Godadevi Kalyanam

Goda Kalyanam (Sri Godadevi Kalyanotsavam) is an important ritual observed during Dhanurmasam in Vaishnava Temples all around the world. In 2020, Goda Kalyanam date is January 14. Usually, the ceremonial wedding of Sri Goda Devi & Sri Ranganatha Swamy is performed on the last day of Dhanurmasam. Many special rituals and pujas mark the end […]

Girivalam 2020 | Thiruvannamalai Pournami Girivalam Calendar 2020

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 2020 with Margazhi Pournami (Pushya Pournami – Velthuvavu in Dhanu Masam) on January 10. Here is the list of Thiruvannamalai […]

Budhashtami 2020 | Budh Ashtami Vrat

Budh Ashtami Puja, or also spelt as Budhashtami is a vrata dedicated to Goddess Parvati, observed on every Ashtami day that falls on Budhvar or Wednesday. Budh Ashtami may fall either in Shukla Paksha or Krishna Pakshna in a month. Devotees observe fasting on Budh Ashtami and worship Goddess Parvati for wellbeing and prosperity. Budhastami vrata is also performed by those who […]

Satya Datta Vratham

First Satya Datta Vratham is performed for the year 2020 by Team Sree Datta Vaibhavam at Lalapet, Hyderabad, on 5 January 2020, Sunday. Shri Satya Datta Vratham can be observed on any auspicious day or on any auspicious occasion, similar to Sri Satyanarayana Swamy Vratham. Sri Ramakrishna garu will be organising this Vratham at his […]

Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple Calendar 2020-2021 | Sabarimala Temple Opening dates in 2020, 2021

Sabarimala Ayyappa Swamy

You can read and download Sabarimala Ayyappa temple calendar 2020-2021 years here in Hindupad. This calendar provides the list of sabarimala temple opening dates in 2020-2021 for all monthly pujas, mandala pujas, and Makaravilakku pujas. This calendar also gives the exact puja timings of Sabarimala Ayyappa Devaswom. For Makara Vilakku poojas Thirunada is being opened […]