Simha Sankranti 2020 | Simha Sankramana Timings

Simha Sankranti (Simha Sankramana) is the day when Surya Bhagavan transits through or enters into Simha Rashi (Leo) from Karkataka Rashi (Cancer). In 2020, Simha Sankranti date is August 16. Simha Sankranti Punyakalam Timings Simha Sankranti Sankramana Time – 6.28 PM, 16 August 2020 16 August 2020 – Simha Sankranti (Sun enters into Simha Rashi) […]

Bhadarvi Poonam 2020 | Bhadrapadi Poonam Festival in Gujarat

Bhadarvi Poonam, Bhadrapadi Purnima festival, is observed on the Full Moon day during Bhadrapad month in Gujarat. In 2020, Bhaadra Poonam date is September 1|2. Bhadarvi Poonam is also known as Ambaji Bhadra Purnima. Ambaji Badarvi Poonam is dedicated to Goddess Ambaji, consecrated at Ambaji village at the foothills of Aravali Parvat (Mount Aravali) in Banaskantha […]

Vishnupathi Punyakalam August 2020

Vishnupathi Punyakalam in August 2020 is Sun in Leo Vishnupathi (transition of Surya Bhagawan into Simha rashi). Vishnupati August 2020 date is August 17. It is the 3rd Vishnupathi in 2020 year. On the day of Vishnupati, nine hour period from 1.30 in the late night to 10.30 in the morning is referred as Vishnupathi […]

Hal Sashti Vrat 2020

Hal Sashti Vrat (Har Chhath Pujan) is observed mainly in North India. In 2020, Hal Sashti Vrat date is August 9. It falls on Sixth day after Shravan Purnima (Raksha Bandhan festival), Shukla Paksha Sashti in Bhadrapad Month as per North Indian Hindi calendar. Hal Sashti vrat is observed to celebrate the birthday of Lord […]

Bhanu Pradosh Vrat, 16 August 2020

16 August 2020 is Pradosham (Bhanu Pradosh Vrat). Pradosh Shiva Puja is auspicious vrata dedicated to Lord Shiva, observed on Trayodashi in each Paksha of Hindu month. Pradosh of 16 August falls in Krishna Paksha of Bhadrapada Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars and Shravan Month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Telangana […]

Bol Choth 2020 | Bol Chauth Vrat during Shravan Month in Gujarat

Bol Choth or Bol Chouth puja or Bahula Chauth vrat is observed on Chauth or Chaturthi day in Vad Paksh or Bahula paksh of Shravan month in Gujarat and some Western and Northern parts of India. In 2020, Bol Choth Vrat date is August 7. It is observed on the previous day of Nag Pancham […]

Indra Puranmashi

Indra Puranmashi falls on Purnima in Bhadrapada Month as per Hindu calendar. In 2020, Indra Puranmashi date is September 1. On this day the Vrat begins with Upavaas. The performers wake up in the early morning and have bath. Wear satvik clothes and start the upvaas by praying to Indra deva. During this vrata, the […]

16-days Mahalakshmi Vrat 2020 Muhurat

In 2020, 16-days Mahalakshmi Vrat begins on 25 August and ends on September 10, 2020. 16-days Mahalakshmi Vrata is observed in Bhadrapada Month – Ashwin Month as per North Indian Hindi calendar. Women perform Lakshmi puja in early morning taking a ritual bath. After bath, in some places, women tie 16 knotted strings on to […]

Importance of Jyeshta Gauri Puja | Bhadrapada Mahalakshmi Vrata

Jyeshta Gauri Pujan Bhadrapada Mahalakshmi Vrata

What is the importance of Jyeshta Gauri Vrata? Why Gauri Puja (Mahalakshmi Pujan) is observed in Bhadrapada Month? Here are the full details about Bhadrapada Mahalakshmi Vrata (Jyeshta Gauri Pujan)… Goddess Mahalakshmi, the remover of dangers According to the legend mentioned in Scriptures, during the battle between the deities and the demons, the wives of […]

Ashlesha Bali Puja in Kukke Subramanya Temple

Ashlesha Bali Puja in Kukke Subramanya Temple, Ashlesha Bali in Kukke Sree Kshetra Subrahmanya Swamy Temple, Ashlesha Bali Timings at Kukke Temple. Ashlesha Bali Puja or Aslesha Bali pooja is one of the important Kaalasarpa dosha pujas performed at Kukke Subramanya temple near Mangalore in Karnataka. Lord Subramanya is known as the protector from Kaalasarpa […]

Maha Dwadashi Vrat

Maha Dwadashi is an auspicious vrat which is observed in Bhadrapada Month. In 2020, Maha Dwadashi date is August 30. It falls on Bhadrapada Shukla Dwadashi. This Vrata is considered even more auspicious if it falls on Shravana Nakshatra. And if it falls on Wednesday, it is highly meritorious. And when it falls on the […]

Bahula Chauth Puja Muhurat 2020

Bahula Chauth Puja Muhurat 2020, Auspicious timings for Bol Choth Poojan is given here.. In 2020, Bahula Chauth date is August 7, Friday. On the same day, Sankashti Chaturthi is also observed. It is observed on Chauth or Chaturthi day in Vad Paksh or Bahula paksh of Shravan month in Gujarat and some Western and Northern […]

Raksha Panchami 2020 | Rekha Panchami

Raksha Panchami (Rekha Panchami) is observed on the fifth day in second half during Shravan month. In 2020, Raksha Panchami date is August 8. It is believed that who missed to tie Rakhi or getting tied the Rakhi on Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi Pournima, will tie and get tied Rakhi on Raksha Panchami. On Raksha […]

Goga Panchami 2020

Goga Panchami is observed on the fifth day following Rakshabandhan festival (Shravan Purnima) mainly in North India. In 2020, Goga Panchami date is August 8. This festival (vrat) is associated with the Serpent God ‘Guga’. It is mainly observed in Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh. Goga Panchami marks the beginning of Goga Navami celebrations. It […]

Aja Ekadashi 2020 | Ananda Ekadashi, Annada Ekadashi

Aja Ekadashi, Ananda Ekadasi, Ananda Ekadashi is observed in Bhadrapada month as per the North Indian Calendar. In 2020, Aja Ekadashi date is August 15. It falls in Krishna Paksha of Bhadrapada Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars and in Shravan Month according to Marathi, Telugu, Kannada and Gujarati calendars. The legend, importance and […]

Significance of Janmashtami

Krishna as Damodara

What is the significance of Janmashtami? Janamashtami celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna. Ashtami is significant as it indicates a perfect balance between the seen and the unseen aspects of reality; the visible material world and the invisible spiritual realm. Krishna’s birth on Ashtami signifies his mastery of both the spiritual and material worlds. He […]

Bhadra Month 2020 in Nepali calendar | Nepal Bhadau Maas

Bhadra Month (Bhadra Maas) is the 5th month in traditional Nepali Hindu calendar followed in Nepal and some other surrounding places of the country. In 2020, Nepali Bhadra month begins on 17 August and ends on 16 September 2020. This is the 2077 Hindu year in Bikram Panchang of Nepal (Nepali Patro). In 2020, many […]

Sama Pancham 2020

Sama Pancham is mainly observed in Gujarat during Bhadrapada month (September). In 2020, Sama Pancham date is August 23. It is observed on the fifth day in bright half (Sud Pancham) of Bhadarvi Maas. It falls on the following day of Ganesh Chaturthi (Ganesh Choth). Sama Pancham majorly celebrated among agricultural families in Gujarat. This […]

Lalahi Chhath Puja 2020

Lalahi Chhath Puja is an auspicious vrata observed in Bhadrapada Month in North Indian Hindi calendars. In 2020, Lalahi Chhath Puja date is August 9. Lalahi Chhath falls a couple of days prior to Sri Krishna Janmashtami. It is the day to celebrate the birthday of Lord Balarama, the elder brother of Lord Sri Krishna. It […]