Guru Purnima 2020 | Ved Vyas Purnima 2020 date

Guru Purnima, also known as Ved Vyas Purnima or Vyasa Poornima, is an auspicious day in Ashad month. In 2020, Guru Purnima date is July 5. Due to Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), Guru Purnima 2020 is celebrated in temples with limited number of devotees amidst stringent lockdown rules such as physical distance, etc. Guru Purnima falls […]

Naga Chaturthi Upvaas 2020

Naga Panchami

Naga Chaturthi upvaas vrat is observed a day prior to Nag Panchami festival. It is dedicated to Naga Devtas (Serpent Gods & Goddesses). In 2020, Naga Chaturthi Upvaas date is July 24. It is widely observed in all over India mainly in North India, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh. Nag Chaturthi is observed on Shukla Paksha […]

Hariyali Teej in Shravan month at Bihariji Temple, Vrindavan

Haryali Teej is celebrated in Shravan month with lot of gusto in Banke Bihariji temple, Vrindavan. In 2020, Haryali Teej date is July 23. In the evening of Haryali Amavasya Teej Lord Bihariji is taken out of Sanctum Sanctorum for very auspicious Jhoolan Yatra. Many special pujas and rituals are done to please Lord Bihariji […]

Sampada Sukravaram Nomu

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Sampada Sukravaram Nomu is an auspicious vratham observed on Fridays in Shravana Masam, mainly in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka and some regions of Maharashtra. In 2020, Sampada Sukravaram Nomu dates are: July 24, July 31, August 7 and August 14. Mostly, the first Friday of Shravan Month is referred as Sampada Shukravara Vratham, but all […]

Chaturmas Vrata Sankalpa Mantras

Here are the Chaturmas Vrata Sankalpa Mantras for all four vratas in Chaturmas. Shaka Vrata (Ashada Month), Dadhi Vrata (Shravana Month), Ksheera Vrata (Bhadrapada Month) and Dwidala Vrata (Ashwina Month).. Chaturmas Vrata begins in Ashada Month and ends in Kartik Month. It is performed during four holy months – Shravana Month, Bhadrapada Month, Ashwina Month […]

Noli Nom Pooja 2020

Noli Nom Pooja falls on ninth day in Shravan Month in Gujarat and some Gujarati influenced places of Maharashtra. In 2020, Noli Nom Pooja date is July 28. It is observed on Shukla Paksha Navami of Sawan Maas as per Gujarati calendar. It is not so popular vrata as it is not mentioned in many […]

Sravana Masam Utsavalu in Ashtalakshmi Temple Hyderabad


Sravana masam Utsavalu are the biggest celebrations at Ashtalakshmi Temple in Hyderabad. In 2020, Shravan month starts on July 21 and ends on August 19. Due to Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) effect, Shravana Masam Utsavalu in Hyderabad will be celebrated with limited number of devotees amidst the stringent lock-down rules such as physical distance, etc. Sravana […]

Alekhya Sarpa Panchami

Alekhya Sarpa Panchami Vrat is observed in Bhadrapada Month. In 2020, Alekhya Sarpa Panchami date is August 23. It falls on Shukla Paksha Panchami in Bhadrapada Maas as per Hindu calendar. By drawing the images of Naga devatas, Naga Pooja is performed. इस दिन नागों के चित्र बनाकर उनकी पूजा की जाती है| Observing Alekhya Sarpa Panchami […]

Bonalu Ghatam | Ghatam Procession in Bonalu Festival

‘Ghatam Ooregimpu’ (Procession of Divine Pot, decorated in the form of Mother Goddess) is the popular ritual during Bonalu Festival in Telangana, mostly in Hyderabad and Secunderabad. Ghatam is a copper pot, decked in the form of Mata. The Ghatam is carried by a priest, who wears a traditional Dhoti and body with smeared in turmeric […]

Lashkar Bonalu | Secunderabad Bonalu

Lashkar Bonalu (Secunderabad Bonalu Festival) is celebrated at Ujjaini Mahankali Temple. In 2020, Lashkar Bonalu date is July 12 and July 13. Sunday – July 12, 2020 – Bonalu Jathara Monday – July 13, 2020 – Rangam Ghatam begins on July 9 for Lashkar Bonalu Jathara. Bonalu Jatara, also known as Mahankali Bonalu Jatara or […]

Bonalu at Balkampet Yellamma Temple, Hyderabad

Balkampet Yellamma Temple near Ameerpet in Hyderabad is one of the popular temples in twin cities of Secunderabad and Hyderabad of Telangana state. Bonalu is one of the biggest festivals celebrated at this temple. In 2020, Balkampet Yellamma Temple is celebrated on July 19. According to the sources, at this temple bonalu festival is celebrated on […]

Hari Tritiya | Sukruth Tritiya

Hari Tritiya (Sukruth Tritiya) is observed in Shravan Month, on Shukla Paksha Tritiya. In 2020, Hari Tritiya date is July 23. It is also referred to as Hariyali Teej, Sindhara Teej, Singhara Teej & Choti Teej. Madhushrava Tritiya (Madhushravani festival) also falls on the same day. On Hari Tritiya, women celebrate the mother earth and […]

1 July 2020, Shayana Ekadashi (Devshayani Ekadasi | Tholi Ekadashi)

Ananta Sayana Vishnu

1 July 2020 is Shayana Ekadashi (Devshayani Ekadasi, Tholi Ekadashi). This Ekadasi marks the beginning of four holy months in Hinduism (Chaturmas vrata). On this day, Lord Vishnu goes into Yoga nidra (cosmic sleep) and wakes up on Kartik Ekadasi (Bodhini Ekadashi). On Parsva Parivartini Ekadasi in Bhadrapad month, Vishnu turns from one side to […]

Ekadashi Vrata Paarana Timings, 2 July 2020 | Shayana Ekadashi Vrat Paaran

Ekadashi Vrata Paarana Timings, 2 July 2020 (Time to break fasting of Ekadashi Vrata) is given here. On 1 July 2020, Devshayani Ekadashi (Ashadi Ekadashi, Tholi Ekadashi, Devpodhi Ekadashi, Sayana Ekadashi) is observed. And on 2 July 2020, Ekadashi Vrata Paarana is observed. Vrata Paaran is breaking the fast of Vrata. Shayana Ekadashi Dwadashi Parana […]

Chamundeshwari Jayanti | Birthday of Goddess Chamundeshwari Mata

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Chamundeshwari Jayanti (Birthday of Goddess Chamundeshwari Mata) is observed on the seventh day of dark fortnight in Ashada Month (Ashada Krishna Saptami) as per Kannada calendar (Amavasyant Panchangams). In 2020, Chamundeshwari Jayanti date is July 12. Chamundeshwari Jayanti is celebrated with utmost gusto in Mysore Chamundeshwari Temple, which is one of the Shakti Peetha Temples. […]

Aadi Pooram 2020 | Aadi Puram Festival in Aadi Month

Aadi Pooram festival is celebrated Tamil Nadu, some parts of Kerala, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh in Aadi month (July – August) as per Tamil calendar. In 2020, Aadi Pooram date is July 24. It is celebrated on the day of Puram or Pooram nakshatram in Aadi Masam. This festival is also celebrated as Andal Jayanthi, […]

Dashavatara Dashami

Dashavatara Dashami Vrata is an auspicious vratam dedicated to ten incarnations (dashavatar) of Lord Vishnu. In 2020, Dashavatara Dashami date is August 28. It falls on the tenth day of bright half of Bhadrapada Month (Bhadrapada Shukla Dasami). Lord Vishnu is worshipped with Shodashopachar Puja and offered special naivedyam on this day. Special types of […]

Kokila Vrata: Kokila Devi Vratam in Ashadh Maas

Kokila Vrata is an observance dedicated to Kokila Devi, the wife of King Drupada. Kokila Vratam is observed by young unmarried women to get good and handsome husband. This Vratam is also performed by young men for a beautiful and good wife. Kokila Vratam is a one of the main vratas to observe in Ashadh […]

Gopada Tritiya Vrata

Gopada Tritiya Vrata is an auspicious vrata observed in Bhadrapada Month. In 2020, Gopada Tritiya vrata date is August 21. It is observed on the third day of lunar fortnight in Bhadrapada Month during when Purvabhadra Nakshatra rises in the sky. Gau Mata (Cows) and Lord Vishnu are worshipped on Gopada Tritiya. Consuming salt, oil, […]

Gopadma Vrata 2020 | Go Padma Vratam in Chaturmas Puja

Gopadma Vrata, Go Padma Vratam, is a four month long Vrata observed during the Chaturmas puja (four holy months in Hinduism), starting from Devsayani Ekadashi or Vishnu Shayana Ekadashi. In 2020, Gopadma Vratam date is July 1 (It begins on July 1). It is a festival of farmers and the people associated with dairy industry […]