Bhai Dooj 2020 | Bhau Beej 2020 date

Bhai Dooj or Bhai Dhuj or Bhau Beej or Bhayya Dhooj is an Indian traditional festival that brings out the love and affection of brothers and sisters. In 2020, Bhai Dooj date is November 16. Bhai Dhooj is celebrated twice in a year. The first one is celebrated after the festival of colors, Holi, and […]

Dhanteras 2020 | Dhan Trayodasi | First day of Five-day Diwali festival

Dhanteras is the first day of five-day Diwali festival. Dhanteras 2020 date is November 13. Dhanteras (Dhantrayodashi or Dhanvantari Triodasi) is celebrated on thirteenth day of Krishna Paksha in Kartik Month. On Dhanteras festival day, Goddess Dhanlakshmi is worshipped for prosperity and happiness. Dhanteras Lakshmi Puja is very important for businessmen. On this day, houses […]

Gopashtami 2020 | Gopashtami Vrata

Gopashtami is observed on Kartik Shukla Ashtami day. In 2020, Gopashtami date is November 22. It is also known as Goshtashtami vrata. On this day,  Nanda Maharaj sent his kids Krishna and Balarama to herd the cows for the first time. Thus, on Gopaashtami day Krishna and his elder brother Balaram became qualified cowherds. On […]

Kadapanchami 2020

Kadapanchami is an auspicious vrat observed in Kartik Month as per Marathi calendars. In 2020, Kadapanchami date is November 19. This puja falls on fifth day of Kartik Month – Kartik Shukla Panchami. Kadapanchami is also celebrated as Labh Panchami, Lakheni Panchami and Soubhagya Panchami in Gujarat and other parts of India. Kada Panchami Pujan […]

Katyayani Mantras – Moola Mantra, Dhyana Sloka, Stotra

Katyayani Mantras – Katyayani Navadurga Moola Mantra, Katyayani Dhyana Sloka and other Stotras lyrics are given here. Katyayani Mata is the sixth Navadurga Goddess. Katyayani Mool Mantra: Chandrahasojjawalkara Shailavarvahana | Katyayani Shubham Dagyadevi Danavghatini || Katyayani Dhyana Slokas Vande Vanchit Manorathartha Shekhram | Singhrudha Chaturbhuja Katyayani Yashswavneem || Swarnaagya Chakra Stithta Shashtam Durga Trinetram | Varabheet Karam […]

Panchang | 22 October 2020

Panchang of 22 October 2020 displays Tithi of 22 October 2020, Nakshatra, Yoga, Moonrise Time, Auspicious Time, Inauspicious Timings of 22 October 2020. प्रमादीचा नाम संवत्सर, निज आश्विन मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, षष्टी तिथि, पूर्वाषाढ़ा नक्षत्र, सुकर्माण योग, गरज करण | Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:30 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:51 Chandrodayam (Moonrise)12:07 Chandrastama (Moonset)23:02 Today’s Panchangam Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla […]

Panchang | 21 October 2020

Panchang of 21 October 2020 displays Tithi of 21 October 2020, Nakshatra, Yoga, Moonrise Time, Auspicious Time, Inauspicious Timings of 21 October 2020. प्रमादीचा नाम संवत्सर, निज आश्विन मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, पंचमी तिथि, मूला नक्षत्र, शोभन – अतिगण्ड योग, कौलव करण | Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:30 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:52 Chandrodayam (Moonrise)11:07 Chandrastama (Moonset)22:04 Today’s Panchangam Paksha […]

Hindus appeal for Diwali holiday in Gibraltar

Hindus are seeking public/bank holiday in Gibraltar on Diwali, the most popular of their festivals; starting 2022. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that it was not fair with Gibraltar Hindu community as they had to be at work/school on their most popular festival while there were public/bank […]

4th day of Navratri 2020 – October 20

4th day of Navratri 2020 is March 28 (Vasant Navratri | Chaitra Navratri). In Sharad Navratri, 4th day is October 20. This day marks Varad Vinayak Chaturthi, Kushmanda Pujan. In Nepal, Navratri is celebrated as Dashain. On the fourth day of Dashain, regular puja to Goddess Durga is observed along with the above said vratas. […]

Maa Kushmanda Pooja Vidhi | Vrat Procedure

Maa Kushmanda Pooja Vidhi (Vrat Procedure) with mantras, slokas, stotras and Aarti is given here. Maa Kushmanda Navadurga is worshipped on 4th day of Navratri according to Navadurga method of performing Navratri Durga Pooja. Puja items list.. The puja items required for Kushmanda Pooja are – usual puja material like Haridra churna, kumkum, camphor, rice, kalash, water (gangajal), Devi […]

Abhyanga Snana Time 2020 during Diwali | Narak Chaturdashi Abhyanga Snan Muhurat

Abyanga Snana time 2020 during Diwali on 14 November 2020 is mentioned here for almost all Indian cities. Abhyanga Snana means ritual bath to be performed on Narak Chaturdasi or Diwali festival day. In India, Australia, New Zealand, UAE, Singapore & Malaysia Narak Chaturdasi Abhyanga Snan date is November 14. In USA, UK and Canada […]

Bhai Dooj Time 2020 | Auspicious Muhurat

Bhai Dooj Time 2020 on 16 November 2020 – Auspicious Muhurat for Bhai Dooj celebrations is given here.. The second day after Diwali is celebrated as Bhai Dooj or Bhau Beej in Maharashtra, Gujarat, and other North Indian states, and as Bhai Phonta in Bengal and Assam and as Bhai Tika in Nepal. It is celebrated as Yama Dwitiya or […]

Govardhan Puja Muhurat 2020

Govardhan Puja is observed on the fourth day during 5-day Diwali festival. In 2020, Govardhan Puja date is November 15. It is mainly observed in North Indian states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Haryana, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh. On this day, Lord Sri Krishna along with cows is worshipped. Govardhana Pooja is celebrated as a commemoration of […]

4th day Navratri Puja Timings, 20 October 2020

During Ashwin Sharad Navratri, 4th day of Navratri 2020 is on 20 October. This day marks Lalita Panchami, Upang Lalita Vrat, Vinayak Chaturthi & Ganesha Damana Puja. On this day, Maa Kushmanda is worshipped in Navadurga Sampradaya. Sri Annapurna Devi is the 4th day Alankaram in Vijayawada Temple Navaratri 2020, 20 October 2020. During Dasara […]

Skandamata Kavach (Skandamata Kavacham)

Skanda Mata

Skandamata Kavach (Skandamata Kavacham) is a prayer dedicated to Goddess Skandamata, the fifth among Navadurga Mata, the nine aspects of Goddess Durga. Goddess Skandamata is worshipped on the fifth day of Navratri – in Vasant Navratri and Sharad Navratri (Ashwin Maasa Navratri). Fifth day of Navratri Durga Puja is also observed as Lalitha Panchami or […]

Skandamata Aarti | Maa Skandmata Aarti

‘Skandamata Aarti’ is the Aarti dedicated to Maa Skandamata Devi, the Fifth among Navadurga Mata, nine aspects of Goddess Durga worshipped in Navratri Durga Puja. It is popularly recited on fifth day of Navratri. In 2020, Skandamata Puja date in Durga Navaratra festival is October 21. Goddess Skanda mata is the mother of Lord Skanda […]

Skandamata Mantras – Moola Mantra, Dhyana Sloka, Stotra

The lyrics of Skandamata Mantras, Skandamata Moola Mantra, Skandamata Dhyana Sloka, and other Stotras related to Skandamata Pooja are give here. Skandamata is the fifth Navadurga Goddess. Skandamata Mool Mantra Sinhasangata Nityam Padmashritakardvaya | Shubhdastu Sada Devi Sakanmata Yashaswani Skandamata Dhyan Vande Vanchit Kamarth Chandraghkrit Shekhram | Singhrudh chaturbhuja Skandmata Yashswaneem || Dhavlavvarna Vishudh Chakrasthita Pancham […]

Skandamata Navdurga, Dhyana Mantra & Spiritual importance

Skanda Mata

Skandamata is the fifth aspect of Navdurga Goddesses worshipped during Saran Navratri Durga pooja. Skanda mata puja 2020 date is October 21 in Sharad Navratri & March 29 in Chaitra Navratri. Spiritual importance of Skanda mata Navadurga pooja: Skanda mata is the fifth form of among nine tremendous aspects of Durga worshipped during Saran Navratra. […]

Skandamata | Goddess Skandamata Navdurga

Skanda Mata

Skanda mata is the fifth phase of Navdurga, nine Goddesses worshipped during Durga Navaratri. Skandamata is worshipped on the fifth day during Durga pooja. In 2020, Skanda mata puja date is October 21 in Sharad Navratri and March 29 in Vasant Chaitra Navratri. Goddess Skanda mata is the mother of Lord Skanda or Subrahmanya, also […]

Durga Puja SMS in Bengali

Here are few Durga Puja SMS messages and wishes in Bengali. In 2020, Durga Puja begins on October 22 and ends on October 26. Durga Puja SMS – 1 “Dhaker tale dhunichi nachon etai prachin riti moner frame e bandhiye rekho durga pujor smriti” “Shiuli phuler gandho makha sharat akash khani kash phul r ghaser […]