Lakshmi Puja 2019 in Bengal – Sharad Purnima Lakshmi Puja

Lakshmi Puja is the important puja observed on Sharad purnima, the Full Moon day in the month of Ashin. This Purnima is known as the brightest night of the year. Sharad Purnima Lakshmi Puja 2019 will be celebrated on October 13. On this festival, idols of Goddess Lakshmi are installed in sanctified puja places in […]

Aashin 2019 | Aashin Mash in Bengali Calendar

Aashin month or Ashwin maas or Aashin mash is the sixth month in Bengali calendar. Bengali Aashin month 2019 starts on September 19 and ends on 18 October. Aashin is the important and major month for the people of Bengal during which many biggest festivals like Mahalaya and Durga Puja are celebrated. This Aashin Mash […]

Bipattarini Puja 2019 | Bipadtarini Brata

Bipattarini Brata (Bipadtarini Brata) is an auspicious austerity dedicated to Goddess Shakti. Bipattarini Mata is one of the local manifestations of Mother Goddess. In 2019, Bipattarini Puja dates are – 6 July and 9 July. This Brata is observed on Tuesday or Saturday in Ashar Month (June-July) or Shraban Month in Bengali calendar during Rathayatra […]

Chandan Shashti 2019 | Chandan Chhath

Chandan Shashti is an auspicious day and vrat which is observed on Shukla Paksha Shashti in Vaishakh Month as per Hindu calendar. In 2019, Chandan Shashti date is May 10. Chandan Shashti has some significance in Bengali calendar. Women keep fasting or Upvaas on Chandan Shashti and break their fast in the evening after moon […]

Charak Puja 2019 | Neel Pooja | Charak Puja in Bengal in Chaitra Month

Charak Puja or Neel Pooja, also known as Hajrha Puja, is observed in mainly in Bengal and Bangladesh on the last day of Bengali Chaitra month. Charak Pooja day is also popular as Chaitra Songkranti. Charak Puja 2019 date is April 14. Neel Puja is performed on April 14, 2019. This puja is dedicated to […]

Shri Chaitanya Jayanti 2019 | Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanthi 2019 date

Shri Chaitanya Jayanti or the birth anniversary of Chaitanya mahaprabhu is observed on Phalgun Purnima, the Full Moon day in Falguna month. In 2019, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanthi date is March 21. This festival is also known as Gaura Purnima. Chaitanya Jayanti is celebrated all over India mainly in Bengal, Orissa, Bihar, and Jharkhand. Sri Chaitanya […]

Significance of Jamai Shasthi

Jamai Shasthi is a Bengali festival and is the day of the son-in-law. All family members and relatives gather around him and a jovial atmosphere is created in the house. The air of festivity creates a tenderness in all the relationships. Celebrations Jamai Sasthi is one of the most awaited festival among Bengalis. Lavish arrangements […]

Origin of Jamai Sashti

What is the origin of Jamai Sashti? Jamai Sashti is a Bengali festival which is dedicated to son-in-law. Son-in-law is welcomed to Mother-in-law’s house and presented with good food and new clothes. Jamai Shasthi is an ancient custom practiced since ages by the Bengalis. According to a legend, Goddess Shasthi had once returned the lost […]

Guru Panchami Vrata

Guru Panchami Vrata is an auspicious Vrata observed in Jyeshta Month. It is mainly observed in Bengal, Odisha and other Eastern parts of India. In 2019, Guru Panchami Vrata date is June 7. According to the Hindu calendar, Guru Panchami Vrata is observed on Panchami in Shukla Paksha of Jyeshta Month (Fifth day of bright half […]

Annapurna Puja 2016

Annapurna Puja is observed during Chaitra Navratri or Basant Navratri especially in West Bengal.  Goddess Annapurna is known as the deity of food and nutrition in Hinduism. In 2016, Annapurna Puja date is April 14. The pooja date falls during Chait Navaratri as per traditional Bengali calendar. Chait Navratri Durga Puja is popularly known as […]

Akshay Shashti (Akkhay Shasthi)

Akshay Shashti (Akkhay Shasthi) is an auspicious vrata observed in Bengal. It is observed in Bhadra Month as per Hindu traditional calendar. In 2014, Akshay Shashti date is August 31. Akshay Shashti Shashti falls on the Shashti in Shukla Paksha of Bhadrapada Month, the second day after the Ganesh Festival (Ganesh Chaturthi). Lord Shiva, Goddess Lakshmi, Vishnu […]

Charpata Shashti

Charpata Shashti is an auspicious vrata observed in Bengal. It is observed in Bhadra Month as per Hindu traditional calendar. In 2014, Charpata Shashti date is August 31. Charpata Shashti falls on the Shashti in Shukla Paksha of Bhadrapada Month, the second day after the Ganesh Chaturthi Festival. Lord Shiva, Vishnu and Surya Bhagavan (Sun God) are worshipped […]

Manthan Shashti

Manthan Shashti is an auspicious vrata observed in Bengal. It is observed in Bhadrapada Month as per Hindu traditional calendar. In 2014, Manthan Shashti date is August 31. Manthan Shashti falls on the Shashti in Shukla Paksha of Bhadrapada Month, the second day after the Ganesh Festival (Ganesh Chaturthi). Lord Shiva, Vishnu and Surya Bhagavan […]

Jamai Sashthi, 4 June 2014

Today, 4 June 2014 is Jamai Sashthi in Bengal. It is a festival dedicated to son-in-laws. Son-in-laws are welcomed to their mother-in-law’s house and offered special recipes, new clothes and other home appliances. Jamai Sasthi is one of the most awaited festival among Bengalis. Lavish arrangements are made and the occasion is celebrated with great pomp. […]

Itu Puja 2019 in Bengal

Itu Puja or Itu Vrata is traditionally performed by married women for the enhancement of family health and welfare and by unmarried girls in the anticipation of getting a good husband. In 2019, Itu Puja dates are: November 24, December 1, December 8 and December 15. The Itu Puja is observed at morning every Sunday […]

Shatpanchami Vrata (Shata Panchami)

Shatpanchami Vrata (Shata Panchami) is an austerity observed in Jaishtho Month, Ashar Month & Bhadra as per Bengali calendar. In 2014, Shatpanchami Vrata date is June 2, July 2, August 30. It falls on the fifth day of Shukla Paksha in Jaishtho Month. There is no particular ritual or custom is associated with Shatpanchami Vrata. […]