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 […]

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 […]

Muktidwar Saptami Vrat

Muktidwar Saptami is an highly auspicious yet a rare Vrata. It is observed on a Saptami tithi which falls during Hasta Nakshatra or Pushya Nakshatra. On this day, the performer of the Vrata brushes teeth with Arka branch by meditating on it for Surya Bhagawan. In front of house, cow dung water is sprinkled. And […]

Mukh Vrat – Vidhi, Katha | Mukhwas Vrat | Tambool Vrat

Mukh Vrat is an auspicious Vrat mentioned in the Padma Purana. It is observed for one year. The major observance of Mukh Vrat begins with avoiding ‘Tambool’ (Mukhvaas) for one long year. And Godaan is also one of the major aspects of this Vrata. A cow is donated to a poor Brahmin or to any […]

Dhanavapti Vrata – Vidhi, Niyama

Dhanavapti Vrata is an auspicious vrata which is performed during Shravan Month and Bhadrapada Month as per Hindu calendar. It begins on the first day after Shravan Purnima and ends on Dwadashi before Bhadrapada Purnima. In 2020, Dhanavapti Vrata begins on August 4 and ends on August 30. Dhanavapti Vrata begins on Bhadrapada Krishna Pratipada […]

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 […]

Uma Maheshwara Puja 2019 | Uma Maheshwari Vratam

Uma Maheshwara - Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathi

Uma Maheshwara Puja (Uma Maheshwari Vrata) is a highly meritorious vrata dedicated to the divine couple – Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. In 2019, Uma Maheshwara Puja date is September 13. Uma Maheshwara Puja is mainly observed on Bhadrapada Purnima, the Full Moon day in Bhadrapada Month in Hindu calendar. According to Tamil beliefs, Uma […]

Dubri Satam 2019

Dubri Satam is an auspicious vrata dedicated to Goddess Dubri Mata. It is observed on Shukla Saptami in Bhadrapada Month. In 2019, Dubri Satam date is 5 September. Dubri Satam is mainly celebrated in Rajasthan and some other western parts of India. Mothers perform this vrata for the well-being of their children. On this day, […]

Anant Tritiya | Anantha Tritiya Vrata

Anant Tritiya Vrat is an year-long Vrat which is observed in Vaishakh Month, Bhadrapada Month and Margashirsha Month. Shukla Paksha Tritiya in the above three months, Maa Gauri is worshipped and offered Shodashopachar Puja. On each Vrat day, Maa Gauri is worshipped with various flowers. Observance of this Vrat would bless the performer with health, […]

Bhadra Chatushtaya Vrata

Bhadra Chatushtaya Vrata is observed in one of these months – Phalgun Maas, Jyeshta Maas, Bhadrapada Maas or Margashirsha Maas. It is a three-month-long vrata begins on Phalgun Shukla Dwitiya / Jyeshta Shukla Dwitiya / Bhadrapada Shukla Dwitiya / Margashirsha Shukla Pratipada. This is observed mainly by women. The merits of this vrata include – […]

Alavana Tritiya

Alavana Tritiya is observed in any month – Vaishakh Month, Bhadrapada Month, Margashirsha Month, on Shukla Paksha Tritiya tithi. This is mainly observed by women. Upavaas (Fasting) is observed on Dwitiya day and on Tritiya, the performer consumes the meals without salt (Alavana). Gauri Pooja is also performed on this day. It is also considered […]

Durva Triratri Vrata

Durva Triratri Vrata is one of the highly auspicious Vratas observed in Bhadrapada Month. It begins on Shukla Paksha Trayodashi in Bhadrapada Month and ends on Bhadrapada Purnima. Fasting is observed during this women-dedicated Vrata on Purnima day. Purnima Vrat Katha is recited. Durva are kept on the divine couple Uma and Maheshwar and are […]

Ananta Dwadashi

Anant Dwadashi Vrat is observed in Bhadrapada Month. It is a very rarely heard Vrata which is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It begins on Shukla Paksha Dwadashi of Bhadrapada Month (two days prior to Ananta Chaturdashi) and is observed for one year. The major ritual of this vrata is year-long ‘Vishnu Puja’. The merits of […]