Bhishma Panchak 2019 | Bheeshma Panchaka Vratam during Kartik Month

Bhishma Panchak Vrat, also known as bheeshma panchakam, is a 5-day vow or observance dedicated to Bhishma. In 2019, Bhishma Panchak vrat starts on November 8 and ends on November 12. Usually, it begins on Utthana Ekadasi or Prabhodini and ends on Kartik Purnima day. During these five festive days in Kartik month, devotees worship Lord […]

Bhishma Ekadashi 2019

Bhishma Ekadasi is observed on Shukla Ekadashi in Magh Month (Magha masam). In 2019, Bhishma Ekadashi date is February 16. It is an auspicious occasion, also considered as the birthday of Vishnu Sahasranama Stotram (Vishnu Sahasranama Stotra Jayanti). Vishnu Sahasranama stotram was revealed to Pandavas by Bhishma. While on the bed of arrows, Bhishma revealed […]

Bhishma Panchaka Vrata

The last five days of Shukla Paksha (bright half) of Magha Month are traditionally known as Bhishma Panchaka or Vishnu Panchaka Vrata. Bhishma Pitamaha observed fasting for these five days in order to give up his life. In 2014, Bhishma Panchaka Vrata begins on February 10 and ends on February 14 in Magha Masam. As […]