Bhishma Ashtami 2021 | Bheeshma Astami

Bhishma Ashtami or Bhishmashtami is observed on Shukla paksha Ashtami in Magh month (January – February). In 2021, Bhishma Ashtami date is February 19. Bhishma is known as the Kuru Vamsa Pitamaha (grandfather of Kaurava) and is described as the Lords of the Lord by Sri Krishna. As per the Mahabharata, Bhishma laid himself on […]

Ashtami 2012, Ashtami or Astami dates in 2012

Ashtami or Astami is the eighth day in each fortnight of every Hindu month. Here are Ashtami 2012 dates and their significance. Ashtami is considered inauspicious as per some Hindu calendars but it is spiritually very important. On Shukla Paksha Ashtami, Durgashtami is observed and on Krishna Paksha Astami Kalashtami is observed. New ventures, businesses, […]

Bhishmashtami 2011 – Bhishma Astami or Bheeshma Ashtami

Bhishmashtami or Bhishma Astami is celebrated on Magh Shukla Ashtami, the eighth day in Shukla paksha in Magh month. Bheeshmashtami 2011 date is February 11, Friday. Bhishma is known as the legendary king of Mahabharata whom Lord Krishna praised as the Lords of the Lord. It is believed that on Bhishmashtami day, Bhishma laid himself […]