Ganesha Damana Puja | Damanak Chaturthi

Ganesha Damana Puja (Damanak Chaturthi) is observed on the fourth day of Chaitra month in Amavasyant calendars. In 2018, Damanak Chaturthi or Ganesha Damana Puja date is March 21 (Chaitra Shukla Chaturthi). It is mainly observed in Andhra Pradesh and some parts of Karnataka & Maharashtra. Lord Ganesha is worshipped with Damana (Dhavanam: botanical name […]

Vasant Navratri 2019 | Basant Navaratri | 9 Auspicious Days in Chaitra Month 2019

Vasant Navratras (Chaitra Navratri, Sri Ram Navratri) is dedicated to Goddess Durga Devi, Maha Lakshmi Devi & Maa Saraswati Devi. In 2019, Vasant Navratri begins on April 6 and ends on April 14. The celebrations of nine nights in Hinduism are considered as very significant and spiritually important. Vasant Navratras or Ram Navratri is also […]

Chaitra Maas 2018 in Marathi Panchang | Chaitra month dates in Marathi Calendar

Chaitra month or Chaitra mahina or Chaitra maas is the first month in Marathi calendar or Marathi Panchang. Chaitra month falls in March – April as per Gregorian calendar. In Marathi Panchang for Maharashtra Chaitra mas 2018 starts on March 18 and ends on April 16. Similar dates are applicable to Gujarati, Kannada, and Telugu Panchangam. Chaitra […]

Chaitra Maasam 2018 in Telugu Calendar

Chaitra month or Chaitra masam is the first month in Telugu calendar (Telugu Hindu Panchangam). In Telugu Panchangam for Andhra Pradesh, Chiatra masam 2018 starts on March 18 and ends on April 16. Chaitra month falls in March-April as per Gregorian calendar. Similar dates are applicable to Marathi, Gujarati, and Kannada Panchanga. In 2018, Chaitra masam […]

Rang Teras 2018 | Rang Trayodasi

Rang Teras is a popular festival celebrated in North India on 13th day of Chaitra Month. It is celebrated with utmost fervor in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, etc. In 2018, Rang Teras date is March 15, Thursday. It is also celebrated in Sri Krishna Temples all around North India and […]

Chaitra Month 2018 in Bengali Calendar

Chaitra month is the 12th and last month in Bengali calendar. In 2018, Bengali Chaitra month begins on March 16 and ends on 14 April. This is the final month in Bengali 1424 year. After this month Bengali 1425 year begins on Poila Baisakh (first day of Baisakh month). The major festivals during Bengali chaitra […]

Chaitra Masa 2018 in Kannada Panchagam

Chaitra month or Chaitra masa is the first month in Hindu calendar or Hindu Panchangam. In Kannada Panchangam for Karnataka Chiatra masa 2018 starts on March 18 and ends on April 16. Chaitra month falls in March – April as per Gregorian calendar.  Similar dates are applicable to Marathi, Gujarati, and Telugu Panchangam. According to Hinduism, on […]

Damanak Chaturdashi 2018 | Damanaka Chaturdashi

Damanak Chaturdashi is an auspicious day dedicated to Lord Jagannath of Puri. It is celebrated on Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi in Chaitra month. In 2018, Damanak Chaturdasi date is March 30. This festival is celebrated with fervor in Puri Jagannath temple. As per the legend, Lord Jagannath worn Dayana leaves to his hand by forcibly taking […]

Chaitra Month 2018 | Chaitra Masam, Chait Maas dates in 2018

Here are Chaitra Month 2018 dates. Chaitra month or Chait Mahina is the first month in Hindu calendar or Hindu Panchang. In 2018, Chaitra month starts on March 2 and end on March 31 as per North Indian Hindu calendar followed in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Himachal, Uttaranchal, and Chhattisgarh. As per the calendars […]

Ugadi 2018 | Yugadi date in 2018 | Telugu & Kannada New Year 2018

Ugadi (Yugadi) is the Telugu New year and Kannada New year. In 2018, Ugadi date is 18 March. Ugadi 2018 marks the beginning of Sri Vilamba nama Samvatsara (Vilambi Nama Samvatsaram) in Hindu Panchangam. Ugadi or Yugadi means the beginning of an era. Hindus in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka celebrate their New Year as Ugadi […]

Garia Puja during Chaitra Month, Baisakh Month in Tripura

Garia Puja is traditional tribal festival celebrated in Tripura during Chaitra month and Baisakh month. It is the one of the major festivals of the state. Garia Puja is dedicated to worship tribal God ‘Garia, the deity of livestock and wealth. This puja is mainly observed by Jhumias – people who follow jhum cultivation on […]

Chitragupta Puja 2018 | Chitragupt Pooja on Chaitra Purnima

Chitragupta Puja is observed on Chaitra Purnima, the Full Moon day in Chaitra month. It is one of the big festivals for Kayasta sect of people. In 2018, Chaitra Purnima Chitragupta Puja date is March 31. Chitragupt is believed to be the accountant or record keeper of Lord Yamas register Agra-Sandhaani. On Chaitra Purnima day, […]

Gangaur 2018 | Gangaur festival in Rajasthan, Ganagauri Vrat

Gangaur is a festival of women celebrated during Chaitra Month especially in Rajasthan. Gangaur festival begins on the first day in Chaitra month continues till the fourth day in Shukla Paksha or bright half of Chaitra month. ‘Gan means Lord Shiva and ‘Gauri is Goddess Parvati. In 2018, Gangaur Tritiya date is March 20. Gangaur […]

Nav Varsh 2018 | Hindi New Year 2018

Nav Varsh is the Hindu New Year in calendars followed in Uttar Pradesh, Uttaranchal, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Haryana, and Maharashtra. In 2018, Nav Varsh date is March 18. It is observed on Chaitra Shukla Pratipada, the day after Amavasya in Chaitra month. As per the traditional Vikram Samvat calendar, it is […]

Bhavani Jayanti 2018 | Bhavani Ashtami in Chaitra Navratri

Bhavani Jayanti, also known as Bhavani Ashtami, is an auspicious day dedicated to Goddess Bhavani. It is observed on Chaitra Shukla Astami, eighth day in bright half of Chaitra Month. In 2018, Bhavani Jayanti date is March 25. Bhavani Ashtami is also celebrated as Chaitra Navratri Durgashtami, and Ashokashtami in other parts of India. Bhavani […]

Ashokastami 2018 | Ashokashtami during Basant Navratri

Ashokastami or Ashok Ashtami festival is observed on Chaitra Shukla Ashtami day on which Durgashtami is also observed during Basant Navratri. In 2018, Ashokastami date is March 24. This festival is mainly celebrated in Orissa, Bengal, Tripura and some other parts of Eastern India. Ashokastami festival is celebrated with utmost gaiety and much pomp in […]

Chaiti Chhath 2018 | Chath Puja in Chaitra Month

Chaithi Chhath is observed during Chaitra month just after Nav Varsh in Bihar, Jharkhand, and some other North Central regions of India. This festival is celebrated for 4 days similar to that of Chhath Puja in Kartik month. Chaiti Chhath 2018 dates – March 20, March 21, March 22 & March 23 The first day […]

Chaitra Maas 2018 in Gujarati Panchang

Chaitra month or Chaitra mahina or Chaitra maas is the sixth month in Gujarati calendar or Gujarat Panchang. Chaitra month falls in April as per Gregorian calendar. In Gujarati Panchang for Gujarat Chaitra mas 2018 starts on March 18 and ends on April 16. Similar dates are applicable to Marathi, Kannada, and Telugu Panchangam. According to […]

Lakshmi Panchami 2017, Shri Lakshmi Vratam on Chaitra Panchami

Lakshmi Panchami, also known as Shri Vratam, is a vow dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi. In 2017, Lakshmi Panchami date is April 1. This vratham is observed on Chaitra Shukla Panchami, the fifth day in Shukla Paksh during Chaitra month. Shree Lakshmi Panchami is considered as very auspicious day to worship Goddess of wealth, Sri Laxmi Devi. […]

Matsya Jayanti 2018 | Matsya Avatar Jayanti

matsya avatar

Matsya Jayanti or the appearance day of Matsya Avatar of Lord Vishnu is observed on Chaitra Shukla Tritiya or the third day in waxing phase of Chaitra month (March – April). In 2018, Matsya Jayanthi date is March 20. Matsya Avatar or fish incarnation of Lord Vishnu is his first of Dashavatar (10 divine incarnations). […]