Bhai Dooj, Bhau Beej, Yam Dwitiya: Fifth day of Diwali

Fifth day of Diwali is known as Bhai Dooj or Bhau Beej or Yama Dwitiya. In 2020, Bhai dooj date is November 16. On this day, brothers visit their sisters’ house and take meal. In return, brothers offer gifts to their sisters. In Gujarat, Maharashtra, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, and many other areas of […]

Abhyanga Snana Time 2021 during Diwali | Narak Chaturdashi Abhyanga Snan Muhurat

Abyanga Snana time 2021 during Diwali on 4 November 2021 is mentioned here for almost all Indian cities. Abhyanga Snana means ritual bath to be performed on Narak Chaturdasi or Diwali festival day. In India, Australia, New Zealand, UAE, Singapore & Malaysia Narak Chaturdasi Abhyanga Snan date is November 4. In USA, UK and Canada […]

Govindaraja Swamy Temple Deepavali Asthanam 2021, Tirupati

The annual Deepavali Asthanam will be observed in Sri Govindaraja Swamy temple in Tirupati on November 4, 2021. New silks will be presented to the presiding deity from Sri Pundarikavalli Tayar Sannidhi and Asthanam will be observed between 5 pm and 6 pm on the same day. In connection with Deepavali Asthanam, the Koil Alwar […]

Govatsa Dwadashi 2021 | Nandini Vrat

Govatsa Dwadashi (Nandini Vrat) is observed on Krishna paksha Dwadashi in Kartik Month as per North Indian calendars. In 2021, Govatsa Dwadasi date is November 1. As per other calendars, this festival falls on Krishna Dwadasi day in Ashwin month. This fast observed by women for longer life of their sons. The legend and the […]

Bhai Dooj 2021 | Bhau Beej 2021 date

Bhai Dooj or Bhai Dhuj or Bhau Beej or Bhayya Dhooj is an Indian traditional festival that brings out the love and affection of brothers and sisters. In 2021, Bhai Dooj date is November 6. Bhai Dhooj is celebrated twice in a year. The first one is celebrated after the festival of colors, Holi, and […]

Kedara Gauri Vratham 2021 | Kedareshwara Gowri Vratham

Lord Shiva, Goddess Parvati

Kedara Gauri Vrata or Kedareshwara Gowri Vratham is an observance to perform on Deepavali Amavasya. Usually, on the day of Kedara Vratam, married women or married couple worships Kedareshwara, Lord Shiva. Kedareshwara is another name of Lord Shiva. In 2021, Kedara Gauri Vratham date is November 4. In some places, Kedara Gauri Vratam is observed […]

Bhagini Hastha Bhojanam 2021

Bhagini Hastha Bhojanam is the 5th and the final day of Deepavali celebrations in Andhra Pradesh. In 2021, Bhagini Hastha Bhojanam date is November 6. It is also celebrated in Karnataka and some parts of Tamil Nadu. It falls on Yama Dwitiya, the second day after Diwali. Bhagini means sister and Hasta bhojanam means to […]

Diwali 2021 | Deepavali 2021 dates

Diwali (Deepavali), the festival of lights in Hinduism, is the most celebrated festival. Diwali 2021 date is November 4. This five-day festival is celebrated throughout India on Kartik Amavasya, No Moon day in Kartik month. According to North Indian calendars, it falls on Kartik Amavasya (Kartik Krishna Trayodashi to Kartik Shukla Dwitiya) whereas in Amavasyant calendars […]

Gujarati New Year 2021 | Nutan Varsh | Bestu Varsh 2021 in Gujarat

Gujarati New Year or New Year day in Gujarat is celebrated on the day after Diwali. It is referred as Hindu Vikram Samvatsar. Gujarati New Year 2021 date as per Gujarati Panchang is November 5. The year 2021-2022 marks the Vikram Samvat 2078. New Year in Gujarat is also known as Nutan Varsh or Bestu […]

Tihar 2021 in Nepal

Tihar (Yama Panchak) is a five-day festival celebrated in Nepal after Dashain festival. In 2021, Tihar in Nepal starts on November 2 and ends on November 6. It is celebrated in Kartik month as per Nepali calendar. On five days of Tihar, five special rituals are performed. Kag Puja, Kukur Puja, Gai Puja, Govardhan Puja, […]