Bhagini Hastha Bhojanam 2017

Bhagini Hastha Bhojanam is the 5th and the final day of Deepavali celebrations in Andhra Pradesh. In 2017, Bhagini Hastha Bhojanam date is October 21. 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 take […]

Govardhan Puja 2017 | Diwali Govardhana Pooja

Govardhan Puja is observed on the fourth day during 5-day Diwali festival. In 2017, Govardhan Puja date is October 20. It is mainly observed in North Indian states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Haryana, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh. On this day, Lord Sri Krishna along with cows is worshipped. Govardhana Pooja is celebrated as a commemoration of the […]

Labh Pancham 2017 | Laakheni Panchami | Saubhagya Panchami

Labh Pancham (Laakheni Panchami, Saubhagya Panchami) is the final day of Diwali festival. In 2017, Labh Pancham date is October 25. It is observed on Panchami, fifth day during Kartik month. Labh Pancham is considered as an auspicious day to perform or start business activities. On this day, businessmen open their accounts after performing Lakshmi […]

Kedara Gauri Vratham 2017 | 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 2017, Kedara Gauri Vratham date is October 19. In some places, Kedara Gauri Vratam is observed […]

Naraka Chaturdashi Mantras: Stotras, Slokas to chant during Narak Chaturdashi Snan

Narak Chaturdashi is the second day of 5-day Diwali festival. It is also called as Choti Diwali. Kali Chaudas Puja is observed on Naraka Chaturdashi. Narak Chaturdashi Snan is considered as the most auspicious ritual to perform on this day. Narak Chaturdasi 2017 date is October 18. It is believed that this festival marks the […]

Hanuman Puja during Diwali

Hanuman Puja during Diwali is an auspicious ritual for some communities in Gujarat, Maharashtra, and some other states of North India. In 2017, Diwali Hanuman Puja date is October 18. It is observed on Kali Choudas (Narak Chaturdashi). On Kali Choudas, Kali Puja, Kali Yantra Puja, and Narak Chautdashi Tharpan Puja are also performed. Hanuman […]

Roop Chaudash 2017 | Soundarya Siddhi Divas, Roop Chaturdashi

Roop Chaudash, Roop Chaturdashi, is the second day of 5-day Diwali festival in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana. In 2017, Roop Chaudash date is October 18. Roop Chaturdashi Puja is also observed as Soundarya Siddhi Divas. This day is celebrated as Kali Choudash and Hanuman Puja in Gujarat, and Naraka Chaturdashi and Choti […]

Diwali Aarti Time 2017 | Timings for Deepavali Harathulu

Diwali Aarti Time 2017 (Timings for Deepavali Harathulu) is given here. In 2017, Diwali date is October 19 and Naraka Chaturdashi is on October 18. Most of the people perform Diwali Aarti on Naraka Chaturdashi as Amavasya is not preferable for taking Aarti. Hence, for most of the communities, Deepavali Aarti date is October 18. […]

Abhyanga Snana Time 2017 during Diwali | Narak Chaturdashi Abhyanga Snan Muhurat

Abyanga Snana time 2017 during Diwali on 18 October 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 October 18. In USA, UK and Canada also it […]

Dhanteras Puja Time 2017 | Muhurat for Dhana Trayodashi Pooja 2017

Dhanteras Puja time 2017, Dhanteras 2017 Puja muhurat on Pradosh Kaal & Vrishabha Kaal Pooja timings on 17 October 2017 are given here. Timings for Dhanteras Puja are given here for almost all cities of India including New Delhi, Chandigarh, Surat, Ahmedabad, Lucknow, Allahabad, Dehra Dun, Shimla, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Patna, Kolkata, Jamshedpur, Ranchi, Raipur, Bhopal, […]

Diwali 2017 | Deepavali 2017

Diwali (Deepavali), the festival of lights, is the most celebrated Hindu festival. Diwali 2017 date or Deepavali 2017 date is October 19. 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 […]

Diwali Puja Thali Decoration Ideas – How to decorate Diwali Pujan Thali

How to decorate Diwali Puja Thali? Here you can read Diwali Puja Thali decoration Ideas. Diwali Lakshmi Puja and Ganesh pujan are most important aspects of Diwali festival. People all over the world offer prayers to goddess of wealth and god of wisdom to seek prosperity and wisdom. The Lakshmi-Ganesh pujan involves all the members of […]

Vagh Baras 2017 | Wagh Baaras Festival in Gujarat

Vagh Baras (Wagh Baaras) is observed on Dwadasi day in second half of Aso month. In 2017, Vagh Baras date is October 16. Vagh Baras is also referred as Govatsa Dwadashi and Guru Dwadasi. In Gujarati language, Vagh means repaying ones financial debts. On this day people clear their khata (ledgers) and enter into new […]

Pushya Nakshatra during Diwali 2017

Pushya Nakshatra during Diwali is considered highly auspicious time to buy gold, silver, to buy books for new accounts for the coming year and for many other tradings. During Diwali 2017, Pushya Nakshatra date is October 13, Friday. Pushya Nakshatra begins on October 13 at 7.46 AM and ends at 6.54 AM on October 14. When, […]

Deepavali Asthanam 2017 at Tirumala Tirupati Temple

Every year the Deepavali Asthanam is held at Srivari Temple on Amavasya day of Ashviyuja month on Ocrober 19. As a result of the celestial event is organised at the Bangaru Vakili in the sanctum all the arjita sevas like Kalyanotsavam, Tiruppavada seva, Unjal seva, Arjita Brahmotsavam and Vasantatotsavam were cancelled. However the Tomala and […]

Tihar 2017 in Nepal

Tihar (Yama Panchak) is a five-day festival celebrated in Nepal after Dashain festival. In 2017, Tihar in Nepal starts on October 17 and ends on October 21. 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, and […]

Dhanvantari Jayanti 2017

Dhanvantari Jayanthi (Dhanvanthari Jayanti or Dhanwantari Jayanti), birthday of Lord Dhanvanthari, is observed on the third day during Diwali festival. In 2017, Dhanvantari Jayanti date is October 17. It is also known as Dhantrayodashi or Dhanwantari Triodasi or Dhanteras. On the day of Dhan teras people worship Goddess Mahalaxmi, the Goddess of wealth and prosperity, […]

Kali Puja 2017 | Mahanisha Puja 2017 date

Kali Puja (Mahanisha Puja) is one of the most celebrated festivals in Bengal. It is observed during Diwali festival. In 2017, Kali Puja date is October 19. During Kali Puja, Goddess Shakti is worshipped in the form of Maha Kali. Devotees believe that on this day, Goddess Maha Kali is appeared along with 64,000 Yoginis. […]

Bhai Phota 2017 | Bhai Fota Muhurat | Exact time of Bhai Phota

Bhai Phota, also spelt as Bhai Fota, is celebrated on Dvitiya day or the second day after Kali Puja or Diwali festival in Bengal. In 2017, Bhai Phota date is October 21. Bengalis consider Bhai Phota as one of the prominent festivals. This festival represents the beautiful bond of love and affection between brothers and […]

Naraka Chaturdashi 2017

Narak Chaturdashi or Naraka Chaturdasi is the most auspicious day during Diwali as it marks the death of demon Narakasura. In 2017, Narak Chaturdashi date is October 18. Narak Chaturdashi is also known as Choti Diwali and is the second day of Diwali festival. Observing Abhyanga Snana (ritual bath) on this day is highly meritorious. […]