Hanuman Puja during Diwali

Lord Hanuman

Hanuman Puja during Diwali is an auspicious ritual for some communities in Gujarat, Maharashtra, and some other states of North India. In 2019, Diwali Hanuman Puja date is October 26. 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 2019 | 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 2019, Roop Chaudash date is October 26. 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 […]

Bhagini Hastha Bhojanam 2019

Bhagini Hastha Bhojanam is the 5th and the final day of Deepavali celebrations in Andhra Pradesh. In 2019, Bhagini Hastha Bhojanam date is October 29. 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 […]

Dhanvantari Jayanti 2019

Dhanvantari Jayanthi (Dhanvanthari Jayanti or Dhanwantari Jayanti), birthday of Lord Dhanvanthari, is observed on the third day during Diwali festival. In 2019, Dhanvantari Jayanti date is October 25. 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, […]

Govardhan Puja 2019 | Diwali Govardhana Pooja

Govardhan Puja is observed on the fourth day during 5-day Diwali festival. In 2019, Govardhan Puja date is October 28. 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 […]

Dhanteras Puja Time 2019 | Muhurat for Dhana Trayodashi Pooja 2019

Dhanteras Puja time 2019, Dhanteras 2019 Puja muhurat on Pradosh Kaal & Vrishabha Kaal Pooja timings on 25 October 2019 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, […]

Pushya Nakshatra during Diwali 2019

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 2019, Pushya Nakshatra date is October 22, Tuesday. Pushya Nakshatra begins on October 21 at 5.33 PM and ends at 4.39 PM on October 22. […]

Vagh Baras 2019 | Wagh Baaras Festival in Gujarat

Vagh Baras (Wagh Baaras) is observed on Dwadasi day in second half of Aso month. In 2019, Vagh Baras date is October 25. 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 […]

Kedara Gauri Vratham 2019 | 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 2019, Kedara Gauri Vratham date is October 27. In some places, Kedara Gauri Vratam is observed […]

Diwali 2019 | Deepavali 2019 dates

Diwali (Deepavali), the festival of lights in Hinduism, is the most celebrated festival. Diwali 2019 date is October 27. 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 […]

Choti Diwali 2019 | Narak Chaturdashi

Choti Diwali, also known as Narak Chaturdashi, is the day before Diwali festival. In 2019, Choti Diwali date is October 27. This festival is considered as Small Diwali as on this day crackers are burst in small scale. All preparations for Diwali are done on Choti Diwali day. Devotees clean their houses and Rangoli designs […]

Shyama Puja 2019 | Goddess Shyama Puja on Diwali in Bengal

Shyama Puja, also known as Kali Puja or Mahanisha, is the popular puja observed on Diwali in Bengal, Orissa, and Assam. In 2019, Shyama Puja date is October 27. On the same day other states of India celebrate Lakshmi Puja. On this festive day, devotees worship Goddess Shyama (Kali Mata) in ritualistic manner. Tantric puja […]

Labh Pancham 2018 | Laakheni Panchami | Saubhagya Panchami

Labh Pancham (Laakheni Panchami, Saubhagya Panchami) is the final day of Diwali festival. In 2018, Labh Pancham date is November 12. 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 […]

Bhai Phota 2018 | 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 2018, Bhai Phota date is November 9. Bengalis consider Bhai Phota as one of the prominent festivals. This festival represents the beautiful bond of love and affection between brothers and […]

Bhai Dooj 2018 | Bhau Beej 2018 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 2018, Bhai Dooj date is November 9. Bhai Dhooj is celebrated twice in a year. The first one is celebrated after the festival of colors, Holi, and […]

Diwali Amavasya 2018 | Deepavali Amavasya

Diwali Amavasya is the No Moon day which falls during Deepavali. In 2018, Diwali Amavasya date is November 7. It is Ashwin Amavasya in Telugu, Kannada, Marathi & Gujarati calendars. As per North Indian Hindu calendars, it is Kartik Amavasya. Diwali Amavasya is the last day in Ashwin Month as per some calendars mentioned above. It […]

Sthira Lagna Muhurat for Diwali Lakshmi Puja 2018

Sthira Lagna Muhurat for Diwali Lakshmi Puja 2018 – Vrishabha Kaal Lagna Muhurat, Simha Kaal Lagna Muhurat or Kumbha Lagna Muhurat are the Sthira Lagna Muhurat for Diwali Lakshmi Puja.. For 7 November 2018, here are the timings for Sthira Lagna Muhurthams for Lakshmi Puja.. Kumbha Lagna Muhurat Timings – None Vrishabha Lagna Muhurat Timings […]

Diwali Lakshmi Puja 2018 Time, Muhurat

Diwali Lakshmi Puja Time on 7 November 2018 is given here for all Indian cities. Pradosh Kaal, Nishita Kaal, Maha Nishita Kaal, Vrishabha Lagna, Simha Lagna & Karka Lagna are the auspicious muhurat for Lakshmi Puja on Deepavali. Diwali Lakshmi Pooja Muhurat is given for all these cities here…. Jammu, Srinagar (Jammu & Kashmir), Chandigarh, […]

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 2019 date is October 27. It is believed that this festival marks the […]