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 […]

Dhanteras 2019 | Dhan Trayodasi | First day of Five-day Diwali festival

Dhanteras is the first day of five-day Diwali festival. Dhanteras 2019 date is October 25. Dhanteras (Dhantrayodashi or Dhanvantari Triodasi) is celebrated on thirteenth day of Krishna Paksha in Kartik Month. On Dhanteras festival day, Goddess Dhanlakshmi is worshipped for prosperity and happiness. Dhanteras Lakshmi Puja is very important for businessmen. On this day, houses […]

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 […]

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 […]

Vyaghra Dwadashi

Vyaghra Dwadashi marks the beginning of Diwali celebrations in most parts of India. In 2019, Vyaghra Dwadashi date is October 25. It is celebrated on 12th day in Krishna Paksha of Ashwin month or Ashwayuja masam in Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada, and Telugu calendars. It coincides with Krishna Paksha Dwadashi of Kartik Month in North Indian […]

Dhanteras Books Buying Muhurat, 25 October 2019

Dhanteras Books Buying Muhurat 2019 – 25 October 2019. What is the best Time to buy Accounts Books on Dhanteras, 25 October 2019 during Diwali? Apart from gold, silver and other household items, Dhanteras (Dhana Trayodashi | Dhanvantari Jayanti) during Diwali is considered highly auspicious time to buy books for new accounts for the coming […]

Gujarati New Year 2019 | Nutan Varsh | Bestu Varsh 2019 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 2019 date as per Gujarati Panchang is October 28. The year 2019-2020 marks the Vikram Samvat 2076. New Year in Gujarat is also known as Nutan Varsh or Bestu […]

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 […]

Yama Trayodashi | Shamana Trayodasi

Yama Trayodashi or Shamana Trayodasi is the first day of 5-day Diwali festival celebrations. In 2019, Yama Trayodashi date is October 25. Mainly the festival of Diwali begins (Yama Trayodasi) and ends (Yama Dwitiya) with the worship of Lord Yamadharmaraja, the King of Naraka loka. Yama Deepadan is the main ritual of the day. Lighting […]

Tihar 2019 in Nepal

Tihar (Yama Panchak) is a five-day festival celebrated in Nepal after Dashain festival. In 2019, Tihar in Nepal starts on October 25 and ends on October 29. 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, […]

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 2019, Bhai dooj date is October 29. 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 […]

Narak Chaturdasi, Kali Choudas, Roop Choudas – Second Day of Diwali Festival

Narak Chaturdasi, also known as Kali Choudas and Roop Choudas, is observed on the Chaturdashi day in dark fortnight or Krishna Paksha during Ashwin month as per Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh calendars. It falls in Kartik month as per North Indian Hindi calendars. Narak Chaturdashi 2019 date is October 26. It is also […]

Best Time to Buy Accounts Books on Pushya Nakshatra, 22 October 2019

What is the best Time to buy Accounts Books on Pushya Nakshatra, 22 October 2019 during Dhanteras, Diwali? Apart from gold, silver and other household items, Pushya Nakshatra during Diwali is considered highly auspicious time to buy books for new accounts for the coming year and for many other tradings. During Diwali 2019, Pushya Nakshatra […]

Abhyanga Snana on Diwali | Ritual bath during Deepavali

Abhyanga Snana (ritual bath) is an important ritual to observe during Diwali festival. In some places, it is also observed during Narak Chaturdasi day. In 2019, Abhyanga Snana during Diwali date is October 25, October 26 and October 27. In many places, Abhyanga Snana is observed on Narak Chaturdashi, Diwali and Bali Pratipada. It is […]

Diwali Chitragupta Puja | Chitragupta Jayanthi Pooja

Chitragupta Puja, also known as Dawat Puja, is a ritual observed during Diwali festival. In 2019, Chitragupta Puja date is October 29. It is celebrated on Bhai Dooj, two days after Diwali, in North India. Chitragupta Pooja marks the birthday or Jayanthi of Chitragupta and it is mainly celebrated by Katyastha caste. Chitragupta is the […]