Guru Dwadashi 2021

Guru Dwadashi is one of the grand festivals for the devotees of Sri Guru Datta or Dattatreya. In 2021, Guru Dwadashi date is November 2. It is celebrated on 12th day in Krishna paksha of Ashwin month or Ashwayuja masam in Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada, and Telugu calendars. On this day, SriPada Sri Vallabha swamy concluded […]

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 […]

Dhanteras 2021 | Dhan Trayodasi | First day of Five-day Diwali festival

Dhanteras is the first day of five-day Diwali festival. Dhanteras 2021 date is November 2. 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 […]

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 […]

Pushya Nakshatra during Diwali 2021

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 2021, Pushya Nakshatra date is October 28. Pushya Nakshatra begins on October 28th at 9.42 AM and ends at 6.40 AM on 29th October. Pushya […]

Vagh Baras 2021 | Wagh Baaras Festival in Gujarat

Vagh Baras (Wagh Baaras) is observed on Dwadasi day in second half of Aso month. In 2021, Vagh Baras date is November 2. 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 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 […]

Exact Time for Diwali Lakshmi Puja | Deepavali Laxmi Pooja Muhurat

Goddess Lakshmi

Exact time or Shubh Muhurat for Diwali Lakshmi Puja may differ from region to region. Diwali Laxmi Puja 2021 date is November 4. To perform Lakshmi Puja on Deepavali, Pradosh kaal, Nishit kaal and Mahanishita Kaal are very auspicious timings. These muhurats may vary day by day, but during Diwali 2021, Pradosh kaal is between […]

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 […]

Roop Chaudash 2021 | 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 2021, Roop Chaudash date is November 3. 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 […]

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 2021, Diwali Hanuman Puja date is November 3. 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 […]

Vyaghra Dwadashi

Vyaghra Dwadashi marks the beginning of Diwali celebrations in most parts of India. In 2021, Vyaghra Dwadashi date is November 2. 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 […]

Vasubaras 2021 | Vasu Baaras during Diwali in Maharashtra

Vasubaras or Vasu Baaras marks the beginning of Diwali festival in Maharashtra. In 2021, Vasubaras date is November 1. It is celebrated as Vaag Baaras in Gujarat.  This festival is celebrated in honor of cows. The thithi to celebrate Vasubaras is Krishna Paksha Dwadashi in Ashwin month. This day is also known as Govatsa Dwadasi […]

Annakut 2021 | Annakut Puja in Gujarat on Kartik Sud 1

Annakut Puja is an important ritual to observe on Nutan Varsh (Gujarati New Year) i.e. on Kartik Sud 1, 1st day of Kartik maas in Gujarati calendar. In 2021, Annakut date is November 5. It is the fourth day of Diwali celebrations. In all temples across Gujarat, annakut is offered to the deities. It is […]

Dhanvantari Jayanti 2021

Dhanvantari Jayanthi (Dhanvanthari Jayanti or Dhanwantari Jayanti), birthday of Lord Dhanvanthari, is observed on the third day during Diwali festival. In 2021, Dhanvantari Jayanti date is November 2. 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, […]

Bali Pratipada 2021 | Bali Pujan during Diwali

Bali Pratipada or Bali Pujan is observed on the following day of Diwali. In 2021, Bali Pratipada date is November 5. It marks the beginning of Kartik Month in Amavasyant calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh & Karnataka. It is also known as Bali Padyami and Vamana Jayanti in some places. As we […]

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 […]

Dhanteras, 2 November 2021 | Dhana Trayodashi, Dhanvantari Jayanti

2 November 2021 is Dhanteras, Dhana Trayodashi, Dhanvantari Jayanti. It marks the beginning of Diwali festival in most of the places in India. The business people perform Lakshmi Pujan and Kuber Pujan for wealth and prosperity in their businesses. This day is also observed as Dhanvantari Jayanti. Lord Dhanvantari is the Lord of Ayurveda (Indian Traditional […]

Dhanteras Puja Time 2021 | Muhurat for Dhana Trayodashi Pooja 2021

Dhanteras Puja time 2021, Dhanteras 2021 Puja muhurat on Pradosh Kaal & Vrishabha Kaal Pooja timings on 2 November 2021 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, […]

Dhanteras Deeparadhana Muhurat 2021 | YamaDeepa Diya Lighting Time – 2 November 2021

Diwali Diya

‘Yamadeepa Prajwalana’ (Yamadeepa Deeparadhana) is one of the famous rituals of Dhanteras (Dhana Trayodashi / Dhanvantari Trayodashi) day. In 2021, Dhanteras Deeparadhana date is November 2. Since it is the important ritual on the day, this day is also referred to as Yama Trayodashi. Mainly the festival of Diwali begins (Yama Trayodasi) and ends (Yama […]