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 […]

Yama Trayodashi | Shamana Trayodasi

Yama Trayodashi or Shamana Trayodasi is the first day of 5-day Diwali festival celebrations. In 2021, Yama Trayodashi date is November 2. 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 […]

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 […]

Diwali Amavasya 2021 | Deepavali Amavasya

Diwali Amavasya is the No Moon day which falls during Deepavali. In 2021, Diwali Amavasya date is November 4. 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 […]

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, […]

Diwali Chitragupta Puja | Chitragupta Jayanthi Pooja

Chitragupta Puja, also known as Dawat Puja, is a ritual observed during Diwali festival. In 2021, Chitragupta Puja date is November 6. 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 […]

Kali Chaudas Puja during Diwali Festival in Gujarat

Kali Chaudas (Kali Choudash Puja) is observed on the 14th day in Ashwin month mainly in Gujarat. In 2021, Kali Chaudas date is November 3. This is the second day of Diwali festival. It is observed on the day before Diwali and the day after Dhanteras. Goddess Kali is worshipped on Kali Chaudas day. Diwali […]