Bhai Dooj 2019 | Bhau Beej 2019 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 2019, Bhai Dooj date is October 29. Bhai Dhooj is celebrated twice in a year. The first one is celebrated after the festival of colors, Holi, and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Vishwakarma Pooja during Diwali

Vishwakarma Puja is also observed on the fourth day of Diwali, the day after Diwali. Vishwakarma Puja 2017 date during Diwali is October 20. Biswakarma Pooja is also observed on Kanya Sankraman day in Industrial states like Orissa and Bengal. Vishwakarma puja falls on Kartik Shukla Padyami, the first day of the lunar New Year in […]

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 2017, Kali Chaudas date is October 18. 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 […]

Bali Padyami, Balindra Pooja during Diwali

Bali Padyami Puja is celebrated on the fourth day during Diwali festival. In 2017, Bali Padyami date is October 20. It is observed on the day after Deepavali Amavasya. Maha Bali, the King of Pathala loka (netherworld), is worshipped on this day. He was given a boon by Lord Vishnu to visit the earth once […]

Bhai Phota Mantras: Prayers to recite during Bhai Phota Festival

Bhai Phota, also spelt as Bhai Fota, is celebrated on Dvitiya day or the second day after Kali Puja or Diwali festival in Bengal. During Bhai Phota, some mantras or prayers are chanted by sisters. Bhai Phota Mantra: Bengali Version – Bhaier kapale dilam phonta, Jamer Duare porlo kanta, Jamuna Dae Jomke phonta, Ami di […]

Rituals and Customs of Kedareshwara Vrata – Glory, Merits of Kedar Gauri Puja

Rituals and customs of Kedara Gauri Puja include Puja to Lord Shiva and Goddess Gauri. On the day of Kedareshwara Vrata, same as other vratas and pujas some austerities like fast or semi-fast on fruits or milk are observed. Kedareshwara Vrata Puja is performed with installing Kalasha in a sanctified place. While chanting the mantras […]

Diwali Laxmi Pooja Procedure: How to Observe Dhan Lakshmi Puja during Diwali

Here you can Diwali Laxmi Puja Procedure or details of steps in Diwali Lakshmi Puja. Laxmi Pooja is the main ritual during the festive days of Diwali or Deepavali. Diwali 2012 Laxmi Pooja date is November 13. The day of Lakshmi puja is devoted to the propitiation of Goddess Sri Mahalaxmi, the Goddess of wealth […]

Diwali (Deepavali), the festival of lights: Diwali Festival

Diwali (Deepavali), the festival of lights, is the most celebrated Hindu festival in India and even in USA, UK, Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, etc.. Diwali is a five-day festival celebrated throughout the country on Kartik Amavasya, No Moon day in Kartik month. It falls in Ashwin month (Ashwayuja masam) in Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada, and Telugu calendars. Diwali 2012 date […]

Dhanteras, Dhan Trayodasi: Dhan Teras Festival during Diwali

Dhanteras or Dhan Trayodasi, also spelt as Dhan Teras, is the most auspicious and prosperous occasion during the four-day festival – Diwali. Dhanteras is celebrated on Aswayuja Krishna Triodasi. Hence it is also called as Dhana Trayodashi. In 2012, Dhanteras date is November 11. It is believed that purchasing any new things such as home appliances […]

Dhan Trayodashi – Dhan Teras Festival during Diwali

Dhan Teras is the first day of five-day Diwali festival. Dhanteras, also known as Dhantrayodashi or Dhanvantari Triodasi, is celebrated on thirteenth day of Krishna Paksha in the month of Kartik. Dhanteras 2010 date is November 3. On Dhanteras festival day, Goddess Dhanlakshmi is worshipped for prosperity and happiness. Dhanteras Lakshmi Puja is very important […]