Govatsa Dwadashi 2022 | Nandini Vrat

Govatsa Dwadashi (Nandini Vrat) is observed on Krishna paksha Dwadashi in Kartik Month as per North Indian calendars. In 2022, Govatsa Dwadasi date is October 22. 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 […]

Gujarati New Year 2022 | Nutan Varsh | Bestu Varsh 2022 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 2022 date as per Gujarati Panchang is October 26. The year 2022-2023 marks the Vikram Samvat 2079. New Year in Gujarat is also known as Nutan Varsh or Bestu […]

Vagh Baras 2022 | Wagh Baaras Festival in Gujarat

Vagh Baras (Wagh Baaras) is observed on Dwadasi day in second half of Aso month. In 2022, Vagh Baras date is October 22. 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 […]

Labh Pancham 2022 | Laakheni Panchami | Saubhagya Panchami

Labh Pancham (Laakheni Panchami, Saubhagya Panchami) is the final day of Diwali festival. In 2022, Labh Pancham date is October 29. 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 […]

Annakut 2022 | 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 2022, Annakut date is October 26. It is the fourth day of Diwali celebrations. In all temples across Gujarat, annakut is offered to the deities. It is […]

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 […]

Annakut Puja on Nutan Varsh in Gujarat

Annakut Puja is the most observed ritual on Nutan Varsh or Bestu Varsh (Gujarati New Year). It is observed on Kartik Sud 1, next day to Diwali, mainly in Gujarat. In 2020, Annakut date is November 15, as per many standard Gujarati calendars. In all mandirs, Annakut is offered to the deities on this auspicious day. […]

Diwali Rituals and Customs

Do you know that various interesting rituals and traditions are attached to the festival of diwali? This five day long festival is celebrated with lot of fun and excitement and people exchange gilts, sweets! The various rituals of diwali festival are mentioned below- have a look! The first day of diwali is popular with 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 […]