Dhanvantari Jayanti 2019

Dhanvantari Jayanthi (Dhanvanthari Jayanti or Dhanwantari Jayanti), birthday of Lord Dhanvanthari, is observed on the third day during Diwali festival. In 2019, Dhanvantari Jayanti date is October 25. 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, […]

Vasubaras 2019 | Vasu Baaras during Diwali in Maharashtra

Vasubaras or Vasu Baaras marks the beginning of Diwali festival in Maharashtra. In 2019, Vasubaras date is October 25. 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bali Pratipada 2019 | Bali Pujan during Diwali

Bali Pratipada or Bali Pujan is observed on the following day of Diwali. In 2019, Bali Pratipada date is October 28. 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 […]

Dhanteras Puja Time 2019 | Muhurat for Dhana Trayodashi Pooja 2019

Dhanteras Puja time 2019, Dhanteras 2019 Puja muhurat on Pradosh Kaal & Vrishabha Kaal Pooja timings on 25 October 2019 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, […]

Pushya Nakshatra during Diwali 2019

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 2019, Pushya Nakshatra date is October 22, Tuesday. Pushya Nakshatra begins on October 21 at 5.33 PM and ends at 4.39 PM on October 22. […]

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 […]

Karashtami Vrat, Bhaldevi Puja

Karashtami vrat marks the beginning of Diwali festivities in Maharashtra. In 2019, Karashtami date is October 21. It is observed on 8th day in Krishna Paksha of Ashwin Month as per Marathi Calendar (Kartik month in North India). Bhaldevi Puja is the main ritual on Karashtami. People prepare special sweet recipe ‘Khir’ and distribute it. […]

Choti Diwali 2019 | Narak Chaturdashi

Choti Diwali, also known as Narak Chaturdashi, is the day before Diwali festival. In 2019, Choti Diwali date is October 27. This festival is considered as Small Diwali as on this day crackers are burst in small scale. All preparations for Diwali are done on Choti Diwali day. Devotees clean their houses and Rangoli designs […]

Labh Pancham 2018 | Laakheni Panchami | Saubhagya Panchami

Labh Pancham (Laakheni Panchami, Saubhagya Panchami) is the final day of Diwali festival. In 2018, Labh Pancham date is November 12. 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 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 2019, Annakut date is October 28, as per many standard Gujarati calendars. In all mandirs, Annakut is offered to the deities on this auspicious day. […]

Diwali Amavasya 2018 | Deepavali Amavasya

Diwali Amavasya is the No Moon day which falls during Deepavali. In 2018, Diwali Amavasya date is November 7. 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 […]

Sthira Lagna Muhurat for Diwali Lakshmi Puja 2018

Sthira Lagna Muhurat for Diwali Lakshmi Puja 2018 – Vrishabha Kaal Lagna Muhurat, Simha Kaal Lagna Muhurat or Kumbha Lagna Muhurat are the Sthira Lagna Muhurat for Diwali Lakshmi Puja.. For 7 November 2018, here are the timings for Sthira Lagna Muhurthams for Lakshmi Puja.. Kumbha Lagna Muhurat Timings – None Vrishabha Lagna Muhurat Timings […]

Diwali Lakshmi Puja 2018 Time, Muhurat

Diwali Lakshmi Puja Time on 7 November 2018 is given here for all Indian cities. Pradosh Kaal, Nishita Kaal, Maha Nishita Kaal, Vrishabha Lagna, Simha Lagna & Karka Lagna are the auspicious muhurat for Lakshmi Puja on Deepavali. Diwali Lakshmi Pooja Muhurat is given for all these cities here…. Jammu, Srinagar (Jammu & Kashmir), Chandigarh, […]

Diwali Aarti Time 2018 | Timings for Deepavali Harathulu

Diwali Aarti Time 2018 (Timings for Deepavali Harathulu) is given here. In 2018, Diwali date is November 7 and Naraka Chaturdashi is on November 6. Most of the people perform Diwali Aarti on Naraka Chaturdashi as Amavasya is not preferable for taking Aarti. Hence, for most of the communities, Deepavali Aarti date is November 6. […]

Kali Puja 2020 | Mahanisha Puja 2020 date

Kali Puja (Mahanisha Puja) is one of the most celebrated festivals in Bengal. It is observed during Diwali festival. In 2020, Kali Puja date is November 14. During Kali Puja, Goddess Shakti is worshipped in the form of Maha Kali. Devotees believe that on this day, Goddess Maha Kali is appeared along with 64,000 Yoginis. […]

Kedareshwar Vrata 2018 | Kedareshwar Puja on Deepavali Amavasya

Kedara Gauri Vrata or Kedareshwara Gowri Vratham is an observance to perform on Diwali Amavasya. In 2018, Kedara Gauri Vratam date is November 7. Usually, on the day of Kedara Vratam, married women or married couple worships Kedareshwara, Lord Shiva. Kedareshwara is another name of Lord Shiva. In some places, Kedara Gauri Vratam is observed […]

Chitragupta Puja 2019 | Dawat Puja

Chitragupta Puja (Dawat Puja) is the Jayanti of Chitragupta. In 2019, Chitragupta Puja date is October 29. It is mainly celebrated among Kayasta sect of Hindus. It falls on the second day after Diwali. It is also celebrated as Bhai Dooj, Yama Dwitiya, Bhai Phonta, Bhatru Dwitiya, Bhai Tika and several parts of India and […]