Hindu Festivals 2013, Festival dates, Festival Calendar 2013

Here is the list of Hindu Festivals, auspicious days, vratas, fasts, pujas, rituals and other Hindu occasions in 2013. Apart from Makar Sankranti (Pongal), Maha Shivratri, Holi festival, Ugadi, Chaitra Navratri (Vasant Navratri), Chithirai Vishu, Vishu, Sri Rama Navami, Hanuman Jayanti, Akshay Tritiya, Vat Savitri Vrata, Ashada Masam, Guru Purnima, Shravan Month, Varalakshmi Vratam, Rakshabandhan […]

Ekadasi 2013: Ekadashi Vrata 2013 dates, Ekadasi Fasting Calendar

Ekadasi Vrat is the most auspicious day dedicated to Lord Vishnu Puja. Ekadashi is observed on eleventh day of every fortnight of the Hindu month (Shukla Paksha & Krishna Paksha). Some Ekadashi vratas are differed by a day for Smartha and Vaishnava sect of Hindus. Smarta people observe Ekadashi on the day during which Ekadasi […]

Ekadasi, 11 October 2012

Today, 11 October 2012 is Ekadasi (Indira Ekadasi). It is also referred to as Shraddh Ekadasi as it falls during Pitru Paksha Mahalaya. Indira Ekadasi falls on 11th day of Krishna Paksha of Ashwin Month in North Indian Hindi calendar. It falls during Bhadrapad Month as per Marathi, Telugu, Kannada & Gujarati Panchang. Indira Ekadasi […]

Ekadasi, 17 February 2012

Today, 17 February 2012 is Ekadasi (Vijaya Ekadasi). It is Smarta Vijaya Ekadasi. Bhagvat Ekadasi (Ekadasi for Vaishnava sect) is observed on 18 February 2012. Ekadasi begins on 17th at 6.39 am and ends on 5.30 am on 18th February. It falls on Krishna Paksha of Falgun month in North Indian Hindi calendars and in […]

Guruvara Ekadasi Vrat, Ekadasi on Thursday

Guruvara Ekadasi Vrat (Ekadasi which falls on Thursday) is highly auspicious Ekadasi vrat. Observing Guruvar Ekadasi is considered highly meritorious as Thursday or Guruvaram is the most favorite day for Lord Vishnu. Ekadasi vrat, most common vrat dedicated to Lord Vishnu, is observed on 11th day in Shukla and Krishna Paksha of a Hindu month. […]