Vaishakh Snaan (Vaishakha Snanam) & Pithru Shradha during Vaisakh Month

Vaishakh Snaan is the important and most auspicious ritual during Vaishakha month. Performing punya snan (ritual bath) in holy rivers such as Ganga, Godavari, Krishna, Cauvery, and Tungabhadra removes ones sins and brings all luck in the future life. Period of Vaisakha Masa Punya Snan and Pithru Shradha in 2019 When Vaisakha masam falls in […]

Mohini Ekadasi Vrata Mahatmya

Mohini Ekadasi is observed during the Shukla Paksha in the month of Chithirai in Tamil calendar and in Vaishakha month in North Indian and other regions calendars. Mohini Ekadasi mahatmyam (importance or significance) was told by Sage Vasista to Lord Sri Ram. Lord Sri Krishna also told the importance of Mohini Ekadasi to Yudhishtira (Dharma raj). […]

Akshaya Tritiya 2018 | Akha Teej

Akshaya Tritiya or Akshaya Trithiya is one of the most auspicious days for Hindus. In 2018, Akshaya Tritiya date is April 18, Wednesday. It is celebrated on the third day of the bright half of Vaishakha Maas (Vaishakha Shukla Tritiya or Thadiya). This year, Krittika Nakshatra prevails till the midnight on Wednesday. On April 18, 2018 there […]

Vaishakha Masam, Vaisakh Mas – Lord Vishnu’s Favourite Month

Lord Vishnumurti

Vaishakha masam also spelled as Vaisakh mas is the favourite month for Lord Vishnu. Worshipping Lord Vishnu in Vaishakh month is considered as very auspicious. It is the most auspicious mas and the month of prosperity among all the months. Significance and Importance of Vaishakh Month – Vaisakha Masa Mahatmya: According to Sage Narada, the […]

Kurma Jayanti, Jayanthi of Lord Kurma

Kurma Jayanti is the day to celebrate Lord Kurmas Jayanti. Kurma avatara is the second incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Kurma means the tortoise or turtle form of Lord Vishnu, who helped devas (gods) and demons (asuras) in churning of milk ocean (Samudra Manthan). When is Lord Kurma Jayanti celebrated? Lord Kurma Jayanti is celebrated on […]

Akshaya Tritiya Celebrations in Bengal & Jat Farming Community

Akshaya Tritiya, also known as Akha Trij or Akha Teej, is one of the big festivals celebrated in most parts of India including Bengal, Orissa, and other places of the country. Jat farming communities or farmers of Jat sect celebrate Akshay Trutiya with utmost fervor. Akha Trij 2017 date is April 28|29. Akshay Tritiya Celebrations […]

Balarama Jayanthi – Jayanti of Lord Balaram

Balarama Jayanthi, birthday of Lord Balaram or Appearance day of Lord Balaram is celebrated on Vaishakha Shudda Tadiya. The Appearance day of Lord Balaram is also celebrated as Akshay Tritiya and Parashurama Jayanti. When is Balarama Jayanti or Appearance Day of Balaram celebrated in 2009? In 2009, Balarama Jayanti is celebrated on April 27, Monday. […]

Sri Parasurama Jayanthi, Parashuram Jayanti

Parasurama Jayanthi is observed on Vaishkha Shudda Vidiya / Tadiya (second / third day of Shukla Paksha in Vaishakha Masam). In 2014, Parasurama Jayanti date is May 1. Parsu is a weapon like axe adopted by Lord Parasuram. Lord Parasuram was the sixth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Parashuram was born in Satyu-Yuga and stayed alive till […]