Chitragupta Puja 2019 | Chitragupt Pooja on Chaitra Purnima

Chitragupta Puja is observed on Chaitra Purnima, the Full Moon day in Chaitra month. It is one of the big festivals for Kayasta sect of people. In 2019, Chaitra Purnima Chitragupta Puja date is April 19. Chitragupt is believed to be the accountant or record keeper of Lord Yamas register Agra-Sandhaani. On Chaitra Purnima day, […]

Matsya Jayanti 2019 | Matsya Avatar Jayanti

matsya avatar

Matsya Jayanti or the appearance day of Matsya Avatar of Lord Vishnu is observed on Chaitra Shukla Tritiya or the third day in waxing phase of Chaitra month (March – April). In 2019, Matsya Jayanthi date is April 8. Matsya Avatar or fish incarnation of Lord Vishnu is his first of Dashavatar (10 divine incarnations). […]

Shiva Dolotsavam, a ritual of Gauri Tritiya Vrata

Sowbhagya Gauri Vrata is also performed by childless women who want to be blessed with children. Shiva Dolotsavam is the ritual to perform by childless women. In 2019, Shiva Dolotsavam date is April 8. Shiva Dolotsavam or Sri Ram Dolotsav is observed on the day of Gauri Tritiya (Chaitra Shudda Thadiya). What is Shiva Dolotsav? In […]

Vasant Navratri 2020 | Basant Navaratri | 9 Auspicious Days in Chaitra Month 2020

Vasant Navratras (Chaitra Navratri, Sri Ram Navratri) is dedicated to Goddess Durga Devi, Maha Lakshmi Devi & Maa Saraswati Devi. In 2020, Vasant Navratri begins on March 25 and ends on April 2. The celebrations of nine nights in Hinduism are considered as very significant and spiritually important. Vasant Navratras or Ram Navratri is also […]

Vasant Durga Puja, Basanti Pooja during Chaitra Navratri

Mata Basanti Puja, or Vasant Durga Puja, is observed during Chaitra Navratri festival. According to the ancient Hindu scriptures and sacred texts, worship of Goddess Durga or Durga Pooja was significantly performed during the Vasant rithu (Basant rithu) or Spring Season. It is believed that Lord Shri Rama changed the periof of Durga Devi Puja […]

Chaitra Masa 2019 in Kannada Panchagam

Chaitra month or Chaitra masa is the first month in Hindu calendar or Hindu Panchangam. In Kannada Panchangam for Karnataka Chiatra masa 2019 starts on April 6 and ends on May 4. Chaitra month falls in March – April as per Gregorian calendar.  Similar dates are applicable to Marathi, Gujarati, and Telugu Panchangam. According to […]

Chaiti Chhath 2019 | Chath Puja in Chaitra Month

Chaithi Chhath is observed during Chaitra month just after Nav Varsh in Bihar, Jharkhand, and some other North Central regions of India. This festival is celebrated for 4 days similar to that of Chhath Puja in Kartik month. Chaiti Chhath 2019 dates – April 9, April 10, April 11 and April 12. The first day […]

Anang Trayodashi 2018 | Ananga Trayodasi Vrat

Anang Trayodashi or Anang vrat is a vow dedicated to Lord Shiva. In 2018, Anang vrat date is December 20. It is observed on the thirteenth day of the Shukla Paksha or bright half of the Chaitra mahina in Maharashtra, Gujarat and some south Indian regions. The vrat lasts for a year with worshipping Rati […]

Dharmaraja Dashami 2018 | YamaDharmaraj Dashami

Dharmaraja Dasami or Yamadharmaraj Dashami is a puja or vrata dedicated to Lord Yama who is also known as Yamadharmaraj. This vrata is observed on Chaitra Shukla Dasami or the tenth day of bright half of Chaitra month. It falls just on the next day to Sri Rama Navami. In 2018, Dharmaraju Dashami date is […]

Garia Puja during Chaitra Month, Baisakh Month in Tripura

Garia Puja is traditional tribal festival celebrated in Tripura during Chaitra month and Baisakh month. It is the one of the major festivals of the state. Garia Puja is dedicated to worship tribal God ‘Garia, the deity of livestock and wealth. This puja is mainly observed by Jhumias – people who follow jhum cultivation on […]

Nav Varsh 2019 | Hindi New Year 2019

Nav Varsh is the Hindu New Year in calendars followed in Uttar Pradesh, Uttaranchal, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Haryana, and Maharashtra. In 2019, Nav Varsh date is April 6. It is observed on Chaitra Shukla Pratipada, the day after Amavasya in Chaitra month. As per the traditional Vikram Samvat calendar, it is […]

Lakshmi Panchami 2017, Shri Lakshmi Vratam on Chaitra Panchami

Lakshmi Panchami, also known as Shri Vratam, is a vow dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi. In 2017, Lakshmi Panchami date is April 1. This vratham is observed on Chaitra Shukla Panchami, the fifth day in Shukla Paksh during Chaitra month. Shree Lakshmi Panchami is considered as very auspicious day to worship Goddess of wealth, Sri Laxmi Devi. […]

Varuthini Ekadashi Vrata

Varuthini Ekadashi is observed on the eleventh day during the second half (Krishna Paksha) of Chaitra month (April). Varuthini Ekadasi 2012 date is April 16 / 17. It falls in Vaishakh month as per North Indian Hindi calendars. Puranas described that observance of fasting and performing the other rituals of Ekadasi on Varuthini Ekadasi, removes […]

Hanuman Jayanthi, Hanumath Jayanti

Hanuman Jayanthi is the birthday of Lord Hanuman, Hindu deity of power and energy. Lord Hanuman is also worshipped as Anjaneya Swamy, Hanumanthudu, Maruti and Sri Rama dootha. When is Sri Hanuman Jayanti Observed? According to North Indian traditions, Sri Hanumath Jayanti is celebrated on the Full moon day or Pournami in the Hindu lunar […]

Lakshmi Panchami, Shri Panchami

Shree Lakshmi Panchami is considered as a great day to worship Goddess of wealth, Sri Laxmi Devi. Lakshmi Panchami is also called as Shri Vratam. When is Shri Lakshmi Panchami observed in 2015? Shri Lakshmi Panchami is observed on Chaitra Shudda Panchami (the fifth day of Chaitra month). In 2015, Sri Laxmi panchami is celebrated […]

Ashok Astami Pooja, Ashokashtami Puja

Ashok Ashtami or Ashokastami is one of the important festivals dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Shakti, the Mother Goddess. Ashokashtami is celebrated in Eastern Indian states, mainly in Orissa and West Bengal. Ashoka means the one who removes and protects from hurdles, obstacles and sorrow. Ashokashtami is also known as Bhavani Ashtami. On the […]

Sri Rama Rajyotsavam, Lord Sri Ram Pattabhishekam

Sri Rama Rajyotsavam is the day of Sri Rama Pattabhishekam. According to Ramayana, Lord Sri Ram was crowned on this day. When is Sri Rama Rajyotsav celebrated? Sri Rama Rajyotsav is celebrated on the day of Chaitra Shudda Panchami (the fifth day in Chaitra month). In 2014, Sri Rama Rajotsavam is observed on April 4. […]

Vasant Navratri, Basant Navratri, Navratras in Vasant Rithu

Vasant Navratri or Basant Navratri, also popular as Chaitra Navratras, is the nine-day festival observed in Chaitra month. Vasant Navratri 2013 dates are: from April 11 to April 20. Vasant Navratras starts on the first day in Chaitra month and ends on Sri Rama Navami, the ninth day of the month. The first day of […]

Kamada Ekadasi, Kamda Ekadashi – Chaitra Shukla Ekadasi

Kamada Ekadasi is observed on Chaitra Shukla Paksha Ekadashi, eleventh day in bright half of Chaitra month.  In 2012, Kamada Ekadasi date is April 3. This day is dedicated to worship Lord Sri Maha Vishnu and to observe Ekadasi fasting to get rid of all sins. Kamada Ekadasi has its reference in Varaha Purana. Kamada […]

Festivals and Auspicious Days in March 2009 (Falgun month – Chaitra month)

The Phalguna maas is the last month of the Hindu calendar year and this is the last month of the Telugu and Kannada year Sarvadhari and on 27 March, the people of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka celebrated their New Year Day of Virodhi Nama Samvatsaram. 7 th, Saturday – Amalaki Ekadasi 8 th, Sunday – […]