Kruta Yugadi, Satya Yugadi | Beginning of Golden Era of Kruta Yugam

Kruta Yugadi (Satya Yugadi), the beginning of kruta Yugam or Satya yugam, is observed on Akshaya navami, Kartik Shukla Navami day. In 2020, Kruta yugadi date is November 23. Kruta Yugam, also known as Satya Yugam, is considered as the Golden age as per Hinduism. This Yuga (era) is also known as the era of […]

Tulasi Habba | Tulasi Puja on Uthwana Dwadashi in Karnataka

Tulasi Habba (Tulasi puja) is observed on Ksheerabdi Dwadashi, which falls during Kartika masam. In 2021, Tulasi Habba date is November 15-16. In some places, Tulasi Puja is also observed on Uthwana Ekadashi or Kartika Pournami. As per Hindu scriptures and Puranas, Uthwana Dwadashi is the day during which Maha Vishnu awakes from his cosmic […]

Shaka Saptami | Lakshmi Puja in Kartik Month

Shaka Saptami (Shakha Sapthami) is observed on Kartik Shukla Saptami (Seventh day of bright half in Kartika Masam). In 2018, Shaka Saptami date is November 14. This day is also observed as Bhanu Saptami or Surya Saptami. During Shaka Saptami festival, Goddess lakshmi is worshipped with vegetables and green leaves. This festival dedicated to Goddess […]

Kartik Puja in Varanasi: Kartik Snan & Tulsi Pooja on Kartik Ekadasi

Kartik Puja is observed on Shukla Paksha Ekadashi in the month of Kartik along the River banks of Ganga in Varanasi. In 2020, Kartik Puja date in Varanasi is November 25-26. This Ekadashi day is also called as Prabhodini Ekadashi, Bhodini Ekadasi, Utthana Ekadasi or Dev Utthana Ekadashi. On this day, Tulsi Vishnu Vivah is […]

Amla Navami (Kartik Shukla Navami)

Amla Navami is observed on the ninth day of the bright fortnight during the month of Kartik. In 2021, Amla Navami date is November 12. This festival is mainly observed in Odisha and some other Western and Northern Indian regions. Amla fruit is used as one of the major ingredients in many Ayurvedic medicines. As […]

Vishwakarma Pooja during Diwali

Vishwakarma Puja is also observed on the fourth day of Diwali, the day after Diwali. Vishwakarma Puja 2020 date during Diwali is November 18. Biswakarma Pooja is also observed on Kanya Sankraman day in Industrial states like Orissa and Bengal. Vishwakarma puja falls on Kartik Shukla Padyami, the first day of the lunar New Year […]

Diwali Chitragupta Puja | Chitragupta Jayanthi Pooja

Chitragupta Puja, also known as Dawat Puja, is a ritual observed during Diwali festival. In 2021, Chitragupta Puja date is November 6. It is celebrated on Bhai Dooj, two days after Diwali, in North India. Chitragupta Pooja marks the birthday or Jayanthi of Chitragupta and it is mainly celebrated by Katyastha caste. Chitragupta is the […]

Chaturmasya Vidiya 2020 | Chaturmas Dwitiya

‘Chaturmasya Vidiya’ or ‘Chatumas Dwitiya’ is observed on Kartik Krishna Vidiya as per Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat Calendars. In 2020, Chaturmas Dwitiya dates are August 5 and December 2. On Chaturmas Vidiya, Ashoonya Shayana vratam is concluded. Ashoonya Sayan vrat starts on Shravan Krishna Vidiya and continued for four holy months. Though, Chaturmasya […]

Chhath Puja 2014 (Dala Chhath Pooja)

Chhath Puja or Dala Chhath Pooja, a popular festival in North India, is observed on the sixth day of Kartik Month. In 2014, Chhath Puja date is October 29. Chhath Pooja or Dala Chhath Puja is celebrated for four days which begins on Kartik Sashti. Chhath Puja is also observed as Surya Shashti. Chhath Puja […]

Nagula Panchami during Karthika Masam in Andhra Pradesh

Nagula Panchami during karthika masam is observed on the fifth day, Panchami, in Shukla Paksham of kartika masam. In 2017, Kartika Nagula Panchami date is October 25. In most of the places, Nagula Panchami, also known as Naga Panchami, is observered during Shravana masam but in some places it is also observed in kartika masam. […]

Kartik Purnima | Kartika Poornima

Kartik Purnima or Kartika Poornima, Tripuri Poornima or Tripurari Punrima, is the Full Moon and auspicious day in Kartik month. In 2017, Kartik Purnima date is November 4. This day marks the ending of Kartik month as per the calendars of North India but in other calendars it is the 15th day in Kartik maas. […]

Panchuka, Bagapanchuka | Five auspicious days of Kartika Month in Orissa

Panchuka (Panchaka vrat | Bagapanchuka vrata) is observed during the last five days in Kartika month mainly in Odisha. In 2020, Panchuka vrat starts on 25 November and ends on November 29. Panchuka starts on Bodhini Ekadashi and ends on Kartika Purnima festival. Kartik Purnima marks the ending of Panchuka or Bagapanchuka vrata. During Panchaka, especially […]

Dev Diwali (Dev Deepavali)

Dev Diwali is observed on the Full Moon day in the month of Kartik. It is popularly celebrated along the Ganga River banks in Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) and other holy places in India. In 2021, Dev Diwali date is November 19. This festival is dedicated to River Ganga and devotees pay their tribute to Ganga […]

Chhat puja (Dala Chhat) is an ancient festival dedicated to Surya Bhagwan (Sun God)

Chhat puja (Dala Chhat) is an ancient festival dedicated to Sun God or Surya Bhagwan. Chhat Puja is celebrated in North Indian states especially in Bihar and Jharkhand. Dala Chhath Puja 2013 date is November 8. Chhat Puja is also celebrated in Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. In Tamil Nadu, North Indian people celebrate […]

Nagula Chavithi 2010 – Nagula Chavithi Festival in Kartika Masam

Nagula Chavithi is an auspicious day to observe Naga Puja. Nagula Chavithi is observed on the fourth day after Deepavali Amavasya during Kartika masam. Nagula Chavithi 2010 date is 9th November. Nag Panchami and Nagasashti are observed after Naga Chaturthi. The dates to observe Naga Panchami is November 10 and Naga Sashti is on November […]

Kartik Month 2009 – Kartik Maas in Hindu calendar

Kartik month is the most auspicious month for Hindus. Kartik Maas vrat is observed during the month. In 2009, Kartik month starts on October 5 and ends on November 2 as per the North Indian calendar followed in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Haryana, Bihar and Chhattisgarh. As per […]

Best time to perform Uma Maheswara Vratam – When Umamaheshwar Pooja is performed?

Umamaheshwara vratam is generally performed when Sun or Surya Bhagwan enters into Vrischik rasi. Uma maheswar Pooja is also observed in Kartik month (Kartika masam). Before performing the Vrata consult and take suggestion from a Brahmin. Umamaheshwara vratam is a main ritual to perform on Bhadrapad Purnima, the Full Moon day in Bhadrapada month. Usually, […]

Festivals in Kartik Month 2011 in Kannada and Telugu calendars

Some important festivals and auspicious days in Kartik Month 2011 as per Telugu and Kannada Calendars: Bali Padyami – 27 October 2011 Brathru Dwitiya or Bhagini Hastha Bhojanam – 28th October 2011 Sodari Tritiya – 29th October 2011 Nagula Chavithi – 30th October 2011 Trilochana Gauri Vratham – 30th October 2011 Naga Panchami – 31st […]