Varuna Shashti 2020

Varuna Shashti, an auspicious day dedicated to Varuna (the God of rain). In 2020, Varuna Shashti date is January 31. It is observed on Magha Shukla Sashti, the sixth day during Magha masam in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Varuna Dev is worshipped with red flowers, chandan (sandal paste), and dhoopa dheepa naivedyam. Varuna […]

Bhishma Ekadashi at Antarvedi Narasimha Swamy Temple, Andhra Pradesh

Bhishma Ekadashi, also spelt as Bheeshma Ekadasi, is observed on Magha Shukla Ekadashi, the eleventh day in Magha masam. In 2019, Bhishma Ekadashi date is February 17. This festival is a grand event at Antarvedi Laxmi Narasimha Swamy Temple, East Godavari district, in Andhra Pradesh. During the celebrations, Narasimha Swamy Kalyanotsavam (divine marriage celebrations of […]

Surya Jayanti 2021 | Magh Saptami 2021

Surya Jayanti, also known as Ratha Saptami or Saur Saptami or Achala Sapthami, is observed on Magh Shukla Saptami day. In 2021, Surya Jayanti date is February 19. This festival is popularly celebrated as Ratha Saptami and also marks the birthday of Lord Surya. Surya Bhagwan was born to sage Kashyapa and his wife Aditi […]

Magh Navratri 2020 | Magha Navaratri dates

Magh Navratri or Magha Navaratri is observed in the Shukla Paksha during Magha maas or Magh month.  Magh Navratri is called as Gupt Navratri. In 2020, Magh Navratri begins on January 25 and ends on February 3. This festival is dedicated to Goddess Shakti and each form of the Goddess is worshipped on each day. […]

Jaya Ekadasi 2019 | Jaya Ekadashi Vrat

Jaya Ekadasi is observed on Magh Shukla Ekadashi day, the eleventh day during Shukla Paksha in Magh month. In 2019, Jaya Ekadashi date is February 16. While Magh month is the auspicious month for Shiva puja and this Ekadasi is auspicious for Vishnu Puja. On this day, Lord Vishnu and Shiva both are worshipped. Observing […]