Akhanda Dwadashi 2020 | Margasira Dwadasi Vratam

Akhanda Dwadashi (Dwadasha Aditya Vratam) is observed on Dwadashi day in the bright half during Margashirsha Month. In 2020, Akhanda Dwadashi date is December 26. Akhanda Dwadasi vrata is dedicated to worship Lord Krishna. It is observed as three-phases for a year. It is less popular vrata mainly observed by Vaishnava sect of people. During […]

Margasira Maasa Utsavam 2019 at Kanakamahalakshmi Temple in Vizag

Margasira Masam utsavam in 2019 at Kanakamahalakshmi temple, Vizag dates – 27 November, December 5, December 12, December 19 and December 26. Celebrations and rituals are celebrated throughout the month of Margashiram at the temple. Actually, the Margashira Masostavam 2019 begins on 27 November. A month-long festivities are celebrated at the temple. Festivities begin in […]

Mokshada Ekadashi 2019 | Mauna Ekadasi Vrat

8 December 2019 is Mokshada Ekadashi, Mauna Ekadasi. Vaishnav Gauna Ekadashi is also on 8 December 2019. It is observed on Margashirsha Shukla Ekadasi, the eleventh day in the light fortnight of the Margashira month (November – December). Mokshada Ekadasi is popularly observed as Gita Jayanthi. On this day the prominent Hindu scripture Bhagvad Geeta was […]

Margashira Masam 2019 in Telugu Calendar

Margashira masam or Margasira month is the ninth month as per Telugu calendar. In 2019, Margashira masam begins on November 27 and ends on December 26. Margashira month is considered as auspicious month for Telugu people as it is the favorite month for Lord Krishna. Lord Krishna himself says that he is the Margashiram. This […]

Prathamashtami 2017 in Odisha

Prathamastami (Pradamashtami) is observed on Margasira Krishna Astami, the eighth day in the first half of Margashir month in Odiya calendar. In 2017, Prathamashtami date is November 11. It is one of the most celebrated festivals in Orissa. Pradamashtami is dedicated to worship Sati Debi. Women perform Sati Debi puja for health and wellbeing of […]

Naga Panchami during Margasira Masam

Naga Panchami is also observed during Margasira masam or Margashirsha month in Andhra Pradesh and some parts of Karnataka. In 2016, Margasira Naga Panchami date is December 4. Devotees consider Naga Panchami, Subramanya Shasti and Mitra Saptami or Surya Saptami are the three auspicious days to worship the deities for better health and wellbeing of […]

Subramanya Sashti 2013, Subrahmanya Shashti

Lord Murugan Subramanya

Subramanya Sashti or Subrahmanya Shashti is observed on Margashira Shashti in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala. In 2013, Subramanya Sashti date in Margashira Masam is December 8. Lord Subramanya, also known as Kumara, Skanda, Murugan or Shanmukha is worshipped during this festival. In Kukke Subramanya temple, Karnataka, Subramanya Sashti is observed with utmost […]

Yellu Amavasya 2013: Ellu Amavasya in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh

Yellu Amavasya, also spelt as Ellu Amavasya, is observed on No Moon day in Margashira month (Margasira Amavasya) in Karnataka and some parts of Andhra Pradesh. Yellu Amavasya 2013 date is January 11. This is a major festival in farming communities in North Karnataka. In Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh states, this festival marks the ending […]

Dhanur Sankranti – Dhanur Sankramanam

Dhanur Sankranti, also known as Dhanu Sankramanam, is the transition of the Sun to Dhanu Rashi or the zodiac sign of Sagittarius. Dhanu Sankranti 201o date is 16 December 2011. Usually, Dhanu Sankraman occurs on Margasira Amavasya as per Telugu and Kannada calendars. As per Tamil calendar, Dhanus sankraman falls on the first day of […]