Bhishma Dwadashi 2023

Bhishma Dwadashi or Bheeshma Dvadasi is observed on Magha Shukla Dwadashi, the day after Bhishma Ekadashi. In 2023, Bhishma Dwadashi date is February 2. Bhishma Dwadashi is an auspicious day during when devotees break their Bhishma Ekadasi vrat upvaas. It is believed that Pandvas observed the final rituals and rites for Bhishma pithamaha who died on […]

Bhishma Ekadashi 2023

Bhishma Ekadasi is observed on Shukla Ekadashi in Magh Month (Magha masam). In 2023, Bhishma Ekadashi date is February 1. It is an auspicious occasion, also considered as the birthday of Vishnu Sahasranama Stotram (Vishnu Sahasranama Stotra Jayanti). Vishnu Sahasranama stotram was revealed to Pandavas by Bhishma. While on the bed of arrows, Bhishma revealed […]

Madhva Navami 2023 | MadhvaNavami Puja

Madhva Navami or Madhwa Navami is observed on Magha Shukla Navami, the ninth day in Magha month (January – February). In 2023, Madhva Navami date is January 29. This festival is celebrated as the day on which Madhvacharya entered into Badarikashrama. On this day, it is believed that Madhvacharya started his ‘Prayana (journey) to Badrinath […]

Magha Purnima, Maha Maghi: Importance, Spiritual Significance

Magh Purnima or Magha Pournami, also known as Maha Maghi, is one of the auspicious Pournami days for Hindu devotees. Purnima is considered as significant in terms of spiritual practice and performing religious rituals. Samudra Snan or Punya Nadi Snanam (holy dip in holy waters) on Maha Maghi is highly meritorious deed. It is auspicious […]

Achala Saptami 2023 | Saur Saptami or Rathsaptami in North India

Achala Saptami, also known as Saur Saptami, is observed on Magha Shukla Saptami, the seventh day in Shukla Paksh during Magh month. Achala Saptami 2023 date is January 28. Achala Saptami festival is dedicated to Lord Surya. Devotees worship Surya Bhagwan on this day for better health and prosperity. Saur is another name of Surya […]

Shattila Ekadashi 2023 | Shadtila Ekadashi, Tilda Ekadashi

Shattila ekadashi, Shad Tila Ekadashi, Tilda Ekadasi or Tiladaana Ekadashi is observed on Krishna Paksha Ekadashi in Magh month in traditional North Indian calendar. In 2023, Shattila Ekadashi date is January 18, Wednesday. Sat-tila Ekadasi corresponds with the Krishna Paskha Ekadasi of Paush month or Pushya masam as per Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Karnataka […]

Magh Month, Magha Masam: Importance, Spiritual Significance

Magh month or Magha masam is the 11th month in Hindu calendar and dedicated to Lord Shiva. Magh mahina is considered as one of the auspicious months as per Hinduism because during this period, The Goddess of education and learning – Goddess Saraswati Devi, the God of health – Surya Bhagwan and one of the […]

Madhwa Navami in Udupi Sri Krishna Temple – Madhva Navami celebrations

Madhwa Navami or Madhwa Navami is celebrated with utmost gaiety on Magha Shukla Navami day. This day commemorates the journey of Madhwacharya to Badarikashrama. Madhwa Navami 2022 date is February 9. On this day Madhwacharya, the exponent of Dwaita philosophy, went to meet his Guru Veda Vyasa at Badrinath and disappeared. On Madhva Navami day, […]

Ratha Saptami 2018 | Rath Saptami Puja

Ratha Saptami is one of the biggest festivals observed during Magh month. It is celebrated on Magh Shukla Saptami. In 2018, Ratha Saptami date is January 24. Ratha Saptami festival is dedicated to Surya bhagwan and the Lord is worshipped for better health and wellbeing. It falls on the second day after Vasant Panchami or […]

Ratha Saptami, Surya Jayanti Festival in Tirumala Tirupati Venkateshwara Temple

Ratha Saptami or Radhasaptami, also known as Surya Jayanti, is observed on Magha Shukla Saptami. At Tirumala Tirupati Balaji temple, Ratha Saptami festival is a grand event which attracts tens of thousands of devotees. On this day, the presiding deity of Lord Malayappa Swamy along with his divine consorts Sridevi and Bhudevi are taken to […]

Bhishma Ekadasi, Bheeshma Ekadashi in Magha Masam

Bhishma Ekadashi is observed on Magh Shukla Ekadashi (eleventh day in Shukla Paksh in Magh month). Bhishma Ekadashi 2018 date is January 27/28. Bhishma Ekadasi is also celebrated as Bhoumi Ekadashi and Jaya Ekadashi. Bhoumi Ekadashi has a great significance. It is one of the most auspicious days to worship Lord Jagannath. In Puri Jagannath […]

Shani Trayodasi, Sani Trayodashi

Shani Trayodasi is an auspicious day for Hindus as it is the favorite day for Shani Dev, who is also known as Shanaischarya, Sani Bhagavan, Shaneesvara, Saneeshvaran or Mandeshwara Swamy. When is Shani Triodashi Observed? Shani Trayodasi is observed on the thirteenth day of a fortnight when it falls on Saturday. Click here to read […]

Magh Month 2010 – Magh Maas dates in 2010

Magh month or Magh maas (January – February) is the most auspicious month for devotees of Lord Shiva. Magh maas is the 11th Hindu month. Magh month 2010 starts on January 1, 2010 and ends on January 30, 2010 as per North Indian calendars followed in Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, […]

Ratha Saptami Vrat (Rath Sapthami)

Ratha Saptami, also spelt as Radhasaptami, is one of the biggest festivals celebrated in Magh month. On this day the Sun God is worshipped by people for their better health and wealth. When is Ratha Saptami? Ratha Saptami is celebrated on the seventh day of brighter half of the month Magh (Magha Shudda Saptami). In […]