Deepa Puja: Deep Pujan on Ashada Amavasya

Deepa Puja is an auspicious observance to perform on Ashada Amavasya day. In 2019, Deepa Puja or Diya Pooja date is August 1 in Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada and Telugu calendars. As per North Indian Hindu calendar Ashada Amavasya Deepa Puja is 2 July. On the day of Deepa Puja, people clean and decorate their houses. […]

Ashada Amavasya Pithru Tharpan & Pinda Pradhan Rituals

Ashada Amavasya is highly auspicious day for Pithru tharpan. Though every Amavasya day is important to pay our respect to our ancestors, Ashada Amavasya has every kind of significance for Pitru Tharpanam and Pinda Pradhanam. In 2019, as per the North Indian Hindi calendars, the date of Ashada Amavasya is July 2. In Marathi, Gujarati, […]

Vyasa Purnima, Guru Pournami (Veda Vyasa Poornima)

Vyasa Purnima (Veda Vyas Poornima) or Guru Pournami is one of the most auspicious purnima days as per the Hinduism. In 2017, Vyas Purnima or Guru Pournami date is July 9. Some scriptures described that on Ashada Poornima day, Vyasa completed writing and editing the compilations of Chaturvedas. Thus, Ashada Poornima is also called as Vyas […]

Dakshinayanam, Pitrayana: (Karka Sankraman, Karkataka Sankranti)

Dakshinayanam (Pitrayana) is also referred as Karka Sankraman or Karkataka Sankranti. On this day, Sun enters into Karkataka (Karka) rashi (Cancer). In 2017, Dakshinayana starts on July 16 as per the South Indian Panchangams. According to North Indian calendars, Dakshinayana punya kaal starts on June 21, 2017. Karka Sankranthi or Karkataka Sankranti indicates ending of […]

Hindu Festivals and Auspicious Days in June 2009 Jyeshta maas – Ashada month

Jyeshta Shudda Navami – Ashada Shudda Astami 2 nd, Tuesday – DashaPapahara Dasami 3 rd, Wednesday – Nirjala Ekadashi 4 th, Thursday – Champaka Dwadasi (Rama Lakshmana Dwadashi) 7 th, Sunday – Vata Savitri Vratam (Purnima) 7 th, Sunday – Maha Jyeshti 8 th, Monday – Mrigashira Karthe (Mirgami) 15 th, Monday – Mithuna Sankraman […]