Bonalu Jathara | Secunderabad Ujjaini Mahankali Bonalu Jatara

Bonalu Jathara is the most significant annual utsav celebrated in Ashada masam at Shri Ujjaini MahaKali Temple in Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh. In 2018, the date of Ujjaini Mahankali Bonalu is July 29, Sunday and the Rangam will be celebrated on July 30, Monday. Ashada Bonalu Jathara, one of the biggest festivals in Telangana, is dedicated […]

Bhanu Saptami (Vivaswat Saptami), Vaivasvata Saptami vrat

Vivaswat Saptami or Vaivasvata Saptami is the birthday of Vivaswatha Manu. He was born on Shukla Saptami in Ashada month. In 2017, Bhanu Saptami date is June 30. Vyvaswatha Saptami is also celebrated as Bhanu Saptami. Bhanu means the Sun God. Bhanu Saptami is the most auspicious Saptami day among all Saptamis. On Bhanu Saptami […]

Gopadma Vratam (Go Padma Vrata)

Gopadma Vratam, also referred as Go Padma Vrata is a festival observed mainly by farmers and people related to the field of dairy. This vrata is performed for four months, beginning from Sayani or Padma Ekadashi. In 2012, the date of the beginning of Gopadma Vrata is June 30. The beginning day of Gopadma vrata […]

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 […]

Hindu Festivals dates and Auspicious days in July 2009

July month (Ashada – Shravan months) in 2009 has a long list of important Hindu festivals and auspicious days. Here is the list: July 2, Thursday – Bahuda Yatra, the return festival of Puri Jagannath Yatra July 2, Thursday – Chatur mas vrat starts July 2, Thursday – Sri Mahalakshmi Vrat begins (Ashada Shukravar Vrata) […]

Aindri Puja or Indrani Pooja during Ashada Navratri

Aindri Puja or Indrani Pooja is observed during Ashada Navratri. In 2017, the date of Aindri Puja or Indrani Pooja is July 2. Aindri, also known as Indrani, Indri, Mahendri, Devendri, Shakri and Vajri, is one of the Saptamatrikas, the seven devine mother Goddesses who helped Goddess Shakti in demolishing Shumbha and Nishumbha. Appearance of […]

Kumar Sashti – Kumara Sasti in 2009

Kumar Sashti is a festival during which Lord Kumara is worshipped. Lord Kumara, also known as Kartikeya, Skanda, Sanat Kumara, Muruga, Subrahmanya, Shanmukha, is the son of Lord Shiva and Parvathi. In 2009, Kumar Sashti is observed on June 30, Tuesday. Kumar Sashti is the birthday or the appearance day of Lord Kumara. Kumar Sashti […]

Mahishasura Mardhini Puja in June 2009

Mahishasura Mardhini is the slayer of demon Mahishasura, the buffalo demon. Mahishasura Mardini is the one of the forms or manifestations of Mother Goddess, Durga Mata. In 2009, the date of Mahishasura Mardhini Puja is June 29, Monday. Who is Goddess Mahishasura Mardini? The day on which Mahishasura was killed by Mahishasura Mardini, Goddess Durga, […]

Yogini Ekadasi – Ashada Krishna Ekadashi 2009

Yogini Ekadasi is the eleventh day in the first half of the month Ashada (Ashada Krishna Paksha Ekadasi). In 2009, Yogini Ekadashi is observed on June 19, Friday (as per the North Indian Calendar). Significance and Legend of Yogini Ekadasi Vrata: Brahma Vivarta Purana has the legend of Yogini Ekadasi (Ashadha Krishna Ekadashi). Significance and […]