Kartik Masa Vrata – Pujas & Rituals during Karthik Month

Karthika masam or Kartik month is the most auspicious month amongst all 12 Hindu months. According to Hindus, pujas, rituals, other auspicious and prosperous celebrations during Kartik month give them great pleasure and happiness in life because this is the most favorite month for both of the Supreme Gods Lord Vishnu and Shiva. They believe that praying […]

Kartik Puja in Varanasi: Kartik Snan & Tulsi Pooja on Kartik Ekadasi

Kartik Puja is observed on Shukla Paksha Ekadashi in the month of Kartik along the River banks of Ganga in Varanasi. In 2019, Kartik Puja date in Varanasi is November 8. This Ekadashi day is also called as Prabhodini Ekadashi, Bhodini Ekadasi, Utthana Ekadasi or Dev Utthana Ekadashi. On this day, Tulsi Vishnu Vivah is […]

Kadali Vrata, a Vrat dedicated to Banana Tree

Kadali Vrata or Kela Vrat is an auspicious vrat dedicated to worship Banana tree. It is observed on any auspicious day usually on Shukla Paksha Chaturdashi in Vaishakh Month or Magha month or Kartika month. In 2014, Kadali Vrata date in Karthika Masam is November 5. On that day, a banana tree is planted and […]

Kartik Month (Karteek Maas) – The Holiest Month for Hindus

The month of Karthika is the 8th and the most auspicious month in Hindu calendar. It is considered as the holiest month for Hindus. Kartik month (Karteeka masam) is the most favorite month for Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu. During this month devotees observe Shiva Puja and Vishnu Pooja with utmost devotion. Many major and […]

Somvar Vrat Puja Procedure: How to do Somavar Vrata

The observance of Somavara Vrata is different from place to place. The couples who want to observe Somavara vrata wake up early from bed and perform spiritual or ceremonial bath. And they start praying the divine couple Parvati Parameshwara (Uma Maheshwara). The Lord is anointed with Panchamritham (the sanctified mixture of milk, ghee, curd, honey […]