Yagnavalkya Jayanthi 2020 (Yajnavalka jayanti)

Yagnavalkya Jayanti (Yajnavalkya Jayanti) is observed with utmost fervor by some communities in India. It is observed on Shukla Paksha Dasami in Kartik month by some communities. In 2020, Yagnavalkya Jayanti date is November 24. Some other communities observe Yagnavalksya Jayanti on Shukla Paksha Panchami in Falgun Month. Yagnavalkya (Yajnavalkya) was one of the great sages […]

Akshaya Navami 2020 | Amla Navami | Akshay Navmi Parikrama Divas

Akshaya Navami (Amla Navami) is observed on Kartik Shukla Navami, the ninth day in second half of Kartik month as per North Indian calendars but on same day in first half of Kartik month according to other Hindu calendars. In 2020, Akshaya Navami date is November 23. The legend or the story of Akshay Navami […]

Karthigai Masam 2020 (Karthigai Month) in Tamil Nadu

Karthigai masam, Karthikai masam, is the eighth month as per Tamil Calendar. In 2020, Karthigai masam starts on November 16 and ends on December 15 (30 days). This month, Karthigai, got its name from the Tamil star ‘Krithiga. Karthikai masam is the favorite month for Lord Muruga, Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu as per the […]

Vaikunta Chaturdashi Pooja Muhurtham, 28 November 2020

Vaikunta Chaturdashi Pooja Muhurtham 28 November 2020 – Vaikunta Chaturdashi Nisheedhi Kaala Pooja on 28 November 2020.. Vaikunta Chaturdashi is observed on Kartik Shukla Chaturdashi, the fourteenth day in Shukla Paksha in Kartik month. In 2020, Vaikunth Chaturdashi date is November 28. This Vrata is dedicated to Lord Sri Maha Vishnu, who performed Puja to Lord […]

Paitha Mahakruchcha Vratam | Five day Vishnu Puja in Karthika Month

Paitha Mahakruchcha Vratam is a five-day vratham observed in Karthika Krishna Paksham in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka. In 2020, Paitha Mahakruchcha vratham begins on November 7 and ends on November 11. Usually, this vrata starts on Kartika Krishna Saptami and ends on Kartika Krishna Ekadashi (Utpanna Ekadasi / Utpatti Ekadasi). During the vrata, Lord […]

Gujarati New Year 2020 | Nutan Varsh | Bestu Varsh 2020 in Gujarat

Gujarati New Year or New Year day in Gujarat is celebrated on the day after Diwali. It is referred as Hindu Vikram Samvatsar. Gujarati New Year 2020 date as per Gujarati Panchang is November 16. The year 2020-2021 marks the Vikram Samvat 2077. New Year in Gujarat is also known as Nutan Varsh or Bestu […]

Rama Ekadashi 2020

Lord Vishnu

Rama Ekadashi is observed on the eleventh day in Krishna Paksha during Kartik month as per North Indian calendars. In 2020, Rama Ekadashi date is November 11. As per Gujarati, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka calendars, Rama Ekadasi falls on Ashwayuja Krishna Paksha Ekadashi. Rama Ekadasi Vrat Katha or the legend and the significance of  this […]

Chilku Dwadashi 2020 | Chiluku Dwadashi Vrat

Chiluku Dwadashi (Ksheerabdi Dwadashi or Yogini Dwadashi) is the day to worship Tulsi and Damodar (Lord Vishnu). In 2020, Chiluku Dwadashi date is November 27. Chilku Dwadasi is observed on Dwadashi, the next day of Prabhodhini Ekadashi, in bright half of Karthik month. On this day, devotees celebrate the marriage of Tulsi and Damodar. Tulsi Saligram […]

Kartik Maas 2020 in Marathi Calendar

Kartik month or Karthik mahina is the eighth month in Marathi calendar followed in Maharashtra and Goa. In 2020, Kartik month in Marathi calendar begins on 15 November and ends on December 14 as per Marathi Kalnirnay. It is the most auspicious Hindu month. Many important festivals are celebrated in Kartik month and the entire […]

Kartik Maas 2020 in Gujarati Calendar

Kartik maas is the holiest month for Hindus as it is favorite month for Lord Shiva and Vishnu. In 2020, Gujarati Kartik Month begins on 15 November and ends on 14 December. Kartik month is the first month in traditional Gujarati calendar. Kartik Sud 1 marks the beginning of a new year for Gujarati people. […]

Glories of Kartika Month in Skanda Purana, Padma Purana

The glories of Kartika Month are mentioned in Skanda Purana and Padma Purana. Kartik Month is the first month as per Gujarati calendar and 8th month as per all other lunar Hindu calendars. Skanda Purana has a sloka about Kartika Masam which states that it is the topmost of all the months. Padma Purana’s sloka […]

Kartik Snan 2020 dates | Karthika Snanam, ritual bath in Kartik Month

Kartik Snan or Karthika Snanam is an auspicious bath ritual observed in holy rivers during Kartik month. In 2020, Kartik Snan dates – starts on October 31 and ends on November 30 in North Indian Hindi calendars. As per Gujarati, Marathi, Telugu, Kannada calendars, Kartik Snan 2020 begins on November 16 and ends on 14 […]

Kartik Snan Sankalpa Mantra: Prayer, Stotra to chant during Karthika Snanam

Kartik Snan is the main ritual performed in the holy month of Kartik. All sarovars and river banks of India are filled with devotees of Lord Shiva and Vishnu to do Kartika masa punya snanam. Here is a collection of prayers chanted during Karthik ritual bath. Kartik Snan Prarthana: Nirvighnam kurumedeva Damodara namosthuthe – this […]

Kartik Month 2020 as per Bengali Calendar

Kartik month, Kartik Mash is the 7th month and marks the beginning of Hemonto ritu in Bengali calendar. Bengali Kartik month 2020 starts on October 18 and ends on November 16. Some big festivals are celebrated during Kartik mash in Bengal. As this day is very favorite month for Lord Vishnu and Shiva, major festivals […]

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 […]

Chaitra Maas 2020 in Gujarati Panchang

Chaitra month or Chaitra mahina or Chaitra maas is the sixth month in Gujarati calendar or Gujarat Panchang. Chaitra month falls in April as per Gregorian calendar. In Gujarati Panchang for Gujarat Chaitra mas 2020 starts on March 25 and ends on April 23. Similar dates are applicable to Marathi, Kannada, and Telugu Panchangam. According […]

Kartik Krishna Panchami

Kartik Krishna Panchami (Krishna Paksha Panchami in Kartik Month) is the fifth day of Kartik Maas in North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchang). In 2019, Kartik Krishna Panchami date is October 18|19. This day coincides with Krishna Paksha Panchami in Ashwin Month in Amavasyant Chandramana Panchang followed in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana (Telugu Panchangam), Karnataka […]

Kartik Krishna Chaturthi

Kartik Krishna Chaturthi (Krishna Paksha Chavithi in Kartik Month) is the fourth day of Kartik Maas in North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchang). In 2019, Kartik Krishna Chaturthi date is October 17. This day coincides with Krishna Paksha Chaturthi in Ashwin Month in Amavasyant Chandramana Panchang followed in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana (Telugu Panchangam), Karnataka […]

Kartik Krishna Tritiya

Kartik Krishna Tritiya (Krishna Paksha Tritiya in Kartik Month) is the third day of Kartik Maas in North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchang). In 2019, Kartik Krishna Tritiya date is October 16. This day coincides with Krishna Paksha THadiya in Ashwin Month in Amavasyant Chandramana Panchang followed in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana (Telugu Panchangam), Karnataka […]