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 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 2018, Kartik Puja date in Varanasi is November 19. This Ekadashi day is also called as Prabhodini Ekadashi, Bhodini Ekadasi, Utthana Ekadasi or Dev Utthana Ekadashi. On this day, Tulsi Vishnu Vivah is […]

Dev Diwali 2018 | Dev Deepavali festival on Kartik Purnima

Dev Diwali is observed on Kartik Purnima and popularly celebrated along the Ganga River banks in Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) and other holy places in India. In 2018, Dev Diwali date is November 23. This festival is dedicated to River Ganga and devotees pay their tribute to Ganga Mata. It is believed that on Dev Deepavali, […]

Kartika Snanam Mahima | Significance of kartik Snan

Kartik snan, also known as Kartika Snanam, is one of the main rituals in Kartik month. Starting from Kartik Sudda Padyami, Karthik Snan is performed throughout the month in various holy river banks and seas in India. A large number of devotees visit Lord Shiva and Vishnu temples and perform holy dip during Kartika masam. […]

Kartik Snan 2018 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 2018, Kartik Snan dates – starts on October 24 and ends on November 23 in North Indian Hindi calendars. As per Gujarati, Marathi, Telugu, Kannada calendars, Kartik Snan 2018 begins on November 8 and ends on 7 […]

Kartik Purnima in Varanasi (River Ganga banks)

Kartik Purnima is the last day of Kartik month as per North Indian Hindu calendars. This festival is observed with a lot of gusto in Varanasi and other pilgrim towns in North India. Ganga is the most auspicious river as per Hinduism and Kartik Snan in Ganga river is considered as highly meritorious ritual. Kartik […]

Kartik Purnima Shahi Snan during Pushkar Mela

Shahi Snan, royal bath, is observed on Kartik Purnima during Pushkar Mela. In 2017, Shahi Snan date is November 4. Several lakhs of devotees visit Pushkar Lake and take holy dip on Kartik Purnima. Every year, on Saptarshi Ghat, devotees perform Kartik Snan on a day before Karthik Poornima. Shahi Snan is also observed in […]

Kartik Snan – It’s hard to perform Kartik ritual bath in Yamuna River

Kartik Snan, holy dip during Kartik mahina, is most sacred ritual during the month performed along the river banks of Yamuna, Ganga, Brahmaputra and some other holy rivers of South and Western India. Kartik Snan and Deepadaan are widely observed throughout the month of Kartik in holy places like Kasi (Varanasi) and Allahabad. But, the […]

Samudra Snan – A tradition During Karthik Mas

Samudra Snan (spiritual sea bath) is a ritual performed during the month of Karthik. During Kartik month, devotees go to sea area where popular temples are located, and worship the God after taking ceremonial bath. This is a ritual of Karthik Mas. How Spiritual Bath is Performed ? Devotees worship the God and they apply […]