Annakut 2018 | Annakut Puja in Gujarat on Kartik Sud 1

Annakut Puja is an important ritual to observe on Nutan Varsh (Gujarati New Year) i.e. on Kartik Sud 1, 1st day of Kartik maas in Gujarati calendar. In 2018, Annakut date is November 8. It is the fourth day of Diwali celebrations. In all temples across Gujarat, annakut is offered to the deities. It is […]

Gujarati New Year 2018 | Nutan Varsh | Bestu Varsh 2018 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 2018 date as per Gujarati Panchang is November 7. The year 2018-2019 marks the Vikram Samvat 2075. New Year in Gujarat is also known as Nutan Varsh or Bestu […]

Bali Padyami, Balindra Pooja during Diwali

Bali Padyami Puja is celebrated on the fourth day during Diwali festival. In 2017, Bali Padyami date is October 20. It is observed on the day after Deepavali Amavasya. Maha Bali, the King of Pathala loka (netherworld), is worshipped on this day. He was given a boon by Lord Vishnu to visit the earth once […]

14 November 2012: Govardhan Puja, Annakut Mahotsav

Today, 14 November 2012 is Govardhan Puja and Annakut Puja. It is observed on first day of Kartik month in Gujarati calendar. It is also considered as Gujarati New Year (Nutan Varsh Padvo). Govardhan Puja (Sri Krishna Puja) marks the best beginning for the New Year ahead. As Diwali marks the Narakasur Vadha (demolition of […]

Vikram Samvat 2068 begins, 27 October 2011

Vikram Samvat 2068 begins in Gujarat on 27 October 2011 with Kartik Sud 1 (Shukla Paksha Pratipada in Kartik Month). Vikram Samvat 2068 marks the Shobhana naama samvatsara. Bikram Sambat Hindu calendar is followed in Western parts of India such as Gujarat in which Kartik Sud 1 marks the beginning of New Year. This calendar […]