Kartika Vanabhojanam | Kartika Masa Vana Mahotsavam

Vanabhojanam (Vanbhojan) is a garden party or picnic arranged during Kartika masam in Andhra Pradesh by some organisations and traditional families. As per Hinduism, plants are very divine aspects of the nature, hence some plants are worshipped as Gods. Tulasi (Ocimum), Usiri (Amla), Bilva and Durva plants are considered as Gods and useful material in […]

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 […]

Rai Damodar Brata in Odisha

Rai Damodar Vrata, Rai Damodar Brata, is observed in the Kartika Month in Odisha. It is mainly observed by Hindu widows. It is observed for first twenty five days starting from the first day during Kartika Maas. Some devotees observe it during the last five days in Kartika. In 2018, Rai Damodar Brata dates are […]

Karthika Mangalavaram Vratham | Tuesdays in Kartik Month

Karthika Mangalavaram Vratham (Tuesdays in Kartik Month) is an auspicious vrata dedicated to Lord Subramanya Swamy (Murugan). In 2018, Karthika Mangalavara Vratham dates are – November 13, November 20, November 27 and December 4 as per Telugu, Kannada, Gujarati and Marathi calendars. This vrata begins on the any Tuesday which coincides on Krithika Nakshatram or […]

Kartik Somvar Vrat, Kartika Somavara Vratham during Mondays in Karthik Month

Kartika Somavara Vratam is one of the pujas to observe during the Mondays in Karthik Month. Soma is another name of Lord Shiva. Someshvara is Lord Shiva who keeps the Soma, the moon crescent on his matted hair. Here you can get Karthika Somvara Vratam 2019 dates. Karthika Somavara Vratham is mainly observed in South […]

Kartika Masam Puja, Each day a God is worshipped in Kartik Month

Kartik month, also known as kartika masam, is the most favorite month for Lord Vishnu, Shiva and Lord Kartik. Each day during karthik mahina, a God is worshipped. Starting from lord Agni on first day the Kartik Puja ends on the 15th day with Chandra Puja or Moon God worship on kartik Purnima. Here are […]

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 […]

Chaturmas Vrat, Chaturmasya Vratam or Chatur Maas Puja

Chaturmasya Vrata or Chatur Mas Vrat is the vratam observed for four holy months – Shravan, Bhadrapad, Ashwin and Kartik. Chatur Mas Vrata starts on Shayana Ekadasi or Deva Sayana Ekadashi, which falls in Ashada month and concludes on Dev Prabodhini Ekadashi or Utthana Ekadasi in the month of Kartik. In 2015, Chaturmasa Vratam starts on […]