Jwalathoranam 2018 | Jwala Thoranotsavam

Jwalathoranam (Jwala Thoranotsavam) is a ritual observed on Kartika Purnima. In 2018, Jwalathoranam date is November 22. It is mainly celebrated in Lord Shiva Temples across Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and some parts of Karnataka. Two big wooden logs are erected and another log is placed upon them horizontally as a ‘Thoran’. The horizontally placed log […]

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 […]