Kurma Jayanti 2018 | Kurma Jayanthi on Vaishakh Purnima

Kurma Jayanti is the first appearance day of Lord Kurma, the tortoise incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Kurma Jayanthi is observed on Vaishakh Purnima, the Full Moon day in Vaishakh month (May) in Hindu calendar. In 2018, Kurma Jayanti date is April 29. In some places, it is observed on Nirjala Ekadashi, June 23. The main […]

Kurma Jayanthi on Nirjala Ekadashi

Kurma Jayanthi or first appearance day of Lord Kurma, the tortoise form of Lord Vishnu is usually observed on Vaishakh Purnima in many places of India. But in some regions, it is celebrated on Nirjala Ekadashi. In 2017, Kurma Jayanthi (Nirjala Ekadashi) date is June 4. Lord Vishnu was incarnated as Kurma avatar in order […]

Kurma Jayanti, Jayanthi of Lord Kurma

Kurma Jayanti is the day to celebrate Lord Kurmas Jayanti. Kurma avatara is the second incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Kurma means the tortoise or turtle form of Lord Vishnu, who helped devas (gods) and demons (asuras) in churning of milk ocean (Samudra Manthan). When is Lord Kurma Jayanti celebrated? Lord Kurma Jayanti is celebrated on […]

Purnima 5, 6 May 2012 (Today)

Today, 5 May 2012 is Purnima vrat, Full Moon day in Hindu calendar. Purnima begins at 12.54 noon on 5 May and ends at 9.05 AM on 6 May 2012. It is Vaishakh Purnima and marks the end of Vaishakh Month in North Indian Hindi Panchangams. Vaishakh Purnima is also celebrated as Kurma Jayanti, Pushtipati Vinayak […]

17 May 2011, Purnima – Kurma Jayanti, Annamacharya Jayanthi

17 May 2011, Tuesday (today), is Purnima or Full Moon day in Hinduism. It is Vaishakh Purnima and also celebrated as Kurma Jayanti, Buddha Jayanti, and Annamacharya Jayanti. Lord Kurma Dev was first appeared on this day. Buddhists celebrated Buddha Jayanti or Vesakha on this day. Purnima begins at 7.41 pm on 16 May and […]

Important Festivals in Vaisakha Masam – Auspicious Days in Vaisakha Month in May 2009

Vaisakha Shukla Saptami – Vidyaranya Jayanti and Gangothpatthi: Vaisakha Shukla Saptmai is celebrated as Vidyaranya Jayanti and Gangothpatthi. Vidyaranya Swamy was one of the frontline Hindu saints and considered as great as Jagadguru Aadi Shankaracharya. Gangothpatthi is the day to celebrate the arrival of the holy River Ganga on to the earth. In 2009, Vidyaranya […]

Important Festivals in Vaisakha Masam – Auspicious Days of Vaisakha Month in April 2009

Vaisakha masam is considered as the supreme among the three most auspicious months. The other two months are Kartika and Magha. Vaisakha mas is the most favourite month for Lord Vishnu. Vaishakha month is also considered auspicious because in this month, four avataras of Lord Vishnu were incarnated – Parashuram Jayanti, Balarama Jayanti, Narasimha Jayanti […]