Rath Saptami Vrat Katha | Ratha Saptami Puja story

Rath Saptami vrat or Ratha Saptami puja is observed on Magh Shukla Saptami, the seventh day in the month of Magh. In 2019, Rath Saptami date is February 12. Ratha Saptami vrata katha or story of Rath Saptami is connected with King Yashovarma. Once a King called Yashovarma was ruling the Kamboj Empire. He was […]

Magh Krishna Pratipada | Magha Bahula Padyami

Magh Krishna Pratipada | Magha Bahula Padyami (Krishna Paksha Pratipada in Magh Month) is the first day of Magh Maas in North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchang) and sixteenth day in Magh Maas in Amavasyant calendars. In 2019, Magh Krishna Pratipada date is January 21. This day coincides with Krishna Paksha Pratipada in Poush Month […]

Magha Masam 2019 in Telugu Calendar

Magh masam or Magh month (January – February) is the most auspicious month for devotees of Lord Shiva. Magh month is the 11th Hindu month. In 2019, Magha masam starts on February 5 and ends on March 6 as per Telugu calendar. According to Gujarati, Marathi and Kannada calendars also Magha Month will begin on […]

Magha Maas 2019 in Gujarati Calendar

Magh month or Magh Maas (February – March) is the most auspicious month for devotees of Lord Shiva. Magh month is the fourth month in Gujarati Calendar. In 2019, Magha maas starts on February 5 and ends on March 6 as per Gujarati calendar. Magh snan is the most observed ritual in this month. Magh Navratri, […]

Bhishma Ekadashi 2019

Bhishma Ekadasi is observed on Shukla Ekadashi in Magh Month (Magha masam). In 2019, Bhishma Ekadashi date is February 16. It is an auspicious occasion, also considered as the birthday of Vishnu Sahasranama Stotram (Vishnu Sahasranama Stotra Jayanti). Vishnu Sahasranama stotram was revealed to Pandavas by Bhishma. While on the bed of arrows, Bhishma revealed […]

Varuna Shashti 2019

Varuna Shashti, an auspicious day dedicated to Varuna (the God of rain). In 2019, Varuna Shashti date is February 11. It is observed on Magha Shukla Sashti, the sixth day during Magha masam in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Varuna Dev is worshipped with red flowers, chandan (sandal paste), and dhoopa dheepa naivedyam. Varuna Yagam […]

Magh Month 2019 | Magha Masam, Magh Mahina dates

Magh month or Magha masam or Magh mahina is the 11th month in traditional Hindu calendar of India. In 2019, Magh month starts on January 22 and ends on February 19 in North Indian Hindi calendar. Magh mahina 2019 begins on February 5 and ends on March 6 as per Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu, and Kannada […]

Magh Mahina 2019 in Marathi Calendar

Magh month or Magh mahina (January – February) is the most auspicious month for devotees of Lord Shiva. Magh mahina is the 11th Hindu month. In 2019, Magha maas starts on February 5 and ends on March 6 as per Marathi calendar. Magh Snan is the most auspicious ritual observed during Magh mahina in Nashik […]

Mauni Amavasya 2019 | Mauna Amavasya

Mauni Amavasya, also known as Mauna Amavasya, is observed on the No Moon day in Magha month (January – February). In 2019, Mauni Amavasya date is February 4. Magh Mela is celebrated during the Magh month and it is one of the most auspicious days to perform ritual bath at Triveni Sangam or Prayag at […]

Varad Chaturthi 2019 | Varad Til Chaturthi in Magh Month

Varad Chaturthi or Varad Til Chaturthi, popularly known as Ganesh Jayanti or Tilkund Chaturthi, is believed as the birthday of Lord Ganesha. In 2019, Varad Chaturthi date is February 8. Mainly celebrated in Maharashtra, Gujarat, and some other regions of North India, Varad Chaturthi falls on fourth day of Shukla Paksha in Magh month. Til […]

Shattila Ekadashi 2019 | Shadtila Ekadashi, Tilda Ekadashi

Shattila ekadashi, Shad Tila Ekadashi, Tilda Ekadasi or Tiladaana Ekadashi is observed on Krishna Paksha Ekadashi in Magh month in traditional North Indian calendar. In 2019, Shattila Ekadashi date is January 31. Sat-tila Ekadasi corresponds with the Krishna Paskha Ekadasi of Paush month or Pushya masam as per Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Karnataka calendars. […]

Ganesh Jayanti 2019 | Maghi Ganesha Jayanthi

Lord Ganesha

Ganesh Jayanti is the birthday or Jayanthi of Lord Ganesha observed on Magha Shukla Paksha Chaturthi, the fourth day in the month of Magha especially in Maharashtra, some parts of Karnataka and Goa. In 2019, Maghi Ganesh Jayanti date is February 8. It is observed as a grand event in all Ganesh temples in Maharashtra […]

Achala Saptami 2019 | Saur Saptami or Rathsaptami in North India

Achala Saptami, also known as Saur Saptami, is observed on Magha Shukla Saptami, the seventh day in Shukla Paksh during Magh month. Achala Saptami 2019 date is February 12. Achala Saptami festival is dedicated to Lord Surya. Devotees worship Surya Bhagwan on this day for better health and prosperity. Saur is another name of Surya […]

Surya Jayanti 2019 | Magh Saptami 2019

Surya Jayanti, also known as Ratha Saptami or Saur Saptami or Achala Sapthami, is observed on Magh Shukla Saptami day. In 2019, Surya Jayanti date is February 12. This festival is popularly celebrated as Ratha Saptami and also marks the birthday of Lord Surya. Surya Bhagwan was born to sage Kashyapa and his wife Aditi […]

Magh Navratri 2019 | Magha Navaratri dates

Magh Navratri or Magha Navaratri is observed in the Shukla Paksha during Magha maas or Magh month.  Magh Navratri is called as Gupt Navratri. In 2019, Magh Navratri begins on February 5 and ends on February 14. This festival is dedicated to Goddess Shakti and each form of the Goddess is worshipped on each day. […]

Bhishma Dwadashi 2018

Bhishma Dwadashi or Bheeshma Dvadasi is observed on Magha Shukla Dwadashi, the day after Bhishma Ekadashi. In 2018, Bhishma Dwadashi date is January 28. Bhishma Dwadashi is an auspicious day during when devotees break their Bhishma Ekadasi vrat upvaas. It is believed that Pandvas observed the final rituals and rites for Bhishma pithamaha who died on […]

Jaya Ekadasi 2019 | Jaya Ekadashi Vrat

Jaya Ekadasi is observed on Magh Shukla Ekadashi day, the eleventh day during Shukla Paksha in Magh month. In 2019, Jaya Ekadashi date is February 16. While Magh month is the auspicious month for Shiva puja and this Ekadasi is auspicious for Vishnu Puja. On this day, Lord Vishnu and Shiva both are worshipped. Observing […]

Magh Snan importance – Spiritual significance of holy dip in Magh Month

Magh snan or Magha snanam is bathing in holy rivers during Magh month or Magh maas. Performing ritual bath or holy dip in the month is considered as highly meritorious. Devotees believe that Magh snan gives them opportunity to bless with fruitful life and salvation. In 2018, Magh month in starts on January 2 and […]

Magha Masa 2018 in Kannada Calendar

Magha Masa or Magh month is the eleventh month in Kannada calendar. It is one of the most auspicious months for Shiva Puja. Magha Maasa is the 11th Hindu month. In 2018, Magha maasa starts on January 16 and ends on February 15 as per Kannada calendar. Magha snana is an auspicious ritual observed during […]