Achala Saptami 2021 | 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 2021 date is February 19. 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 […]

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 2021, Rath Saptami date is February 19. 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 Navratri 2021 | 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 2021, Magh Navratri begins on February 12 and ends on February 21. This festival is dedicated to Goddess Shakti and each form of the Goddess is worshipped on each day. […]

Bhishma Ekadashi 2021

Bhishma Ekadasi is observed on Shukla Ekadashi in Magh Month (Magha masam). In 2021, Bhishma Ekadashi date is February 23. 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 […]

Bhishma Dwadashi 2021

Bhishma Dwadashi or Bheeshma Dvadasi is observed on Magha Shukla Dwadashi, the day after Bhishma Ekadashi. In 2021, Bhishma Dwadashi date is February 24. 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 […]

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 2021, Magh month starts on January 29 and ends […]

Magh Month, Magha Masam: Importance, Spiritual Significance

Magh month or Magha masam is the 11th month in Hindu calendar and dedicated to Lord Shiva. Magh mahina is considered as one of the auspicious months as per Hinduism because during this period, The Goddess of education and learning – Goddess Saraswati Devi, the God of health – Surya Bhagwan and one of the […]

Surya Jayanti 2021 | Magh Saptami 2021

Surya Jayanti, also known as Ratha Saptami or Saur Saptami or Achala Sapthami, is observed on Magh Shukla Saptami day. In 2021, Surya Jayanti date is February 19. 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 […]

Ganesh Jayanti 2021 | 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 2021, Maghi Ganesh Jayanti date is February 15. It is observed as a grand event in all Ganesh temples in Maharashtra […]

Magh Month 2021 | Magha Masam, Magh Mahina dates

Magh month or Magha masam or Magh mahina is the 11th month in traditional Hindu calendar of India. In 2021, Magh month starts on January 29 and ends on February 27 in North Indian Hindi calendar. Magh mahina 2021 begins on 12 February and ends on March 13 as per Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu, and Kannada […]

Magha Amavasya

Magh Amavasya | Magha Amavasya (Amavasya in Magh Month) is the fifteenth day of Magh Maas in North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchang) and thirtieth day in Magh Maas in Amavasyant calendars. In 2021, Magh Amavasya date is February 11. This day coincides with Amavasya in Poush Month in Amavasyant Chandramana Panchang followed in Andhra […]

Varuna Shashti 2021

Varuna Shashti, an auspicious day dedicated to Varuna (the God of rain). In 2021, Varuna Shashti date is February 17. 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 […]

Magha Maas 2021 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 2021, Magha maas starts on February 12 and ends on March 13 as per Gujarati calendar. Magh snan is the most observed ritual in this month. Magh Navratri, […]

Magha Masam 2021 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 2021, Magha masam starts on February 12 and ends on March 13 as per Telugu calendar. According to Gujarati, Marathi and Kannada calendars also Magha Month will begin on […]

Mauni Amavasya 2021 | Mauna Amavasya

Mauni Amavasya, also known as Mauna Amavasya, is observed on the No Moon day in Magha month (January – February). In 2021, Mauni Amavasya date is February 11. 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 2021 | 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 2021, Varad Chaturthi date is February 15. 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 […]

Magha Masa 2021 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 2021, Magha maasa starts on February 12 and ends on March 13 as per Kannada calendar. Magha snana is an auspicious ritual observed during […]

Magh Mahina 2021 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 2021, Magha maas starts on February 12 and ends on March 13 as per Marathi calendar. Magh Snan is the most auspicious ritual observed during Magh mahina in Nashik […]

Bhishma Ekadashi at Antarvedi Narasimha Swamy Temple, Andhra Pradesh

Bhishma Ekadashi, also spelt as Bheeshma Ekadasi, is observed on Magha Shukla Ekadashi, the eleventh day in Magha masam. In 2019, Bhishma Ekadashi date is February 17. This festival is a grand event at Antarvedi Laxmi Narasimha Swamy Temple, East Godavari district, in Andhra Pradesh. During the celebrations, Narasimha Swamy Kalyanotsavam (divine marriage celebrations of […]