Achala Saptami 2018 | 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 2018 date is January 24. 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 2018, Rath Saptami date is January 24. 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 […]

Surya Jayanti 2018 | Magh Saptami 2018

Surya Jayanti, also known as Ratha Saptami or Saur Saptami or Achala Sapthami, is observed on Magh Shukla Saptami day. In 2018, Surya Jayanti date is January 24. 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 […]

Varuna Shashti 2018

Varuna Shashti, an auspicious day dedicated to Varuna (the God of rain). In 2018, Varuna Shashti date is January 23. 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 […]

Bhishma Ekadashi 2018

Bhishma Ekadasi is observed on Shukla Ekadashi in Magh Month (Magha masam). In 2018, Bhishma Ekadashi date is January 27 | January 28. Since Ekadashi tithi begins on 27 January, Smarta Ekadashi is observed on this day. And Ekadashi tithi ends after the sunrise on 28th, Vaishnava Ekadashi is observed on 28th January. It is […]

Ganesh Jayanti 2018 | 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 2018, Maghi Ganesh Jayanti date is January 21. It is observed as a grand event in all Ganesh temples in Maharashtra […]

Magh Navratri 2018 | 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 2018, Magh Navratri begins on January 18 and ends on January 26. This festival is dedicated to Goddess Shakti and each form of the Goddess is worshipped on each day. In […]

Magh Mahina 2018 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 2018, Magha maas starts on January 18 and ends on February 15 as per Marathi calendar. Magh Snan is the most auspicious ritual observed during Magh mahina in Nashik and […]

Magha Masam 2018 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 2018, Magha masam starts on January 18 and ends on February 15 as per Telugu calendar. According to Gujarati, Marathi and Kannada calendars also Magha Month will begin on January […]

Magha Maas 2018 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 2018, Magha maas starts on January 16 and ends on February 15 as per Gujarati calendar. Magh snan is the most observed ritual in this month. Magh Navratri, […]

Varad Chaturthi 2018 | 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 2018, Varad Chaturthi date is January 21. 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 […]

Mauni Amavasya 2018 | Mauna Amavasya

Mauni Amavasya, also known as Mauna Amavasya, is observed on the No Moon day in Magha month (January – February). In 2018, Mauni Amavasya date is January 16. 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 […]

Shattila Ekadashi 2018 | 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 2018, Shattila Ekadashi date is January 12. Sat-tila Ekadasi corresponds with the Krishna Paskha Ekadasi of Paush month or Pushya masam as per Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Karnataka calendars. […]

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 2018 | Jaya Ekadashi Vrat

Jaya Ekadasi is observed on Magh Shukla Ekadashi day, the eleventh day during Shukla Paksha in Magh month. In 2018, Jaya Ekadashi date is January 27 | January 28. Since Ekadashi tithi begins on 27 January, Smarta Ekadashi is observed on this day. And Ekadashi tithi ends after the sunrise on 28th, Vaishnava Ekadashi is […]

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 […]

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 2018, Bhishma Ekadashi date is January 28. 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 […]

Magh Month 2018 | Magha Masam, Magh Mahina dates

Magh month or Magha masam or Magh mahina is the 11th month in traditional Hindu calendar of India. In 2018, Magh month starts on January 3 and ends on January 31 in North Indian Hindi calendar. Magh mahina 2018 begins on January 18 and ends on February 15 as per Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu, and Kannada calendars. Hindi […]