Dwapara Yugadi – beginning of Dwapara Yugam

Dwapara Yuga or Dvapara yugam is the third among the four Yugas or ages as per Hinduism. This is the next yuga after Treta Yuga and is followed by Kali Yuga. According to Puranas, Dwapara Yuga was begun on Magha Bahula Trayodashi (Magh Krishna Trayodashi), 13th day in second phase of Magha month in South […]

Bhishmashtami 2011 – Bhishma Astami or Bheeshma Ashtami

Bhishmashtami or Bhishma Astami is celebrated on Magh Shukla Ashtami, the eighth day in Shukla paksha in Magh month. Bheeshmashtami 2011 date is February 11, Friday. Bhishma is known as the legendary king of Mahabharata whom Lord Krishna praised as the Lords of the Lord. It is believed that on Bhishmashtami day, Bhishma laid himself […]

Magh Mahina Mahatmya – Significance and importance of Magh Maas

जनवरी २०१० माघ मॉस सोमवार ११ जनवरी :- ( सर्वार्थ सिद्धि योग समय 7 :17 AM से 20 :20 PM )नारदजी युधिशठिर से बोले :- द्वादशी तिथि जो अनुराधा नक्षत्र ( अनुराधा नक्षत्र रात्रि ८:४४ मं तक -दिल्ली ) से युक्त हो उसको पितरो का श्राद्ध करने योग्य एवं श्रेष्ठ है ये समय श्राद्ध के […]

Magh Month 2011 – Magh Maas dates in 2011 in Hindi Calendar

Magh month or Magh maas (January – February) or Magh Mahina is the most auspicious month for devotees of Lord Shiva. Magh mahina is the 11th Hindu month in North Indian Hindi calendars. Magh month 2011 starts on 20 January 2011 and ends on 18 February 2011 as per North Indian calendars followed in Uttar […]

Magh Month 2010 – Magh Maas dates in 2010

Magh month or Magh maas (January – February) is the most auspicious month for devotees of Lord Shiva. Magh maas is the 11th Hindu month. Magh month 2010 starts on January 1, 2010 and ends on January 30, 2010 as per North Indian calendars followed in Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, […]

Ratha Saptami Vrat (Rath Sapthami)

Ratha Saptami, also spelt as Radhasaptami, is one of the biggest festivals celebrated in Magh month. On this day the Sun God is worshipped by people for their better health and wealth. When is Ratha Saptami? Ratha Saptami is celebrated on the seventh day of brighter half of the month Magh (Magha Shudda Saptami). In […]