Ratha Saptami 2018 | Rath Saptami Puja

Ratha Saptami is one of the biggest festivals observed during Magh month. It is celebrated on Magh Shukla Saptami. In 2018, Ratha Saptami date is January 24. Ratha Saptami festival is dedicated to Surya bhagwan and the Lord is worshipped for better health and wellbeing. It falls on the second day after Vasant Panchami or […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Vasant Panchami 2018 | Basant Panchami Saraswati Puja

Vasant Panchami, also spelt as Basant Panchami, or Saraswati Puja is a festival that represents the arrival of Vasant Ritu (Spring Season). In 2018, Vasant Panchami date is January 22. On this day, Mata Saraswati is worshipped. It is celebrated on the fifth day of the month Magh (Magha masa Shukla Panchami). Vasanta Panchami is […]

Magh Mela 2018 | Allahabad Magh Mela January 2018 dates

Magh Mela is observed during Magh month and Falgun month up to nearly 45 days. In 2018, Magh Mela begins on January 2 and ends on January 31. Magh Mela snan at Prayag Sangam in Allahabad has a great significance which attracts several millions of devotees to perform holy dip in divine confluence (Triveni Sangam) of […]

Magha Pournami at Kateel Durga Parameshwari Temple in Karnataka

Magha Pournami, the Full Moon day in Magha masam, is celebrated with utmost gaiety in Kateel Durga Parameshwari Temple near Mangalore in Karnataka. Magha Pournami is observed as the commemoration of Nandini River’s descending from the heaven. Magha Pournami 2013 date is February 25. During every Pournami, special pujas are performed in Kateel Parameshwari Temple […]

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 […]