Narali Purnima 2018 | Narial Pournami

Narali Purnima (Narial Pournami) is regional festival of Maharashtra. Narali Purnima is observed on Shravan Purnima, the Full moon day in Sawan month. In 2018, Nariyal Poornima date is August 25. Narial Purnima is a traditional festival observed mainly in Coastal Maharashtra. Narali Pournami festival marks the Thanksgiving Day to Sea God. Some people also […]

Rakshabandhan Muhurat 2018 | Auspicious Time to Tie Rakhi

Raksha Bandhan Greetings

What is the Rakshabandhan Muhurat 2018, Auspicious Time to Tie Rakhi in 2018 on 26 August? Here is the auspicious timings for Rakshabandhan rituals (Rakhi tying, etc..).. According to many religious scriptures such as Dharmasindhu and Purushartha Chintamani, the Rakshabandhan (tying Rakhi) should be observed on Aparahna Vyapthi Purnima or Pradosha Vyapthi Purnima. And Rakshabandhan should […]

Rakshabandhan 2018 | Rakhi Purnima | Rakhi Festival

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Rakshabandhan (Rakhi Purnima, Rakhi festival) is one of the biggest festivals in Hinduism. Raksha bandhan is celebrated on Shravan Purnima, the Full Moon day in Shravan month (August) . Rakhi Purnima festival highlights the eternal love and affection between brother and sister. In 2018, Rakshabandhan festival date is August 26. On Rakhi Purnima day various rituals are observed in […]

Kajari Purnima 2018 | Kajri Poornima, Kajli Purnima

Kajari Purnima or Kajri Purnima, also known as Kajili Poornima or Kajli Poornima, is observed on the same day as Raksha Bandhan or Shravan Purnima. In 2018, Kajari Purnima date is August 26. Kajari Purnima is celebrated in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Uttar Pradesh. Kajili Purnima is an important festival for farmers and agricultural communities. […]

Types of Rakhis for Rakshabandhan Festival

Rakhi for Rakshabandhan festival

Rakhi is a thread which is bound on the wrist of the brothers by their sisters on the eve of Rakshabandhan. Rakshabandhan is the day which promotes the love and affection of brothers and sisters. On this day brothers promise to their sister that they will always take care and protect them from every problem […]

Lucknow Delhi Special Train for Festival rush

Lucknow Delhi Special Train for Festival rush in September 2015… Railways will run a tri-weekly AC superfast special train (04420/04419) between Lucknow and New Delhi from August 24 to September 8 to clear festive rush. Train 04420 will depart from New Delhi at 2.25pm every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday to reach Lucknow at 11pm the […]

Special Rakshabandhan Suvidha Train for Lucknow

Special Rakshabandhan Suvidha Train for Lucknow in August 2015… In order to clear extra rush of passengers on the eve of Raksha Bandhan, the Northern Railways has decided to run Suvidha Express between Delhi and Lucknow in the last week of this month. New Delhi-Lucknow-New Delhi Suvidha Superfast Express special train will make a single […]

Rakhi Festival 2015, Raksha Bandhan Festival 2015 date

Rakhi for Rakshabandhan festival

Rakhi festival or Raksha Bandhan celebrated the eternal love and affection of brother and sister. In 2015, Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi festival date is August 29. Rakhi Pournami festival is celebrated on Shravan Purnima (Full Moon day during Shravan month). In Hinduism, many festivals are associated with this concept but, Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi festival […]

Rakshabandhan, 10 August 2014 (Rakhi Festival)

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10 August 2014 is Rakshabandhan, Rakhi Festival. It falls on the Purnima (full moon) of Shravana month as per the Hindu traditional calendar. This particular festival is related to sibling and friendship. Raksha Bandhan literally means “the bond of protection”. It is to be highly remembered that Rakhi is a grand and special Hindu festival […]

Raksha Bandhan Rituals, Pujas during Rakhi Festival

Rituals and Pujas of Rakhi festival are related to brother and sister. Sisters prepare Puja Thali with several items. Pooja Thali is prepared with diya, consecrated rice, rakhi, turmeric power, kumkum and sweet. Sisters worship Lord Ganesh, Shiva, Vishnu and Goddess Laxmi on this day and tie rakhi to their brothers. Sister seeks blessings from […]

Avani Avittam, 20 August 2013 (Upakarma, Yagnopavitha Dharana)

Yagnopavitha Dharana

Today, 20 August 2013 is Avani Avittam, Upakarma, Yagnopavitha Dharana day. Avani Avittam is a Tamil term of Yagnopavitha Dharana, which is observed on Avittam Nakshatram in Avani Month of Tamil calendar. As per other calendars, Yagnopavitha Dharana is observed on Shravana Pournami, Full Moon day in Shravan Month. Krishna Yajurveda Upakarma 2013: August 20 […]

Rakshabandhan, on 20 August or 21 August?

Is Rakshabandhan on 20 August or 21 August in 2013? There are some clear indications from Akhil Bhartiya Jyotish Parrishad and the renowned astrologers based in North India and South India that Rakshabandhan should be observed on 20th August and not on 21st August. Why is the question raised? Shravan Purnima begins at 10.19 AM on […]

Raksha Bandhan Story: Reference of Rakhi Festival in Bhavishya Purana

The story of Raksha Bandhan mentioned in Bhavishya Purana which refers to a Sura-Asur Yudh (war between Gods and demons). King Brutra, the powerful demon king, was attacking the Gods army with a furious approach and the Gods were on the edge of defeat. Worried King, Indra, approached Guru Brihaspati, Guru of Gods, with a hope […]

Raksha Bandhan in Mahabharat, Reference of Rakhi Festival in Mahabharata

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Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi Festival) is also mentioned in Mahabharat. Dharmaraj or Yudhistira, the elder brother among Pandavas, asked Lord Krishna to refer him a ritual to protect himself, his family and army from dangerous acts of Kauravas and Kaurav Sena (the army of Kauravas). On Shravan Purnima, Yudhishtira performed a puja and tied a sacred […]

Rakhi Festival reference in History: Raksha Bandhan in History

Rakhi Festival, Raksha Bandhan is the festival celebrated by brothers and sisters as the indication of their great relationship. Rakhi Festival has its great reference in history. The legend of King Purushottam and Alexander reflects clear picture of Hindu culture, affection, love, and above all humanity.. King Purushottam and Alexander – Kings of Rakhi Festivsal: The […]

Rakshabandhan 2015 wishes: Hindupad wishes Happy Rakhi Festival

Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi, the holy symbol of sacred bond between sister and brother, will be celebrated on August 29 in 2015. Hindupad wishes all the readers and Hindus a Happy Rakshabandhan and Happy Rakhi Festival 2015. Sister tie Rakhi to their brother hand while chanting a Rakshabandhan Mantra. It is believed that Rakhi protects the […]

Purnima: 1, 2 August 2012, Today & Tomorrow

Today, 1 & 2 August 2012 is Purnima Vrat. It is Shravan Purnima (Nariyali Purnima). This Paurnima begins at 10.58 AM on 1st August and ends at 8.57 AM on 2nd August. It is also celebrated as Rakshabandhan, Rakhi Purnima, Shukla Yajur Shravani, Yajur Upakarma, Shukla Taittariya Shravani & Amarnath Yatra Samapti Divas. Purnima on […]

13 August 2011, Raksha Bandhan, Rakhi Festival

Today, 13 August 2011 is observed as Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi Festival). It is celebrated on Shravan Purnima, Full Moon day in Shravan Month in all lunar calendars. It marks the divine love and affection between brother and sister. On this day, sister ties Rakhi (Raksha) to her brother’s hand and prays for his happiness, health […]