Arka Patras and Ratha Saptami (Calotropis leaves & Surya Bhagavan)

Ratha Saptami Vrata is an auspicious austerity dedicated to Sun God (Surya Bhagavan). As we all know, Surya Deva is Arogya Devatha, the Lord for Health. Why Arka Patras (Calotropis leaves) are offered to Surya Deva on Ratha Saptami? What is the reason behind this unique ritual? In Sanatana Dharma (Hindu Dharma), every ritual has […]

Ratha Saptami Puja Muhurat 2023 | Snana Muhurtham

Ratha Saptami Puja Muhurat – best time for Ratha Saptami Snan and Rath Saptami Pujan is given here. In 2023, Ratha Saptami date is January 28. Brahmi Muhurtham is the highly meritorious and auspicious time for Ratha Saptami Snan. It is from 5.02 AM to 5.45 AM. It is the best time for activation of […]

Surya Jayanti 2023 | Magh Saptami 2023

Surya Jayanti, also known as Ratha Saptami or Saur Saptami or Achala Sapthami, is observed on Magh Shukla Saptami day. In 2023, Surya Jayanti date is January 28. 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 […]

Vidhan Saptami 2023 | Vidhana Saptami in Magh Month

Vidhan Saptami or Vidhana Saptami is observed on seventh day in Shukla Paksha of Magh Month. It is also known as Arogya Saptami or Ratha Saptami or Radha Saptami. In 2023, Vidhan Saptami date is January 28. It is also celebrated as Surya Jayanti. On this festival, devotees offer arghya (oblation) and special naivedya are […]

Ratha Saptami 2024 | Ratha Saptami Vrat

Ratha Saptami is one of the biggest festivals observed during Magh month. It is celebrated on Magh Shukla Saptami. In 2024, Ratha Saptami date is February 16. 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 […]

Ratha Saptami Puja Vidhi, Procedure, Vidhanam

Ratha Saptami Puja vidhi, procedure or vidhanam of Ratha Saptami Surya Pooja is given here. It falls on Magha Shukla Saptami. The procedure of Ratha Saptami Pooja includes the Shodashopachara Puja (16 steps of Puja procedure) like …. Dhyanam, Aavahanam, Aasanam, Paadhyam, Ardhyam, Achamanam, Snanam, Panchamrita Snanam, Vasthram, Yagnopavitham, Gandham, Adhanga Puja, Deepam, Naivedyam, Tamboolam, […]

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 2023, Rath Saptami date is January 28. 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 […]

Ratha Saptami at Arasavalli Surya Narayana Swamy Temple in Andhra Pradesh

Ratha Saptami or Surya Jayanthi is the most important festival celebrated at Arasavalli Surya Narayana Swamy Temple, Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh. In 2023, Ratha Saptami date is January 28. This festival marks the onset of spring season. In Arasavalli Temple, devotees will have Nija Rupa Darshanam of Surya Narayana swamy from 1’o clock in […]

Martand Tirth Yatra in Kashmir (Martand Mela at Anantnag Sun Temple)

Martand Tirth Yatra is celebrated in Martand Sun Temple near Anantnag in Jammu & Kashmir. In 2022, Martand Tirth Yatra date is February 7. Martand Tirth Yatra (Martand Sun Fair / Martand Mela) falls on Ratha Saptami, seventh day in Shukla Paksha of Magh Month. Martand Sun Temple was constructed by Lalitaditya Muktapida, a King […]

Dwadasha Saptami 2023

Surya Puja

Dwadasha Saptami Vrat is one of the auspicious Vratas observed in Magh Month. In 2023, Dwadasha Saptami Vrat date is January 28. This Vrat is observed on Magh Shukla Saptami in Hindu Calendars. Ratha Saptami is also celebrated on this day. Dwadasha Saptami Vrata is an year-long Vrata which begins on Magh Shukla Saptami day. […]

Maha Saptami Vrat, Vrat Vidhi | Maha Saptami Vrat Mahatmya

Maha Saptami Vrat is an auspicious year-long Vrat. It begins on Magh Shukla Panchami and ends on Magh Shukla Saptami. In 2023, Maha Saptami date is January 28. Maha Saptami Vrat Vidhi On Magh Shukla Panchami, Vrat would follow Ekabhukt Upvaas (one time fasting) and offer Shodashopachar Pooja to Surya Bhagwan. On Shashti day, Nakt […]

Arasavalli Temple Ratha Saptami Puja 2023 Live Online

Arasavalli Temple Ratha Saptami Puja 2023 Live Online (Arasavalli Suryanarayana Swamy Temple), Andhra Pradesh. Ratha Saptami or Surya Jayanthi is the most important festival celebrated at Arasavalli Surya Narayana Swamy Temple, Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh. In 2023, Ratha Saptami date is January 28. This festival marks the onset of spring season. In Arasavalli Temple, […]

Arogya Saptami puja on Ratha Saptami

Ratha Saptami or Surya Jayanthi is also known as Arogya Saptami. In 2023, Arogya Saptami puja date is January 28. Lord Surya Narayan, the God of Health, who is also referred to as Aditya, Bhanu, Divakar, Ravi, Prabhakar, Mitra, etc. is worshipped during Arogya Saptami puja. Arogya Saptami or Arogya Vratam is considered as highly […]

Ratha Saptami Rangoli Pictures, Ratham Kolam, Ratham Muggu

On Ratha Saptami day devotees draw Ratham kolam or Ratham Muggu, the Rangoli design of Surya Bhagwan’s chariot. It is drawn to welcome Surya Bhagwan for better health. In 2023, Ratha Saptami date is January 28. Ratha Saptami festival is dedicated to Surya bhagwan and the Lord is worshipped for better health and wellbeing. It […]

Tiruchanur Ratha Saptami Puja Vahana Sevas 2023

In the famous temple of Goddess Padmavathi Devi in Tiruchanoor, seven vahana sevas takes place from morning till night on 28 January 2023 on the occasion of Radhasapthami. The day commences with surya prabha sahanam between 7.30 am and 8.30 am followed by Hamsa Sahanam between 9 am and 10 am. Later Aswa Vahanam will […]

Ratha Saptami Wishes, SMS Messages, WhatsApp Status

Ratha Saptami is a Hindu festival which is also known as Maga Sapatami. This festival is known as the Maga Sapatami because it is celebrated on Sapatami (seventh day) of the Hindu colander month Maga (Sulk Paksha). The festival is dedicated to the God Surya (Sun) whom birthday is solemnized on this day so the […]

నాగలాపురంలోని శ్రీ వేదనారాయణస్వామివారి ఆలయంలో రథసప్తమి

టిటిడికి అనుబంధ ఆలయమైన నాగలాపురంలోని శ్రీ వేదనారాయణస్వామివారి ఆలయంలో రథసప్తమి పర్వదినం కోసం విస్తృత ఏర్పాట్లు జరుగుతున్నాయి. ఈ సందర్భంగా ఆలయంలో ప్రత్యేక కార్యక్రమాలు నిర్వహించనున్నారు. ఫిబ్రవరి 12, 2019 న రథసప్తమి పర్వదినం. ఇందులో భాగంగా శ్రీ వేదనారాయణస్వామివారు వివిధ వాహనాలపై ఊరేగి భక్తులను కటాక్షించనున్నారు. వాహనసేవల వివరాలు సమయం వాహనం ఉ. 6.00 – ఉ. 7.30 సూర్యప్రభ వాహనం ఉ. 8.00 – ఉ. 9.30 హంసవాహనం ఉ. 9.30 – ఉ. 10.00 తిరుచ్చి ఉత్సవం ఉ. […]

Surya Jayanti TTD Temples – 12 February 2019

All the sub-temples under the umbrella of TTD have been geared up to observe the Radha Sapthami, the festival of Surya Jayanthi in a ceremonial manner on 12 February 2019, with religious fervour. Akin to Tirumala, in Sri Govinda Raja Swamy temple will take ride on Saptha Vahanams from morning to evening on Suryaprabha, Hamsa, […]