Sheetala Mata (Shitala Devi)

Sheetala Devi is worshiped in many parts of India and also in Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan. Sheis an incarnation of Goddess Durga, and she cures poxes, and all other dreaded diseases. Once a demon named Jwarasur, started spreading incurable diseases to all the people in the earth, especially among the children. Durga assumed the form […]

Sheetalashtami 2017 | Sheetala Ashtami | Shitalashtami Puja

Sheetalashtami Sheetala Ashtami is the festival dedicated to Goddess Sheetala Devi, observed on Chaitra Krishna Paksha Ashtami, the eighth day in Chaitra month. In 2017, Sheetalashtami date is March 20. Shitalashtami is mainly celebrated in North Indian states like Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Uttaranchal, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and some parts of Bihar. It is […]

Sheetala Ashtami Vrat, 15 March 2012

Today, 15 March 2012 is Shitala Ashtami. Sheetla Ashtami is the festival dedicated to Goddess Sheetala Devi, observed on the eighth day after Holi festival in North India. It falls on Krishna Paksha Ashtami in Chaitra month. It is mainly celebrated in Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, and some other North Indian states. The […]