Sheetla Saptami 2019

Sheetla Saptami or Sheetala Sapthami (Shitla Saptami) is the festival dedicated to Goddess Sheetala Devi, who is worshipped to get rid of the diseases like Small Pox and Chicken-Pox. In 2019, Sheetla Saptami date is August 7. Shithala Saptami is observed on Shukla Paksha Sapthami thithi during Shravan month. Goddess Sheetala Mata mainly worshipped in […]

Avyanga Saptami

Avyanga Saptami (Abhyanga Saptami) is observed in Shukla Paksha of Shravan Month. In 2019, Abhyanga Saptami date is August 7. On this day, devotees take bath before sunrise and offer ‘Avyanga’ (arpana, puja, tharpana) to Surya Bhagavan.. Avyanga Saptami is also observed as Shitla Saptami, Papmochani Saptami, Moksha Saptami and Mukut Saptami as per various […]

Shitala Satam 2019 | Sheetala Saptami in Gujarati Calendar

Sheetala Satam, Shitala Satam or Shitala Saptami is observed in Gujarati Sravana month on the seventh day of Vad Paksh (dark fortnight). In 2019, Sheetala Satam date is August 22. This vrata is dedicated to Goddess Shitala Mata. Shitala mata puja is the main ritual of the day. Devotees eat cold meal (the food cooked […]

Shitala Saptami Vrat, 14 March 2012

Today, 14 March 2012 is Shitala Saptami Vrat. It is observed in North Indian states like Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Haryana, Punjab, Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand, etc. Some people observe Shitala Pujan on Shitala Ashtami and others observe it on Shitla Saptami day. Shitla Saptami falls on Saptami in Krishna Paksha of […]