Purnima August 2017 date, Time

Here are the date and time of Purnima in August 2017. Full Moon or Purnima tithi in August 2017 is known as Shravan Purnima, Poornima in Shravan month. This Purnima is also celebrated as Rakshabandhan Festival. It begins at 10.28 PM on 6th August and ends at 11.40 PM on 7th August 2017. It is also […]

Shravan Maas Mahatmya, Importance of Shravan Mahina

What is Shravan Maas Mahatmya, the importance of Shravan Mahina? Sawan month or Shravan maas is the fifth Hindu month. As per the Hindu scriptures and Vedas, Shravan maas is considered as highly auspicious month. In Vedas, Sawan month is described as ‘Nabhas’. Shravan Purnima (the full moon day in Shravana masam) coincides with with […]

Kajari Purnima 2017 (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 2017, Kajari Purnima date is August 7. Kajari Purnima is celebrated in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Uttar Pradesh. Kajili Purnima is an important festival for farmers and agricultural communities. […]

Balarama Purnima 2017

Lord Balarama

Balarama Purnima is the auspicious appearance day of Lord Balarama, the elder brother of Lord Sri Krishna. In 2017, Balarama Purnima date is August 7. It is celebrated on Shravana Purnima, the full moon day in Shravana month. Lord Krishna and Balarama are not two different Personalities of Godhead. God is one without a second, […]

Narali Purnima 2017 | 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 2017, Nariyal Poornima date is August 7. Narial Purnima is a traditional festival observed mainly in Coastal Maharashtra. Narali Pournami festival marks the Thanksgiving Day to Sea God. Some people also […]

Hayagriva Jayanti 2017 | Lord Hayagreeva Jayanthi

Lord Hayagriva giving Vedas to BrahmaLord Hayagriva giving Vedas to Brahma

Hayagriva Jayanti or Hayagreeva Jayanthi, also known as Hayagriva Uthpaththi, is the day to celebrate the birthday of Lord Hayagriva, the god of wisdom and knowledge as per Hinduism. In 2017, Hayagriva Jayanti date is August 7. Hayagreeva Jayanti falls on the Full moon day in Shravan month, Shravan Purnima. Lord Hayagreeva is also worsipped […]

Balaram Jayanti 2015 (Balarama Jayanthi)

Balarama Jayanti or Balaram Jayanthi is observed on Shravan Pournami, Full Moon day during Shravan month. In 2015, Balaram Jayanti date is August 29. Balarama Jayanthi is the birthday or the appearance day of Lord Balaram, one of the Dasavataras or the ten supreme incarnations of Lord Vishnu. In some regions of India, Balarama Jayanthi […]

Jandhyala Purnima, Janai Poornima: Ritual of Changing Sacred Thread on Shravan Poornima

Jandhaya Purnima or Janai Poornima is the ritual observed on Shravana Pournami in Andhra Pradesh. In 2017, Jandhyala Purnima date is August 7. Jandhayla Purnima is called as Janai Purnima in Karnataka. Jandhyam means the Yagnopavitham or the Sacred Thread. Changing of Sacred Thread is performed on Jandhyala Purnima day. Jeerna Yagnopavitham (old Sacred Thread) is […]

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 […]

Purnima: 20, 21 August 2013

Today, 20, 21 August 2013 is Purnima, Shravan Purnima, Rakhi Purnima, Rakshabandhan, Kajri Purnima Vrat. It is the Full Moon day in Shravan Month as per Hindu calendar. In Tamil Nadu, it is celebrated as Avani Pournami (Avani Month Purnima), and in Malayalam calendar of Kerala, it is Chingam Velthuvavu (Chinga Month Purnima). According to […]

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 […]

Amarnath Yatra 2015 concludes on August 29

Amarnath Yatra, the most auspicious yatra or pilgrimage for Hindus, will be concluded on Rakhi Purnima or Raksha Bandhan day. Amarnath Yatra 2015 ends on August 29. Yatra to Amarnath Shivling or natural ice shivling has begun on July 2. As per the sources, more than 10 lakh devotees visited Shri Amarnath Temple. Baba Amarnath […]

13 August 2011, Shravan Purnima

Today is Shravan Purnima (13 August 2011). It is the Full Moon in Shravan month as per all lunar calendars of India. Shravan Purnima marks the end of Shravan month in North Indian Hindi calendars and the following day begins Bhadrapad Month. Many important festivals & rituals are celebrated on this day. Raksha Bandhan or […]

Hayagriva Jayanti 2011 – Hayagreeva Jayanthi in 2011

Hayagriva Jayanti or Hayagreeva Jayanthi is the first appearance day of Lord Hayagriva, the God of wisdom and knowledge. Hayagriva Jayanti 2011 date is August 13. Hayagriva Jayanthi falls on Shravan Purnima, the Full Moon day in Shravan month (August). Hayagriva Jayanti is also known as Hayagreeva Utpatti. Lord Hayagriva is believed as the incarnation […]

Shravan Purnima 2011 – Sravana Poornima or Sawan Purnima 2011 date

Shravan Purnima (Sravana Pournami or Sawan Purnima or Rakhi Purnima) is the full moon day in Shravan month. In 2011, Shravan Purnima date is August 13. Number of auspicious rituals, pujas, and vratas are performed on this festival. Rakshabandhan or Rakhi is the major ritual celebrated on Shravan Purnima throughout India. Hayagriva Jayanti is observed […]