Ubhaya Saptami

Ubhaya Saptami is a vrat dedicated to Lord Surya (Bhagawan Surya Deva). It is observed on both Saptami tithis of Shukla Paksha and Krishna paksha of each month in a year. In some places, it is observed only in Paush Month. In Magh Month, Surya Bhagawan is worshipped with the name of ‘Varundev’. In Phalgun […]

Importance of Surya Puja (Surya Bhagavan’s worship)

Surya Puja

What is the importance of Surya Puja (Surya Bhagavan’s worship)? Here is the detailed explanation about the significance of Surya Pujan… Once, while describing about the importance of Surya’s worship to Vaishampayan, Sage Vyasa narrated the following tale – There lived a king named Bhadreshwar. He ruled over Madhyadesh. Once his left hand was infected […]

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, […]

Samba Dashami 2019 | Samba Dasami or Surya Puja in Odisha

Samba Dashami vrat, also known as Surya Puja, is observed on the 10th day in Shukla Paksha in Pausha Month in Odisha. In 2019, Samba Dashami date or Surya Puja date is January 16. This festival is dedicated to Surya Bhagwan, mainly observed in Orissa. Legends or Samba Dasami vrat katha say that Samba, the […]

Surya Shashti 2014

Surya Shashti is the festival dedicated to Surya Bhagawan (Sun God). In 2014, Surya Shashti date is August 31. Surya Sashti is celebrated on the sixth day in Shukla Paksha during Bhadrapad month. Though Shukla Paksha Sashti and Saptami are dedicated to Sun God, Bhadapad Shukla Sashti is more auspicious to worship Surya Bhagawan. Ratha Sapthami, Bhanu Saptami and Surya […]

Sarvartha Saptami

Sarvartha Saptami is an auspicious vrata dedicated to Sun God (Surya Deva). It is observed on the seventh lunar day of Margasheersha Month (Margashirsha Maas Krishna Paksha). In 2013, Sarvartha Saptami date is 24th December as per Telugu, Kannada, Marathi and Gujarati calendars. And as per North Indian Hindi calendars,  Sarvartha Saptami date is 25th […]