13 July 2022, Kokila Vrat (Kokila Devi Vratam)

13 July 2022 is Kokila Vrat (Kokila Devi Vratam). It is observed on Ashad Purnima, Full Moon in Ashad month. Unmarried women observe this vrata to get good, handsome husband and unmarried men observe this vrat to get beautiful wife. Kokila Devi is the wife King Drupada. This vrata was observed for the first time […]

10 August 2021, Mangala Gauri Puja begins

Shiva Parvati Ganesha

On 10 August 2021, Mangala Gauri puja vrata begins in Telugu, Kannada, Marathi and Gujarati calendars. In North Indian Hindi calendars, Mangala Gauri Pujan has begun on 27 July. Mangala Gauri Vratham (Shravan Mangalavara Puja) is the most auspicious vrat dedicated to Goddess Gauri (Goddess Parvati), observed on Tuesdays in Shravan month. Know about Mangala […]

30 July 2014, Andal Jayanti

Andal Devi (Godadevi)

30 July 2014 is Andal Jayanti / Aadi Pooram. It is celebrated widely in Tamil Nadu and some parts of Kerala and Karnataka. The Pooram Nakshatram day in Aadi month is also celebrated as Andal Jayanti. Andal Ammal is believed as the incarnation of Goddess Shakti Devi. In 2014, it falls on Wednesday but when it […]

13 August 2021, Nag Panchami

13 August 2021 is Nag Panchami, Nagula Panchami, Nagara Panchami. It is a day which is auspicious for Naga Puja, worship of Serpent Gods & Goddesses. Garuda Panchami is also observed today. It falls on Shukla Paksha Panchami in Shravan month. On Naga Panchami day, Kalki Jayanti (first appearance day of Kalki Avatar of Lord […]

9 September 2011, Thiruvonam or Onam Festival in Kerala, Today

Today, 9 September 2011 is Onam or Thiruvonam festival in Kerala. Thiruonam Nakshatram day in Chingam month is celebrated as Onam festival in Malayalam calendar. This is a 10-day festival starts on Atham day in the same month. But nowadays, it is celebrated for 2-3 days only. First Onam date in 2011 was September 8. […]

Guru Pradosh, 28 July 2011, Today – Shravan Pradosh Vrat

Today, 28 July 2011, is Guru Pradosh, Pradosh vrat on Thursday (Guru vaar / Brihaspati vaar). It is even more auspicious as it falls in Shravan month to perform Shiva Puja on this day. Today’s Pradosh falls in Krishna Paksha of Ashada month as per Kannada, Telugu, Marathi and Gujarati calendar. And it falls in […]

18 July 2011, Sankashti Chaturthi Today

Today, 18 July 2011, is Sankashti Chaturthi. This Sankashta Hara Chaturthi falls in Shravan month as per North Indian Hindi calendars and in Ashada month as per Gujarati, Marathi, Telugu, and Kannada calendars. General Moonrise time or Chandrodayam time is 9.21 pm. Chaturthi begins after noon at 1.23 pm on 18 July and ends at […]

Today, 5 July 2011, Skanda Panchami

Today, 5 July 2011, is Skanda Panchami, Shukla Paksha Panchami in Ashada month. This festival is dedicated to Lord Subramanya swamy (Muruga). It is even more auspicious as it falls on Tuesday. Tuesday is the favorite day for Subramanya puja, Kuja graha dosha parihara pujas, etc. After 8 in the morning today, Chavithi ends and […]