Gajendra Moksha has been mentioned in Srimad Bhagavad Gita’s eighth chapter’s third part. It includes 33 Shlokas. These Shlokas describe Gajendra’s battle with Grah. In this battle, in order to free himself from Grah’s mouth, Gajendra
Sati Anasuya Jayanti will be celebrated on 4th April 2018. Anusuiya ji is considered to be a lady of high character and qualities. Anusuiya ji was one of the twenty four daughters of Daksha Prajapati. Anusuiya ji was a symbol of love and
Lord Ganesha holds an important place in Hindu mythology. He has a head of an elephant and rides a mouse. He fulfills all kinds of desires of his devotees. It is important to worship Lord Ganesha before beginning any auspicious work.
Sheetla Ashtami is celebrated after a few days from Holi. Goddess Sheetla’s worship begins from Ashtami Tithi in Krishna Paksha of Chaitra month. This year, it will be celebrated on Friday, 9th March 2018. Goddess Sheetla is worshipped on
Sri Laxmi Panchami fast is celebrated on the Panchami Tithi of Shukla Paksha in Chaitra month. This fast will be celebrated on 21st March, 2018. Goddess Laxmi is worshipped on this day. A person keeping this fast is blessed by Goddess
Paap Mochini Ekadashi is celebrated on the Ekadashi of Krishna Paksha during Chaitra month. This year, Paap Mochini Ekadashi will be celebrated on 13th March, 2018. According to beliefs, Paap Mochini Ekadashi eliminates all kinds of sins.
Vijaya Ekadashi is celebrated on the Krishna Paksha Ekadashi every year. This ekadashi gives success and victory to the people. It is believed that Lord Ram observed this Ekadashi before beginning his war against Ravana to ensure the
According to Vishnu Purana, a spot of light similar to the light of Moon fell on Earth from Lord Vishnu’s face. This spot of light was the reason for existence of Amla tree. The Amla tree which originated from Lord Vishnu’s face is said to
Holika Dahan is celebrated on Pradosh Vyapini Falgun Purnima in the absence of Bhadra. If Bhadra is present on this day, but it is declining before midnight, Holika Dahan is celebrated after midnight on this day. This has been explained in
Maha Shivaratri, also known as the Night of Welfare and Fortune is celebrated on Trayodashi of Phalgun Krishna Paksha every year. This shivratri has special significance in ancient scriptures. It is believed that Lord Shiva appeared on the
In the year 2018, Ganesha Til Chaturthi will be celebrated on 20th January . According to the Hindu Calender, the fast of Ganesha Chaturthi is observed on the Chaturthi of Magh Shukla Paksha every year. Donating sesame seeds is considered
According to ancient scriptures, Gauri tritiya fast is observed to get the blessing of Goddess Parvati. Inri tritiya fast will be observed on 20 January 2018. It observed on the tritiya of shukla paksha of Magh month every year. It is
Magh Purnima will be celebrated on 31 January, 2018. According to Brahma Vaivarta Purana, Lord Vishnu resides in the water on Ganges on this day. Hence, it is believed that even touching the holy water of Ganges on this day provides
Saptami on Shukla Paksha of Magh month is also known as Surya Saptami, Achla Saptami, Arogya Saptami etc. When this Saptami is on Sunday, it is known as Achla Bhanu Saptami. The importance of Saptami is even more on this day. On 24 January
Til Dwadashi Fast is kept on Dwadashi of Krishna Paksha in Magh month. This festival will be celebrated on 28th January in 2018. Lord Vishnu is worshipped with Sesame seeds on this day. Taking a bath in holy rivers and donations or
In the year 2018 Mauni Amavasya will be celebrated on 17 January. On this day, Sun and Moon enter into Capricorn sign because of the transit. This day is also celebrated as the birthday of Manu Rishi. Hence, this day is known as Mauni
It is believed that Trideva reside in Sangam’s Yamuna or Prayagraj. Hence, taking a bath in Prayag, Allahabad during Magh month holds immense importance. It is believed to provide auspicious results equivalent to ten thousand Ashwamedh
Lord Ganesha is worshipped on the day of Ganesha Chaturthi. Worshipping Lord Ganesha on this day eliminates all kinds of problems in a person’s life. This year, this fast will be kept on 24th January, 2019. Krishna Paksha Chaturthi in Magh
In the year 2019, Putrada Ekadashi fast will be observed on 17 January. According to the Hindu calendar, Putrada Ekadashi fast is observed every year on Ekadashi of Shukla Paksha, Paush month. Lord Narayana is worshiped on this day. After
Lord Sun is also known as Aditya. Lord Sun is also known by this name as he was born to Aditi. Lord Sun is known by many different names. He is also known as Martand. Martand is worshipped on Shukla Saptami of Paush month. This incarnation