Sun entering the Capricorn sign is known as Makar Sankranti. In the year 2019, Sun will enter the tropic of Capricorn on 14th January. In south India, the Tamil year begins from this date. This festival is known as “Thai Pongal” in South
The fast of Safla Ekadashi is observed on Ekadashi of Krishna Paksha, Paush Masa. In the year 2019, it will be celebrated on 1st January. Person observing this fast should wake up early in the morning and complete his routine works. Then,
Lohri is a festival of joy and is a symbol of prosperity. Farmers celebrate this day with enthusiasm and joy after harvesting their crops. Lohri is a festival of thanking nature, and, the spark of joy is different when it is celebrated in
Mitra Saptami is celebrated on the Shukla Paksha Saptami of Margashirsha month. Worshipping Lord Sun on Surya Saptami Day is an important part of Hindu culture. This festival is celebrated with joy and happiness all around the country. Sun
Dwadashi of Shukla Paksha in Margashirsha month is celebrated as Akhand Dwadashi. Lord Vishnu is worshipped on this day. Purity, hygiene and principles are of importance on this day. A person keeping a fast on this day and worshipping the
On the auspicious occasion of Margashirsha Purnima, people take baths in holy rivers like Ganga. A lot of devotees visit Haridwar and other holy places to free themselves of an sins. Taking a bath in a holy river is considered to be very
Pischach mochan shraddha is performed for the salvation of the soul of dead ancestors residing preta yoni. In the year 2018, Pishach mochan shraddha will be performed on 21st December. This shraddha and tarpan is performed in the name of
Margashirsha month is filled with devotion and dedication. Bhajans and Kirtans are organized in the morning. A lot of devotees sing devotional songs. Lord Krishna’s worship is considered to be very important in this month. Lord Krishna
Geeta Jayanti is an important Hindu festival. According to ancient scriptures, Geeta is considered to be very important. Geeta Jayanti will be celebrated on 19th December 2018. Geeta originated on Shukla Paksha of Margashirsha month in
There is a tradition of observing Pradosh fast on the thirteenth day of the lunar period. Fasts of Pradosh Kaal are kept on every month’s shukla paksha and Krishna paksha. The time of the day immediately after sunset is known as Pradosh
Vishnu Saptami fast is observed on the seventh date of the Margashirsha Shukla Paksha. In the year 2018, it will be celebrated on 14th December. Margashirsha month has a special significance in Hindu culture. This is a month of spiritual
The Ekadashi of Shukla Paksha, Margashirsha Masa is called Mokshada Ekadashi. In the year 2018, this Ekadashi will be on 19th December. This Ekadashi fast removes many sorts of sins of a person. This Ekadashi is also called Vaikuntha
Margashirsha Purnima is also celebrated as Dattatreya Jayanti. It is believed that Lord Dattatreya was born on this day. According to religious texts, Lord Dattatreya is known as an incarnation of all Lord Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh.
Margashirsha month is full of devotion and dedication. In 2018, Margashirsha Purnima will be celebrated on 7th December. There is a great importance of Lord Krishna in this month. Visiting and performing Tarpan at religious places is
Sun will enter Sagittarius sign during Paush Sankranti. Paush Sankranti will begin on 2nd January 2019, This Sankranti falls in the Paush month which is considered to be auspicious by Hindus. Taking a bath in Ganga-Yamuna is considered to
Taking a bath in Ganga or Yamuna is considered to be very important on Paush Purnima. Everyone is filled with devotion on this day. Devotees take a bath in a holy river early in the morning. Devotees pour water to the Sun while taking a
The fast of Utpanna Ekadashi is observed on Ekadashi of Krishna Paksha in the month of Margshirsha. In the year 2018, Utpanna Ekadashi(Smartta) will be on 3rd December, Salvation is said to be the ultimate result of this fast. The virtues
In 2018, Bhairav Ashtami will be celebrated on 29th November. Bhairav Ashtami is also known as Kalashtami and therefore, considered to be an auspicious day for occult activities. It is believed that Bhairav is another form of Lord Shiva
Sun moves out from Dakshinayana and enters Uttarayana on Makar Sankranti every year. People can be seen welcome spring season by celebrating the festival of Basant Panchami. Basant Panchami is the birtday of Goddess Saraswati, the goddess
According to the Hindu calendar, Basant Panchami is celebrated on the Panchami (fifth date) of Magh Masa, Shukla Paksha. In 2018, Basant Panchami will be celebrated on 22 January. People worship Lord to thank him for sending the spring