According to Hindu calendar, Shashthi Tithi is celebrated as Skanda Shashthi. Shashti Tithi is the birth date of Lord Skanda. The Sasthi Tithi of Lord Skanda is celebrated with great enthusiasm in South India. In South India, Lord Skanda

The full moon that falls in Kartik month is known as "Kartik Purnima". The festival of Kartik Purnima is celebrated with enthusiasm throughout India. On this auspicious occasion, Puja recitations, religious rituals and programs are held in

Shashti of Shukla Paksha of Margashirsha month is also celebrated under the name Champa Shashthi. It is believed that the festival of Champa Shashthi is dedicated to Khandova, an avatar of Lord Shiva. Khandova or Khandoba is also called by

The festival of Shri Panchami is celebrated on the fifth day of Shukla Paksha of Margashirsha month. On this day, Lakshmi ji is worshiped as "Shri". Goddess Lakshmi is considered a form of "Shri". Both the incarnations are one and the

In Hindu mythological texts, Yama is described as the God of death. Yama is also called as Yamraj and Dharmaraja. The description of Yama is also found in detail in the Vedas. Yamraj rides the buffalo, known as Mahish. He is the God of

According to the Panchang calculation in astrology, the 30th day of the Hindu month is called Amavasya. During this time, the Moon and the Sun are present at equal degrees. On this day, the light of the moon is completely lost and there is

Ashtami of the Krishna Paksha of Margashirsha month is celebrated as Bhairav Jayanti. This year, the festival of Bhairav Jayanti will be celebrated on 7-8 December 2020. Bhairav is considered to be a form of Lord Shiva and is a part of

The thirtieth date of Kartik month is celebrated as "Kartik Amavasya". Amavasya has been of special importance in Hinduism. The Amavasya that comes in every month has something special in one form or the other. During Amavasya, which comes

Tulsi Marriage: Tulsi birth story and why Vishnu Puja is incomplete without Tulsi Mahatmya of Tulsi Puja in Kartik month is described in the Puranas. By this, it can be understood that worshiping Tulsi in this month becomes a proof of

Amavasya of the Bhadrapada month is called Pithori Amavasya. This year it will be celebrated on 19th August 2020, Wednesday. Snan and charity on the day of Pithori Amavasya have special importance. Holy rivers and shrines are visited on

A unique confluence of cultures is seen in a vast country like India. One can see various fasts, festivals, different viewpoints come together at this confluence. Everyone is coloured in different shades through this. Among all of these

Dev Prabodhini Ekadashi, out of all the Ekadashi, this Ekadashi is a very auspicious and extremely fruitful Ekadashi. Dev Prabodhini Ekadashi is known by the names Dev Uthni Ekadashi, Devuthan Ekadashi etc. Ekadashi date is considered a

The time of Bhishma Panchak starts on Ekadashi of Shukla Paksha of Kartik month and continues till Kartik Purnima. Snan and donations done in this Panchak that runs for five days are considered very auspicious. According to religious

Worshiping Kubera Dev is considered to provide auspiciousness and financial prosperity in life. Kubera Puja is performed especially during Diwali. Kubera ji is considered the leader and the Lord of immense wealth. He is not only the God of

Vishwakarma is worshiped on the day of Kartik Shukla Paksha Pratipada. On this festival, Vishwakarma, the god of creation and creation, is worshiped. Based on certain beliefs, all types of machines, weapons, tools etc. are also worshiped

Annakoot festival proves the meaning of its name. On this day food is worshiped and a lot of dishes are offered to God. The festival of Annakoot is celebrated on the Pratipada of Kartik Shukla Paksha. This festival has a cultural heritage.

The festival of Tripurotsav is celebrated on the full moon of the Shukla Paksha of Kartik month. All the rituals of this Pradoshvapini fast are observed since ancient times. Everyone celebrates this festival on full moon day with great

The Purnima Tithi of Shukla Paksha of Ashwin month is known as Ashwin Purnima. Just as all the Purnima Tithis that occur throughout the year have their own different effect this Purnima too has its own specific effect. Ashwin Purnima is

In religious texts, Dhanvantari is considered the creator of Ayurveda. As per scriptures, each Devta is representative of one or the other form of power. While one Devta may have the power of fire, another may have the power of the soul,

Navami of Shukla Paksha of Kartik month is celebrated as Amla Navami. Amla Navami is also celebrated as Kushmand Navami and Akshay Navami. Snan, Puja, Tarpan and Annadan are said to be very important on the day of Amla Navami. When one