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Meaning and importance of Gupt Navratri

It is mentioned to worship Lord Durga in gupt navratri. These navratras are not for ordinary people, they are primarily concerned with people related to the field of sadhana and tantras. In these

Jyeshtha Adhikmas Purnima Pujan

According to hindu almanac, jyeshtha mas is the third month in the almanac. It has been mentioned, that in this month the person should worship river Ganga and should also bathe in it. The main

Importance of Shakti Pooja during Chaitra Navratra

The beginning of Chaitra month’s Pratipada not only means beginning of a new year but also start of Durga Puja. This year 18th March 2018 Chaitra Navratra marks the beginning “Virodhkrit” which is a

Chaitra Purnima and Hanuman Jayanti (South India)2018

The time is seen to be very different and auspicious on the day of chaitra purnima and Hanuman Jayanti. It is celebrated every year with great devotion and faith. This year, it would be celebrated on

Festival of Diwali 2018 - Deepavali Festival 2018 - Deepawali Festival in India

Dhanteras The festival of Dhanteras will be celebrated on 5th November , 2018. The significant festival of Diwali celebrated by Hindus, begins on the auspicious day of Dhanteras. This festival is

Diwali Muhurat 2018 - Deepavali Shubh Muhurat - Deepawali Muhurat

Every year the festival of diwali is celebrated in India with a lot of splendor. Annually it is celebrated in the month of kartik during amavasya (no moon night). After a ten day war with Ravana,

Dates of Sharad Navratri in 2018 - Sharad Navratri Festival 2018

Sharda Navratri fast holds a place of great importance. It signified the faith and belief of people in the power of goddess. Goddess Durga has been worshipped since ancient times. It is believed that

Varuthini Ekadashi - Varuthini Ekadashi 2018

In 2018, Varuthini Ekadashi will be observed on 12 April . This fast is observed on the Vaishakh Krishna Paksha. According to a legend mentioned in Padhya Purana, when Yudhishthira asks Lord Krishna

Kamada Ekadashi - Kamada Ekadashi Fast 2018

The Ekadashi of Chaitr Masa Shukla Paksha is called the Kamada Ekadashi. In 2018, the fast of Kamada Ekadasi will be observed on 27th March. As the name defines, Kamada Ekadashi fulfills all the

Worshipping Goddess Mahagauri - Eighth Day of Navratri - Chaitra Navratri 2018

Goddess Mahagauri is worshipped on the eighth day of Navratri. In 2018, the eighth day of the Navratri will be celebrated on 24th-25th March. In Mahagauri means one clean and bright ray of lightning

Worshipping Goddess Kalratri - Seventh Day of Navratri - Chaitra Navratri 2018

Goddess Kalratri is worshipped on the seventh day of Durga Puja. In 2018, the seventh day of Navratri will be celebrated on 24 March, Goddess Kalratri is known to provide auspicious results always to

Worshipping Goddess Katyayani - Sixth Day of Navratri - Chaitra Navratri 2018

Goddess Katyayani is worshipped on the sixth day of Navratri. In 2018, Goddess Navratri will be worshipped on 23 March . On this day special bhandaras are organized by people. Worshipping Goddess

Worshipping Goddess Skandmata - Fifth Day of Navratri - Chaitra Navratri 2018

Skandmata is the fifth manifestation of goddess Durga. Goddess Skandmata is worshipped on the fifth day of Navratri. In 2018, goddess Skandmata will be worshipped on 22 March, The devotees who

Worshipping Goddess Kushmanda - Fourth Day of Navratri - Chaitra Navratri 2018

Goddess Kushmanda is worshipped on the fourth day of Navratri. In 2018, the fourth Navratri is on 21 March , Goddess Kushmanda is known by this name because she created the whole universe with her

Goddess Chandraghanta - Third Day of Navratri - Chaitra Navratri 2018

The third manifestation of goddess Durga, Devi Chandraghanta is worshipped on the third day of Navratri. In 2018, Goddess Chandragupta will be worshipped on 20th March , She appears like a gold which

Goddess Brahmacharini - Second Day of Navratri Puja - Chaitra Navratri 2018

The second form of Goddess Durga, Goddess Brahmacharini is worshipped on the second day of Navratra. In 2018, Brahmacharini will be worshipped on 19th March. The form of Devi Brahmacharini is similar

Worshipping Goddess Shailputri - First Day of Navratri - Chaitra Navratri 2018

Goddess Shailputri is worshipped on the First day of Navratri. In 2018, goddess Shailputri will be worshipped on 18th March. Navratri begins with the commencement of chaitra Shukla Paksha by

Chaitra Navratri 2018 - Chaitra Navratri Dates 2018 - Chaitra Navratri Festival

In 2018, Chaitra Shukla Paksha Navratri will begin on 18th March . This day is also marked as a beginning of Nav Samvatsar. Navratri celebrated in the month of Chaitra are also known as “Varshik

Gangauri Tritiya Festival - Gangauri Tritiya 2018

Gangauri Tritiya Festivals is celebrated in devotion of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Devotees observe fast on this day to get the blessings of goddess Parvati. In 2018, Gangauri Tritiya Festival

Sheetla Ashtami Fast 2018 - Sheetla Ashtami 2018 - Sheetala Ashtami Festival

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