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Chaitra Purnima and Hanuman Jayanti (South India)2017

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

Nav Samvatsar 2014 । Palvang Samvat

New samvat will start from chaitra shukla pratipada which will be a vikrami samvat just like the palvang. The entry time of Navsamvat will be on 30th March sunday at 12:15 at the time of Uttara

Festival of Diwali 2017 - Deepavali Festival 2017 - Deepawali Festival in India

Dhanteras The festival of Dhanteras will be celebrated on 17 October , 2017. The significant festival of Diwali celebrated by hindus, begins on the auspicious day of Dhanteras. This festival is

Diwali Muhurat 2017 - 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 2017 - Sharad Navratri Festival 2017

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

Ashwin Krishna Paksha Shraddh 2017 - Dates of Shradh in 2017

According to Hinduism Krishna Paksha of Ashwin Month is celebrated in the form of Shraddh. Description of Shraddh Sanskar can be found in many religious books of Hinduism. Shraddh Paksha is also

Varuthini Ekadashi - Varuthini Ekadashi 2017

In 2017, Varuthini Ekadashi will be observed on 22 April . This fast is observed on the Vaishakh Krishna Paksha. According to a legend mentioned in Padhya Purana, when Yudhishthira asks Lord Krishna

Worshipping Goddess Mahagauri - Eighth Day of Navratri - Chaitra Navratri 2017

Goddess Mahagauri is worshipped on the eighth day of Navratri. In 2017, the eighth day of the Navratri will be celebrated on 4th April. In Mahagauri means one clean and bright ray of lightning that

Worshipping Goddess Kalratri - Seventh Day of Navratri - Chaitra Navratri 2017

Goddess Kalratri is worshipped on the seventh day of Durga Puja. In 2017, the seventh day of Navratri will be celebrated on 3 April, Goddess Kalratri is known to provide auspicious results always to

Worshipping Goddess Katyayani - Sixth Day of Navratri - Chaitra Navratri 2017

Goddess Katyayani is worshipped on the sixth day of Navratri. In 2017, Goddess Navratri will be worshipped on 2nd April . On this day special bhandaras are organized by people. Worshipping Goddess

Worshipping Goddess Skandmata - Fifth Day of Navratri - Chaitra Navratri 2017

Skandmata is the fifth manifestation of goddess Durga. Goddess Skandmata is worshipped on the fifth day of Navratri. In 2017, goddess Skandmata will be worshipped on 1st April, The devotees who

Worshipping Goddess Kushmanda - Fourth Day of Navratri - Chaitra Navratri 2017

Goddess Kushmanda is worshipped on the fourth day of Navratri. In 2017, the fourth Navratri is on 31st March , Goddess Kushmanda is known by this name because she created the whole universe with her

Goddess Chandraghanta - Third Day of Navratri - Chaitra Navratri 2017

The third manifestation of goddess Durga, Devi Chandraghanta is worshipped on the third day of Navratri. In 2017, Goddess Chandragupta will be worshipped on 30th March , She appears like a gold which

Gangauri Tritiya Festival - Gangauri Tritiya 2017

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 2017, Gangauri Tritiya Festival

Worship Amla Tree on the day of Amla Ekadashi - Amla Ekadashi 2017

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

Ganesha Til Chaturthi - Ganesh Til Chaturthi 2017 - Ganesh Til Chaturthi Festival

In the year 2017, Ganesha Til Chaturthi will be celebrated on 31 January . According to the Hindu Calender, the fast of Ganesha Chaturthi is observed on the Chaturthi of Magh Shukla Paksha every

Magnificence of Magh Purnima - Magh Purnima 2017 - Magh Purnima Festival

Magh Purnima will be celebrated on 10 February, 2017. 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

Shani Pradosh Fast - Shani Pradosh Fast 2017 - Shani Pradosh Vrat 2017

This fast will be kept on Trayodashi of Magh Shukla Paksha. Shani Pradosh Fast is considered to be very important. Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati are worshipped on this day. Pradosh Fast fulfills all

Saphla Ekadashi - Saphla Ekadashi 2017 - Saphala Ekadasi Vrat

The fast of Safla Ekadashi is observed on Ekadashi of Krishna Paksha, Paush Masa. In the year 2017, it will be celebrated on 13th December. Person observing this fast should wake up early in the

Geeta Jayanti - Geeta Jayanti 2017 - Gita Jayanti Festival

Geeta Jayanti is an important Hindu festival. According to ancient scriptures, Geeta is considered to be very important. Geeta Jayanti will be celebrated on 30th November, 2017. Geeta originated on