Articles in Category Hindu Gods

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

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

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

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 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 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

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

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

Sri Laxmi Panchami 2018 - Lakshmi Panchami Fast - Lakshmi Panchami Puja

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

Attain Victory on the Festivals of Vijaya Ekadashi - Vijaya Ekadashi 2018

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

Holika Dahan 2018 - Holika Dahan 1st March 2018

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

Maha Shivaratri Fast 2018 - Mahashivratri Festival 2018 - Maha Shivaratri Pooja

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

Ganesha Til Chaturthi - Ganesh Til Chaturthi 2018 - Ganesh Til Chaturthi Festival

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

Achla Bhanu Saptami - Achla Bhanu Saptami 2018

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

Sri Ganesha Sankat Chauth Fast - Ganesh Sankat Chauth Fast 2019 - Ganesh Sankat Chauth Vrat 2019

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

Putrada Ekadashi Fast - Putrada Ekadashi Fast 2019 - Putrada Ekadasi Vrat

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

Saphla Ekadashi - Saphla Ekadashi 2019 - Saphala Ekadasi Vrat

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

Margashirsha Purnima Worship 2018 - Margashirsha Purnima Puja

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