Articles in Category Hindu Maas

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

Ashwin Krishna Paksha Shraddh 2018 - Dates of Shradh in 2018

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 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 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

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

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

Magnificence of Magh Purnima - Magh Purnima 2018 - Magh Purnima Festival

Magh Purnima will be celebrated on 31 January, 2018. 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

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

Makar Sankranti - Makar Sankranti 2019 - Makar Sankranti Festival 2019

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

Lohri 2019 - Lohri Festival 2019 - Lohri Festival Celebration

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

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

Pishach Mochan Shraddha - Pishach Mochan Shraddha 2018

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

Mokshda Ekadashi 2018 - Mokshada Ekadashi - Mokshada Ekadasi Fast

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

Margashirsha Amavasya - Margashirsha Amavasya 2018

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

Utpanna Ekadashi - Utpanna Ekadashi Fast 2018

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