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Shiva Shayanotsavam

Vamana Purana says Paurṇamāsyāmumānāthaḥ svapatē carma sanstarē || vaiyāghrē ca jaṭābhāraṁ samudgradhyāhivartmaṇā || According to belief, lord Shiva sleeps for ... Continue Reading →

Mahesh Navami

Mahesh Navami festival is celebrated on ninth (Navami) day of Shukla paksha in the hindu lunar month of jyesta. Today is the birthday of Maheshwari community. This festival is dedicated ... Continue Reading →

Aranyaka Gauri Puja

Aranyaka Gauri Puja is celebrated on shukla paksha shashti in the hindu lunar month of Jyesta. This pooja is to worship Godess Gauri from morning to evening in the forest. Gauri Devi ... Continue Reading →

Mithuna Sankranti | Raja Parba

Sankranti, Sankraman Sankranti is celebrated on sankraman (transition) day i.e. when Sun transits from one zodiac to the next. According to surya siddhanta, Vedic hindu calender consists ... Continue Reading →

Hariyali Amavasya

What is Hariyali Amavasya?, When is Hariyali Amavasya Celebrated?, Hariyali Amavasya celebrations Hariyali Amavasya is an agricultural festival celebrated to welcome the “monsoon”. ... Continue Reading →

Akshaya Tritiya | Akha Teej

Importance of Akshaya Tritiya, Significance of Akshaya Tritiya What is Akshaya Tritiya or Akha Teej Akshaya Tritiya or Akha Teej is the name of a day in the Hindu Calendar which is ... Continue Reading →
Ashok Ashtami Fair

Ashok Ashtami Fair

Ashok Ashtami fair in Tripura, Ashokashtami jatra in tripura, Celebration of Ashok Ashtami Ashok Ashtami fair is celebrated eighth day of waxing moon period in month of chaitra. Fairs ... Continue Reading →
Sri Rama Navami

Sri Rama Navami | Ram Navami

Srirama Navami, Sri Ramanavami, Sri Rama Navami Festival, What is Sri Rama Navami? Sri Rama Navami is very significant festival for Hindus. This festival is celebrated to commemorate ... Continue Reading →

Holi

Holi, Festival of Colors, Lath Mar Holi, Dol Purnima, Legend of Holi What is Holi Holi is also known as the festival of colors. Holi is a festival that is celebrated by the Hindus in ... Continue Reading →

Sri Panchami | Saraswati Puja

Birthday of Goddess Saraswati, Vasanth Panchami, Basant Panchami, Akshara Abhyasam When is Sri Panchami Sri Panchami is observed on the fifth day of the waxing moon phase or on the ... Continue Reading →

Ratha Saptami | Maha Saptami | Magha Saptami

 Meaning of Ratha Saptami Ratha is a Sanskrit word which means Chariot. Saptami means the seventh. Since on the day of Magh Saptami it is believed that the sun god would turn his chariot ... Continue Reading →

Lohri

Lohri the festival of Punjab, Lal Loee Sindh Festival Lohri is one of the most popular festivals for the Punjabis.  Lohri can be considered as the harvest festival. Since Lohri is ... Continue Reading →