6th November 2018 Naraka Chaturdashi

Naraka Chaturdashi (also known as Kali Chaudas, Roop Chaudas, Choti Diwali or Naraka Nivaran Chaturdashi) is a Hindu festival, which falls on Chaturdashi (14th day) of the Krishna Paksha in the Vikram Samvat Hindu calendar month of Kartik. It is the second day of…
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5th November 2018 Dhantrayodashi

On Dhantrayodashi Hindus consider it auspicious to purchase gold or silver articles or at least one or two new utensils. It is believed that new "Dhan" or some form of…
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4th November 2018 Bhagwat Ekadashi

'Ekādaśī' (ekāhdaśī, "Eleven") Sanskrit: एकादशी, Tamil: ஏகாதசி, Bengali: একাদশী, Telugu: ఏకాదశి, also spelled as Ekadasi, is the eleventh lunar day (tithi) of each of the two lunar phases which occur in a…
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27th October 2018 Sankashti Chaturthi

Sankashti Chaturthi is an auspicious day dedicated to Ganesha. This day is observed in every lunar month of the Hindu calendar on the fourth day of Krishna Paksha. If this…
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23rd October 2018 Kojagiri Purnima / Ashvin Purnima

Sharad Purnima is a harvest festival celebrated on the full moon day of the Hindu lunar month of Ashvin, marking the end of the monsoon season. The Kojagari Purnima concerns…
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18th October 2018 Vijayadashami / Dussehra

Vijayadashami also known as Dasara, Dusshera or dussehra is a major Hindu festival celebrated at the end of Navratri every year.
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20th October 2018 Pashankusha Ekadashi

Yudhishthira maharaj said, Oh Madhusudana, what is the name of the Ekadasii that comes during the light fortnight of the month of Ashvina (September - October)? Please be merciful and…
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10th October 2018 Ghatsthapna

Navratri (Sanskrit: नवरात्रि, literally "nine nights"), also spelled Navaratri or Navarathri, is a nine nights (ten days) Hindu festival, celebrated in the autumn every year. It is observed for different reasons and celebrated differently in…
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9th October 2018 Bhadrapada Amavasya

Amavasya is a Sanskrit word meaning dark moon lunar phase. A dark or a non-moon day in the month of Bhadrapada (August-September) is known as Bhadrapada Amavasya. Bhadrapada Amavasya according…
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5th October 2018 Indira Ekadashi

Yudhishthira Maharaj said, "Oh MadhusUdana, Oh killer of the Madhu demon, what is the name of the Ekadasi that occurs during the dark fortnight (krishna paksha) of the month of…
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2nd October 2018 Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti

Gandhi Jayanti is celebrated yearly on 2 October. It is one of the official declared national holidays of India, observed in all of its states and union territories. Gandhi Jayanti…
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