Christmas

25th December 2018 Christmas Natal / Angarika Sankashti Chaturthi

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed most commonly on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world. A feast central to the Christian liturgical year, it is prepared for by the season of Advent or the Nativity Fast and initiates the season of Christmastide

dutta Jayanti

22rd December 2018 Shree Datta Jayanti / Margashirsha Purnima

Datta Jayanti, also known as Dattatreya Jayanti, is a Hindu holy day, commemorating the birth day celebration of the Hindu god Dattatreya (Datta), a combined form of the Hindu male divine trinity of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva. It is celebrated on the full moon day of the Margashirsha (Agrahayana) month according to the Hindu Calendar (December/January) throughout the country, and in particular in Maharashtra.

Utapatti Ekadashi

3rd December 2018 Utpatti Ekadashi

Utpatti Ekadashi also known as Utpanna Ekadashi is a Hindu holy day celebrated on the 11th lunar day (Ekadashi Tithi) of the Krishna Paksha (waning moon phase) in the Hindu Calendar month Kartika (as per Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu and Kannada Calendar) or Margashirsha (as per North Indian Calendar) which in the Gregorian calendar falls in October or November.

Sankashti Chaturthi.

26th November 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 Chaturthi falls on a Tuesday it is called Angaraki Sankashti Chaturthi.

Prabodhini Ekadashi

19th November 2018 Prabodhini Ekadashi

Prabodhini Ekadashi also known as Devotthan Ekadashi, is the 11th lunar day (ekadashi) in the bright fortnight (Shukla Paksha) of the Hindu month of Kartik. It marks the end of the four-month period of Chaturmas, when god Vishnu is believed to sleep. It is believed that Vishnu sleeps on Shayani Ekadashi and wakes on Prabodhini Ekadashi, thus giving this day the name “Prabodhini Ekadashi”

Balipratipada

8th November 2018 Balipratipada Dipawali Padwa

Bali Pratipadā (Sanskrit: बालि प्रतिपदा,Marathi: बळी-प्रतिपदा or Pāḍavā पाडवा,Kannada: ಬಲಿ ಪಾಡ್ಯಮಿ or Bali Pāḍyami) is the third day of Deepavali (Diwali), the Hindu festival of lights. It is celebrated in honour of the notional return of the (Daitya)-king Bali to earth.  

Lakshmi Puja

7th November 2018 Lakshmi Pujan / Ashwin Amavasya

Lakshmi Puja, or the worship of the goddess of wealth, is the main event of Diwali in North and West India. It is popularly believed that Lakshmi likes cleanliness and will visit the cleanest house first. Hence, the broom is worshiped with offerings of haldi (turmeric) and sindoor (vermilion) on this day. Lamps are lit in the evening to […]