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Hanuman Jayanti April 2021

Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated as the birthday of Lord Hanuman. On this day, the devotees keep fast. Every year, Hanuman Jayanthi occurs on the full moon day of the Hindu month Chaitra. At some places, Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated on the fourteenth day of the dark fortnight in the Hindu month Kartik. Anjana was an Apsara, she took birth […]

Akshaya Tritiya May 2021

Akshaya Tritiya, which is also known as Akha Teej, is celebrated on Vaishakh Shukla Tritiya (the third Hindu date of the bright half of the Hindu month Vaishakh). It is a major festival for the people of Sanatana Dharma. On this day, donations, holy bath, Yajna, Japa, etc. give tremendous results. Akshaya Tritiya is a […]

Jagannath Rath Yatra July 2021

Dedicated to Lord Jagannath, the Jagannath Rath Yatra is a very significant festival for Hindus which is organized every year at the Jagannath temple, Puri. This Rath Yatra is commemorated with colossal zest and liveliness at Puri in Orissa. The Jagannath Puri Rath Yatra is commemorated on the 2nd day (Dwitiya) during the Shukla Paksha […]

Ashadhi Ekadashi July 2021

Ekadashi refers to the 11th Tithi of a lunar month. There are 2 Ekadashi in every lunar month, out of which one falls in the Shukla Paksha (waxing phase), and the other during Krishna Paksha (waning phase). Ekadashis are devoted to the worship of Lord Vishnu. The Ekadashi that falls during the Shukla Paksha (Brighter […]

Guru Purnima July 2021

An eminent personality from ancient times; the author of incredible texts like Brahma Sutra, Mahabharata, Shrimad Bhagvat, and 18 Puranas; Maharshi Veda Vyasa was born on the Ashadha Purnima, as per the beliefs. Ved Vyas was the son of Rishi Parashara. As per the Hindu Shastras, Veda Vyas was aware of all the Kaals (times […]

Hariyali Teej August 2021

The third day of the Shukla Paksha of the Shravan month is called Hariyali Teej or Shravani Teej. As per the English Calendar, the festival befalls in the month of July or August. The Teej festival commemorates the women and their spirit of producing offsprings. As the season of Monsoon commences, Mother Earth is covered […]

Nag Panchami August 2021

Nag Panchami is celebrated on the fifth date of the bright half of the Sawan month. As per astrology, Lord of the fifth Hindu date is a snake. On this day, snakes are worshiped prominently. Nag Panchami Muhurat 1.  Naga Vrat is observed on the Shravana Shukla Panchami (fifth day of the bright half of Shravan […]

Independence Day August 2021

The British established their first outpost on the Indian Subcontinent in 1619 at Surat on the northwestern coast. By the end of that century, the East India Company had opened three more permanent trading stations at Madras, Bombay, and Calcutta. The British continued to expand their influence in the region until, by the mid-nineteenth century, […]

Onam/Thiruvonam August 2021

Onam is a 10-day Keralite festival. The most important day is the tenth day, which is known as Thiruvonam. As it is the major day, people usually interchangeably use the terms Onam and Tiruvonam. Shravan Nakshatra is known as Thiru Onam in Malayalam. Tiru Onam Puja is performed when Shravana/Thiruvonam Nakshatra in prevailing in the Chingam month as per the Malayalam […]

Raksha Bandhan August 2021

Raksha Bandhan is celebrated on the full moon day of Shravan (also known as Sawan) every year; that is why it is also known as Rakhi Purnima. It is the day to celebrate the brother-sister love. Sister ties the Rakhi on brother’s wrist wishing him a prosperous life and brother pledges to protect his sister. The day […]

Kajari Teej August 2021

Kajari Teej, also known by the name Kajali Teej, is celebrated on the third day of the Krishna Paksha (dark fortnight) during the lunar month of Bhadrapada. According to the Gregorian calendar, the day falls during the months of July or August. Kajri Teej is primarily a festival of women. It is celebrated in Uttar […]

Janmashtami August 2021

Janmashtami is celebrated as the birthday of Lord Krishna. In Mathura, the city of Demon King Kansa, Lord Krishna was born in the prison of the King as the eighth child of Devaki on the eighth day of the dark fortnight of Bhadrapada month. It was midnight and Moon was rising along with Rohini Nakshatra when […]

Hartalika Teej September 2021

Hartalika Teej Vrat is one of the primary Vrats in Hindu religion. Hartalika Teej is celebrated on the third day of Shukla Paksha in the month of Bhadrapada. Actually, worshiping Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati holds a lot of thrust in the Hast Nakshatra of the third day of Shukla Paksha in the Bhadrapada month. […]

Ganesh Chaturthi September 2021

Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated every year in the Bhadrapada month’s fourth day of the bright fortnight. As per the beliefs, Lord Ganesha was born on this day during Madhyahan Kaal on Monday in Swati Nakshatra and Leo ascendant. That’s why this one is considered as the main Ganesh Chaturthi or Vinayaka Chaturthi. It is also known […]

Anant Chaturdashi September 2021

The Anant Chaturdashi fast holds a great deal of importance in the Hindu religion. The festival is also known by the name of Anant Chaudas. The day commemorates the Lord of numerous avatars, Lord Vishnu. Coming on the 14th day of the Shukla paksha of the Bhadrapad month in the Hindu Calendar, the festival celebrates […]

Gandhi Jayanti October 2021

Gandhi Jayanti is celebrated yearly on 2 October. It is one of the officials declared national holidays of India, observed in all of its states and territories. Gandhi Jayanti is marked by prayer services and tributes all over India, including at Gandhi's memorial, Raj Ghat, in New Delhi where he was cremated. Popular activities include […]

Sharad Navratri October 2021

Navratri is a nine-day long, auspicious festival celebrated all over India for different reasons every year. It is culturally dedicated to Goddess Durga, an exemplar of Shakti or the cosmic energy. Among all the five Navratras (Chaitra, Aashad, Ashwin, Paush, and Magh) that fall in a year, Sharad Navratri is the most essential one. Apart […]

Durga Puja Ashtami October 2021

Durga Ashtami is celebrated on the second day of Durga Puja. It is also called Maha Durgashtami. On the day of Durga Ashtami, the procedure of worshiping Goddess Durga is the same as that of Saptami. However, on this day Praan Pratishtha is not done. On the day of Durga Puja Ashtami after the Maha […]

Durga Maha Navami Puja October 2021

Maha Navami is contemplated as the third and the last day of Durga Puja. Maha Navami also begins with Maha Snaan and Shodashopachara Puja. On the day of Maha Navami, Goddess Durga is worshiped and reverenced as Mahishasur Mardini which means the annihilator of Mahishasur. It is believed that on this very day Goddess Durga […]

Dussehra October 2021

Dussehra is celebrated on the day when Dashami Tithi (tenth date) of the Shukla Paksha (bright fortnight) of Ashwin month is prevailing during the Aparahan Kaal. The festival is celebrated to remark the victory of good over evil because on this day, Lord Rama had killed Ravan. At some places, the festival is also known as Vijayadashami, […]

Sharad Navratri Parana October 2021

Performed on the 10th day of the Sharad Navratri, the Dashmi tithi is commemorated as the day when the cluster of Shardiya Navratri comes to an end. Its always been a mystery as to when the Parana must be observed, i.e. either on the Navami or on the Dashami. As per the Mimansas, the Navaratri […]

Karva Chauth October 2021

Karva Chauth is celebrated on the fourth day of the dark half in Hindu month Kartik. On this day, married women keep fast to elongate the life of their husband. Those who are unmarried, keep this fast to get a good husband in the future. Festival of Karwa Chauth is celebrated with great zeal and […]

Dhanteras November 2021

Celebrated on the thirteenth day of the Kartik month of the Dark Lunar fortnight (Krishna Paksha), Dhanteras graces the lives of the masses with affluence. Known by two names, Dhantrayodashi and Dhanvantri Jayanti, the festival lauds the discovery of the ‘Amrit Kalash’ by the Father of Ayurveda, God Dhanvantri by churning the sea. When the […]

Diwali November 2021

Diwali, also known as Deepavali, is a significant festival of the Hindus, which encompasses the five-day-long festivities ranging from DhanTeras to Bhaiya Dooj. The celebration extends to all of India, parts of Nepal, and various other parts of the world. The word Deepavali means series of light lamps, due to which Diwali is referred to […]

Narak Chaturdashi November 2021

Narak Chaturdashi is a festival celebrated in the month of Kartik, on the 14th day of the waning moon. It is also known as Narak Chaudas, Roop Chaudas, or even Kali Chaudas. As per ancient Indian mythology, people revere the Lord of death ‘Yamraj’ with utmost devotion and adoration. As it is celebrated a day […]

Govardhan Puja November 2021

Govardhan Puja holds extreme importance in the Hindu religion. This festival exemplifies nature and human beings. According to the Hindu Calendar, Govardhan Puja or Annakoot is commemorated on the first day of Shukla Paksha in the month of Kartik. This festival is celebrated throughout the country, but its essence reaches acme in North India especially […]

Bhai Dooj November 2021

The festival Bhai Dooj is the one, that signifies the special connection between a brother and a sister. The bond which unlike any other, stands out from the rest in its own and special way. This special connection is also known as Bhai Teeka, Yam Dwitiya, Bharat dwitya, etc. Bhai Dooj usually falls on the […]

Chhath Puja November 2021

Chhath Puja, also known as Sun Shashthi is celebrated on Kartik Shukla Shashthi. This festival is celebrated after 6 days of Diwali and mainly celebrated in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and Jharkhand with great fanfare. On Chhath Puja, worshiping Sun God and Chhathi Maiya helps you gain health, wealth, and happiness. In the last few […]

Children’s Day November 2021

November 14 is celebrated as Children's Day (also called Bal Diwas) in our country and the occasion also commemorates the birth anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India. ... Also, November 20 is celebrated as the Universal Children's Day, as declared by the United Nations.13-Nov-2020

Merry Christmas December 2021

For most of the masses, Christmas is all about going to a local mall and admire the decoration of the Christmas Tree. The shiny twinkling lights wrapped around the Christmas tree and the gifts hanging to greet, meet and visit, Christmas always held this magical image in the hearts of the people. But, there are […]