Nirjala Ekadashi is a Hindu holy day falling on the 11th lunar day of the waxing fortnight of the Hindu month of Jyestha. This ekadashi derives its name from the water-less fast observed on this day. It is considered to be the most austere and hence the most sacred of all 24 Ekadashis
The day of Jyeshtha Amavasya is regarded as an unfortunate day because of the reason that on this particular day the harmful powers, negative spirits, evil eyes and black magic are set free. It is a belief that any task or new work started on the day of Jyeshtha Amavasya does not succeed. Hindus avoid […]
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 (dark lunar phase or the waning phase). If this Chaturthi falls on a Tuesday it is called Angaraki Sankashti Chaturthi. Angaraki Sankashti Chaturthi is considered highly important […]
ndependence Day is annually celebrated on 15 August, as a national holiday in India commemorating the nation's independence from the United Kingdom on 15 August 1947, the day when the UK Parliament passed the Indian Independence Act 1947 transferring legislative sovereignty to the Indian Constituent Assembly.
Pola is a bull-respecting festival celebrated by farmers mainly in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra, Northern parts of Telangana as Polala Amavasya. On the day of Pola, the farmers decorate and respect their bulls. Pola falls on the day of the Pithori Amavasya in the month of Shravana.
Ghatasthapana is one of the significant rituals during Navratri. It marks the beginning of nine days of festivity. Our scriptures have well-defined rules and guidelines to perform Ghatasthapana during a certain period of time at the beginning of Navratri. Ghatasthapana is an invocation of Goddess Shakti and doing it wrong time, as our scriptures forewarn, […]
Dhantrayodashi which is also known as Dhanteras is the first day of five days long Diwali festivities. On the day of Dhantrayodashi, Goddess Lakshmi came out of the ocean during the churning of the Milky Sea. Hence, Goddess Lakshmi, along with Lord Kubera who is the God of wealth, is worshipped on the auspicious day […]