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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]