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Maha Shivaratri

Maha Shivratri, is largely celebrated in India and Nepal. It is an important day in Hindu Calender Maha Shivratri festival is celebrated on the new moon day in Magha Masam (Magh Month) according to the Hindu calendar. According to a story, [...]

Saraswati Puja on “Vasant Panchami”

Vasant Panchami is a holy festival celebrated among all Indians. Vasant Panchami is also known as Shri Panchami and Saraswati Panchami. On Vasant Panchami, people worship Godess Saraswati. The Goddess Saraswathi is considered as the God of knowledge, [...]

Makara Sankranthi

Makara Sankranthi is an Indian festival celebrated on the occasion of “Makara Sankramanam”. Makara Sankranam means, on this day the sun will enter in to Makara Rashi. This is considered as a holy occasion by Indians as the Hindu [...]

Subramanya Shasti – Dec 8, 2013

This auspicious day, 8’th December,2013 is the birth day of Lord Subramanya Swamy, and is known as Subramanya Shasti. Lord Subramanya Swamy is considered to be the universal lord who blesses human beings and helps them to get rid of their [...]

Pratipada Shraddha 2013, Padwa Shraddha

Pratipada Shraddha 2013, Padwa Shraddha, when is Pratipada Shraddha in 2013? First day of Pitru Paksha, Mahalaya Paksha is Pratipada Shraddha.. In certain regions, pratipada Shraddha is known as Paadyami Shraddha and Prathami Shraddh. As per [...]

Anant Chaturdashi 2013 (Anantha Vratham)

Anant Chaturdashi 2013 date, Ananta Chaturdashi Vrat in 2013, when is Ananta Chaturdashi Vratham in 2013? Anant Chaturdashi falls in Bhadrapad Shukla Chaturdashi. It is observed religiously by the Hindus and Jains in India and Nepal. This particular [...]

Why is Navratri celebrated twice every year in India

Navratri is celebrated two times in a year. One is during September and October which is the Ashwini Masa and the other one is during March and April which is the Chaitra masa. If you observe carefully, both these months are the times during [...]

Janmashtami – Sri Krishna Janmashtami

Janmashtami (Sri Krishna Janmashtami) festival is related to Lord Krishna, the eighth avatar of Vishnu. It is also called as Dahi Handi and Krishna Janmashtami. It is an annual commemoration of the birth of the deity of Hindu religion named [...]

Durga Puja 2013, Durga Puja dates in 2013

Durga Puja 2013, Durga Puja dates in 2013, when is Durga Puja in 2013? when Durga Puja begins in 2013? Durga Puja is a four-day Puja observed in Bengal, Odisha, Assam and Bangladesh. Bengali Hindus around the world celebrate Durga Puja for 4-5 [...]

Navratri 2013 (Navaratras in 2013)

Navratri 2013, Navaratras in 2013 dates, when is Navratri in 2013, when Navratri begins in October 2013? According to the Hindu traditional calendar, Navarathri begins in Ashvin Shukla Pratipada and ends in Ashvin Shukla Navami. As per the [...]