This year, Padmini Ekadashi will be observed on September 27.
Durga Puja 2020: The much-awaited festival will be celebrated after a month of Mahalaya. This year Durga Puja celebrations will start from October 22 (Shashthi) till October 26 (Vijaya Dashami).
On Mahalaya every Bengali wakes up at 4 am and turn their radios on to listen to the recital of Mahisasura Mardini by Birendra Krishna Bhadra
Mahalaya Amavasya is also known as Sarv Pitru Amavasya, it will be celebrated tomorrow. The Amavasya Tithi will start at 7.56 pm today and will go on till 4.29 pm tomorrow. This festival marks the culmination of the Pitru Paksha period and Devi Paksha beginning.
Vishwakarma Puja day is calculated according to Bisuddhasidhanta and on the last day of Bengali Bhadra month. In the eastern states like Odisha, West Bengal, Jharkhand, and Tripura people celebrate Biswakarma Puja.
Vishwakarma Puja will be observed on September 16.
Champat Rai, general secretary of the Shri Ram Janambhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust, has said that Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray is always welcome to visit Ayodhya. “Kisi ki maa ne dhoodh pilaya hai ki Uddhav ko rok sake (dare anyone who can stop Uddhav),” Rai said राम मंदिर ट्रस्ट के[Read More…]
Mahalaya is the combination of two words Maha which means grand and Alaya or abode. This day is quite special for Bengali’s. The auspicious occasion is celebrated with beautiful traditions and rich stories
This year, Indira Ekadashi vrat will be observed on September 13.
Bhadrapada Purnima will be observed on September 2 this year.
This festival is popularly known as Anant Chaudas.
Muharram is the period of intense grief for Shia Muslims across the world. It is the month of mourning for the death of Hazrat Imam Hussain, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad.
On this day, Lord Vishnu, who is in a state of Yogic sleep (Yoga Nidra), changes his posture.
It is believed when a person departs 13-days last rites are performed by its family members, and food is offered to the soul.
Adithya Varma told IANS that neither he nor any of his immediate family members recollect such an extended closure of the temple for devotees.
In Bengal, the festival of Durva Ashtami is celebrated in the name of ‘Durvashtami Brata’.
As a part of the ritual, sixteen knots are tied in a string and the observer of Mahalakshmi Vrat wears it on his/her left hand.
An Imambara is a place or a building with a hall where people assemble for ‘majlis’ or congregation to mourn the sacrifices of Imam Hussain and other martyrs in Karbala.
VHP National Spokesman Vinod Bansal told IANS that due to the efforts of the organisation, many such priests have been taken on the panels of government-run temples.