According to the Hindu calendar, it occurs every month on the Thrayodashi tithi of Krishna Paksha, just prior to the new moon.
According to the Panchang, the Ekadashi date of Krishna Paksha of Magh month is known as Shattila Ekadashi.
Sankashti is a Sanskrit word that means to ‘save us from tough times’ while Chaturthi means the fourth day of the month.
Kalashtami fast is a very important day for the devotees of Lord Bhairav.
A Mela official said devotees started arriving on the banks of the river from early morning, and by evening about three lakh people had taken a dip.
Thaipusam is usually celebrated with a public holiday in Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Johor, Negeri Sembilan, Perak, Penang and Selangor only.
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The Paush Shukla Trayodashi or Shani Trayodashi Tithi begins at 10:19 PM, Jan 14 and ends at 12:57 AM, Jan 16 while timings to perform the Vrat Puja is from 06:21 PM to 08:56 PM.
Makaravilakku is one of the most important festivals at Sabarimala Temple in Kerala.
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The festival is dedicated to Mother Nature, as farmers thank her for blessing them with bountiful crops. Each day of the four-day festival bears significance in one way or the other.
The Ekadashi that falls in the month of Paush is called Paush Putrada Ekadashi. It is also known as Vaikuntha Ekadashi.
The festival is dedicated to the Sun God just like the north Indian festival Makar Sankranti. The three days of the Pongal festival are Bhogi Pongal, Thai Pongal and Mattu Pongal.
The Bhogi festival is celebrated in honor of Lord Indra who is also known as the god of rain. Lord Indra is worshiped by many farmers as he is expected to bring prosperity and happiness to the land.
Everybody is geared up for the celebration so we are sharing with you some beautiful quotes and messages which you can share with your family and friends to wish them Happy Pongal.
The word “Shakambhari” or “Shakumbhari” is derived from the Sanskrit words Shak which means vegetation and Bhari which means the bearer or holder.
Guru Govind Singh Jayanti, the celebration of the birth anniversary of the 10th Sikh Guru – Guru Govind Singh Ji, will be celebrated on January 9 in the year 2022.
This festival will be celebrated on the sixth day of Shukla Paksha of Paush month. This time this monthly Skanda Shashthi will be celebrated on 7th January.
Ekadashi fasting has special significance in Sanatan Dharma. Lord Shri Hari Vishnu is worshiped on this day. It is believed that by worshiping Lord Vishnu on Ekadashi, the fasting person gets unfavorable fruits.
Ganesh Chaturthi is a celebration of about 10 days, which is celebrated in many parts of the country including Maharashtra.
Like every year, in 2022, Gudi Padwa will be celebrated on 2nd April. It will be celebrated on Saturday. The other name of this festival is Samvatsar Padvo. It is celebrated as the first day of the Maharashtrians and the Konkanis.
Ram Navami is a Hindu festival, celebrating the birth of Lord Rama to King Dasharatha of Ayodhya. It is celebrated on the ninth day of Chaitra month (the first month in the Hindu lunar calendar).
India is a diverse country with many festivals that are celebrated throughout the year. One of these festivals is Janmashtami – the day Lord Krishna was born – and is observed with much pomp and fervour.
Bhaiya Dooj or Bhai Tika is a Hindu Brother-Sister ritual and is one of the most joyously celebrated Indian festival.
The auspicious Hindu festival Pradosh Vrat falls on both Shukla Paksha Trayodashi and Krishna Paksha Trayodashi. Also known as Pradosham, the festival will be celebrated on Friday, December 31.