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Devshayani Ekadashi 2016 Date

Devshayani Ekadashi 2016 Date

Devasayani ekadasi is observed on the eleventh day of waxing moon (shukla paksha) of Ashada month (June-July). It is also known by the names, Ashadi ekadasi, Sayana ekadsi or Hari Sayana ekadasi. It is believed that on this day Lord Vishnu goes into a deep sleep for next four months, […]

 
 

Tokhu Emong 2015 Date, The Harvest Festival of Nagaland

Tokhu Emong 2015 Date, The Harvest Festival of Nagaland

Tokhu emong is the harvest festival celebrated by Lotha tribe or Lothas in Nagaland. It is a post harvest festival which is celebrated for 9 days with lots of fun and enthusiasm. Earlier it was celebrated some day in the first week of November every year with no particular date […]

 
 

Chandrabhaga Fair, Dates and Celebrations

Chandrabhaga Fair, Dates and Celebrations

India is known for its fairs and festivals. Call it as urge or lifestyle, Indians are habituated to celebrate something or other. Not a month goes without any festival in it. If it is not a festival then there should be some fair to celebrate. This is the way Indians […]

 
 

Mim Kut 2015 Date, The Maize Festival of Mizoram

Mim Kut 2015 Date, The Maize Festival of Mizoram

Min kut festival is the harvest festival of Mizoram. 2015 date for this festival is going to be held somewhere in August or September, immediately after the harvest of Maize. Mim kut is considered as one of the important festivals of Mizoram. Let us know more about the festival in […]

 
 

Goswami Tulsidas Jayanti 2016 Dates and Celebrations

Goswami Tulsidas Jayanti 2016 Dates and Celebrations

Goswami Tulsidas jayanti is appearance day celebrations of Sri Goswami Tulsidas, the great devotee of Lord Rama and the author of Sri Ramacharitamanasa. It is celebrated on the 7th day after waxing moon in the month of Shravana (July – August). In 2016, Goswami Tulsidas jayanti is on 10th August(Wednesday). […]

 
 

Neelamperoor Pooram Padayani 2015 Date

Neelamperoor Pooram Padayani 2015 Date

Neelamperoor pooram padayani festival is the annual festival of Palli Bhagavathy temple in the village of Neelamperoor, Alappuzha, Kerala. The festival begins on the next day to Thiruvonam in Chigam and lasts till the birthday of the deity, Poornam. Chigam is the first month of the Malayalam calendar that happens […]

 
 

Vishnupur Festival 2015 Date in Bengal and its Celebrations

Vishnupur Festival 2015 Date in Bengal and its Celebrations

Vishnupur festival is one of the famous festival of West Bengal. The festival is held in Vishnupur town of Bankura district in Bengal. 2015 Date for celebration of this is from 27th of December to 31st December. Let us know more about this festival and how it is celebrated in […]

 
 

Bali Yatra in Odisha 2015 Date, History, Celebrations

Bali Yatra in Odisha 2015 Date, History, Celebrations

Bali yatra is a famous festival celebrated on the banks of Mahanadi river in Cuttack city of Odisha. It is celebrated on the full moon day (poornima) in the month of Kartik (November – December). The yatra lasts for 3 to 4 days. In 2015, Bali yatra date is on […]

 
 

Mother Ganga in Hindu Culture, Legends, Importance

Mother Ganga in Hindu Culture, Legends, Importance

Ganga or Ganges is the synonym to ‘Sacredness’ in India. She is not just a river or a water body that flows on land, but she is considered as a person or a goddess. Hindus view her as a fair complexioned beautiful woman with white saree, beautifully decorated with jewelry, […]

 
 

Mangala Gouri Vratam, Dates, Legend and Celebrations

Mangala Gouri Vratam, Dates, Legend and Celebrations

Mangala gouri pooja or vratam is observed by married women on Tuesdays in the Shravan (July – August) month. According to South Indian calendar Mangala gouri vratam in 2015 can be celebrated on 18th August(Tuesday), 25th August(Tuesday), 1 September(Tuesday), 8 September(Tuesday). In North Indian states Mangala gauri vratam in 2015 […]