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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 […]

 
 

Bhadrapada Ambaji Fair 2015, Dates, Celebrations

Bhadrapada Ambaji Fair 2015, Dates, Celebrations

Bhadrapada Ambaji fair is held on the full moon day of Bhadrapada month (August or September). It is mainly celebrated in Gujarat in the Ambaji village, a village famous for goddess Ambaji. In 2010, Ambaji fair is on 28rd September(Monday). Let us know more about this fair in this article. […]

 
 

Shani Trayodashi – A Day Dedicated To Lord Shani

Shani Trayodashi – A Day Dedicated To Lord Shani

Shani, also known as Shanaiscarya, Shani Bhagavan, Shaneesvara, Saneesvara, Shaneeshvaran or Shani Deva, is one of the navagrahas. Navagrahas are the nine primary celestial beings in Hindu astrology. Sani is referred as the Lord of Saturday. The word Shani also indicates the seventh day (Saturday). Who is Lord Shani According […]

 
 

Heikru Hidongba, A Festival of Manipur

Heikru Hidongba, A Festival of Manipur

Heikru Hidongba is a special boat festival of Manipur celebrated in the month of September. It is held on a canal where narrow long boats that are used for the racing. They are accommodated with number of rowers. The place is a 16 meter wide canal in the Bijoy Govinda […]

 
 

Avani Avittam 2015 Date and Rituals

Avani Avittam 2015 Date and Rituals

Avani avittam is an important ritual performed by the Brahmin community in southern states of India. It is observed on the full moon day of Shravan (August) which is also the day of Raksha bandhan.It is also known as Upakramam Attam or Avani Attam. In 2015, Avani Avittam is observed […]

 
 

Manasa Devi Pooja 2015 Dates

Manasa Devi Pooja 2015 Dates

Manasa Devi Puja is observed in the month of Ashad (July-August). It is one the popular festivals in Bengal, Jharkhand, Assam and some parts of Bihar and Orissa. There are different dates of the pooja throughout the month. In 2015, Manasa devi pooja falls on August 4 and August 18. […]

 
 

Kalpataru Utsav 2015 Date

Kalpataru Utsav 2015 Date

When is Kalpataru Utsav in 2015 – Kalpataru Utsab 2015 Date happens to fall on Thursday, 1st January. Kalpataru Utsab commemorates the day on which Thakur Ramakrishna Paramhansa Dev, the evergreen Bengali sage, blessed all his disciples with supreme cognizance. On this occasion Thakur Ramakrishna entered a state of trance […]

 
 

Anant Chaturdashi 2015 Date

Anant Chaturdashi 2015 Date

In 2015 date for Anant Chaturdashi is on Sunday, 27th September. It is last day of Ganeshotsav when Idols of Lord Ganesha are immersed in water. Anant Chaturdashi is the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival which is celebrated with great fervor to pay reverence to Lord Ganesha, the […]