Kanwar Yatra 2021 Dates & Kanwar Yatra Significance

Kanwar Yatra or popularly known as kanwad Yatra, is the annual pilgrimage in the worship of Lord Shiva. In this annual pilgrimage, the devotees of Lord Shiva go to Hindu pilgrimage places and bring water from the holy river Ganga and fetch water from river Ganga. The same Ganga water is offered to Shivlinga in …

Sankashti Chaturthi 2021- Month Wise Dates and Time

Sankashti Chaturthi is an auspicious festival celebrated in the honour of Lord Ganesha. Every lunar month marks two Chaturthis: One is Sankashti Chaturthi and second is Vinayaka Chaturthi. Sankashti Chaturthi is the fourth day after full-moon day, also known as Poornamasi. The period is known as Krishna paksha. Vinayaka Chaturthi falls in shukla paksha, immediately …

List of Amavasya Dates in This Month 2021

Amavasya (No moon day) means Dark Chandra (Moon) lunar phase. The day is considered inauspicious. On Amavasya Thithi, shradh rituals are performed to repay our debts, appease our ancestors. During the day, the man at home should wake up early, take a head bath (in the absence of his father/mother), feed his ancestors with a …

Chhath Puja 2021 Date, Puja Vidhi and Importance of Chhath Puja

The fact may surprise you, but the origin of Chhath Puja predates to Vedas. The rituals that are performed during the chhath Puja are quite similar to the rituals mentioned in Rig Veda. The Sun lies to be the main God during this Puja. This important Hindu festival is majorly celebrated in Bihar and a …

Pitru Paksha 2021 Start Date – Shradh 2021 India

Shradh is a Sanskrit word that refers to anything that is done with utmost sincerity and faith. The 15 days lunar period is considered highly important for Hindus. People pay homage to their ancestors during this time period of 15 days. Conceptually, this is a time period when we feel heartfelt gratitude for our deceased …

Purnima Date and Time for 2021

Purnima is a full moon day. Every month it occurs, and it is considered to be an auspicious day. Purnima represents prosperity, abundance, and fullness. So, our elders usually advise us to start any new things or buying any items on Purnima. Scientifically, the Moon’s location concerning the earth exerts a first magnetic pull on …

List of ISKON Ekadashi Dates & Calendar 2021

Ekadashi, as the name suggests, it is the 11th day of the lunar cycle. It occurs twice in the month, 11th day both from Amavasya and Poornima. If it is ekadashi of Amavasya, the moon will be 3/4th dark and simultaneously, if it is ekadashi of Poornima, the moon will be 3/4th visible. If you …

What is Rahu Kaal And How To Calculate Rahu Kaal?

What is Rahu Kaal? Rahu is known as the shadow planet in astronomy. It does not have any physical body, but still, it throws a strong impact on human life. Rahu Kaal is the most inauspicious time of the day. The time is believed to be wrong and inappropriate to start your day. As per …

Dhanteras 2021 Date in India

Dhanteras, the festival marks the beginning of the festival of lights’ Diwali’. Originally known as ‘Dhanvantri Trayodashi’, the festival is known as an integral part of one of the biggest Hindu festivals Diwali. Dhanteras, the term ‘Dhan‘ refers to wealth or money, and “Teras” refers to the trayodashi date. The day is observed at the …

What is Raksha Bandhan 2021 Date & Muhurat Timings

Raksha Bandhan, the festival that celebrates the love and bond between brother and sister is celebrated throughout the country. The festival is celebrated with full enthusiasm and excitement. Also, known as Brother’s and sister’s day, Raksha bandhan falls on a different date each year. The festival falls on th e full moon of the Hindu …