Chhath Puja 2019 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 […]

What is Raksha Bandhan 2019 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 the full moon of the Hindu month […]

Kanwar Yatra 2019 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 […]

Pitru Paksha 2019 Start Date – Shradh 2019 India

Shradh is a Sanskrit word which 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 […]

Sankashti Chaturthi 2019 – 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 […]