Mattu Pongal or Kanuma Festival – A Festival of Cattle

Mattu Pongal or Kanuma is one of the many festivals associated with seasons and is associated with winter harvest. It is celebrated on the third day of Sankranthi Festival. The first day is called Bhogi. The second day is Sankranthi. The third day is Kanuma (a festival of cattle), it is a very important festival to farmers who consider cattle as a symbol of good fortune and prosperity. Prayers to them for helping with a successful harvest season. On this day, usually, all farmers, clean cattle and cattle sheds and the sacred cows are decorated with colors and marigold flowers. Kanuma or Mattu Pongal is a festival which is dedicated to cows, farm animals and farm equipment and also offering flowers and worshipped as well. Significance of Mattu Pongal (Kanuma) It is believed that on this day Lord Krishna saved people and animals of Gokulam by lifting Govardhana Hill. Jalli Kattu is the famous local game in Tamilnadu, which plays in this season. Mukkanuma Festiv…
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Bhogi

The first day of 4-day festival Makara Sankranthi (Pongal) is celebrated as the Bhogi. The theme of these festivals is thanksgiving to nature and gods who blessed people with a good harvest. This day is celebrated as Lohri in Panjab. Significance of Bhogi Festival The significance of this festival is winter crop season celebrations and remembrance of the deity Sun. People welcome the Sankranthi (Utharayan) on the next day with the warm atmosphere, when the sun enters into Utharayan from Dakshinayan.  The festival is celebrated in honor of Lord Indra who is the God of Clouds, Rains and Nature. Lord Indra is worshiped for the abundance of harvest, thereby bringing plenty and prosperity to the land. Rituals on Bhogi The day starts with the bonfire (bhogi mantalu) in the early hours of the morning (Before Sunrise). The contents of this bonfire are the waste material cleaned up from the home and cow dung cakes (pidakalu). Girls dance around the Bhogi mantalu by singing…
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Utpanna Ekadashi Significance, Rituals & Dates

Ekadashi (11th day) of Krishna Paksha (Waning Phase of the moon) during the month of Margashirsh is known as Utpanna Ekadashi, it is also Known as Uttpatti Ekadashi. It is celebrated to mark the victory of Lord Vishnu over demon "Murasura". According to some legends, the birth of Ekadashi Matha took place on this day. Main deities of Utpanna Ekadashi are Mata Ekadashi and Lord Vishnu. The festival is celebrated on the same day but Hindu month names are called with the different name in different states. In Tamilnadu, it falls in the month of Karthigai Masam or Aippasi. In Kerala, it is celebrated on Vrischika Masam or Thulam. whereas in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Telangana and Maharashtra it falls in the month of Karthika (Kartik). ***In Northern states, it falls in the month of Margashirsh, because they follow Purnimant Calendar. Read more about Amant and Purnimant Calendars. Rituals To Do On Utpanna Ekadashi  Devotees offer praye…
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Dev Diwali 2020 Date

Dev Diwali 2020 date is on Sunday, 29 November. Deva Deepawali or Dev Diwali is the festival celebrated every year in Varanasi (Kashi) on Kartik Purnima day. It is celebrated to mark the victory of Lord Shiva over demon Trupurasura. The festival is also Known as Tripurotsav. The main ritual is performed on this day is Karthika Snan i.e., taking holy bath in the Ganges river and offering of oil lighted lamps to Ganga. Kartik Poornima is associated with Prabodhini Ekadashi. The 5-day festivals start on Prabodhini Ekadashi (11th lunar day of Kartika) and conclude on Kartik Poornima.
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Dev Diwali 2019 Date

Dev Diwali 2019 date is on Tuesday, 12th November. Deva Deepawali or Dev Diwali is the festival celebrated every year in Varanasi (Kashi) on Kartik Purnima day. It is celebrated to mark the victory of Lord Shiva over demon Trupurasura. The festival is also Known as Tripurotsav. The main ritual is performed on this day is Karthika Snan i.e., taking holy bath in the Ganges river and offering of oil lighted lamps to Ganga. Kartik Poornima is associated with Prabodhini Ekadashi. The 5-day festivals start on Prabodhini Ekadashi (11th lunar day of Kartika) and conclude on Kartik Poornima.  
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Dev Diwali 2018 Date

Dev Diwali 2018 date is on Thursday, 22nd November. Deva Deepawali or Dev Diwali is the festival celebrated every year in Varanasi (Kashi) on Kartik Purnima day. It is celebrated to mark the victory of Lord Shiva over demon Trupurasura. The festival is also Known as Tripurotsav. Rituals on Dev Diwali 2018 The main ritual is performed on this day is Karthika Snan i.e., taking holy bath in the Ganges river and offering of oil lighted lamps to Ganga. Kartik Poornima is associated with Prabodhini Ekadashi. The 5-day festivals start on Prabodhini Ekadashi (11th lunar day of Kartika) and conclude on Kartik Poornima.  The festival at Varanasi is also called as Ganga Mahotsav.      
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Tulsi Vivah 2020 Date

Tulsi Vivah 2020 Date - Thursday, 26th November.     Tulsi Vivah is the ceremonial marriage of the Thulsi Plant to the God Vishnu or his avatar Krishna.     This ceremony can be performed anytime between Prabhodhini Ekadashi and Kartik Purnima but usually, it is performed on the eleventh or the twelfth lunar day of Kartik Month. It also Signifies the end of monsoon and the beginning of the holy wedding season of Hindus. As per Hindu religion, Tulsi Plant (Holy Basil) is a Sacred plant. It is believed that any Hindu household is not complete without the holy plant Thulasi and is planted at the entrance of the house to bring good fortune and positive energy in the house. Tulsi Vivah Story & Significance.
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Tulsi Vivah 2019 Date

Tulsi Vivah 2019 Date - Saturday, 9th November.     Tulsi Vivah is the ceremonial marriage of the Thulsi Plant to the God Vishnu or his avatar Krishna.     This ceremony can be performed anytime between Prabhodhini Ekadashi and Kartik Purnima but usually, it is performed on the eleventh or the twelfth lunar day of Kartik Month. It also Signifies the end of monsoon and the beginning of the holy wedding season of Hindus. As per Hindu religion, Tulsi Plant (Holy Basil) is a Sacred plant. It is believed that any Hindu household is not complete without the holy plant Thulasi and is planted at the entrance of the house to bring good fortune and positive energy in the house. Tulsi Vivah Story & Significance.
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Tulsi Vivah 2018 Date

Tulsi Vivah 2018 Date - Tuesday, 20th November.     Tulsi Vivah is the ceremonial marriage of the Thulsi Plant to the God Vishnu or his avatar Krishna.   This ceremony can be performed anytime between Prabhodhini Ekadashi and Kartik Purnima but usually, it is performed on the eleventh or the twelfth lunar day of Kartik Month. It also Signifies the end of monsoon and the beginning of the holy wedding season of Hindus. As per Hindu religion, Tulsi Plant (Holy Basil) is a Sacred plant. It is believed that any Hindu household is not complete without the holy plant Thulasi and is planted at the entrance of the house to bring good fortune and positive energy in the house. Tulsi Vivah Story & Significance.  
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Bathukamma Songs

Bathukamma is the floral festival (Cultural Festival of Telangana) celebrated by the Hindu women in the Indian state of Telangana. The women gather and celebrate Bathukamma Festival by singing Bathukamma Telugu Songs and playing around the Batukamma in traditional dresses. The festival is celebrated for Nine Days. Read more about 9 Days of Bathukamma Festival. Most Popular Bathukamma Telugu Songs Ememi Puvvoppune Gowramma, Ememi Kayoppune  Song -                            Read or Download Chithu Chithula Bomma, Shivuni Muddula Gumma Song -                                  Read or Download Rama Rama Rama Uyyalo, Ramane Srirama Song -                                               Read or Download Rama Rama Rama Uyyalo, Rama Nandi Rama Uyyalo Song -                             Read or Download Usirika Chettukinda Uyyalo Bathukamma Telugu Song -                                       Read or Download Nee Bidda Perenti Uyyalo Bathukamma Song   -           …
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Tholi Ekadashi 2020 Date or Dev Shayani Ekadasi or Hari Sayani Ekadasi 2020 Date

Tholi Ekadasi 2020 is falling onWednesday, 1st July. About Tholi Ekadasi Shukla Paksha ( Waxing Phase of Moon) Ekadasi in the month of Ashada is known as Tholi Ekadashi or Dev Shayani Ekadashi. It is also called as Hari Shayani Ekadashi or Ashadi Ekadashi (as it falls in Ashada month). It is believed that Lord Vishnu goes to sleep from this day. Why is it called as Tholi Ekadashi? Chatur Maas Vrat begins from this day. As this Ekadasi falls in the first month in chatur maas vrat, it is called as Tholi Ekadasi. In Vaishnava temples the day is celebrated with great zeal. Tholi Ekadasi is auspicious and one of the main festivals in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana.
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Tholi Ekadashi 2019 Date or Dev Shayani Ekadasi or Hari Sayani Ekadasi 2019 Date

Tholi Ekadasi 2019 is falling on Friday, 12th July. About Tholi Ekadasi Shukla Paksha ( Waxing Phase of Moon) Ekadasi in the month of Ashada is known as Tholi Ekadashi or Dev Shayani Ekadashi. It is also called as Hari Shayani Ekadashi or Ashadi Ekadashi (as it falls in Ashada month). It is believed that Lord Vishnu goes to sleep from this day. Why is it called as Tholi Ekadashi? Chatur Maas Vrat begins from this day. As this Ekadasi falls in the first month in chatur maas vrat, it is called as Tholi Ekadasi. In Vaishnava temples the day is celebrated with great zeal. Tholi Ekadasi is auspicious and one of the main festivals in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana.
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Tholi Ekadashi 2018 Date or Dev Shayani Ekadasi or Hari Sayani Ekadasi 2018 Date

Tholi Ekadasi 2018 is falling on Monday, 23rd July. About Tholi Ekadasi Shukla Paksha ( Waxing Phase of Moon) Ekadasi in the month of Ashada is known as Tholi Ekadashi or Dev Shayani Ekadashi. It is also called as Hari Shayani Ekadashi or Ashadi Ekadashi (as it falls in Ashada month). It is believed that Lord Vishnu goes to sleep from this day. Why is it called as Tholi Ekadashi? Chatur Maas Vrat begins from this day. As this Ekadasi falls in the first month in chatur maas vrat, it is called as Tholi Ekadasi. In Vaishnava temples the day is celebrated with great zeal. Tholi Ekadasi is auspicious and one of the main festivals in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana.
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Tholi Ekadashi 2017 Date or Dev Shayani Ekadasi or Hari Sayani Ekadasi 2017 Date

Tholi Ekadasi 2017 is falling on 4th July. About Tholi Ekadasi Shukla Paksha ( Waxing Phase of Moon) Ekadasi in the month of Ashada is known as Tholi Ekadashi or Dev Shayani Ekadashi. It is also called as Hari Shayani Ekadashi or Ashadi Ekadashi (as it falls in Ashada month). It is believed that Lord Vishnu goes to sleep from this day. Why is it called as Tholi Ekadashi? Chatur Maas Vrat begins from this day. As this Ekadasi falls in the first month in chatur maas vrat, it is called as Tholi Ekadasi. In Vaishnava temples the day is celebrated with great zeal. Tholi Ekadasi is auspicious and one of the main festivals in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana.
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