Festivals in Ashada Masam

  Hindus follow Two types of calendars. One is Amant, Second is Purnimant. Amant calendar is followed in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Goa, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Purnimant Calendar is followed in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Orissa, Bihar. But all the festivals will fall on the same day as per Gregorian calendar. For understanding more, read about Amant & Purnimant Calendars. List of Festivals in Ashada Masam Amant Festivals Purnimant Festivals Jagannath Rath Yatra Yogini Ekadashi Devshayani Ekadashi Jagannath Rath Yatra Guru Purnima Devshayani Ekadashi Gauri Vrat Arambh Guru Purnima Jaya Parvathi Vrat Gauri Vrat Arambh Kokila Vrat Jaya Parvathi Vrat Vyasa Puja Kokila Vrat Kamika Ekadashi Vyasa Puja Know more about 12 Hindu Months.
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What These 19 Western philosophers Said About Hinduism?

Well Known Western philosophers on Hinduism, Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) "Hindus and Hindutva will one day rule the world, because this is a combination of knowledge and wisdom". Herbert Wells (1846 - 1946) "Until the effectiveness of Hindutva is restored, how many generations will suffer atrocities and life will be cut off, then one day the entire world will be attracted to it, on that day there will be Dilshad and on that day the world will be inhabited. Albert Einstein (1879-1955) "I understand that through his intelligence and awareness he did that which the Jews could not do. In Hinduism, t is the power that can lead to peace." “When I read the Bhagavad Gita and reflect about how God created this universe everything else seems so superfluous. “ “We owe a lot to Indians who taught us how to count, without which no worthwhile scientific discovery could have been made.” Huston Smith (1919) "The faith which is upon us and this is better than us …
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Festivals in Jyeshta Month

Jyeshta or Joishtho is the second month of Bengali calendar. Jyeshta is the third month in Telugu, Tamil, Marathi and Goan calendars & The eighth month in Gujarati calendar. Hindus follow Two types of calendars. One is Amant, Second is Purnimant. Amant calendar is followed in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Goa, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Purnimant Calendar is followed in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Orissa, Bihar. But all the festivals will fall on the same day as per Gregorian calendar. For understanding more, read about Amant & Purnimant Calendars. Festivals in Jyeshta Month Amant Festivals Purnimant Festivals Ganga Dusshera Narada Jayanthi Nirjala Ekadashi Apara Ekadashi Vat Purnima Vrat Vat Savitri Vrat Mahesha Navami Shani Jayanthi Gayatri Jayanti Ganga Dusshera Yogini Ekadashi Nirjala Ekadashi Vat Purnima Vrat Mahesha Navami Gay…
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Festivals in Vaishakam

Vaishakam or Baisakham is the first month of Bengali calendar. The second month in Telugu, Tamil, Marathi and Goan calendars & The seventh month in Gujarati calendar. Hindus follow Two types of calendars. One is Amant, Second is Purnimant. Amant calendar is followed in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Goa, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Purnimant Calendar is followed in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Orissa, Bihar. But all the festivals will fall on the same day as per Gregorian calendar. For understanding more, read about Amant & Purnimant Calendars. Festivals in Vaishakam Month Amant Festivals Purnimant Festivals Parashurama Jayanthi Varuthini Ekadashi Akshaya Tritiya Parashurama Jayanthi Ganga Sapthami Akshaya Tritiya Sita Navami Ganga Sapthami Mohini Ekadashi Sita Navami Narasimha Jayanthi Mohini Ekadashi Buddha Purnima Narasimha Jayanthi Kurma J…
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Festivals in Chaitra Month

In some calendars Chaitra Month is the first month, In Some Calendars Baisakhi is the first month. For Example, in Bengali calendar, Vaisak is the first month, in Gujarati Calendar, Kartik is the first month of the year, in Telugu, Tamil & Kannada calendars Chaitra month is the first month. Because Hindus follow Two types of calendars. One is Amant, Second is Purnimant. Amant calendar is followed in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Goa, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Purnimant Calendar is followed in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Orissa, Bihar. But all the festivals will fall on the same day as per Gregorian calendar. For understanding more, read about Amant & Purnimant Calendars. Festivals in chaitra month Amant Festivals Purnimant Festivals Chaitra Navarathri/ Vasantha Navarathri Sheetala Ashtami Ugadi/Yugadi Papmocihani Ekadash Gudi Padwa / Samvatsar Padvo Rang…
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Hindu Months Name & Corresponding Gregorian Months

There are 12 months in Hindu Calendar. Hindus Follows Lunar & Solar calendars. In some calendar Chaitra is the First Month, In Some Calendars Baisakhi is the first month. Example in Bengali calendar Vaisak is the first month, in Gujarati Calendar Kartik is the first month of the year. But all festivals falls on the same day as per Gregorian calendar. Apart from these 12 months, Adhik Masa is there which falls once in 3 years. 1. Chaitra (March/April) Chaitra is also known as Chet, Choitro, Chaitramu, Chaitram, Chaiti. In different regions, it is called with a different name. Chaitra Masam or Chait Mahina is the first month in Lunar Hindu calendar. It is the last month in Bengali calendar & Nepali calendar. As per Gregorian calendar, Chaitra Masa falls in March/April. 2. Vaishak (April/May) Second Hindu month Vaishak  Masam is also called as Vaisakha or Vishaka Mahina. In Orissa, Bengali and Punjabi calendar it is known as Baisakha. In Tamilnad…
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Shani Trayodashi or Sani Trayodasi

Thirteenth day of Hindu calendar is called Trayodashi Tithi. Fortnight Trayodashi (Trayodashi Amavasya) that falls on Saturday is called as Shani Trayodashi. Shani dev is considered as Lord of Saturday. It is a very auspicious day to perform puja, yagna or Tailabhishekam with gingelly oil to Lord Shani. He is the son of Lord Surya Bhagavan and Chaya. Shani is also called as Chayaputra. Lord Shani is personified in the planet Shani or Saturn and devotees believe he removes obstacles. Also Read about Shani Jayanti & find 2017 Shani Jayanti Date. Shani Jayanti Mantra English Shani Dhyan Mantra Nilanjana Samabhasam Ravi Putram Yamagrajam Chaya Mrttanda Sambhutam Tam Namami Shanai Shwaram Shani Gayatri Mantra Aum Sanaischaraya Vidmahe, Sooryaputraya Dheemahi, Tanno Manda Prachodayat. Mool Mantra Om Sham Shanaischaryaye Namah! Hindi नीलांजन समाभासं रविपुत्रं यमाग्रजम। छायामर्तांड संभूतं तन्नमामि शनैश्चरम।। ओं शनैश्चराय विद्महे नी…
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Pradosh Vrat Katha

Sacred story of Pradosh Vrat or Pradosham is interesting one. Once there were continuous battle between gods and demons. Gods went to the trinity of gods Lord Brahma, Vishnu & Maheshwara to seek advice to win battle against demons. Trinities were told churn ocean to get the Amrita (Elixir), if it consumed no more have to die. Gods only can’t churn ocean, they also need help of Asuras (Demons). Gods asked for the help of Asuras, they agreed on a condition - sharing of Amrita 50:50 percent. They plucked Mantra hill, used as churning stick. Lord Vishnu took the Kurma (Tortoise) avatar to support mountain on his back. Vasuki (Big Snake) was requested to be a churning rope. Gods and Demons started churning. The deadly poison called Halahala come first. It can’t be consumed as it is deadly poison. Gods praised the Lord Shiva. He consumed it and holds it in the neck. Lord Shiva’s neck forms into blue color, this is why Shiva called as Neelakanta. Gods and demons st…
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Shani Jayanti 2020 Date

Shani Jayanti 2020 Date is on Friday, 22nd May. People believe chanting Shani Mantra 108 times on this day removes all obstacles. Find it below. About Shani Jayanthi Shani Jayanti is birth anniversary of Lord Shani. He is the son of Lord Surya Bhagavan. It is observed on Amavasya Tithi. Lord Shani is personified in the planet Shani or Saturn and devotees believe he removes obstacles. Shani Jayanthi is also known as Shanishchara Jayanthi, Shani Amavasya or Sani Jayanthi. As per South Indian Amavasyant calendar it falls in the month of Vaishaka and as per North Indian Purnimanth calendar it falls in the month of Jyeshta. In the Both calendars the festivals falls on the sameday but they fallow different calendars. Read more about 2 Types of Hindu calendars. Rituals on Shani Jayanthi On this day people observes upavaas (fast), visits Shani temples & Performs pujas, homa (hawan, yagna) or Tailabhisheka with gingelly oil to get blessing of Lord Shani. Shani Dhyan…
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Shani Jayanti 2019 Date

Shani Jayanti 2019 Date is on Monday, 3rd June. People believe chanting Shani Mantra 108 times on this day removes all obstacles. Find it below. About Shani Jayanthi Shani Jayanti is birth anniversary of Lord Shani. He is the son of Lord Surya Bhagavan. It is observed on Amavasya Tithi. Lord Shani is personified in the planet Shani or Saturn and devotees believe he removes obstacles. Shani Jayanthi is also known as Shanishchara Jayanthi, Shani Amavasya or Sani Jayanthi. As per South Indian Amavasyant calendar it falls in the month of Vaishaka and as per North Indian Purnimanth calendar it falls in the month of Jyeshta. In the Both calendars the festivals falls on the sameday but they fallow different calendars. Read more about 2 Types of Hindu calendars. Rituals on Shani Jayanthi On this day people observes upavaas (fast), visits Shani temples & Performs pujas, homa (hawan, yagna) or Tailabhisheka with gingelly oil to get blessing of Lord Shani. Shani Dhyan…
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Shani Jayanti 2018 Date

Shani Jayanti 2018 Date is on Tuesday 15th, May. People believe chanting Shani Mantra 108 times on this day removes all obstacles. Find it below. About Shani Jayanthi Shani Jayanti is birth anniversary of Lord Shani. He is the son of Lord Surya Bhagavan. It is observed on Amavasya Tithi. Lord Shani is personified in the planet Shani or Saturn and devotees believe he removes obstacles. Shani Jayanthi is also known as Shanishchara Jayanthi, Shani Amavasya or Sani Jayanthi. As per South Indian Amavasyant calendar it falls in the month of Vaishaka and as per North Indian Purnimanth calendar it falls in the month of Jyeshta. In the Both calendars the festivals falls on the sameday but they fallow different calendars. Read more about 2 Types of Hindu calendars. Rituals on Shani Jayanthi On this day people observes upavaas (fast), visits Shani temples & Performs pujas, homa (hawan, yagna) or Tailabhisheka with gingelly oil to get blessing of Lord Shani. Shani Dhya…
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Shani Jayanti 2017 Date

Shani Jayanti 2017 Date is on Thursday, 25 May. People believe chanting Shani Mantra 108 times on this day removes all obstacles. Find it below. About Shani Jayanthi Shani Jayanti is birth anniversary of Lord Shani. He is the son of Lord Surya Bhagavan. It is observed on Amavasya Tithi. Lord Shani is personified in the planet Shani or Saturn and devotees believe he removes obstacles. Shani Jayanthi is also known as Shanishchara Jayanthi, Shani Amavasya or Sani Jayanthi. As per South Indian Amavasyant calendar it falls in the month of Vaishaka and as per North Indian Purnimanth calendar it falls in the month of Jyeshta. In the Both calendars the festivals falls on the sameday but they fallow different calendars. Read more about 2 Types of Hindu calendars. Rituals on Shani Jayanthi On this day people observes upavaas (fast), visits Shani temples & Performs pujas, homa (hawan, yagna) or Tailabhisheka with gingelly oil to get blessing of Lord Shani. Shani Dhyan…
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Somvati Amavasya 2020 Dates & Rituals To Do

About Somvati Amavasya Amavasya is no moon day. Amavasya that falls on Monday (Somvar) is called as Somvati Amavasya. In Hindu calendar, it is considered as highly important day. Find Somvati Amavasya 2020 dates below. Somvati Amavasya 2020 Dates As per Indian Standard Time (IST), Somvati Amavasya is falling  two times in 2020 20, July 14, December Amavasya 2020 dates. Rituals on Somvati Amavasya Hindus believe that worshipping Lord Shiva by chanting lingastakam on Somvati Amavasya gives immense benefits. Pitra Tarpan, Shraddha is also offered to forefathers on this day to bring peace to ancestor’s soul. People also worship Peepal tree (Sacred fig, pippala tree, bodhi tree, Ravi chettu or ashwattha tree) on this day. Women tie a sacred thread 108 times around its trunk. It is believed that in Peepal tree the gods reside – Lord Brahma in Roots, Vishnu in Trunk and Shiva in Leaves. There is a scientific reason also behind it, Peepal tree release oxygen ev…
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Somvati Amavasya 2019 Dates & Rituals To Do

About Somvati Amavasya Amavasya is no moon day. Amavasya that falls on Monday (Somvar) is called as Somvati Amavasya. In Hindu calendar, it is considered as highly important day. Find Somvati Amavasya 2019 dates below. Somvati Amavasya 2019 Dates As per Indian Standard Time (IST), Somvati Amavasya is falling  3 times in 2019 04, February 03, June 28, October Amavasya 2019 dates. Rituals on Somvati Amavasya Hindus believe that worshipping Lord Shiva by chanting lingastakam on Somvati Amavasya gives immense benefits. Pitra Tarpan, Shraddha is also offered to forefathers on this day to bring peace to ancestor’s soul. People also worship Peepal tree (Sacred fig, pippala tree, bodhi tree, Ravi chettu or ashwattha tree) on this day. Women tie a sacred thread 108 times around its trunk. It is believed that in Peepal tree the gods reside – Lord Brahma in Roots, Vishnu in Trunk and Shiva in Leaves. There is a scientific reason also behind it, Peepal tree rele…
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