Festivals in Karthika Masam or Karthikam

Karthika Masam - Gopashtami, kansa Vadha, Tulsi Vivah, Bhaiya Dooj are most important Festivals in this month. 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 Kartik or Karthika Masam Amant Festivals Purnimant Festivals Gowardhan Puja Karwa Chauth Bhaiya Dooj Ahoi Ashtami Chhath Puja Rama Ekadashi Gopashtami Dhan Teras Kansa Vadha Narak Chathurdashi Devuthaana Ekadashi Lakshmi Puja Tulasi Vivah Gowardhan Puja Kala Bhairava Jayanthi Bhaiya Dooj Utpanna Ekadashi Chhath Puja Gopashtami Kansa Vadha Devuthaana Ekadashi Tulasi Vivah   …
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Festivals in Ashwin Month or Ashwayuja Masam

Durgashtami, Bathukamma, Vijaya Dashami (Dusshera) are the most important festivals in the month of Ashwin / Ashwayuja Masam. 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 Ashwin or Ashwayuja Masam Amant Festivals Purnimant Festivals Shardiya navarathri Pitru Paksha Arambh Saraswathi Awahan Indira Ekadashi Saraswathi Puja Sarvapitru Amavasya Durgashtami Jivitputrika Vrat Maha Navami Shardiya navarathri Vijaya Dashami/ Dusshera Saraswathi Awahan Papankusha Ekadashi Saraswathi Puja Sharad Purnima Durgashtami Lalitha Panchami Maha Navami Kojagara Puja Vijaya Dasham…
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Festivals in Bhadrapada Masam or Bhadra Month

Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the important and famous festivals in Bhadrapada Masam or Bhadra Month. 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 Bhadrapada Masam or Bhadra Amant Festivals Purnimant Festivals Hartalika Teej Kajari Teej Ganesh Chathurthi Krishna Janmashtami Rishi Panchami Aja Ekadashi Radha Ashtami Dahi Handi Parsva Ekadashi Gayathri Japam Ganesh Visarjan Hartalika Teej Vamana Jayanthi Ganesh Chathurthi Mahalakshmi Vrat Rishi Panchami Anant Chathurdashi Radha Ashtami Durva Ashtami Parsva Ekadashi Pitru Paksha Arambh Ganesh Visarjan Indi…
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Festivals in Sawan or Shravana Masam or Sravan Month

  Sawan or Shravana Masam is one of the auspicious months in Hindu Calendars. 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 Sawan or Shravana Masam Amant Festivals Purnimant Festivals Shravana Somvar Vrat Kamika Ekadashi Mangala Gauri Vrat Shravana Somvar Vrat Hariyali Teej Mangala Gauri Vrat Naga Panchami Hariyali Teej Shravana Putrada Ekadashi Naga Panchami Varalakshmi Vratam Shravana Putrada Ekadashi Raksha bandhan Varalakshmi Vratam Gayatri Jayanti Raksha bandhan Kalki Jayanti Gayatri Jayanti Hayagriva Jayanthi Kalki Jayanti Narali Purnima Hayagr…
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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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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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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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Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra – Important Processions & Chariots in Detail

Puri Jagannath Ratha Yatra is the oldest Ratha Yatra taking place in the world. It is mentioned in many Hindu sacred texts like Brahma Purana, Padma Purana, Skanda Purana and inKapila Samhita. The celebration follows all the same rituals from its starting. The festival is celebrated every year on Dwitiya Tithi that is falling in Shukla paksha of Ashada month (second day in the bright fortnight of Ashadamonth). RathaYatra is also called as Gundicha Yatra or Navadina Yatra. Procession during Jagannath Rath Yatra Snana Pornima Before yatra commences, the idols of the three deities Jagannath, his elder brother Balabhadra and his younger sister Subhadra are bathed with 109 buckets of water, the process is called as Snana Purnima. Chhera Pahara On the day of the procession, the holy ritual Chhera Pahara takes place, it is performed by the royal successor of Orissa. The King himself sweeps the chariot with a broom that has a golden handle and brought idols from the temp…
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Importance of Phalguna Purnima

Full moon days in Hindu calendar are known as Purnima or Pournami. South Indian people called it as Pournami, where as North Indians called it as Purnima. Apart from festivals, Pournami is a very important and auspicious day in Hindu calendar. Pournami that falls in the month of Phalgun is called as Phalguna Purnima or Phalguna Pournami. As per Hindu calendar, Phalguna Purnima is the last Purnima in the year. One of the most popular festival Holi(festival of colors) is celebrated on Phalguna Purnima. Phalguna Purnima is also known as Vasantha Purnima, as it coincides with Vasantha Ruthuvu(Rutu) and the day also coincides with Lakshmi Jayanthi (birth anniversary of Goddess Lakshmi). In Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamilnadu, Telangana (South Indian States), the day is observed as Kama Dahanam or Kamuni Pandaga or Kamani Pandagai. Some people say Holi is North Indian Festival but it is false, Holi is observed by all Hindus but in a different manner. Odisha …
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Margashira Pournami or Margashirsha/Margazhi Purnima

Full moon days in Hindu calendar are known as Purnima or Pournami. South Indian people called it as Pournami, whereas North Indians called it as Purnima. Apart from festivals, Pournami is a very important and auspicious day in Hindu calendar. Pournami that falls in the month of Mrigashira or Margashirsha or Margazhi is called as Margashirsha Purnima or Margashira Pournami. Dattatreya Jayanthi is observed on this day, special rituals will be held in temples dedicated to Lord Dattatreya (incarnation of Trimurtis). In some regions Margashirsha Purnami is called as Battissi Purnima, Korala Purnima, Margashirsha Poonam, Naraka Purnima or Udyatithi Purnima.
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Ashwayuja Pournima or Ashwin Purnima

Full moon days in Hindu calendar are known as Purnima or Pournami. South Indian people called it as Pournami, where as North Indians called it as Purnima. Apart from festivals, Pournami is a very important and auspicious day in Hindu calendar. Pournami that falls in the month of Ashwayujam or Ashwin is called as Ashwin Purnima or Ashwayuja Pournami. In some parts of India, it is called as Kojagiri Purnima or Kuanr Purnima. It is also called as Sharad Purnima as the day marks the beginning of Sharad Rutu. North Indian people celebrate Kojagari Lakshmi Puja, Kaumudi Puja, and Indra Puja on this day. In West Bengal, Lakshmi Puja is observed on this day. In Orissa it is also called as Kumar Purnima and they celebrate Gaja Lakshmi Puja on this day. In Puri Jagannath Temple, Ashwayuja Pournami is one of the big festivals.
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Bhadrapada Purnima or Bhadra Purnima

Full moon days in Hindu calendar are known as Purnima or Pournami. South Indian people called it as Pournami, whereas North Indians called it as Purnima. Apart from festivals, Pournami is a very important and auspicious day in Hindu calendar. Pournami that falls in the month of Bhadrapada or Badra is called as Bhadra Purnima or Bhadrapada Pournami. Bhadrapada Purnima is one of the popular festival in Gujrat, dedicated to Goddess Ambaji. At Ambaji temple in Arasur, Banaskantha district of Gujarat huge fair will be held. The temple is one of the fifty-one Shakthi peetas.
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