Category: festivals

Shat Tila Ekadashi

Shat Tila Ekadashi is observed on the 11th day of the Krishna Paksha (the waning phase of the moon) during the month of ‘Magh’ in the Hindi calendar and in the Gregorian calendar, the...

Sital Sasthi

The Hindu festival of Sital Sasthi celebrates the divine marriage of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. It is observed on the ‘sasthi’ (6th day) during the ‘Shukla Paksha’ (the waxing phase of moon) in...

Saraswati Puja 2021

Goddess Saraswati or Saraswati Devi is the Hindu Goddess of knowledge, learning, wisdom, and music, and hence, is the most popular among students of all domains. It is believed that Goddess Saraswati is the...

Shani Jayanti

Shani Jayanti is the day when Lord Shani, son of Suryadev took birth. His birth anniversary is on Amavasya tithi of the Vaisakh month. Lord Shani rules the planet Saturn and has a strong...

Bhadrakali Jayanti

The festival of Bhadrakali Jayanti celebrates the birth anniversary of Goddess Bhadrakali. It is observed on the ‘ekadashi’ (11th day) of the Krishna Paksha (the dark fortnight of moon) in the month of ‘Jyeshta’...

Kurma Jayanti

The festival of Kurma Jayanti celebrates the birth of Lord Vishnu in the form of a tortoise, known as ‘kurma’ in the Sanskrit language. It falls on the ‘Purnima’ (full moon day) in the...

Buddha Purnima

Buddha Purnima or Buddha Jayanti, also called Vesak is one of the biggest festivals for the followers of Buddhism. This auspicious day marks the birth anniversary of Gautam Buddha, His enlightenment, and death. As...

Papankusha Ekadashi

Papankusha Ekadashi is a Hindu fasting day that falls on the Ekadashi tithi (11th day) of the Shukla Paksha (the waxing phase of the moon) during the lunar month of Ashwin in the Hindu...