Category: festivals

Ugadi 2022

Ugadi or Yugadi literally means ‘the beginning of a new age. With reference to the commencement of the Kali Yuga that started when Lord Krishna left the world, Ugadi is celebrated as the New...

Papamochani Ekadashi

The Papamochani Ekadashi falls on the ‘ekadashi’ (11th day) of the Krishna Paksha (the waning phase of moon) in the month of ‘Chaitra’ as per the North Indian calendar. However, in the South Indian...

Navroz 2022

This year on March 21, 2022, the Parsi Community celebrated the first day of spring. This is also called Navroz or Novruz which marks the first day of Parsi New Year. The Parsi communities...

Sheetala Saptami

Sheetala Saptami is an important Hindu festival dedicated to Goddess Sheetala or Sheetala Mata. It is observed twice in a year, once during the ‘Krishna Paksha Saptami’ (7th day during the waning phase of...

Meen Sankranti 2022

Meen Sankranti is a very important Hindu festival because it is the last Sankranti of the year. According to the Panchang, the Sun enters Pisces, the last sign of the zodiac, in the last...

Govinda Dwadashi

Govinda Dwadashi is an auspicious Hindu observance that falls on the ‘Dwadashi’ (12th day) of the Shukla Paksha (the period of bright fortnight of moon) during the month of ‘Phalgun’ in the traditional Hindu...

Amalaki Ekadashi: Date and Puja Vidhi

Ekadashi is considered very important in Hinduism and most devotees observe a fast on this day. Every Ekadashi fast holds special significance. In this context, Amalaki Ekadashi is also regarded as important among the...

Dos and Donts on Holi 2022

Holi is one of the most important and colourful festivals. Holi is associated with the concept that on this day, people embrace their adversaries by dousing them in colour and beginning a fresh connection...

Holashtak 2022

Phalgun month commenced on February 17th, according to the Hindu calendar. This month brings a plethora of colorful events and fasts. Holi, the festival of colors, is also a public holiday to be observed...