Category: festivals

Pongal 2022

Pongal is majorly celebrated in South India. This festival is celebrated with Makar Sankranti when the Sun enters the Capricorn zodiac sign. It means that Pongal is celebrated in the same way in Tamil...

Lohri 2022

Lohri is celebrated with excitement and enthusiasm in North India. This festival is celebrated a day before Makar Sankranti every year. It is said that if a person wants to experience the actual enjoyment...

Makar Sankranti 2022

Celebrated on the 14th or 15th of January every year, Makar Sankranti marks the onset of longer and warmer days bidding adieu to the winter chill. It marks the beginning of the ascent of...

Vaikuntha Ekadashi 2022

Vaikuntha Ekadashi is an important Ekadashi observance that falls on the ‘Ekadashi’ (11th day) of the Shukla Paksha (the waxing phase of the moon) in the month of ‘Pausha’ in the Hindu calendar. This...

Pausha Putrada Ekadashi 2022

Pausha Putrada Ekadashi is a sacred day to observe a fast by the Vaishnavas. It falls on the ‘Ekadashi’ (11th day) during the Shukla Paksha (the bright fortnight of moon) of the month of...

Shivaratri Vrata 2022

The Shivaratri vrata is a very powerful and auspicious vratham that is dedicated to the Supreme Lord Shiva. The greatness of this vrata is mentioned in all the major Hindu puranas. The Skandha Purana...

Narada Jayanti

Narada Munni was the messenger of God and an important Vedic sage. Millions of Hindus celebrate their birth anniversary as Narada Jayanti. It is observed in Krishna Paksha of the Vaisakh month. Sage Narada...

Margashirsha Purnima

Let us know about the date of Margashirsha Purnima in the month of December and what is its significance. There is a great significance of Purnima in Hinduism. The day of Purnima occurs once...

Gita Jayanti

The Bhagavad Gita is the most sacred, important Hindu script that influences numerous people, and Gita Jayanti is the birthday of Bhagavad Gita. This day falls on Shukla Ekadashi of the Margashirsha month. According...

Christmas 2021

The festival of Christmas commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ. Though Christians comprise only a small part of the population in India, the festival has become immensely popular and is widely observed by a...