Category: festivals

Naraka Chaturdashi 2022

Naraka Chaturdashi or Narak Chaturdashi is a significant festival for Hindus. It is observed on the Chaturdashi tithi or the fourteenth day of the Krishna Paksha in the month of Kartik as per the...

Diwali 2022

Diwali – the festival of lights is India’s most awaited and brightest of all festivals and comes somewhere around late October to mid-November every year. When is Diwali 2022? The 2022 Diwali celebration starts...

Govatsa Dwadashi

Govatsa Dwadashi is a unique Hindu festival that is dedicated to worshipping cows as a thanksgiving gesture for their help in sustaining human life. It is also popularly known as ‘Nandini Vrat’ and is...

Dhanteras 2022

Celebrated on the thirteenth day of the Kartik month of the Dark Lunar fortnight (Krishna Paksha), Dhanteras graces the lives of the masses with affluence. Known by two names, Dhantrayodashi and Dhanvantri Jayanti, the...

Tula Sankranti 2022

Tula Sankranti is also known as Garbhana Sankranti and is the first day of the Kartika month by the Hindu solar calendar. It falls on the same day as Mahasthmi and is celebrated all...

Kalabhairav special puja day – Kalashtami

Kalashtami or Kala Ashtami is a Hindu festival dedicated to Lord Bhairav and is observed every Hindu lunar month on the ‘Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi’ (8th day during the waning phase of the moon)....

Ahoi Ashtami 2022

Ahoi Ashtami is a Hindu festival that is mainly observed by mothers for the well-being of their children. It is observed on the Ashtami tithi (8th day) of the Krishna Paksha (the dark fortnight...

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...