Category: festivals

Govinda Dwadashi

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

Rang Panchami

Rang Panchami is a Hindu festival celebrated just five days after the colourful festival of Holi. It is observed on the ‘Panchami’ (5th day) of the Krishna Paksha (the waning phase of moon) during...

Holika Dahan

Holika Dahan also known as ‘Choti Holi’ is a significant festival of Hindus celebrated all over India with great pomp and show. It is observed a day before the colourful festival of Holi that...

Holashtak

The observance of Holashtak is associated with the colorful festival of Holi. It refers to the eight-day period just before the celebrations of Holi. The period of Holashtak is considered to be inauspicious by...

History of Durga Puja festival

Durga Puja—the ceremonial worship of the mother goddess, is one of the most important festivals of India. Apart from being a religious festival for the Hindus, it is also an occasion for reunion and...

Phulera Dooj

Phulera Dooj is one of the iconic festivals that is celebrated in the honour of Lord Krishna with great enthusiasm and fervour in the northern states of India. It is observed on the ‘Dwitiya’...

Masik Shivratri 2021

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 the all the major Hindu puranas. The Skandha...

Magha Gupta Navratri

Navaratri is an amalgamation of two words, Nav means nine and Ratri means Nights so it is nine nights of celebration. Navratri is a nine days festival dedicated to the nine forms of Shakti...

Sankashti Chaturthi 2021

Sankashti Chaturthi is on Tuesday, March 02, 2021Sankashti chaturthi Mar, 2021 tithi timing: March 02, 5:46 am – March 03, 2:59 am It is observed during every Hindu Calendar month on the ‘chaturthi’ (fourth...