SHRAVAN AMAVASYA. The moonless nights of amavasya are when Lord Shiva is worshipped. The amavasya in the month of Shravan of the Hindu calendar is considered very auspicious when devotees fast, take a dip in the river and worship the pipal tree. They also perform religious rituals in the memory of their ancestors.

SHRAVAN AMAVASYA. The moonless nights of amavasya are when Lord Shiva is worshipped. The amavasya in the month of Shravan of the Hindu calendar is considered very auspicious when devotees fast, take a dip in the river and worship the pipal tree. They also perform religious rituals in the memory of their ancestors.

Nag Panchami is observed on the Shukla Paksha Panchami during the Hindu calendar month of Sawan.Nag Panchami is celebrated two days after Hariyali Teej. On this day women pray for the well-being of their brothers and families. They worship the Nag Devta (serpent God) and offer milk to them.

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Deepavali , popularly known as the "festival of lights," is a five-day Hindu festival.which starts on Dhanteras, celebrated on the thirteenth lunar day of Krishna paksha (dark fortnight) of the Hindu calendar month Ashwin and ends on Bhaubeej, celebrated on second lunar day of Shukla paksha (bright fortnight) of the Hindu calendar month Kartik. Dhanteras usually falls eighteen days after Dussehra. In the Gregorian calendar, Diwali falls between mid-October and mid-November.

Deepavali , popularly known as the "festival of lights," is a five-day Hindu festival.which starts on Dhanteras, celebrated on the thirteenth lunar day of Krishna paksha (dark fortnight) of the Hindu calendar month Ashwin and ends on Bhaubeej, celebrated on second lunar day of Shukla paksha (bright fortnight) of the Hindu calendar month Kartik. Dhanteras usually falls eighteen days after Dussehra. In the Gregorian calendar, Diwali falls between mid-October and mid-November.

The month of Shravana is an auspicious time for the whole of the Hindu community irrespective of which region of India they belong to. The Shravana month of the Hindu calendar that falls during the months of July and August has a special significance for both the North Indians and South Indians alike. While the North of India celebrates festivals like Teej the South of India celebrates the Holy occasion of Varamahalakshmi.   Varalakshmi Puja day is one of the significant days to worship the…

The month of Shravana is an auspicious time for the whole of the Hindu community irrespective of which region of India they belong to. The Shravana month of the Hindu calendar that falls during the months of July and August has a special significance for both the North Indians and South Indians alike. While the North of India celebrates festivals like Teej the South of India celebrates the Holy occasion of Varamahalakshmi. Varalakshmi Puja day is one of the significant days to worship the…

On the first auspicious Monday of "Sharavan Maas", the holy month of Hindu Calendar dedicated to Lord Shiva. Let’s pray and almighty will bless us all with loads of happiness.

Lord Shiva is one of the five primary forms of God in the Smarta tradition, and "the Destroyer" or "the Transformer" among the Trimurti, the Hindu Trinity of the primary aspects of the divine.

JAGANNATH RATH YATRA.  Lord Jagannath, an avatar of Lord Vishnu is called the lord of the world. The legendary chariot festival at the Jagannath temple in Puri is one of the greatest festivals among Hindus. It takes place on the second day of the shukla paksha in the month of Ashadh of the Hindu calendar. The Rath Yatra begins at the Jagannath Temple from where three giant wooden chariots of Jagannath, his sister Subhadra and brother Balabhadra are pulled by devotees.

JAGANNATH RATH YATRA. Lord Jagannath, an avatar of Lord Vishnu is called the lord of the world. The legendary chariot festival at the Jagannath temple in Puri is one of the greatest festivals among Hindus. It takes place on the second day of the shukla paksha in the month of Ashadh of the Hindu calendar. The Rath Yatra begins at the Jagannath Temple from where three giant wooden chariots of Jagannath, his sister Subhadra and brother Balabhadra are pulled by devotees.

CHATURMAS VRAT. 9TH JULY 2015. Chaturmas are the four holiest months of the Hindu calendar and include Shravan, Bhadrapad, Ashvin and Kartik. As it is said that Lord Vishnu sleeps during this time this period is called the night of the god. Chaturmas will end on Prabhodini ekadashi. During this time devotees fast, pray, recite shlokas from holy books, visit temples and give in charity.

CHATURMAS VRAT. 9TH JULY 2015. Chaturmas are the four holiest months of the Hindu calendar and include Shravan, Bhadrapad, Ashvin and Kartik. As it is said that Lord Vishnu sleeps during this time this period is called the night of the god. Chaturmas will end on Prabhodini ekadashi. During this time devotees fast, pray, recite shlokas from holy books, visit temples and give in charity.

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Swami Vivekananda Jayanti (January 31, 2016 as per Hindu Calendar)  Swami Vivekananda Jayanti celebrates the birthday of Swami Vivekananda. Swami Vivekananda's birthday falls on the Paush Krishna Saptami, the 7th day after the full moon day in the Hindu month of Paush. Therefore the date varies from year to year. In 2016, the date of the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda is on January 31 as per traditional Hindu calendar.   Graphic http://www.goldentwine.com/ind.htm

Swami Vivekananda Jayanti (January 31, 2016 as per Hindu Calendar) Swami Vivekananda Jayanti celebrates the birthday of Swami Vivekananda. Swami Vivekananda's birthday falls on the Paush Krishna Saptami, the 7th day after the full moon day in the Hindu month of Paush. Therefore the date varies from year to year. In 2016, the date of the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda is on January 31 as per traditional Hindu calendar. Graphic http://www.goldentwine.com/ind.htm

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