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Amavasya | Amavasai 2017 Dates

Amavasya - Amavasai

Amavasya or Amavasai dates in 2017: Friday 27 January 2017 Sunday 26 February 2017 Tuesday 28 March 2017 Wednesday 26 2017 April Thursday 25 May 2017 Saturday 24 June 2017 Sunday 23 July 2016 Monday 21 August 2017 Wednesday 20 September 2017 Thursday 19 October 2017 Saturday 18 November 2017 Monday 18 December 2017 Amavasya or Amavasai dates in 2017 ...

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Thai Amavasya | Amavasai or No Moon Day

Amavasya - Amavasai

The Amavasya that falls on the no moon day of Thai maasam in the Tamil Nadu state of India is marked as significant. Reason being that this day, people dedicate the day in honor of their ancestors, family members, close and dear ones who have departed to the other world. The day begins with chanting of special type of prayers ...

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Nakshathras and Rasi in Sanskrit Telugu and Tamil

Astrological Signs

Nakshathras and Rasi:  SI No Star Name in Sanskrit Rasi (Same for Telugu and Tamil) 1. Ashwathi Mesha 2. Apabharani Mesha 3. Kruthika (I Padha) Mesha 4. Kruthika (II, III,IV Padha) Vrushabha 5. Rohini Vrushabha 6. Mrugaseersham (I, II Padha) Vrushabha 7. Mrugaseersham (III, IV Padha) Mithuna 8. Aardhra Mithuna 9. Punarvasu (I, II, III Padha) Mithuna 10. Punarvasu (IV ...

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Magh Bihu | Bhogali Bihu | Maghar Domahi

Bihu Festival

The North-Eastern state of Assam in India celebrates its harvest festival in a grand manner. Known as Magh Bihu or Bhogali Bihu, this day falling on the first day of the Magh Maasam, it concludes the harvesting season in this part of the country. Week-long celebrations for the festival of Magh Bihu are marked with rejoice and fun-filled atmosphere. While ...

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2017 Masik Shivaratri Days and Timings

Masik Shivaratri

26 – January – Thursday – Masik Shivaratri – 24:03+ to 24:54+ 24 – February – Friday – Maha Shivaratri – 24:04+ to 24:53+ 26 – March – Sunday – Masik Shivaratri – 23:57 to 24:45+ 24 – April – Monday – Masik Shivaratri – 24:04+ to 24:36+ 24 – May – Wednesday – Masik Shivaratri – 23:50 to 24:35+ ...

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Flower Required for Pradosham Pooja

Pradosham - Pradosh Vrat

Pradosham Flower Details: 1) Arugam Pul 1 bunch 2) Arali 200 pieces 3) Lily 200 pieces 4) Rose Petals 200 pieces 5) Chaamanti 200 pieces 6) Malli/Kakada 200 pieces 7) Bilvam 200 pieces of 3 each 8) Tulsi 1 bunch 9) Lotus Flower (Thaamarai) [Subject to availability and season] 4 Flowers 10) Lily Malai 2 pieces 11) Kadamba Mala for ...

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Chandra Darshan

Chandra Darshan

Chandra or Chandran means the moon and in Hinduism, viewing of the moon is an act of great significance on certain special days. Chandra Darshan which means moon viewing is an important ritualistic custom followed on the first day when the moon is sighted after no-moon day i.e. following the Amavasya. Ritual observed for Chandra Darshan includes observation of full-day ...

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Maghi Amavasya

Maghi Amavasya

There is something very holy and pious about Maghi Amavasya which is why as per the Hindu doctrine, it is said that the holy river of Ganga has the ability to transform to nectar on this auspicious day. Hence a reason why many make it towards River Ganges on this specific day of Maghi Amavasya for a hold dip and ...

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Magha Gupta Navratri

Magha Gupta Navratri

Navaratri is well known but the Magha month Navaratri is something special and specific to North Indian states. Occurring in the month of Magh which means around January-February period, the Magha Gupta Navaratri goes on for nine days by worshipping Goddess Shakti or Devi who supposedly takes nine different forms. As this Navaratri is not as well known as the ...

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2017 All Pradosh Vrat Dates And Pradosha Puja Timings

Pradosham - Pradosh Vrat

Pradosh Vrat/ Pradosham in January: 10 January 2017 – Tuesday – Pradosh Vrat 05:54 PM – 08:34 PM 25 January 2017 – Wednesday – Pradosh Vrat – 06:05 PM – 08:43 PM Pradosh Vrat/ Pradosham in February: 08 February 2017 – Wednesday – Pradosh Vrat – 06:15 PM – 08:49 PM 24 February 2017 – Friday – Pradosh Vrat – ...

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