Radha Ashtami Pooja

Radha Ashtami Pooja

What is Radha Ashtami Pooja? Goddess Radha is a friend, a great devotee of Lord Krishna. Radha Ashtami is the day of Goddess Radha’s birth. Radha Ashtami is also called Radha Jayanti or Radhashtami. It falls on the Ashtami tithi of Shukla paksha in the month of...
Nag Panchami

Nag Panchami

What is Nag Panchami? Serpent worship is quite common in India. Nag Panchami is a special day to worship the Snake God, and is celebrated across India and Nepal. The word Nag means snakes and Panchami means the fifth day. Snakes are offered milk and rice and prayers...
Maha Navami

Maha Navami

What is Maha Navami? Maha Navami is celebrated a day before Vijayadashami, an important festival of Hindus. It is celebrated for ten days and honors female deities. Dussehra or Navratri is celebrated throughout India. People in different parts of India celebrate it...
Durga Ashtami or Maha Ashtami

Durga Ashtami or Maha Ashtami

What is Durga Ashtami Pooja? Mother Durga is the incarnation of Goddess Shakti. The eighth day of Navratri is known as Durga Ashtami Pooja. This festival is also known as Astra Pooja, which denotes a festival for all weapons. This day is also known as Vira Ashtami,...
Tulsidas Jayanti

Tulsidas Jayanti

What is Tulsidas Jayanti? Saint Tulsidas is one of the renowned saints of the Hindu pantheon whose devotion and piety towards Lord Rama was legendary. Saint Tulsidas lived between 1497 and 1623 AD. Tulsidas Jayanti is observed as the birth anniversary of Saint...
Hariyali Teej

Hariyali Teej

What is Hariyali Teej? Hariyali Teej is a Monsoon Festival, celebrated in the states of Bihar, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Haryana by married women. It is celebrated during the month of Shravan (August – September). The word Hariyali means Green....