Krishna Paksha Chaturthi is dedicated to Lord Ganesha and devotees observe Sankashti Chaturthi fasting on each Krishna Paksha Chaturthi. However Krishna Paksha Chaturthi during month of Magh is also observed as Sakat Chauth and it is observed mainly in North…
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Paush Purnima is a significant day in Hindu calendar. It marks the beginning of one month long austerity period which is observed during Magha month. In lunar calendar followed in North India Magha month starts from the next day of…
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Pitru Paksha (literally "fortnight of the ancestors") is a 16–lunar day period in Hindu calendar when Hindus pay homage to their ancestor (Pitrs), especially through food offerings. The period is also known as Pitru Pakshya, Pitri Pokkho, Sola Shraddha ("sixteen…
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From The Mahabharata - Anusasana Parva, Section CXXV(Translated by Sri Kisari Mohan Ganguli) Addressing Yudhishthira, Bhishma said: Listen to me with concentrated attention, O king, as I explain to thee, O Bharata, these mysteries appertaining to who are truly deserving…
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Ganesh Chaturthi is a festival which celebrates the birthday of Lord Ganesh on the 4th day of the bright half of Bhadrapad. Lord Ganesha is also popularly known as Ganapathy and Vinayak. This is celebrated with in Maharashtra with most…