The auspicious full Moon of Guru Purnima 2021 falls on July 23rd in North America, and on July 24th in India. We honor our teachers onthis day.
One night of each year in the Vedic or Indian calendar is dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva. This sacred holiday is known as Maha Shivaratri – the great night of Shiva. According to mypanchang.com, Maha Shivaratri 2021 falls on March 11 in all parts of the world. The only exception is that residents […]
Makar Sankranti is on January 14th each year. It marks the Sun’s entry into the sign of Capricorn and the beginning of its Northward movement in India.
Indian new year is part of the festival Diwali. This year, it falls on October 15th in North America. It is the Gujarati new year and full of traditions.
Kali Chaudas or Naraka Chaturdashi celebrates Kali’s victory of the demon Narakasura. It’s a time when we can remove our own negativities as we prepare for the new year.
Dhanteras celebrates the birth of Lord Dhanvantari, the patron saint of Ayurveda. It is part of the festival of Diwali 2020
Diwali 2020 is the festival of lights, which ushers in the new year. It falls on November 14th this year.
The eighth night of Navratri is known as Durgashtami. It commemorates the day on which Goddess Durga gained victory over the demon Maheshasura.
Kalaratri is the NavDurga whom we worship on the 7th night of Navratri. She is the most fierce of the 9 goddess and teaches us to follow our true path.
On the 6th night of Navratri, we worship the NavDurga in the form of Katyayani Devi. For those who are single and desire a partner, it is especially propitious to worship this goddess.