Taila Ashtami is observed on the eighth day of Phalgun month and is mainly observed in Kashmir. Taila Ashtami 2016 date is March 16. It marks the end of the Herath rituals and celebrations of Kashmiri Hindu community.
Tailashtami is observed on the eighth day of the Shukla Paksha, or waxing phase of moon, in Phalguna month (February –March).
Herath is a fortnight long rituals and is the Shivratri celebration in Jammu and Kashmir.