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Bol Choth 2018 Date - Significance of Bol Choth Vrat in Gujarat

Bol Choth, or Bahula Chauth Vrat, is a Hindu observance in the Shravan month in Gujarat. It is observed on the fourth day of the Krishna Paksha (waning phase of moon) of Shravan month. Bol Choth 2018 date is August 30. It is observed by both men and women and is performed for the welfare of cows and calves.

Bol Choth is observed by all members of the family and is of great importance to the farming community. People pray for the welfare of cattle and other domesticated animals. The animals are thoroughly cleaned and special food is provided to them.

People only eat food made from millet on the day. Family members make temporary cooking arrangement outside the house and food is prepared on the day under the open sky.

After rituals and prayers, people listen to Bol Choth Vrat Katha which narrates how a cow was spared by a lion and worshipped it for its divine qualities.

Bol Choth is observed during Shravan month, which is the period of peak monsoon season. The ritual is meant for the p…

Krishna Pushkaram

Krishna Pushkaram is held once in 12 years and is conducted in Srisailam, Guntur and Krishna districts of Andhra Pradesh through which Krishna River flows. Krishna Pushkaram 2016 dates are from August 12. This pushkaram is held when Jupiter enters Kanya Rasi (Virgo). The main ritual includes taking holy dip in the Krishna River.

A Pushakaram takes place once in 12 years when Jupitar (Brishaspati) enters a particular zodiac.

There are total of 12 rivers where Pushkaram takes place. The most famous is the Godavari Pushkaram.
The ritual of pushkaram is more popular in Andhra Pradesh.

Nothing can break us when we are strong from within

It is important to focus on what gives us satisfaction and to work towards it with utmost dedication.

Allow children to develop into confident individuals capable of taking decisions independently.

To face the world we need huge wealth of self-assurance and belief within. Nothing can break us when we are strong from within.

Forget the result; be determined to do our duty in the best possible manner.

For success in any job, make ourselves indispensable.
Never let our work affect our family and friends.