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Hariyali Teej

Hariyali Teej is an important Hindu festival observed in North India in the Shravan Month. In 2017, the date of Hariyali Teej is July 26, Wednesday. It celebrates the divine union of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. For some Hindu communities, Hariyali Teej symbolizes the eternal love of Radha and Krishna. It is observed on the third day after new moon in the month of Shravan. It is also known as Singhara Teej.

Goddess Parvati is worshipped on the day. In Rajasthan, the idol of Goddess Parvati is taken out in a colorful procession at various places.


Women pray for the welfare of their husbands and for a happy married life. Unmarried women observe Hariyali Teej for a good husband. Many women make it a point to dress richly and neatly on the day – symbolically the women are asking Goddess Parvati to bless them that they will be like this on all days.

On Hariyali Teej day, women worship the moon (Chandra Bhagvan) by offering milk, curd and flowers. Some women undertake a fast from morn…

Nag Panchami 2017 date - Naga Panchami 2017

Nag Panchami is dedicated to the worship of Naga, or Snakes, and is an important festival in India in Sravan month. Nag Panchami 2017 date is July 27. Nagas are worshipped in Hindu religion and snakes are always depicted with Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva, two of the most popular Gods in Hinduism. Lord Vishnu lies on Snake Ananta in the milky ocean and Lord Shiva has snakes as ornament and this close association has deep symbolic meaning.


Naga Panchami is observed in eastern parts of India on all the fifth day in Ashar and Shravan lunar fortnights. The most important Naga Panchami, which is observed through out India, falls on the fifth day of the Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of moon) in Shravan month. In Gujarat, the festival is observed 15 days later.
Manasa Devi, the snake goddess, is worshipped on this day in Bengal, Orissa and several parts of North India. Special idols of Goddess Manasa are made and are worshipped. Nagaraja, Ananta and other Snake deities are worshipped on the da…

Hindu Auspicious Days in August 2017 – Good Dates in August 2017 in Hindu Calendar

Hindu auspicious days are looked for buying selling and various other purposes. August 2017 Hindu auspicious dates given below are based on India Standard Time. The auspicious dates in August 2017 are good for house warming, joining job, buying car or house, moving into new rented home, registration, birth, visiting, first visit etc.

Hindu Auspicious Days in August 2017

August 1 is good after 12:20 PM August 2 is good till 3:15 PM August 4 is good after 5:55 PM
August 5 August 6 August 9 August 10 is good till 12:40 PM
August 11 August 12 August 13
August 14 is good after 8:40 AM August 16
August 17 is good after 12:45 PM
August 18 August 22 August 23 August 24
August 25 August 26 August 27 is good till 5:40 PM
Bad dates or dates that should be avoided in August 2017 are – August 3, 7, 8,15, 19, 20, 21, 28, 29, 30 and August 31.

Chitalagi Amabasya – Chitau Amavasya 2017

Chitalagi Amavasya is observed in the Shraban or Shravan month in Orissa. Chitalagi Amabasya 2017 date is July 23 It is associated with the Jagannath worship in this eastern state of India. Amavasya (referred as no moon day or new moon day) is the darkest month in a Hindu lunar calendar is considered apt for performing pujas and rituals associated with the Dead.

On the Chitalagi Amavasya day, a special ritual is held at Puri Jagannath temple. The forehead of the murti of Jagannath is adorned with a golden mark known as Chitta.

A special delicacy known as Chitau Pitha is prepared on the day at homes.

Dreaming is good but to realize them we have to work hard

Dreaming is good but to realize them we have to work hard.

Want to see change in life. Just stop complaining.

Instead of trying to impress others, try to impress ourselves.

If you constantly try to satisfy others; then your life will be constantly under stress.

The easiest way to become rich is to be satisfied with what we have.

Find sometime to unlock the treasures of life. The treasure hidden in each one of us will help us to realize eternal happiness.
To enjoy every moment of life, stop giving importance to what other people think or talk about us.

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Hindu Calendar Today – July 23, 2017 – Tithi, Vrat, Good - Auspicious Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festivals

Tithi in Hindu Calendar, Today, on Sunday, July 23, 2017 – Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day inHindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day till 3:30 PM on July 23.Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon till 1:29 PM on July 24.All time based on India Standard Time.
How is July 23, 2017, as per Hindu Panchang? – There is no good and auspicious time on the day Nakshatra – Punarvasu or Punirtham Nakshatra till 10:49 AM on July 23. Then onward it is Pushya or Poosam or Pooyam Nakshatram till 9:34 AM on July 24.
In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Punarvasu or Punirtham Nakshatra till 9:53 AM on July 23. Pushya or Poosam or Pooyam Nakshatram till 7:43 AM on July 23.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Karka Rashi till 8:39 AM on July 25.
In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Karka Rashi till 6:00 AM on July 25.
Festivals, Vrat and Auspi…