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Ganpati 2018 date – 10-day Ganapati Festival in 2018

Ganapati festival is celebrated as the birthday of Lord Ganesha, the God of wisdom, prosperity and auspiciousness in Hinduism. Ganpati 2018 date is September 13, Thursday. The festival ends on Ananta Chaturdasi on September 23, 2018. Ganpati is today worshipped around the world and the elephant-faced Hindu god is one of the most popular deities in Hindu religion. The 10-day Ganapati ends with the immersion (Visarjan) of the idol on Ananta Chaturdasi day.

Ganapati festival is observed on the fourth day after Amavasi (no moon) in the month of Bhadrapada (August - September) as per traditional Hindu calendar.

In Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra, Ganapati community festival is celebrated for 10 days. In other parts of India, it is celebrated for one day on the Chaturthi day.

Hindu homes observe Ganapati festival for one or three days. Special prayers are performed in all Hindu homes and hymns and songs are sung in praise of Lord Ganesha.
In Maharashtra, Ganesh and Gauri Puja is observed du…

Meena Rashi November 2017 Predictions

Meena Rashi, or Pisces Horoscope, born people will see financial gains in November 2017. Good and auspicious dates for the Rashi are November 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 13, 14, 17, 18, 24, 25, 26, 27 and November 28. The Meena Rashi November 2017 prediction is based on Moon sign. You will become part of unwanted disputes and controversies.Success will elude you.Positive results in money matters.New job offers.Cunningness will help in you in this month.Some of you will not get the desired success even after hard work.Some trouble in the family.Not a good month in romantic matters.Marriage plans will be delayed.Students will have a favorable month.Travels.Stay away from home.Trouble due to opposite sex.Health will be fine.

Kumbh Rashi November 2017 Predictions

Kumbh Rashi, or Aquarius Horoscope, born people will see an increase in expenditure in November 2017. Good and auspicious dates for the Rashi are November 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 29 and November 30. The Kumbh Rashi November 2017 predictions are based on moon sign. A stagnant period in career matters.Those looking for new job will not be happy with offers and progress.Sudden expenditure.Delay in loans.Family members might cause some tension.Travels will be hectic.Partnership business will see trouble.Dispute regarding ancestral wealth.Some health trouble related to the urinary tract.Marriage talks will not be fruitful.Lack of enthusiasm.Students will have to work hard for success.Trouble in romance related matters.

Makar Rashi November 2017 Predictions

Makar Rashi, or Capricorn Horoscope, born people will see progress in November 2017. Good and auspicious dates for the Rashi are November 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 27, 28, 29 and November 30. The Makar Rashi November 2017 predictions are based on moon sign.
Some tension in the family and workplace.Instead of getting bogged down, use commonsense and intelligence to overcome tense situations.New jobs as per your qualifications.Financial gains.Students will have a good month.Trouble due to vehicle.Travels will be successful.Marriage related matters would see progress.Health will be fine.You will meet old friends and relatives.Romance matters will be good.Sudden reversal of fortune for some.

Dhanu Rashi November 2017 Predictions

Dhanu Rashi, or Sagittarius Horoscope, people will get positive results in November 2017. Good and auspicious dates for the Rashi are November 4, 5, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 18, 24, 25, 26, 27 and November 28. The Dhanu Rashi November 2017 predictions are based on moon sign. Some of you will be given extra responsibility at the workplace.You will need to show more determination regarding a new job.Small gains for business people.Enemies will be defeated.Trouble due to children.Gains from a property.New positions.Small fights might turn ugly.Financial gains.Decision regarding ancestral wealth.Health will be fine.Marriage will be decided as per desire.Success in romance matters.Students will have to work hard for progress.

Vrischika Rashi November 2017 Predictions

Vrischika Rashi, or Scorpio Horoscope, born people will see gains thanks to patience and perseverance in November 2017. Good and auspicious dates for the Rashi are November 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29 and November 30. The Vrischika Rashi November 2017 predictions are based on moon sign. Career-related troubles might give you a tough time.Those looking for new job will not be happy with the offers.Help from colleagues and family members.Business progress through patience and hard work.Financially it is a stagnant period.This month you will need to show a lot of patience.Avoid hasty remarks and actions.Marriage plans will give positive results.Travels will be successful.Some of you might take loans.Damage to vehicles.Success in romance related matters.Health will be fine.

Tula Rashi November 2017 Predictions

Tula Rashi, or Libra Horoscope, born people will see an increase in expenditure in November 2017. Good and auspicious dates for the Rashi are November 4, 5, 11, 12, 13,14, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 26, 27 and November 28. The Tula Rashi November predictions are based on moon sign.
Career will progress thanks to your adherence to truth.Good opportunities for those looking for a new job.Opportunity for foreign travel.Unexpected expenditure.Legal matters might go against you.Marriage talks will not produce the desire results.Health troubles.You will meet old friends.Your name will be cleared from a scandal.Trouble in romantic relationship.Students will have a good month.Chance of accidents.Expensive gifts for some.

Kanya Rashi November 2017 Predictions

Kanya Rashi, or Virgo Horoscope, born people will see gains from property in November 2017. Good and auspicious dates for the rashi are November 1, 2, 3, 9, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 29 and November 30. The Kanya Rashi November 2017 predictions are based on moon sign.
Some trouble in career matters.Those looking for a new job will get positive results.There will be happiness.Financially a safe period with some gains.Spiritual journeys.Happiness due to opposite sex.Marriage talks will be positive.Health will be fine.Chance of accidents.Damage to reputation.Greediness will cause damage.Students will have a good month.Romance related matters will flourish.

Simha Rashi November 2017 Predictions

Simha Rashi, or Leo horoscope, born people will be traveling a lot in November 2017. Good and auspicious dates for Simha Rashi are November 4, 5,6, 7, 8, 13, 14,15, 16, 19, 20, 24 and November 25. Simha Rashi November 2017 predictions based on moon sign.
Some trouble in career matters.Positive result in job search.Financial progress.Happiness in the family.Legal matters will be settled in your favor.Marriage as per desire will be decided.Luck is in your favor.Spiritual journeys.You will find a new income source.Success from travels.Health will be fine.Students will have a good month.Fines and penalty for some.

Karka Rashi November 2017 Predictions

Karka Rashi born people will get relief from a trouble haunting you in November 2017. Good and auspicious dates for the Rashi are November 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 16, 19, 20, 24 and November 25. The Karka Rashi November 2017 predictions are based on moon sign.
Renewed vigor and enthusiasm regarding career.Property gains.New jobs for those who are looking.You stature will improve in society.You will be able to defeat enemies.Those looking to have child will hear positive news.Unwanted talks and gossip will invite trouble.Travels will be successful.Students will have a fairly good month.Romantic matters will cause some pain.Health will be good.Accidents related to vehicle.

Mithuna Rashi November 2017 Predictions

Mithuna Rashi born people will see success in vehicle related matter in 2017. Good and auspicious dates for the Rashi are November 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 21, 22, 23, 29 and November 30. The Mithuna Rashi November 2017 predictions are based on moon sign. Career progress.New job offers not as per your desire.Trouble related to loans you had taken.Lot of travels.Luck is not in your favor avoid taking risks.Good month for business people and self employed.Some trouble to mother.Marriage as per desire will be decided.Good month for those looking for remarriage.Parents and relatives will cause pain.Lack of courage. Lethargy.Health troubles will keep you occupied.Trouble in romantic relationships.You will meet old friends.Students will see a tough month.

Pradosh Vrat in December 2017 – Shiva Pradosha Dates in December

Pradosh Vrat is dedicated to Shiva and Parvati and is observed on the 13th day of each lunar fortnight in a Hindu calendar. Pradosh Vrat dates in December 2017 are December 1, 2017 (Friday), December 15, 2017 (Friday) and December 30, 2017 (Saturday).

December 30, 2017 Pradosh falls on a Saturday, therefore it is known as Shani Pradosh.

The fasting on Pradosh begins at sunrise and ends during the twilight period. The fasting is very popular with Shiva devotees in South India.
It is believed that during the Pradosha period, Shiva and Parvati are in a happy mood and will fulfill the wishes of the devotees.

Vrishabha Rashi November 2017 Predictions

Vrishabha Rashi born people will see damage to house or property in November 2017. Good and auspicious dates for the rashi are November 1, 2, 3, 9, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 19, 20, 26, 27, 28, 29 and November 30. Vrishabha Rashi November 2017 predictions based on Moon sign. Success in interviews and exams.Those looking for new job will get encouraging results.You will be recognized and honored for your dedication, hard work or talent.Marriage-related matters will see positive results.Students will face some troubles.Sudden financial trouble.Parents will be helpful.Success in travels.Trouble in romantic matters.Health will be fine.Bad dreams and lack of sleep.

Mesha Rashi November 2017 Predictions

Mesha Rashi born people will see sudden financial gains in November 2017. Good and auspicious dates for the rashi are November 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 15, 16, 21,22, 23, 24 and November 25. The Mesha Rashi November 2017 predictions are based on moon sign. Career advancements.Positive results for those looking for a new job.Some you will take firm decision regarding career future.Help from family members.Progress in financial matters.You will get ancestral wealth.Travels – opportunity for foreign journey.Opportunity to buy new vehicle.Sudden trouble in marriage related matters.Health will be fine.Students will have a good year.Romance related matters will see progress.Miraculous escape from accidents.

Pradosh Vrat November 2017 – Shiva Pradosha Fasting Dates in November

Pradosh also referred as Pradosha Vrata is an auspicious day dedicated to Lord Shiva. The Pradosh Vrat dates in November 2017 are November 1 and November 15.

The fasting occurs twice in a Hindu month – once each during the waning and waxing phase of the moon on the Trayodashi day (Thirteenth day after new moon and full moon). Pujas and rituals on Pradosham are performed during the twilight period – around 90 minutes before and 90 minutes after sunset.

Fasting from sunrise to sunset is an important aspect of Pradosha. The fast is broken after the evening prayers. The puja and worship are done in the evening. Most devotees spend the evening on the day in a Shiva temple.

Sankashti Chaturthi December 2017 Date - Monthly Vrat - Fasting Dedicated to Ganesha in December

Sankashti Chaturthi Vrata is an auspicious day dedicated to Ganesha and it falls on the fourth day after Poornima or full moon day in a traditional Hindu calendar. The date of Sankashti Chaturthi Vrat is December 6, 2017, Wednesday. Moonrise time or Chandrodaya is at 8:55 PM in Mumbai. Chaturthi the fourth day during the lunar fortnight is dedicated to Ganesh. Sankashti Chaturthi Vrata falls during the waning phase of the moon. Fasting, from sunrise to sunset or till sighting of moon, is undertaken by Ganesh devotees.

It is popularly believed by Ganesh devotees that observing Sankashti Chaturthi Vrata will bring material progress, happiness, and fulfillment of desires.

The importance of Sankashti Chaturthi Vrat was narrated by Sri Krishna to Yudhishtira. The significance of it is also found in the Narasimha Purana and Bhavishaya Purana.

Sankashti Chaturthi November 2017 date – Ganesh Sankatahara Chaturti in November

Sankashti Chaturthi, or Ganesh Sankatahara Chaturti, is dedicated to Hindu God Ganesh. Sankashti Chaturthi November 2017 date is November 7, Tuesday and the Chandrodaya or Moon rise time is 9:07 PM. As the Chaturthi falls on Tuesday, it is known as Angarak Chaturthi and is considered highly meritorious.
Ganesha devotees observe Sankashta Chaturti day from sunrise till the sighting of the moon. The day falls on the fourth day during the waning phase of the moon or Krishna Paksha in a Hindu lunar month.
Fasting on Sankashti day is believed help in attaining peace, prosperity, and knowledge. The fast is mainly observed in Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu. The day is known as Sankatahara Chaturti in Tamil Hindu culture.

The importance of Sankashta Chaturthi Vrata is found in the Narasimha and Bhavishaya Puranas. The greatness of the Vrata was explained by Lord Krishna to Yudhishtira, the eldest of the Pandava brothers.

Sankashti Chaturthi October 2017 date – Sankat Nivaran Chaturthi in October 2017 - Monthly Fasting Dedicated to Ganesha

Sankashti Chaturti, or Sankashta Chaturthi Vrata, is an auspicious day dedicated to Lord Ganesha in a traditional Hindu month. Sankashti Chaturti October 2017 date is October 8 (Sunday). Moonrise time on October 8 is 8:33 PM. Ganesh Sankashta Chaturthi Vrata is of great importance in Marathi culture. It is known as Pillayar Sankatanashana Chaturthi in Tamil Nadu.

Sankat Chaturthi falls during the waning phase of the moon – fourth day after the full moon. Vinayaka devotees observe a fast (fasting or upvaas) on this day from sunrise and ends after sighting the moon.

The importance of Sankata Chaturthi Vrata was narrated by Lord Krishna to Yudhishtira, the eldest among the Pandavas. The importance of it is also narrated in the in the Narasimha Purana and Bhavishaya Purana.
Fasting on Sankata Chaturthi begins at sunrise and ends after moonrise – sighting of the moon in the evening. Devotees offer special pujas and worship at Ganesha Temples.
There is a popular belief that observing Sanka…

Ekadashi December 2017 date – Monthly Fasting Dedicated to Hindu God Vishnu in December 2017

Ekadashi is a monthly fasting dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is observed on the 11th day of a lunar fortnight. Ekadasi December 2017 dates are December 13 and December 29.

December 13, 2017, Ekadasi is known as Saphala Ekadasiin most regions.December 29, 2017, Ekadasi is known as Putrada Ekadasi. The day is observed as the famous Vaikunta Ekadasi in South India.
The preparation for Ekadashi fasting begins on the Dasami day – the day before Ekadasi. On the Ekadasi day, devotees observe complete fast. The day is meant for hearing religious discourses and performing pujas.
There are also devotees who do not observe total fast. They avoid grains especially rice and consume fruits, nuts, and milk.
The fasting comes to an end on the Dwadashi day with the consuming of food cooked in one’s house.

Ekadashi November 2017 dates – Monthly Fasting Dedicated to Vishnu in November in 2017

Ekadasi Fasting is dedicated to Srihari Vishnu. Ekadashi November 2017 dates are November 14 and November 30 (Smarta Ekadasi is observed on November 29)
The Ekadashi on November 14, 2017 is known as Utpanna Ekadasi and it is from this Ekadasi most people begin the next cycle of Ekadasi Fasting.
Ekadasi is observed on the 11th day of the waxing phase (Shukla Paksha) and waning phase (Krishna Paksha) in a traditional Hindu month.
November 30, 2017, Ekadasi is known as Mokshada Ekadasi and Gita Jayanti is observed on the day.

In 2017, Guruvayur Ekadashi will be observed on November 30.