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Hindu Festivals in January

 

All major festivals in the month of January are listed below. 

Pausha Putrada Ekadashi

Dhan TerasPausha Putrada EkadashiThe Bhavishya Purana reveals the tale of Putrada Ekadashi as told by the god Krishna to the king Yudhishtira.

Pongal

pongalPongal takes its name from the famous traditional Tamilian food of the same name and is dedicated to Lord Surya or the Sun God.

Makar/Uttarayana Sankranti

SankrantiMakar/Uttarayana Sankranti Makar Sankranti is the day when the sun enters into the zodiac Capricorn or Makara. 

Paush Purnima

PaushPaush Purnima It is believed that the holy dip on the auspicious day of Paush Purnima liberates the soul from the continuous cycle of the birth and the death.

Sakat Chauth

Sakat ChauthSakat Chauth is dedicated to Goddess Sakat and women observe fasting on the very same day for well-being of their sons.

Shattila Ekadashi

Shattila EkadashiShattila Ekadashi Parana is done after sunrise on next day of Ekadashi fast.

Mauni Amavas

Mauni AmavasMauni Amavas. It is believed that the water of the most sacred and holy river in Hinduism, the Ganga, turns into the nectar on Mauni Amavasya day.
 
 
 

 

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