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Tithis

VishÔupadi Sankranti: (Meritorious period: from 12.43 pm to sunset) (Meditation, Japa and virtuous deeds performed on this day give a hundred thousand fold more fruit than that obtained by doing the same on other days.)


(Meritorious period: from 12.43 pm to sunset)

AjÍ EkÍdashi. (This Vrata destroys all sins. By reading or hearing its glory, one will obtain the fruit of having performed an Ashwamedha sacrifice.)


JanmÍshtami (BhÍgavata) (Doing japa, meditation in the night, keeping vigil holds special importance on this day. To know its glory, read page 13), Eighth lunar day falling on Wednesday. (From sunrise to 11.17 am)


Budhwari Ashtami

JanmÍshtami (SmÍrta)


Kajari Teej


RakshÍ Bandhan. The protective amulet worn on this day destroys all diseases and the effects of evil-doings. Wearing it once a year gives year-long protection. – Bhavishya Purana.

Shravana Purnima, Rakhi, Gayatri Jayanti


Shravana Purnima

Varalakshmi Vrat


PutradÍ EkÍdashi. (The person who observes this Vrata gets his wish fulfilled.)