Vasant Panchami Saraswati Puja


Vasant Panchami, also called Sarasvati Puja in honor of the Goddess Saraswati, is a festival that marks the preparation for the arrival of spring. Vasant Panchami also marks the start of preparation for Holika and Holi, which take place forty days later. The Vasant Utsava (festival) on Panchami is celebrated forty days before spring, because

Makar Sankranti


  Makar Sankranti – The day of Sankranti is dedicated to Lord Surya (i.e. Sun God) and this day is considered significant to worship Surya Deva. Celebrated on the 14th or 15th of January every year, Makar Sankranti marks the onset of longer and warmer days bidding adieu to the winter chill. It marks the

Diwali Lakshmi Puja


Diwali Lakshmi Puja  Celebrate this Diwali with Vedic Lakshmi Puja! Book a Pandit today with SmartPuja.com. ​ Goddess Lakshmi came out of the milky ocean on the day of Dhantrayodashi and chose Lord Vishnu as her husband on the day of Diwali. Hence Diwali Amavasya is considered the most appropriate day to appease the Goddess

Mahalaya Amavasya


Mahalaya amavasya, also known as Sarvapitri Amavasya, Pitra Moksha Amavasya or Pitru Amavasya is a Hindu tradition dedicated to the ‘pitrus’ or ancestors. It is observed on the Amavasya (new moon day) of the ‘Bhadrapada’ month, as per the Amavasyant calendar that is followed in South India. In North India where the Purnimant calendar is