Pratishta Day Mahotsav is celebrated for two days every year. Pratishta Day normally falls in the end of June or in the first week of July on the Pooyam Nakshatram of Malayalam month Midhunam.
Mandala Pooja Mahotsav is celebrated 41 days every year, starting from middle of November to the end of December every year. The poojas are performed in the name of devotees based on their birth stars as a Vazhipadu (offering) to the Lord.
Every year the annual Temple Mahotsav is celebrated for five days, which concludes on the last Saturday of Malayalam month Vrischikam (middle of December). This is one of the main temple celebrations in Nerul Township witnessed by the citizens of Nerul every year.
Maha Shivaratri is celebrated annually in honor of Lord Shiva, one of the principal deities in Hinduism. The festival falls on the 14th night of the dark fortnight in the Hindu month of Phalguna, which typically falls in February or March in the Gregorian calendar.
The word "Maha Shivaratri" literally means "the great night of Shiva." It is believed that on this night, Lord Shiva performed the Tandava, a cosmic dance that signifies the cycle of creation, preservation, and destruction.
During Maha Shivaratri, devotees observe a day-long fast and offer prayers to Lord Shiva. They visit Shiva temples, perform rituals such as pouring milk over the Shiva lingam (a symbol of Lord Shiva), and chant mantras and hymns in his praise. The festival is particularly important for Shaivites, who are devotees of Lord Shiva, but it is also celebrated by Hindus from other sects.
Ganesh Chaturthi celebrates the birth of Lord Ganesha, the elephant-headed god who is worshipped as the remover of obstacles and the god of new beginnings. The festival is also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi.
The festival is celebrated in the Hindu month of Bhadrapada, which falls between August and September in the Gregorian calendar. The celebration usually lasts for ten days, culminating on the day of Ananta Chaturdashi.
Makar Sankranti is a Hindu festival that marks the transition of the Sun into the zodiac sign of Makara (Capricorn) on its celestial path. It is also known as the Uttarayan festival, as it marks the beginning of the northward journey of the Sun towards the Tropic of Cancer, and the end of the winter solstice.
The festival is celebrated on the 14th or 15th of January every year, and it is one of the most widely celebrated festivals in India, particularly in the northern and western parts of the country.
Ram Navami is a Hindu festival that celebrates the birth anniversary of Lord Rama, one of the most revered and worshipped deities in Hinduism.
The festival is celebrated on the ninth day (Navami) of the Hindu month of Chaitra, which typically falls in March or April in the Gregorian calendar. Lord Rama is believed to have been born at noon on this day in the city of Ayodhya, in present-day Uttar Pradesh, India.
Ram Navami is celebrated with great devotion and enthusiasm by Hindus all over the world.
Janmashtami is a Hindu festival that celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna, one of the most revered and worshipped deities in Hinduism.
The festival is celebrated on the eighth day (Ashtami) of the Hindu month of Bhadrapada, which typically falls in August or September in the Gregorian calendar. Lord Krishna is believed to have been born at midnight on this day in the city of Mathura, in present-day Uttar Pradesh, India.
Janmashtami is celebrated with great devotion and enthusiasm by Hindus all over the world. On this day, devotees perform special pujas and rituals in honor of Lord Krishna.
Navaratri is celebrated over a period of nine days, dedicated to the worship of the divine feminine or the goddess Durga, who is also known as Shakti, meaning power.
The festival is celebrated in the Hindu month of Ashwin, which typically falls in September or October in the Gregorian calendar. It is celebrated across India and other parts of the world with great enthusiasm and devotion.
The tenth day after Navaratri is celebrated as Vijayadashami or Dussehra, which marks the victory of good over evil.
Navaratri is a significant festival in Hinduism, as it celebrates the power of the divine feminine and encourages people to reflect on the importance of inner strength and courage. The festival also promotes unity, harmony, and the triumph of good over evil.