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Sheetala Ashtami 2017
 

About 2017 Sheetala Ashtami 2017

Sheetala Ashtami Festival 2017 
21th March, 2017
 

 

Sheetala Ashtami Festival 2017 - March 21 (Tuesday)

Sheetala Ashtami Puja It is a prayer ritual performed to make offerings, honoring, evoking or worshipping gods. The ceremony can also be performed to pay homage to the beloved ones who are deadTimings

 
Ashtami Tithi Begins = 08:19 on 20/Mar/2017
Ashtami Tithi Ends = 10:31 on 21/Mar/2017
 
The auspicious day of Sheetalashtami, or Sheetala Ashtami, is devoted to Goddess Sheetala in the month of Chaitra (March – April) as per the traditional custom Hindu lunar calendar followed in many parts of North India. 
 
Sheetala Ashtami or Basoda Puja is devoted to Goddess Sheetala and celebrated on Krishna Paksha Ashtami after Holi. Basoda Pooja is also known as Sheetala Ashtami. Normally, it falls right after eight days of Holi but many people discern it on first Monday or Thursday after Holi. Sheetala Ashtami is more famous and celebrated on the North Indian states like Gujarat, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.
 
According to Basoda customs rituals, families don't lit a fire for cooking. Hence, many families cook one day before and consume dopey food on Sheetala Ashtami day. It is commonly believed that Sheetla Mata controls smallpox, chickenpox, measles, etc. and people worshiping Sheetla Mata on Sheetala Ashtami to ward off an outbreak of those diseases.
 
In Gujarat, the similar custom ritual as Basoda is observed just a day before Krishna Janmashtami and is commonly known as ShitalaShitalaShitala
Shitala Mata is mentioned in many scriptures...
Satam. Shitala Satam is also devoted to Goddess Sheetala.

 



 

 
 
 

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