Oct 18, 2019 · Sheetala Ashtami Vrat, 15 March 2012 Once a demon named Jwarasur, started spreading incurable diseases to all the people in the earth, especially among the children. Durga assumed the form of Sheetala Devi,and with her great power, she cured all the people’s diseases. Dec 23, 2016 · Sheetala Ashtami Puja On the day of Sheetala Ashtami, the altar is prepared for Sheetala Mata in the home with the picture or idol of Devi. The ladies in the household identify a stone to invoke ... शीतला अष्टमी वर्ष 2020 में 17 मार्च को है। इसे भारत के हर कोने में कोई माघ शुक्ल पक्ष की षष्ठी को, कोई वैशाख कृष्ण पक्ष की अष्टमी को तो कोई चैत्र के कृष्ण पक्ष ... Sheetala Ashtami; Nav Chandi Fair (Nauchandi Mela) Ram Navami; Mahavir Jayanti; Hanuman Jayanti; Gudi Padwa; Yamuna Jayanti; Urs; Karni Mata Mela; Pusa Krishi Vigyan Mela; Cape Town International Jazz Festival; Mati Puja (Surhul) Kashmir Tulip Festival; National Cherry Blossom Festival; Macon Georgia's International Cherry Blossom Festival ... Mar 25, 2019 · In Rajasthan, the festival is celebrated with great devotion and huge fairs with musical programs are organised. There is a tradition to not lit fire for cooking hence people consume stale food on Sheetala Ashtami. Sheetala Saptami is observed a day before Sheetala Ashtami. In 2019, Sheetala Ashtami falls on March 28. Rituals Significance of Sheetala Ashtami: Sheetala Mata is known to cure ailments such as chicken-pox and small pox and measles. The Goddess seated on a donkey is seen holding neem leaves, broom, soup and a pot. Her magnificence has been mentioned in several religious scriptures.