Bhishma Ashtami 2018 Date | Bheeshmastami | Bheeshma Astami 2018

Bhishma Ashtami 2018, Bheeshma Astami 2018 date

Bhishma Ashtami or Bhishmashtami is observed on Shukla paksha Ashtami in Magh month (January – February). Bhishma Ashtami 2018 date is January 31. Bhishma is known as the Kuru Vamsa Pitamaha (grandfather of Kaurava) and is described as the Lords of the Lord by Sri Krishna. As per the Mahabharata, Bhishma laid himself on the bed of arrows on Magh Shukla Ashtami day.

Bhishma Ashtami is celebrated with utmost fervor in Vishnu temples and ISKCON Temples. The five days beginning from Bhishma Ashtami to Bhishma Dwadasi are known as Bhishma Panchaka vrata.

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