18 April 2014, Sankatahara Chaturthi

Today, 18 April 2014 is Sankatahara Chaturthi. This Sankashti Chaturthi falls in Vaishakh Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars and in Chaitra Month according to Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada and Telugu calendars.

This Sankashti falls in Chithirai Masam in Tamil calendar, Meda Masam in Malayalam calendar and Boishakh Month in Bengali calendar.

The Sankashti Chaturthi Vrat Katha goes like this….Once God Indra’s Vimana (plane) returning to home from sage Brushundi (a great devotee of Lord Ganesha), was going above king Shursens kingdom. One person who has done many sins in his life saw that plane in the sky. Read the full story here..

The importance of Sankashti Chaturthi Vrat is provided here…

Daily Panchangam, Sankashti Chaturthi – 18 April 2014

Sun Rise 06:03 Sun Sets 18:48
Moon Rise 21:53 Moon Sets 08:16

Today’s Panchangam
Tithi Krishna Tadiya (Tritiya) Ends at 10:15
Vaara Shukravara
Nakshatram Anuradha Ends at 21:46
Bava Karana Ends at 21:27Vishti (Bhadra) Karana Ends at 10:15
Vyatipata Yogam Ends at 14:29

Calendar
North Indian Hindi calendar – Vaishakh Month (Purnimant)

Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada & Telugu Calendar – Chaitra Masam (Amavasyant)

Malayalam calendar – Medam Month

Tamil Calendar – Chithirai Masam

Bengali Panjika – Boishakh Month

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 13:15 – 14:48 Duration: 01:32
Amrita Kalam 22:10 – 23:43 Duration: 01:32
Abhijit: 12:01:30 – 12:49:30

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 12:56 – 14:29 Duration: 01:32
Rahu Kalam: 10:49:52 – 12:25:30
Gulika Kalam: 07:38:37 – 09:14:15
Yama Gandam: 15:36:45 – 17:12:22
Durmuhurthams: 08:36:00 – 09:27:00
Durmuhurthams: 12:51:00 – 13:42:00

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