30 September 2014 – Kalparambho, Bodhon, Amantran

Today, 30 September 2014 marks the beginning of Durga Puja in Bengal. Also observed as Maha Sashti or Durga Sashti, it is the sixth day of Navratri in other parts of India. Kalparambho Durga Puja, Bodhon, Amantran and Adhibas are the main rituals of first day of Durga Puja.

Durga Puja Timings, 30 September 2014

Shashti begins on 29 September at 12.55 PM and ends at 11.49 AM on 30 September.

Kalparambho time – need to perform before 8.25 AM, 30 September.

Durga Devi Bodhon, Amantran, and Adhibas are performed in the evening.

On Mahasashti in 2014, Katyayani Navadurga is worshipped as sixth Navdurga. Goddess Mahalakshmi Devi puja is observed as part of Navadevi worship. Bhuveneshwari Puja is observed in Dasamahavidya worship during Navratri. Goddess Vaishnavi is worshipped as per Saptamatrika Puja in Navratri.

Panchang, Durga Puja Sashti – 30 September 2014

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:21 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:11
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)11:30 Chandrastama (Moonset)22:49

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Shashthi – 15:00
Nakshatra Jyeshtha – 23:44
Yoga Ayushman – 18:03
Karana Garaja – 26:28*

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Ashwin
Amavasyanta Month Ashwin
Shaka Samvatsara: Jaya
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Plavanga
Rahu Kalam: 15:14 – 16:43
Gulika Kalam: 12:16 – 13:45
Yama Gandam: 09:19 – 10:48

Hindi Month (North Indian calendar) – Ashwin Month, Telugu Month – Ashwayuja Masam, Kannada Month – Ashwina Masa, Marathi Month – Ashwin Mahina, Gujarati Month – Aso Maas, Tamil Panjangam – Purattasi Masam, Malayalam Month – Kanni Masam, Bengali Panjika – Aashin Month, Nepali Patro – Asoj Month.

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Kanya
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Vrischika – 23:44:18

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 14:59 – 16:35
Abhijit: 11:53 – 12:40

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 22:08 – 23:44
Durmuhurthams: 23:03 – 23:52

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