30 August 2014 is Rishi Panchami Vrata. It falls on the following day (Shukla Panchami in Bhadrapada Month) of Ganesh Chaturthi.
Rishi Panchami Vrat Katha
Rishi Panchami Vrat Katha (Rajasvala Vrata Katha of Rushi Panchami) is associated with the legend of Uttank and Sushila. Read the detailed Vrat Katha here..
Rishi Panchami Vrata Vidhi
On the day of Rishi Panchami, Devotees perform ritual bath in holy rivers or other water bodies. They clean their hands 108 times, the mouth 108 times. Read the detailed Vrata Vidhi here..
Significance of Rishi Panchami Vrata
What is the significance of Rishi Panchami Vrata? Rishi Panchami Mahatmya is mentioned in ‘Dharma Sindhu’, a standard Hindu Scripture for Vratas and Pujas. Read the detailed Rishi Panchami Mahatmya here..
Saptarishi Puja on Rishi Panchami
Why Saptarishis are worshipped on Rishi Panchami? What is the relation between Saptarishis and Rishi Panchami Vrata? Who are the Saptarishis, what are the names of Saptarishis? Read detailed Saptarishi Puja on Rishi Panchami..
Rishi Panchami Snan Mantras
Here you can read the Rishi Panchami Snan Mantras, the prayers to chant during ritual bath on Rishi Panchami.
Panchang, Rishi Panchami – 30 August 2014
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:26 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:51
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)10:03 Chandrastama (Moonset)21:55
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Panchami – 28:46*
Nakshatra Chitra – 15:47
Yoga Shukla – 16:32
Karana Balava – 28:46*
Purnimanta Month Bhaadrupada
Amavasyanta Month Bhaadrupada
Shaka Samvatsara: Jaya
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Plavanga
Rahu Kalam: 09:32 – 11:06
Gulika Kalam: 06:26 – 07:59
Yama Gandam: 14:12 – 15:45
Hindi Month (North Indian calendar) – Bhadrapad Month, Telugu Month – Bhadrapada Masam, Kannada Month – Bhadrapada Masa, Marathi Month – Bhadrapad Maas, Gujarati Month – Bhadra Maas, Tamil Month – Avani Masam, Malayalam Month – Chingam Masam, Bengali Month – Bhadra Month.
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Simha
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Tula
Amrita Kalam 08:52 – 10:36
Abhijit: 12:14 – 13:03
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 21:43 – 23:25
Durmuhurthams: 07:16 – 08:06