Agni Shashti

Agni Shashti is a vrata observed in Kartik Month. In 2017, Agni Shashti date is October 26.

As the name suggests this vrata is dedicated to Agni Bhagavan. It falls on Shashti in Shukla Paksha in Karthika Masam as per Hindu calendar.

This vrata is not popularly observed in this modern times but had great significance in ancient times according to Puranas. It is mentioned in several Puranas.

Panchang, 26 October 2017

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:32 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:48
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) 11:45 Chandrastama (Moonset) 22:57

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Shashthi – 12:15
Nakshatra Purva Ashadha – 23:52
Yoga Sukarman – 18:44
Karana Garaja – 25:32*

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Kaartika
Amavasyanta Month Kaartika
Shaka Samvatsara: Hevilambi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Sadharana
Rahu Kalam: 13:35 – 14:59
Gulika Kalam: 09:21 – 10:46
Yama Gandam: 06:32 – 07:57

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Tula
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Dhanu

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 18:28 – 20:16
Abhijit: 11:48 – 12:33

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 07:38 – 09:27
Durmuhurthams: 14:48 – 15:33

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