Anang Trayodashi or Anang vrat is a vow dedicated to Lord Shiva. In 2017, Anang vrat date is April 8.
It is observed on the thirteenth day of the Shukla Paksha or bright half of the Chaitra mahina in Maharashtra, Gujarat and some south Indian regions. The vrat lasts for a year with worshipping Rati and Anang.
Simple Shiva puja is performed on this day Brahmins are fed with meals and donation of money and commodities are made to them. It is believed that those who observe Anang Vrat will be blessed with better health, wealth, and prosperity.
In North Indian states, Anang Vrat is observed on Margashirsh Shukla Trayodashi, the thirteenth day in Margashirsh month. The rituals, customs, and puja procedure may slightly from region to region.
Panchang, Anang Trayodashi – 8 April 2017
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:16 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:41
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)16:20 Chandrastama (Moonset)29:02
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Dwadashi – 09:00
Nakshatra Purva Phalguni – 24:33*
Yoga Ganda – 09:58
Karana Kaulava – 21:11
Purnimanta Month Chaitra
Amavasyanta Month Chaitra
Shaka Samvatsara: Hevilambi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Sadharana
Rahu Kalam: 09:22 – 10:55
Gulika Kalam: 06:16 – 07:49
Yama Gandam: 14:02 – 15:35
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Meena
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Simha
Amrita Kalam 17:53 – 19:33
Abhijit: 12:04 – 12:53
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 07:54 – 09:34
Durmuhurthams: 07:06 – 07:55
In 2016, Anang vrat date was April 19.
In 2015, Anang vrat dates – April 2 and December 23.
In 2014, Ananga Trayodashi dates – April 12 & December 4.
Anang vrat 2013 date was April 23.
Anang vrat 2012 date was April 4 & December 25.