Ashadhi Beej is an auspicious day for farming communities in North India especially Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and some other places. In 2016, Ashadhi Beej date is July 6.
Ashadhi Beej falls on the second day in bright half of Ashadhi Month (Ashadhi Sud Beej).
This is a small festival mainly celebrated to predict the monsoon. During Ashadhi Beej the formers, Jyotish and agricultural experts check the moisture in the atmosphere to help predict which crop would be the best one in coming monsoon.
Panchang, Ashadhi Beej 2016 – 6 July
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 05:50 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 19:12
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)07:28 Chandrastama (Moonset)20:50
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Dwitiya – 13:15
Nakshatra Pushya – 16:59
Yoga Harshana – 15:47
Karana Taitila – 24:51*
Purnimanta Month Aashaadha
Amavasyanta Month Aashaadha
Shaka Samvatsara: Durmukhi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Saumya
Rahu Kalam: 12:31 – 14:12
Gulika Kalam: 10:51 – 12:31
Yama Gandam: 07:30 – 09:11
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Mithuna
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Karka
Amrita Kalam 10:43 – 12:17
Time to Avoid
Durmuhurthams: 12:04 – 12:58