Bhaldevi Puja 2017

Bhaldevi Puja marks the beginning of Diwali festivities in Maharashtra. In 2017, Bhaldevi Puja date is October 12.

It is observed on 8th day in Krishna Paksha of Ashwin Month as per Marathi Calendar (Kartik month in North India).

Bhaldevi Puja is the main ritual on Karashtami. People prepare special sweet recipe ‘Khir’ and distribute it.

Women observe fasting on this day and break their fast in the evening after Bhaldevi Puja.

As Diwali festivities start with Bhaldevi Puja day, women draw rangoli designs at their houses to welcome Goddess Lakshmi.

Panchang, Bhaldevi Puja – 12 October 2017

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:26 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:00
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) 24:04 Chandrastama (Moonset) 12:46

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Saptami – 06:55
Skipped Tithi (Lunar Day) Ashtami – 28:59*
Nakshatra Ardra – 08:58
Yoga Parigha – 06:30
Skipped Yoga : Shiva – 27:46*
Karana Balava – 17:55
Skipped Karana : Kaulava – 28:59*

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Kaartika
Amavasyanta Month Ashwin
Shaka Samvatsara: Hevilambi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Sadharana
Rahu Kalam: 13:39 – 15:06
Gulika Kalam: 09:19 – 10:46
Yama Gandam: 06:26 – 07:52

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Kanya
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Mithuna – 26:02:56*

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 29:29* – 31:01*
Abhijit: 11:50 – 12:36

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 20:22 – 21:53
Durmuhurthams: 14:55 – 15:41

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