Budhashtami, 3 May 2017

3 May 2017 is Budhashtami Vrata (Budh Ashtami). The Ashtami tithi falls on Budhvar (Wednesday) is observed as Budhashtami.

Devotees observe fasting on Budhashtami and worship Goddess Parvati for wellbeing and prosperity.

Budhastami vrata is also performed by those who have Budha graham dosham to pacify the effect of Budha grah on their future.

Budhashtami Vrat Katha

There used to be a brahmana named Dhira whose wife was named Rambha. Dhira’s son was Koushika, his daughter was Vijaya and Dhira’s bull was named Dhanada. Read full story of Budhashtami here…

Panchangam, Budha Ashtami, 3 May 2017

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 05:56 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:51
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) 12:24 Chandrastama (Moonset) 25:41

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Ashtami – 19:51
Nakshatra Ashlesha – 28:29*
Yoga Ganda – 17:57
Karana Bava – 19:51

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Vaisaakha
Amavasyanta Month Vaisaakha
Shaka Samvatsara: Hevilambi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Sadharana
Rahu Kalam: 12:23 – 14:00
Gulika Kalam: 10:47 – 12:23
Yama Gandam: 07:33 – 09:10

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Mesha
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Karka – 28:29:24*

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 26:53* – 28:29*
Abhijit: None

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 17:19 – 18:54
Durmuhurthams: 11:58 – 12:49

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