Chitragupta Puja 2016 | Dawat Puja

Chitragupta Puja (Dawat Puja) is the Jayanti of Chitragupta. In 2016, Chitragupta Puja date is November 1. It is mainly celebrated among Kayasta sect of Hindus.

It falls on the second day after Diwali. It is also celebrated as Bhai Dooj, Yama Dwitiya, Bhai Phonta, Bhatru Dwitiya, Bhai Tika and several parts of India and Nepal.

Chitragupta is the son of Lord Brahma. He was emerged from Brahmas body as his 17th son. The legend or story says that to assist Yamaraj, the Lord of death, Chitragupta was created by Brahma.

On Chitragupta Jayanthi or Chitragupta Pooja, Chitragupta is worshipped with shodashopachar puja by Kayastha people. This puja is also known as Dawat Puja which is the biggest festival for Kayastha caste.

Panchang, 1 November 2016

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:35 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:44
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) 07:38 Chandrastama (Moonset) 19:08

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Dwitiya – 28:11*
Nakshatra Vishakha – 15:01
Yoga Saubhagya – 23:47
Karana Kaulava – 28:11*

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Kaartika
Amavasyanta Month Kaartika
Shaka Samvatsara: Durmukhi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Saumya
Rahu Kalam: 14:57 – 16:21
Gulika Kalam: 12:10 – 13:33
Yama Gandam: 09:23 – 10:46

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Tula
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Tula – 08:16:11

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 30:17* – 32:05*
Abhijit: 11:48 – 12:32

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 19:30 – 21:18
Durmuhurthams: 22:53 – 23:44

Today’s – Festivals / Vratam / Pooja / Jayanthi – Bhai Dooj, Yam Dwitiya, Bhatru Dwitiya, Chandra Darshan

Day Choghadiya Timings, 1 November 2016

Rog Choghadiya 06:19:12 07:42:48
Udveg Choghadiya

Vaar Vela

07:42:48 09:06:24
Char Choghadiya 09:06:24 10:30:00
Labh Choghadiya 10:30:00 11:53:36
Amrut Choghadiya 11:53:36 13:17:12
Kaal Choghadiya

Kaal Vela

13:17:12 14:40:48
Shubh Choghadiya 14:40:48 16:04:24
Rog Choghadiya 16:04:24 17:28:00

Night Choghadiya Timings, 1 November 2016

Kaal Choghadiya 17:28:04 19:04:31
Labh Choghadiya

Kaal Ratri

19:04:31 20:40:58
Udveg Choghadiya 20:40:58 22:17:25
Shubh Choghadiya 22:17:25 23:53:52
Amrut Choghadiya 23:53:52 01:30:19 *
Char Choghadiya 01:30:19 03:06:46 *
Rog Choghadiya 03:06:46 04:43:13 *
Kaal Choghadiya 04:43:13 06:19:40 *

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