Kalashtami, 24 January 2014

24 January 2014 is Kalashtami. Also known as Kala Ashtami, Kalashtami falls on Ashtami tithi of Krishna Paksha (dark fortnight) of every Hindu month. Kalashtami is an auspicious day for the devotees of Lord Kalabhairava (a manifestation of Lord Shiva) who observe fasting on this day.

Kalashtami of 24 January 2014 falls in Paush Month as per Amavasyant calendars and in Magha Month as per Purnimant (North Indian Hindi) calendars. It falls in Thai Masam of Tamil calendar, Makaram Masam in Malayalam calendar and Maagh Month in Bengali Panjika.

Kalashtami Vrat is mostly observed in Maharashtra, Deccan Karnataka, Marathi influenced areas of Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and some parts of North India.

Generally, Kalashtami is observed on the day when Ashtami prevails in the night.

Daily Panchangam, 24 January 2014, Kalashtami

Sun Rise 07:09 Sun Sets 18:08 Moon Rise 00:00 Moon Sets 12:00
Today’s Panchangam
Tithi Krishna Ashtami Ends at 22:28
Vaara Shukravara
Nakshatram Swathi Ends at 28:40
Baalava Karana Ends at 10:40Kaulava Karana Ends at 22:28
Soola Yogam Ends at 27:16
Calendar
Purnimanta Month – Magh Month
Amavasyanta Month – Paush Month

Tamil Month – Thai Masam

Malayalam Month – Makaram Month

Bengali Month – Maagh Month

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 27:04 – 28:40 Duration: 01:36
Abhijit: 12:14:30 – 13:02:30
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 11:48 – 13:26 Duration: 01:37
Rahu Kalam: 11:16:07 – 12:38:30
Gulika Kalam: 08:31:22 – 09:53:45
Yama Gandam: 15:23:15 – 16:45:37
Durmuhurthams: 09:20:48 – 10:04:44
Durmuhurthams: 13:00:28 – 13:44:24

 

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