Krishna Janmashtami Puja Muhurat 2016, Janmashtami Puja Time

Always there will be a controversy in celebrating Janmashtami. Krishna Janmashtami Puja Muhurat or best time of pujan for 2016 is given here. In 2016, Sri Krishna Janmashtami Krishna Janmashtami is on 25 August.

As Smarta people celebrate it on the day when Ashtami starts … i.e Smarta Janmashtami. In North India, it is celebrated on actual Ashtami day i.e. 25 August.

Vaishnav Janmashtami date is also – 25 August, this year.

And some people celebrate Janmashtami on Rohini Nakshatra day… This year there is no much controversy in celebrating Janmashtami on 25 August.

In some places Janmashtami puja is performed throughout the day. Some devotees observe it during Abhijit Muhurta. Others perform it after sunset and some others do it at midnight. Devotees break the fast after performing puja.

Abhijit Muhurat on 25 August is between noon 12:03 – 12:53 PM.

Nishita Kaal Puja Time on 25 August 2016 is – 11.46 to 12.32 midnight

Janmashtami Vrat Paaran Time is – 1.30 PM on 26 August 2016

Panchang, Janmashtami – 25 August 2016

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:10 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:47
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) 24:21 Chandrastama (Moonset) 12:53

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Ashtami – 20:07
Nakshatra Krittika – 12:06
Yoga Vyaghata – 19:58
Karana Kaulava – 20:07

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Bhaadrupada
Amavasyanta Month Sraavana
Shaka Samvatsara: Durmukhi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Saumya
Rahu Kalam: 14:03 – 15:37
Gulika Kalam: 09:19 – 10:54
Yama Gandam: 06:10 – 07:45

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Simha
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Vrishabha

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 09:51 – 11:21
Abhijit: 12:03 – 12:53

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 27:17* – 28:48*
Durmuhurthams: 15:25 – 16:15

Check this video for detailed Janmashtami Puja Procedure with Mantras and fully explained Puja steps..

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  1. Shormila Mukherjee says:

    Detail narration of how to perform puja excellent n great help….

  2. Mayura says:

    when is the pooja mahurat of janmashtami 2015

  3. Inesh says:

    what is the best time for janmashtami puja in 2015