Lalita Panchami, 29 September 2014

Today, 29 September 2014 is Lalitha Panchami, fifth day of Navratri Durga Puja. On this auspicious day, devotees worship Mata Lalitha Devi (Lalitha Tripura Sundari), a powerful manifestation of Mother Goddess Shakti.

mata-lalita-tripurasundari devi

mata-lalita-tripurasundari devi

Goddess Lalita Devi is a form of Goddess Shakti incarnated to demolish the demon – Bhandasura. Bhandasura was a demon created from the ashes of Kama or Manmatha (Manmadha).

Lalita Panchami is the birthday or Jayanti of Goddess Lalitha. Lalita Panchami is observed on Ashwin Shukla Panchami, the fifth day during bright fortnight in Ashwayuja masam.

Panchang, Lalita Panchami – 29 September 2014

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:21 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:12
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)10:34 Chandrastama (Moonset)21:56

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Panchami – 15:40
Nakshatra Anuradha – 23:54
Yoga Priti – 19:44
Karana Kaulava – 27:24*

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Ashwin
Amavasyanta Month Ashwin
Shaka Samvatsara: Jaya
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Plavanga
Rahu Kalam: 07:50 – 09:19
Gulika Kalam: 13:46 – 15:15
Yama Gandam: 10:48 – 12:17

Hindi Month (North Indian calendar) – Ashwin Month, Telugu Month – Ashwayuja Masam, Kannada Month – Ashwina Masa, Marathi Month – Ashwin Mahina, Gujarati Month – Aso Maas, Tamil Panjangam – Purattasi Masam, Malayalam Month – Kanni Masam, Bengali Panjika – Aashin Month, Nepali Patro – Asoj Month.

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Kanya
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Vrischika

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 13:20 – 14:58
Abhijit: 11:53 – 12:40

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 29:27* – 31:03*
Durmuhurthams: 15:03 – 15:50

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