Masik Kalashtami, 19 June 2014

19 June 2014 is Kalashtami Pujan. Kalashtami Vrat 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 19 June 2014 falls in Jyeshta Month as per Amavasyant calendars and in Ashada Month as per Purnimant (North Indian Hindi) calendars.

It falls in Aani Masam of Tamil calendar, Midhunam Masam in Malayalam calendar and Aashar 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.

Panchang, Kalashtami June 2014 – Thursday, 19 June 2014

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 05:46 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:48
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) 24:12 Chandrastama (Moonset)11:48

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Saptami – 13:00
Nakshatra Purva Bhadrapada – 22:24
Yoga Ayushman – 26:18*
Karana Balava – 24:08*

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Aashaadha
Amavasyanta Month Jyeshtha
Shaka Samvatsara: Jaya
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Plavanga
Rahu Kalam: 13:55 – 15:33
Gulika Kalam: 09:01 – 10:39
Yama Gandam: 05:46 – 07:24

Hindi Month (North Indian calendar) – Ashada Month, Telugu Month – Jyeshta Masam, Kannada Month – Jyeshta Masa, Marathi Month – Jyeshta Maas, Gujarati Month – Jyeshta Maas, Tamil Month – Aani Masam, Malayalam Month – Midhuna Masam, Bengali Month – Aashar Month.

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Mithuna
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Kumbha – 16:37:57

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 14:46 – 16:18
Abhijit: 11:51 – 12:43

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 
Durmuhurthams: 15:20 – 16:12

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