Today, 2 April 2014 is Matsya Jayanti, the first appearance day of Matsya Avatara, the first incarnation of Lord Vishnu. It is also referred to as Meena Jayanti (Meena Avatara Jayanti).
Among Vishnu’s Dashavatar, Matsya Avatar is the primary and the first avatar from which evolution has started. Matsya Jayanti falls on the third day in Shukla Paksha of Chaitra Month.
Matsya Jayanti is celebrated in Vishnu temples all around India. Nagalapuram Veda Narayana Swamy Temple (the one and only Matsyavatara Temple in the world) near Tirumala Tirupati is the best temple to visit during Matsya Jayanti. Theppotsavam (boat festival) is celebrated here during the festival.
Daily Panchangam – 2 April 2014 (Matsya Jayanti Puja Muhurtham, Auspicious Time for Vishnu Pooja)
Sun Rise 06:18 Sun Sets 18:42
Moon Rise 08:01 Moon Sets 21:19
Tithi Sukla Tadiya (Tritiya) Ends at 20:33
Nakshatram Bharani Ends at 24:04
Taitila (Taitula) Karana Ends at 08:44, Gara (Garaja) Karana Ends at 20:33
Vishkambha Yogam Ends at 20:19
North Indian Hindi calendar – Chaitra Month (Purnimant)
Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada & Telugu Calendar – Chaitra Masam (Amavasyant)
Malayalam calendar – Meenam Month
Tamil Calendar – Panguni Month
Bengali Panjika – Chaitra Month
Amrita Kalam 17:38 – 19:14 Duration: 01:36
Abhijit: 12:06:00 – 12:54:00
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 06:57 – 08:34 Duration: 01:36
Varjyam Kalam 28:20 – 29:59 Duration: 01:39
Rahu Kalam: 12:30:00 – 14:03:00
Gulika Kalam: 10:57:00 – 12:30:00
Yama Gandam: 07:51:00 – 09:24:00
Durmuhurthams: 12:05:12 – 12:54:48