Pavitropana 2017, Pavitropana Puja in Gujarat

Pavitropana is the festival observed on Rakhi Purnima or Shravan Poornima in Gujarat. In 2017, Pavitropana date is August 7. On this day of Pavitropana, Lord Shiva is worshipped.

Pavitropana Puja – Importance of Shivling Puja on Pavitropana

On Pavitropana, Gujaratis worship Lord Shiva by performing Shivling Puja in near by temples or at home.

Abhishek to Shivling is performed on Pavitropana by large number of devotees at local temples in Gujarat. They offer Ganga jal or normal water in Shivling Abhishek.

Devotees recite prayers and Slokas of Lord Shiva to seek his blessings. There is a popular belief that worshipping Lord Shiva on Pavitropana makes one free from all sins he/ she made in entire life.

Panchang, Pavitropana – 7 August 2017

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:03 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 19:01
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)18:50 Chandrastama (Moonset)00:00

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Purnima – 23:40
Nakshatra Shravana – 27:33*
Yoga Ayushman – 18:59
Karana Bava – 23:40

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Sraavana
Amavasyanta Month Sraavana
Shaka Samvatsara: Hevilambi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Sadharana
Rahu Kalam: 07:40 – 09:18
Gulika Kalam: 14:09 – 15:46
Yama Gandam: 10:55 – 12:32

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Karka
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Makara

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 16:23 – 18:06
Abhijit: 12:06 – 12:58

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 06:04 – 07:47
Durmuhurthams: 15:33 – 16:25

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