Phalaharini Kali Puja Today, 1 June 2011

Phalaharini Kali Puja or Falharini Kalika Puja is an auspicious puja dedicated to Goddess Kali. In 2011, Phalaharini Kali puja date is 1 June 2011 (today). Special puja rituals are performed on this day in Bengal and some other Eastern parts of India. It is observed on Amavasya (No Moon) day in Jyeshta month in Bengali calendar.

Jyeshta Amavasya is also celebrated as Shani Jayanti, birthday of Lord Shani (one of the Navagraha devtas in Hinduism).

This year, Jyeshta Amavasya marks the Solar Eclipse (Surya Grahan) on 1 June 2011. It is not visible in India but visible in North Canada, North Korea, Japan, China, and some other areas near North Pole.

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