Ratha Saptami 2017

Ratha Saptami is an auspicious day dedicated to Lord Surya Puja. In 2017, Ratha Saptami date is February 3.

Also known as Surya Jayanti, Vidhan Saptami, Arogya Saptami, Achala Saptami, Ratha Saptami is the highly meritorious day to worship Surya Bhagawan.

Ratha Saptami Puja Muhurtham – 3 February 2017

Shukla Paksha Saptami in Magh month (seventh day in bright half of Magh month) is celebrated as Radha Saptami.

Worshipping Surya Bhagavan on Ratha Saptami festival gives us good health and prosperity. Surya Bhagavan is known as the giver of good health as per Hinduism.

Aditya Hrudayam and Surya Ashtottaram are the most revered prayers to chant on Ratha Saptami. In Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and some other places in India, women welcome Surya Bhagavan by drawing Ratham Kolam or Ratham Muggu (rangoli design of Chariot of Sun God).

Ratha Saptami Vrat Katha or the story of Rath Saptami is associated with King Yashovarma, who ruled Kamboj empire.

Ratha Saptami 2017 dates in other countries

Ratha Saptami 2017 date in Hawaii, USA – 3 February

Ratha Saptami 2017 date in USA – 3 February (PST – Seattle, Vancouver BC, Oregon, California)

Ratha Saptami 2017 date in Canada – 3 February

Ratha Saptami 2017 date in USA – 3 February (MST – Denver CO)

Ratha Saptami 2017 date in USA – 3 February (CST – Chicago)

Ratha Saptami 2017 date in USA – 3 February (EST – Atlanta, Detroit)

Ratha Saptami 2017 date in USA – 3 February (EST – Boston, Washington)

Ratha Saptami 2017 date in Trinidad & Tobago – 3 February

Ratha Saptami 2017 date in UK & other countries of Europe – 3 February

Ratha Saptami 2017 date in Dubai & other Middle East, Gulf countries – 3 February

Ratha Saptami 2017 date in Malaysia – 3 February

Ratha Saptami 2017 date in Singapore – 3 February

Ratha Saptami 2017 date in Australia – 3 February (WAU – Perth)

Ratha Saptami 2017 date in Australia – 3 February (SAU – Adelaide)

Ratha Saptami 2017 date in Australia – 3 February (NT – Darwin)

Ratha Saptami 2017 date in Australia – 3 February (QUEENSLAND – Brisbane)

Ratha Saptami 2017 date in Australia – 3 February (NSW – Sydney)

Ratha Saptami 2017 date in Australia – 3 February (ACT – Canberra)

Ratha Saptami 2017 date in Australia – 3 February (Victoria – Melbourne)

Ratha Saptami 2017 date in New Zealand – 3 February

Ratha Saptami 2017 date in Fiji Islands – 3 February

Panchang, Ratha Saptami – 3 February 2017

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 07:09 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:11
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)11:25 Chandrastama (Moonset)24:24

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Saptami – 22:49
Nakshatra Ashwini – 20:02
Yoga Shubha – 23:58
Karana Vanija – 22:49

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Maagha
Amavasyanta Month Maagha
Shaka Samvatsara: Durmukhi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Saumya
Rahu Kalam: 11:18 – 12:40
Gulika Kalam: 08:32 – 09:55
Yama Gandam: 15:26 – 16:49

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

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 13:11 – 14:42
Abhijit: 12:18 – 13:02

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 29:05* – 30:35*
Durmuhurthams: 13:02 – 13:47

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