July 26, 2014 is Shani Amavasya. Shani Amavasya is a No Moon day which falls on Shanivar, Saturday. This is Ashada Amavasya as per Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada and Telugu calendars and Shravan Amavasya in North Indian Hindi calendars.
Shani Shinganapur in Maharashtra, Sri Shaneshwara temple at Neural in Mumbai, Shanidham at Fatehpur Beri at Mehrauli area in New Delhi, Mandapalli Shani Temple in East Godavari district of AP (Mandheshwara Swamy Temple), and Shani Temple at Vargal near Hyderabad in Medak district of AP are some of the best temples to offer Shani Puja on Shani Amavasya.
Shani Dosha Nivarana Puja, Shani Japam, Shani Homam, and Shani Thailabhishekam are the popular pujas to be held on Shani Amavasya.
Shani Stotra (Shani Daily prayer)
Chaaya Martanda Sambhutham
Tam Namami Shanaischaram !!!
Panchang, Shani Amavasya – 26 July 2014
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 05:58 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 19:08
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)00:00 Chandrastama (Moonset)18:38
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Amavasya – 28:11*
Nakshatra Punarvasu – 15:10
Yoga Vajra – 28:57*
Karana Nagava – 28:11*
Purnimanta Month Sraavana
Amavasyanta Month Aashaadha
Shaka Samvatsara: Jaya
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Plavanga
Rahu Kalam: 09:15 – 10:54
Gulika Kalam: 05:58 – 07:37
Yama Gandam: 14:12 – 15:50
Hindi Month (North Indian calendar) – Shravan Month, Telugu Month – Ashada Masam, Kannada Month – Ashada Masa, Marathi Month – Ashada Maas, Gujarati Month – Ashada Maas, Tamil Month – Aadi Masam, Malayalam Month – Karkadika Masam, Bengali Month – Shraban Month.
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Karka
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Mithuna – 08:28:21
Amrita Kalam 12:30 – 14:16
Abhijit: 12:07 – 12:59
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 24:08* – 25:56*
Durmuhurthams: 06:51 – 07:43