Shani Jayanti, 28 May 2014

Today, 28 May 2014 is Shani Jayanti (Shaneschara Jayanti). It falls on Amavasya in Jyeshta Month in North Indian calendar and in Vaishakha Month as per Amavasyant calendars of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat.

Shani Jayanti is celebrated with utmost gusto and fervor in Shanischara Temples all around India. Shani Shingnapur Shani Bhagavan Temple in Maharashtra, Mandapalli Mandeshwara Swamy Temple, Vargal Shani Temple in Andhra Pradesh, Thirunallar Shaneeswaran Temple in Tamil Nadu.

Shani Thailabhishekam, Shani Japam, Shani Homam, and other Shani Dosha Nivarana Poojas are the famous rituals observed on Shani Jayanti day.

Shanaishwara AshtakamShani Vajrapanjara StotramShani Gayatri Mantram, or Shani Moola Mantram are the best prayers to chant on Shani Jayanti.

Panchangam, Shani Jayanti – 28 May 2014, Wednesday

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 05:45 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:41
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)00:00 Chandrastama (Moonset)18:27

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Amavasya – 24:09
Nakshatra Krittika – 17:56
Yoga Atiganda – 12:36
Karana Nagava – 24:09

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month
Amavasyanta Month
Shaka Samvatsara: Jaya
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Plavanga
Rahu Kalam: 12:13 – 13:50
Gulika Kalam: 10:36 – 12:13
Yama Gandam: 07:22 – 08:59

Tamil Month – Vaigasi Masam, Malayalam Month – Edavam Month, Bengali Month – Jyeshto Month

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Vrishabha
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Vrishabha

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 15:26 – 17:06
Abhijit Muhurat –  None

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam
Durmuhurthams: 11:47 – 12:39

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