Shriyal Sashti vrat is a vrata dedicated to Lord Khandoba of Jejuri in Maharashtra. It is observed with utmost gaiety in Jejuri temple. In 2016, Shriyal Sashti date is August 9. It falls in Shravan maas as per Marathi calendar.
Khandoba, believed to be a form of Lord Shiva, is also popular with other names such as: Malhari Martand, Martand Bhairav, Khanderaya, Khanderao and Mallu Khan. Many special rituals are performed on Shriyal Sashti festival in Jejuri Khandoba temple near Pune.
Shukla Paksha Sashti in Shravan month is also observed as Surya Sashti & Supoudan Varna Sashti. Supoudan sashti is also dedicated to Lord Shiva and also known as Supoudan Shiva Puja.
Other big festivals dedicated to Lord Khandoba are: Malhar Sashti & Martand Bhairav Utsav in Margashirsha Month in Marathi calendar.
Panchang, Shriyal Sashti Vrat – 9 August 2016
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:04 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:59
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)11:27 Chandrastama (Moonset)23:17
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Shashthi – 08:14
Nakshatra Chitra – 11:53
Yoga Shubha – 24:59*
Karana Garaja – 21:26
Purnimanta Month Sraavana
Amavasyanta Month Sraavana
Shaka Samvatsara: Durmukhi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Saumya
Rahu Kalam: 15:46 – 17:22
Gulika Kalam: 12:32 – 14:09
Yama Gandam: 09:18 – 10:55
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Karka
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Tula
Amrita Kalam 28:58* – 30:46*
Abhijit: 12:06 – 12:58
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 18:11 – 19:59
Durmuhurthams: 23:25 – 24:10*
In 2015, Shriyal Sashti date was August 21.
In 2014, Shriyal Sashti date was August 2.
In 2013, Shriyal Sashti date was August 12.
In 2012, Shriyal Sashti date was July 24.