Supaudana Vrat (Supoudan Vrata, Supodan Shiva Puja, Supodan Varna Sashti) is observed on Shukla Paksha Sashti in Shravan month. In 2016, Supaudana Vrata date is August 8.
The vratha is observed on the next day of Nag Panchami. Supodan Vrata is dedicated to worship Lord Shiva.
During the Supoudan Puja, Lord Shiva puja is performed with Shodashopachars (16 types of pujas and rituals) and Ashtottharas. After the puja is done, pulses and rice are offered to Lord Shiva. On this day, the performers of the Vrata take pulses and rice as their food. They avoid eating other food items. The observance of Supoudan Shiva pooja provides health and wealth to the performers of Vratham.
Panchang, Supaudana Vrat – 8 August 2016
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:04 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 19:00
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)10:37 Chandrastama (Moonset)22:40
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Shashthi – Full Night
Nakshatra Hasta – 09:01
Yoga Sadhya – 24:03*
Karana Taitila – Full Night
Purnimanta Month Sraavana
Amavasyanta Month Sraavana
Shaka Samvatsara: Durmukhi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Saumya
Rahu Kalam: 07:41 – 09:18
Gulika Kalam: 14:09 – 15:46
Yama Gandam: 10:55 – 12:32
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Karka
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Kanya – 22:26:04
Amrita Kalam 28:43* – 30:31*
Abhijit: 12:06 – 12:58
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 17:59 – 19:46
Durmuhurthams: 15:33 – 16:25
In 2015, Supaudana Vrata date was August 20.
In 2014, Supaudana Vrata date was August 2.
In 2013, Supaudana Vrata date was August 12.
In 2012, Supaudana Vrata date was July 24.