Vamana Dwadashi 2016 (Vaman Pujan)

Vamana Dwadashi (Maha Dwadashi | Vasudeva Dwadashi) is observed on Ashada Shukla Dwadashi or the next day of Devsayani Ekadashi. In 2016, Vamana Dwadashi date is July 16.

Lord Vamana is the fifth avatar of Lord Vishnu and the first incarnation in the Treta Yuga. He is also the first full-human incarnation of Lord Vishnu.

Vamana Dwadasi is celebrated with lot of gusto in temples dedicated to Vamana and Lord Vishnu. Most famous temples of Lord Vamana are – Vamana Kovil, Thrikakkara, Kochi, Kerala; Vamana Temple near Kamakshi temple in Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu; and Khajuraho Vaman Mandir, Madhya Pradesh.

Panchang, Vamana Dwadashi – 16 July 2016

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 05:54 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 19:11
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)16:07 Chandrastama (Moonset)27:27

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Dwadashi – 27:32*
Nakshatra Anuradha – 11:57
Yoga Shukla – 17:52
Karana Balava – 27:32*

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Aashaadha
Amavasyanta Month Aashaadha
Shaka Samvatsara: Durmukhi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Saumya
Rahu Kalam: 09:13 – 10:53
Gulika Kalam: 05:54 – 07:34
Yama Gandam: 14:12 – 15:52

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Mithuna – 10:26:28
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Vrischika

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 28:18* – 30:01*
Abhijit: 12:06 – 12:59

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 17:58 – 19:41
Durmuhurthams: 06:47 – 07:40

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  1. arun says:

    Vamana dwadashi is celebrated in bhadrapada maasa not duringashada maasa