Varad Chaturthi 2017, Varad Til Chaturthi in Magh Month

Varad Chaturthi or Varad Til Chaturthi, popularly known as Ganesh Jayanti or Tilkund Chaturthi, is believed as the birthday of Lord Ganesha. In 2017, Varad Chaturthi date is January 31.

Mainly celebrated in Maharashtra, Gujarat, and some other regions of North India, Varad Chaturthi falls on fourth day of Shukla paksha in Magh month.

Til (sesame) plays the key role in celebrating Varad Chaturthi. Lord Ganesha is offered special naivedya (recipes) made of Til and offered puja with sesame seeds. Til daan (donating sesame seeds) to poor and Brahmins is highly meritorious deed to perform on this day.

Panchang, Varad Chaturthi – 31 January 2017

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 07:11 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:09
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) 09:18 Chandrastama (Moonset) 21:28

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Chaturthi – 27:41*
Nakshatra Purva Bhadrapada – 22:45
Yoga Parigha – 09:42
Karana Vishti – 27:41*

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Maagha
Amavasyanta Month Maagha
Shaka Samvatsara: Durmukhi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Saumya
Rahu Kalam: 15:25 – 16:47
Gulika Kalam: 12:40 – 14:02
Yama Gandam: 09:55 – 11:18

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Makara
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Kumbha – 16:52:06

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 14:51 – 16:26
Abhijit: 12:18 – 13:02

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam
Durmuhurthams: 23:22 – 24:14*

In 2016, Varad Chaturthi date was February 11.

In 2015, Varad Chaturthi date was January 23.

In 2014, Varad Chaturthi date was February 2. Varad Chaturthi 2013 date was February 13.

Varad Chaturthi 2012 date was January 26. Varad Chaturthi begins on 26 January at 12.43 pm and ends on 27 January 2012 at 1.47 pm.

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  1. komal says:

    yes varad chaturthi is also known as ganesh jayanthi