Varalakshmi Vratham Puja Muhurtham 2013, Best Time for Varadlakshmi Vrat 2013. In 2013, Varalakshmi Vratham date is August 16. Swathi Nakshatram and Visakha Nakshatra (Vishakham) coincides on this day.
Varalakshmi Vratham is an auspicious puja dedicated to Goddess Varamahalakshmi. It is observed in Shravan Month, the Friday prior to Rakshabandhan (Rakhi Purnima – Shravan Purnima). In 2013, Varalakshmi Vratham date is August 16.
Jyeshta Nakshatram (Kettai Nakshatram / Thrikketa Nakshatra) coincides on this day.
Here is the Panchang of Varalakshmi Vratham day in 2013 (16 August 2013)
Nakshatrams: Jyeshta Nakshatram (till 10.59 PM), then Visakha Nakshatra
Chandrodayam (Moonrise): 2:36 PM
Sun sign: Karkataka Rashi (Cancer)
Moon sign: Vrischika Rashi (Scorpio sign)
Varjam: 18:09 - 19:38 Duration: 01:28 (This period is omitted in AP and some parts of Karnataka)
Rahu Kalam: 10:53:37 - 12:30:30
Gulikai Kalam: 07:39:52 - 09:16:45 (Gulika Kalam is omitted in Tamil Nadu and some parts of Kerala)
Yamaganda Kalam: 15:44:15 - 17:21:07 (It is also omitted in many places of South India)
Abhijit muhurat: 12:06:30 - 12:54:30 (Afternoon) (This period is considered auspicious for any puja in Maharashtra, Gujarat and some other parts of North India)
Amrita Kalam: 13:19 - 14:49 Duration: 01:29 (Auspicious Time);
Durmuhurthams: 08:38:00 - 09:29:40 (Considered inauspicious)
Durmuhurthams: 12:56:20 - 13:48:00 (Considered inauspicious)
Auspicious muhurat for Varalakshmi Vrat in Day Chogadiya
Labh Chogadiya: 7.35 AM - 9.10 AM
Amrit Chogadiya: 9.10 AM - 10:43 AM
Shubh Chogadiya: 12.20 Noon – 1.55 PM
Auspicious muhurat for Varalakshmi Vrat in Night Chogadiya
Shubh Chogadiya: 9.25 PM - 10.52 PM
Amrit Chogadiya: Night 12.20 hrs to 1.45 hrs