Vasubaras 2016, Vasu Baaras during Diwali in Maharashtra

Vasubaras or Vasu Baaras marks the beginning of Diwali festival in Maharashtra. In 2016, Vasubaras date is October 27.

It is celebrated as Vaag Baaras in Gujarat.  This festival is celebrated in honor of cows.

The thithi to celebrate Vasubaras is Krishna Paksha Dwadashi in Ashwin month. This day is also known as Govatsa Dwadasi or Guru Dwadashi in some other parts of India.

Married women observe Go pooja and Sri Krishna Puja for health and wealth of their family. It symbolizes the thankfulness of women towards cows for great service to their children. Vasubaaras is celebrated as Wagh Baaras in Gujarat.

Panchang, Vasubaras – 27 October 2016

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:33 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:47
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) 28:19 Chandrastama (Moonset)16:01

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Dwadashi – 16:15
Nakshatra Uttara Phalguni – 27:29*
Yoga Indra – 19:52
Karana Garaja – 29:15*

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Kaartika
Amavasyanta Month Ashwin
Shaka Samvatsara: Durmukhi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Saumya
Rahu Kalam: 13:34 – 14:59
Gulika Kalam: 09:21 – 10:46
Yama Gandam: 06:33 – 07:57

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Tula
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Simha – 07:39:12

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 19:34 – 21:19
Abhijit: 11:48 – 12:33

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 09:00 – 10:46
Durmuhurthams: 14:48 – 15:33

In 2014, Vasubaras date was October 20.

In 2013, Vasubaras date was October 31.

Vasubaras 2012 date was November 9.

Vasubaras 2011 date was October 23.

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