December 25, 2015 is Datta Jayanti (Vyavaharika Dattatreya Jayanthi). It is the first appearance day of Lord Dattatreya who is the incarnation of Trimurtis – Lord Shiva, Vishnu & Brahma.
Vyavaharik Datta Jayanti is observed on Margashirsha Purnima whereas Shukla Paksha Chaturdashi in Margashirsha Month is celebrated as Shastriya Datta Jayanti.
Datta Jayanti is celebrated with utmost fervor in Sri Datta Kshetrams like – Sripada Sri Vallabha Kshetram of Pithapuram in Andhra Pradesh, Gangapur Sri Dattatreya Temple (Nrusimha Saraswati Kshetram) in Gulbarga district of Karnataka, Akkalkot Niwasi Shri Swami Samartha Temple in Solapur district of Maharashtra.
Click here to know Dattatreya Jayanti Puja Procedure, Datta Pujan Vidhi with mantras and slokas.
Daily Panchangam, Datta Jayanti – 25 December 2015
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 07:09 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:44
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)17:56 Chandrastama (Moonset)00:00
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Purnima – 16:41
Nakshatra Mrigashirsha – 12:14
Yoga Shukla – 19:08
Karana Balava – 27:58*
Purnimanta Month Margashirsha
Amavasyanta Month Margashirsha
Shaka Samvatsara: Manmadha
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Kilaka
Rahu Kalam: 11:07 – 12:26
Gulika Kalam: 08:28 – 09:48
Yama Gandam: 15:05 – 16:24
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Dhanu
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Mithuna
Amrita Kalam 25:48* – 27:21*
Abhijit: 12:05 – 12:48
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 20:22 – 21:55
Durmuhurthams: 12:48 – 13:30