2 August 2014 is Supoudana Varna Shashti (Supaudan Shiva Poojan). It is observed on Sashti in bright half in Shravan month.
Supoudana Varna Shashti is observed on the following day of Nag Panchami. Supodan Vrata is dedicated to worship Lord Shiva.
During the Supoudan Puja, Lord Shiva puja is performed with Shodashopachars (16 types of pujas and rituals) and Ashtottharas. After the puja is done, pulses and rice are offered to Lord Shiva.
On this day, the performers of the Vrata take pulses and rice as their food. They avoid eating other food items. The observance of Supoudan Shiva pooja provides health and wealth to the performers of Vratham.
Panchang, Supaudana Varna Shashti – 2 August 2014
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:19 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 19:10
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)11:16 Chandrastama (Moonset)23:14
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Shashthi – 17:16
Nakshatra Hasta – 08:04
Yoga Sidhha – 09:51
Karana Garaja – 29:48*
Purnimanta Month Sraavana
Amavasyanta Month Sraavana
Shaka Samvatsara: Jaya
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Plavanga
Rahu Kalam: 09:32 – 11:08
Gulika Kalam: 06:19 – 07:55
Yama Gandam: 14:21 – 15:57
Hindi Month (North Indian calendar) – Shravan Month, Telugu Month – Shravana Masam, Kannada Month – Shravana Masa, Marathi Month – Shravan Maas, Gujarati Month – Sawan Maas, Tamil Month – Aadi Masam, Malayalam Month – Karkadika Masam, Bengali Month – Shraban Month.
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Karka
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Kanya – 21:02:33
Amrita Kalam 26:58* – 28:41*
Abhijit: 12:19 – 13:10
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 16:40 – 18:23
Durmuhurthams: 07:10 – 08:02