22 February 2015 is Vinayak Chaturthi. It falls in Falgun Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars, Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu and Kannada calendars.
Monthly Vinayaka Chaturthi is the Ganesh Puja festival held monthly once other than Sankashti Ganesha Chaturthi.
This month’s Vinayak Chaturthi falls in Kumbha Masam of Malayalam calendar, Maasi Masam of Tamil calendar and Phalgun Month of Bengali Panjika.
The Chaturthi (Fourth lunar day) which comes after Purnima (in Krishna Paksha) is known as Sankashtahara Chaturthi. And the one which comes after Amavasya (in Shukla Paksha) is referred to as Vinayak Chaturthi.
‘Abhijit Muhurta’ is the most auspicious timings for Ganesh Puja on Vinayaka Chaturthi.
Note – Monthly Vinayak Chaturthi is different from Sankashti Chaturthi.
Panchang, 22 February 2015
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:56 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:24
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) 11:36 Chandrastama (Moonset) 25:04
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Saptami – 10:53
Nakshatra Krittika – 17:47
Yoga Indra – 07:58
Skipped Yoga : Vaidhriti – 30:35*
Karana Vishti – 22:43
Purnimanta Month Phaalguna
Amavasyanta Month Phaalguna
Shaka Samvatsara: Jaya
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Plavanga
Rahu Kalam: 12:40 – 14:06
Gulika Kalam: 11:14 – 12:40
Yama Gandam: 08:22 – 09:48
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Kumbha
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Vrishabha
Amrita Kalam 15:23 – 16:59
Time to Avoid
Durmuhurthams: 12:17 – 13:03