23 January 2015, Vinayak Chaturthi

23 January 2015 is Vinayak Chaturthi. It falls in Magha 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.

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, Vinayak Chaturthi – 23 January 2015

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 07:13 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:03
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) 09:06 Chandrastama (Moonset) 21:18

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Tritiya – 08:20
Skipped Tithi (Lunar Day) Chaturthi – 29:15*
Nakshatra Shatabhisha – 16:55
Yoga Varigha – 18:21
Karana Vanija – 18:45
Skipped Karana : Vishti – 29:15*

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Maagha
Amavasyanta Month Maagha
Shaka Samvatsara: Jaya
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Plavanga
Rahu Kalam: 11:17 – 12:38
Gulika Kalam: 08:34 – 09:56
Yama Gandam: 15:21 – 16:42

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Makara
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Kumbha

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 10:29 – 11:55
Abhijit: 12:17 – 13:00

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 22:44 – 24:11*
Durmuhurthams: 13:00 – 13:43

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