Today, 6 May 2014 is Ganga Saptami Ganga Pooja. Ganga Saptami (Ganga Jayanti, Jahnu Saptami) is a highly meritorious day to worship Ganga River (Goddess Ganga Mata).
It is believed on this day, Goddess Ganga or Ganga River descended to the earth from the heavenly abode. It falls on Saptami of Shukla Paksha in Vaishakh Month as per Hindu calendar.
Ganga Aarti is the main ritual performed on this day in Varanasi (Kashi), Haridwar, Allahabad Triveni Sangam, Rishikesh, etc.
In 2014, Ganga Saptami falls in Chithirai Masam of Tamil calendar, Meda Masam of Malayalam calendar and Boishakh month of Bengali Panjika.
Panchangam, 6 May 2014 – Ganga Saptami
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 05:51 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:34
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)11:30 Chandrastama (Moonset)24:26
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Saptami – 19:33
Nakshatra Pushya – 21:05
Karana Vanija – 19:33
Purnimanta Month Vaisaakha
Amavasyanta Month Vaisaakha
Shaka Samvatsara: Jaya
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Plavanga
Rahu Kalam: 15:23 – 16:58
Gulika Kalam: 12:12 – 13:48
Yama Gandam: 09:02 – 10:37
Tamil Month – Chithirai Month, Malayalam Month – Medam Month, Bengali Month – Boishakh Month
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Mesha
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Karka
Amrita Kalam 13:54 – 15:42
Abhijit Muhurat – 11:47 – 12:38
Time to Avoid
Durmuhurthams: 23:04 – 23:50