Today, 11 November 2013 is Akshaya Navami (Amla Navami, Kushmand Navami, Awla Navami, Kushmand Ninth). It is observed on ninth day in Shukla Paksha in Kartik Month, mainly in North India. Akshaya Navami is associated with Lord Surya and Goddess Durga.
Amla Navami is named after Amla fruit. This festival symbolizes the attachment between human beings and nature’s variety of healthy products.
In Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, ‘Parbhat Pheri’, a procession dedicated to Lord Krishna and Sun God is celebrated in the mornings.
Kushmand Navami is also associated with the story of Kushmandasur Vadha, the demolition of demon Kushmanda. It also related to Kushmand fruit (Pumpkin).
Daily Panchangam, 11 November 2013 – Amla Navami
Sun Rise 06:38 Sun Sets 17:43 Moon Rise 13:28 Moon Sets 00:36
Tithi Sukla Navami Ends at 20:59
Nakshatram Dhanista Ends at 09:18
Baalava Karana Ends at 09:41, Kaulava Karana Ends at 20:59
Dhruva Yogam Ends at 23:05
Today’s Significance / Vrat, Puja, Auspicious day or Festival today: Kushmanda Navami, Akshaya Navami. Amla Navami. Satyayuga Ugadi. Jagadhatri Puja in Bengal. Ved Sansthapana Mahotsav. Ayodhya Parikrama.
Paksha: Bahula or Krishna Paksha / Vad Paksha. Month: Kartik Month in North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant calendars) & in Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati calendars (Amavasyant Calendars).
Tamil Calendar: Aippasi Masam 25 & Malayalam Calendar: Thulam Masam 26
Bengali Calendar: Kartik Month 24
Abhijit Muhurat 11:46:30 – 12:34:30
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 22:38 – 24:11 Duration: 01:33
Rahu Kalam: 08:01:07 – 09:24:15
Gulika Kalam: 13:33:37 – 14:56:45
Yama Gandam: 10:47:22 – 12:10:30
Durmuhurthams: 12:32:40 – 13:17:00
Durmuhurthams: 14:45:40 – 15:30:00