Anang Trayodashi or Anang vrat is a vow dedicated to Lord Shiva. In 2019, Anang vrat date is December 9.
It is observed on the thirteenth day of the Shukla Paksha or bright half of the Chaitra mahina in Maharashtra, Gujarat and some south Indian regions. The vrat lasts for a year with worshipping Rati and Anang.
Simple Shiva puja is performed on this day Brahmins are fed with meals and donation of money and commodities are made to them. It is believed that those who observe Anang Vrat will be blessed with better health, wealth, and prosperity.
In North Indian states, Anang Vrat is observed on Margashirsh Shukla Trayodashi, the thirteenth day in Margashirsh month. The rituals, customs, and puja procedure may slightly from region to region.
Panchang, Anang Trayodashi – 9 December 2019
परिधावी नाम संवत्सर, मार्गशीर्ष मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, द्वादशी तिथि, भरणी नक्षत्र, परिघा योग, कौलव करण |
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 07:00 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:37
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)15:45 Chandrastama (Moonset)28:55
Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Dwadashi – 09:53
Nakshatra Bharani – 29:01*
Yoga Parigha – 17:05
Karana Kaulava – 22:23
Purnimanta Month Margashirsha
Amavasyanta Month Margashirsha
Shaka Samvatsara: Vikari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Paridhavi
Rahu Kalam: 08:20 – 09:39
Gulika Kalam: 13:38 – 14:58
Yama Gandam: 10:59 – 12:19
North Indian Hindi Calendar – Margashirsha Mahina 2076 (Margashirsh Maas)
Malayalam Calendar – Vrischikam Month 1195 (Vrischikam Masam)
Kannada Calendar – Margashirsha Maasa
Tamil Calendar – Karthigai Month (Karthikai Masam)
Bengali Calendar – Agrahan Mash 1426
Nepali Calendar – Mangsir Maas 2076
Telugu Calendar – Margashira Masam (Margashiram)
Marathi Calendar – Margashirsha Maas
Gujarati Calendar – Magshar Maas
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Vrischika
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Mesha
Amrita Kalam 23:55 – 25:37*
Abhijit: 11:57 – 12:40
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 13:43 – 15:25
Durmuhurthams: 14:47 – 15:30
Anang Vrat in Previous Years
In 2018, Anang vrat date was December 20.
In 2017, Anang vrat date is April 8 and December 1.
In 2016, Anang vrat date was April 19.
In 2015, Anang vrat dates – April 2 and December 23.
In 2014, Ananga Trayodashi dates – April 12 & December 4.
Anang vrat 2013 date was April 23.
Anang vrat 2012 date was April 4 & December 25.