Anang Trayodashi 2018 | Ananga Trayodasi Vrat

Anang Trayodashi or Anang vrat is a vow dedicated to Lord Shiva. In 2018, Anang vrat date is December 20.

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 – 20 December 2018

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 07:07 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:41
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)15:49 Chandrastama (Moonset)29:16

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Trayodashi – 28:34*
Nakshatra Krittika – 27:05*
Yoga Sidhha – 19:26
Karana Taitila – 28:34*

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Margashirsha
Amavasyanta Month Margashirsha
Shaka Samvatsara: Vilambi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Virodhikruthi
Rahu Kalam: 13:43 – 15:03
Gulika Kalam: 09:45 – 11:05
Yama Gandam: 07:07 – 08:26

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Dhanu
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Mesha – 09:59:29

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 24:47* – 26:19*
Abhijit: 12:03 – 12:45

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 15:38 – 17:10
Durmuhurthams: 14:52 – 15:34

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.

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  1. Prasad says:


    Does Trayodashi occur every month, or once a year?

  2. Manishankar says:

    which date on chaitra shukla trayodashi of 2014