Annakut Puja is an important ritual to observe on Nutan Varsh (Gujarati New Year) i.e. on Kartik Sud 1, 1st day of Kartik maas in Gujarati calendar. In 2021, Annakut date is November 5.
It is the fourth day of Diwali celebrations. In all temples across Gujarat, annakut is offered to the deities. It is also known as Chappan Bhog as 56 types of recipes are offered to Lord Govardhan (Sri Krishna).
Variety of vegetarian recipes is offered during Annakut Puja. The recipes are arranged in tiers or steps in front of the deities. As sweet recipes are favorite dishes for any God, these occupy nearest tier to the deity.
Dwarka Dwarkadhish Temple, Mathura Sri Krishna temple, Vrindavan, Bhuj Swaminarayan Temple, ISKCON Temples all around the world are the best places to visit during Annakut Mohotsav.
Panchang, 5 November 2021
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 06:18 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 05:30 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 06:30 AM
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 06:00 PM
Tithi : Pratipada upto 11:14 PM Dwitiya
Nakshatra : Vishakha upto 02:23 AM, Nov 06 Anuradha
Yoga : Ayushmana upto 07:13 AM Saubhagya upto 03:09 AM, Nov 06 Shobhana
Karana : Kinstughna upto 01:00 PM Bava upto 11:14 PM Balava
Weekday : Shukrawara
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Shaka Samvat : 1943 Plava
Chandramasa : Kartika – Purnimanta Kartika – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2078 Pramadi
Abhijit : 11:31 AM to 12:16 PM
Amrit Kalam : 06:35 PM to 08:00 PM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 10:30 AM to 11:54 AM
Yamaganda : 02:42 PM to 04:06 PM
Gulikai Kalam : 07:42 AM to 09:06 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 08:32 AM to 09:17 AM 12:16 PM to 01:01 PM
Varjyam : 10:05 AM to 11:30 AM 05:56 AM, Nov 06 to 07:21 AM, Nov 06