Ashunya Shayan Dwitiya Vrata (Ashunya Sayana Vrat) is an important austerity dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi. In 2021, Ashunya Shayan Dwitiya Vrat date in North India is July 25.
It is observed on Krishna Paksha Dwitiya in Shravan Month as per North Indian calendars. It coincides with Ashada Krishna Dwitiya as per Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu and Kannada calendars. In some places, this vrata is also observed in Kartik Month.
Vishnu Shayanotsav is the main ritual of Ashunya Shayan Vrata. On the occasion of Vrata, Lord Vishnu and Goddess Laxmi are worshipped with Shodashopachar (16 types of puja rituals). Ashunya Shayan Vrata is observed by married couple for marital bliss and welfare of the family.
In some regions, Ashunya Shayan Vrata is also observed in Karthik Month. And some other devotees observe it throughout Chaturmas period (four holy months in Hinduism).
Panchang, 25 July 2021
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 05:39 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 07:16 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 08:37 PM
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 06:36 AM
Tithi : Pratipada upto 05:50 AM Dwitiya upto 04:03 AM, Jul 26 Tritiya
Nakshatra : Shravana upto 11:18 AM Dhanishtha
Yoga : Ayushman upto 12:43 AM, Jul 26 Saubhagya
Karana : Taitila upto 04:52 PM Garaja upto 04:03 AM, Jul 26 Vanija
Paksha : Krishna Paksha
Weekday : Raviwara
Shaka Samvat : 1943 Plava
Chandramasa : Shravana – Purnimanta Ashadha – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2077 Paridhavi
Abhijit : 12:00 PM to 12:55 PM
Amrit Kalam : 12:25 AM, Jul 26 to 01:57 AM, Jul 26
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 05:34 PM to 07:16 PM
Yamaganda : 12:27 PM to 02:10 PM
Gulikai Kalam : 03:52 PM to 05:34 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 05:27 PM to 06:22 PM
Varjyam : 03:09 PM to 04:42 PM