Today, 20 August 2013 is Avani Avittam, Upakarma, Yagnopavitha Dharana day. Avani Avittam is a Tamil term of Yagnopavitha Dharana, which is observed on Avittam Nakshatram in Avani Month of Tamil calendar.
As per other calendars, Yagnopavitha Dharana is observed on Shravana Pournami, Full Moon day in Shravan Month.
Krishna Yajurveda Upakarma 2013: August 20
Rig Veda Upakarma 2013: 20 August
Shukla Yajurvedi Upakarma or Yajur Upakarma 2013: 20 August (Hayagriva Jayanti) / (Avani Avittam) / Jandhyala Purnima.
Sama Veda Upakarma or Sama Upakarma 2013: September 7.
Yajurveda Avani Avittam Sankalpam & Procedure in Tamil & English – Link
Rigveda Avani Avittam Sankalpam & Procedure in Tamil & English – Link
Samavedi Avani Avittam Sankalpam & Procedure in Tamil & English – Link
Daily Panchangam of 20 August 2013
Tithi Sukla Chaturdasi Ends at 10:19, Purnima begins then
Nakshatram Sravanam Ends at 13:37, Dhanishta Nakshatram begins then
Vishti (Bhadra) Karana Ends at 20:44, Vanija Karana Ends at10:19
Soubhagya Yogam Ends at 08:23 [ Skipped: Sobhana Yogam Ends at 28:43]
Paksha: Shukla Paksha / Sud Paksha. Month: Shravan Month in North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant calendars) & in Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati calendars (Amavasyant Calendars).
Tamil Calendar: Aavani Masam 4 & Malayalam Calendar: Chinga Masam 4
Bengali Calendar: Bhadra Month 3
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Simha Rashi (Leo)
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Makara Rashi (Capricorn) & Kumbha Rashi (Aquarius)
Amrita Kalam 26:25 – 27:52 Duration: 01:26
Abhijit: 12:06:00 – 12:54:00
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 17:44 – 19:11 Duration: 01:26
Rahu Kalam: 15:42:30 – 17:18:45
Gulika Kalam: 12:30:00 – 14:06:15
Yama Gandam: 09:17:30 – 10:53:45
Durmuhurthams: 08:39:00 – 09:30:20
Durmuhurthams: 23:23:09 – 00:14:29