Bol Choth or Bol Chouth puja or Bahula Chauth vrat is observed on Chauth or Chaturthi day in Vad Paksh or Bahula paksh of Shravan month in Gujarat and some Western and Northern parts of India. In 2022, Bol Choth Vrat date is August 15.
It is observed on the previous day of Nag Pancham in Gujarat. Bol Choth vrat is dedicated to Go mata or cattle. Go Puja and Krishna Puja are the main rituals of Bahula Chauth.
No milk product is eaten on this day to honor the cattle. Bol Chouth vrat katha or the legend or story of Bahula Chauth is associated with a divine cow ‘Bahula’. This vrat is observed by married women for the good health and prosperity of their children and family.
Bahula Chaturthi in other countries
Bol Choth in USA & Canada – August 15
Bol Choth in UK & European countries – August 15
Bol Choth in Malaysia – August 15
Bol Choth in Singapore – August 15
Bol Choth in UAE & Gulf countries (Middle East) – August 15
Bol Choth in Australia – August 15
Bol Choth in New Zealand – August 15
Bol Choth in South Africa – August 15
Bol Choth in Fiji Islands – August 15
Panchang, 15 August 2022
Suryodayam (Sunrise) : 05:46 AM
Suryastama (Sunset) : 06:43 PM
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) : 09:16 PM
Chandrastama (Moonset) : 08:53 AM
Tithi : Chaturthi upto 09:01 PMPanchami
Nakshatra : Uttara Bhadrapada upto 09:07 PMRevati
Karana : Bava upto 09:42 AMBalava upto 09:01 PMKaulava
Yoga : Dhriti upto 11:24 PMShula
Weekday : Somawara
Paksha : Krishna Paksha
Shaka Samvatsaram : 1944 Shubhakrutha
Chandramasa : Bhadrapada – Purnimanta; Shravana – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2079 Rakshasa
Gujarati Samvat : 2078 Pramadi
Abhijit Muhurat : 11:49 AM to 12:40 PM
Amrita Kalam : 04:29 PM to 06:01 PM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 07:23 AM to 09:00 AM
Yamaganda : 10:37 AM to 12:15 PM
Gulikai Kalam : 01:52 PM to 03:29 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 12:40 PM to 01:32 PM 03:16 PM to 04:07 PM
Varjyam : 07:12 AM to 08:45 AM
Bol Choth in Previous Years
In 2021, Bol Choth Vrat date is August 25.
In 2020, Bol Choth Vrat date is August 7.
In 2019, Bol Choth Vrat date is August 19.
In 2018, Bol Choth Vrat date was August 30.
In 2017, Bol Choth Vrat date was August 11.
In 2016, Bol Choth Vrat date was August 21.
In 2015, Bol Choth Vrat date was September 1.
In 2014, Bol Choth Vrat date was August 13.
In 2013, Bol Choth Vrat date was August 24.
Bol Choth 2012 date was August 5.