25 February 2015 is Budh Ashtami Vrata (Budhashtami). This Budh Ashtami is the first vrat in 2015. The Ashtami tithi falls on Budhvar (Wednesday) is observed as Budhashtami.
Devotees observe fasting on Budhashtami and worship Goddess Parvati for wellbeing and prosperity.
Budhastami vrata is also performed by those who have Budha graham dosham to pacify the effect of Budha grah on their future.
Budh Ashtami Vrat Katha
There used to be a brahmana named Dhira whose wife was named Rambha. Dhira’s son was Koushika, his daughter was Vijaya and Dhira’s bull was named Dhanada. Read full story of Budhashtami here…
Budh Ashtami Vrat Vidhi
Budh Ashtami Vrat Vidhi or the puja procedure of Budh Ashtami Vrat is given here with full details.. Check this article..
Panchang, Budh Ashtami – 25 February 2015
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:56 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:24
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) 11:36 Chandrastama (Moonset) 25:04
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Saptami – 10:53
Nakshatra Krittika – 17:47
Yoga Indra – 07:58
Skipped Yoga : Vaidhriti – 30:35*
Karana Vishti – 22:43
Purnimanta Month Phaalguna
Amavasyanta Month Phaalguna
Shaka Samvatsara: Jaya
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Plavanga
Rahu Kalam: 12:40 – 14:06
Gulika Kalam: 11:14 – 12:40
Yama Gandam: 08:22 – 09:48
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Kumbha
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Vrishabha
Amrita Kalam 15:23 – 16:59
Time to Avoid
Durmuhurthams: 12:17 – 13:03