Dhumavati Jayanti or Maa Dhumavathi Jayanthi is the first appearance day of Goddess Dhumavati, one of the Dus Mahavidyas (Ten Trantric Goddesses). In 2021, Dhumavati Jayanthi date is June 18.
Dhumavati Jayanti is observed on Jyeshta Shukla Ashtami, eighth day in bright half of Jyeshta maas. Maa Dhumavati is depicted as an old and ugly widow riding a crow. She is associated with inauspicious things in Hinduism.
The photo or image of Dhumavati Mahavidya is often used at cremation ground. Dhumavati Sahasranama stotram (thousand-name hymn) describes her as the great teacher ans related her with positive aspects as well as negative energies.
Married couples also worship Goddess Dhumavathi in Varanasi Dhumavati Temple. Mostly, Tantriks worship her than normal devotees.
Panchang, 18 June 2021
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 05:23 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 07:21 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 12:27 PM
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 01:06 AM, Jun 19
Tithi : Ashtami upto 08:39 PM Navami
Nakshatra : Uttara Phalguni upto 09:38 PM Hasta
Yoga : Vyatipata upto 02:47 AM, Jun 19 Varigha
Karana : Vishti upto 09:23 AM Bava upto 08:39 PM Balava
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Weekday : Shukrawara
Shaka Samvat : 1943 Plava
Chandramasa : Jyeshtha – Purnimanta Jyeshtha – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2077 Paridhavi
Abhijit : 11:54 AM to 12:50 PM
Amrit Kalam : 02:36 PM to 04:10 PM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 10:38 AM to 12:22 PM
Yamaganda : 03:52 PM to 05:37 PM
Gulikai Kalam : 07:08 AM to 08:53 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 08:11 AM to 09:07 AM 12:50 PM to 01:46 PM
In Previous Years
In 2020, Dhumavati Jayanthi date is May 30.
In 2019, Dhumavati Jayanthi date was June 10.
In 2018, Dhumavati Jayanthi date was June 20.
In 2017, Dhumavati Jayanthi date was June 1.
In 2016, Dhumavati Jayanthi date was June 12.
In 2015, Dhumavati Jayanthi date was May 26.
In 2014, Dhumavati Jayanthi date was June 6.
In 2013, Dhumavati Jayanthi date was June 17.
In 2012, Dhumavati Jayanthi date was May 29.