Diwali Chitragupta Puja | Chitragupta Jayanthi Pooja

Chitragupta Puja, also known as Dawat Puja, is a ritual observed during Diwali festival. In 2020, Chitragupta Puja date is November 16. It is celebrated on Bhai Dooj, two days after Diwali, in North India.

Chitragupta Pooja marks the birthday or Jayanthi of Chitragupta and it is mainly celebrated by Katyastha caste.

Chitragupta is the son of Lord Brahma. He was emerged from Brahmas body as his 17th son. The legend or story says that to assist Yamaraj, the Lord of death, Chitragupta was created by Brahma.

On Chitragupta Jayanthi or Chitragupta Pooja, Chitragupta is worshipped with shodashopachar puja by Kayastha people. This puja is also known as Dawat Puja which is the biggest festival for Kayastha caste.

Panchang, 16 November 2020

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Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:45 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:38
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)07:40 Chandrastama (Moonset)18:51

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Pratipada – 07:05
Skipped Tithi (Lunar Day) Dwitiya – 27:56*
Nakshatra Anuradha – 14:36
Yoga Atiganda – 19:11
Karana Balava – 17:27
Skipped Karana : Kaulava – 27:56*

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Kaartika
Amavasyanta Month Kaartika
Shaka Samvatsara: Sharvari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Pramadicha
Rahu Kalam: 08:06 – 09:28
Gulika Kalam: 13:33 – 14:54
Yama Gandam: 10:50 – 12:11

North Indian Hindi Calendar – Kartik Mahina 2077 (Kartik Maas)

Malayalam Calendar – Vrischikam Month 1196 (Vrischikam Masam)

Kannada Calendar – Karthika Maasa

Tamil Calendar – Karthikai Month (Karthigai Masam)

Bengali Calendar – Kartik Mash 1427

Nepali Calendar – Mangshir Maas 2077

Telugu Calendar – Karthika Masam (Karthikam)

Marathi Calendar – Kartik Maas

Gujarati Calendar – Kartik Maas

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Tula – 07:09:48
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Vrischika

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 28:23* – 29:50*
Abhijit: 11:49 – 12:33

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 19:41 – 21:08
Durmuhurthams: 14:43 – 15:27

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