28 January 2020 is Ganesh Jayanti, Til Chaturthi or Sakata Chauth Festival (Maghi Ganesh Utsav / Varad Chaturthi / Tilkund Chauth). It is observed on Shukla Paksha Chaturthi in Magh month in Hindu calendar. This day is believed as the birthday of Lord Ganesha.
Ganesha Shodashopachar Puja is offered on this day. Special naivedyam (food recipes) like Modak, Kudumulu and the food items made of sesame (Til) are offered to Lord.
Ganesh Jayanti Vrat Katha or story is associated with Queen Ratnavali and her righteous husband who was a judicious king.
On Ganesh Jayanti, Palkhi Yatra is observed in Morgaon Sri Mayureshwar Mandir near Pune, Maharashtra. Morgaon Mayureshwar Temple is one of the Ashtavinayak Temples.
Panchang – 28 January 2020
परिधावी नाम संवत्सर, माघ मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, तृतीया तिथि, शतभिषा नक्षत्र, परिघा योग, वणिज करण |
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 07:12 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:07
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)09:26 Chandrastama (Moonset)21:13
Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Tritiya – 08:21
Nakshatra Shatabhisha – 09:23
Yoga Parigha – 27:32*
Karana Vanija – 21:31
Purnimanta Month Maagha
Amavasyanta Month Maagha
Shaka Samvatsara: Vikari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Paridhavi
Rahu Kalam: 15:23 – 16:45
Gulika Kalam: 12:39 – 14:01
Yama Gandam: 09:56 – 11:18
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Makara
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Kumbha – 29:29:51*
Amrita Kalam 27:16* – 29:04*
Abhijit: 12:18 – 13:01
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 16:32 – 18:20
Durmuhurthams: 23:21 – 24:13*