Garuda Panchami Puja is a festival dedicated to Garuda, Lord Vishnus vehicle. In 2022, Garuda Panchami date is August 2. Garuda Panchami vrat is observed on Panchami during Shravan month. It is widely celebrated as Nag Panchami.
Garuda Panchami celebrates mother and sons love, affection, devotion and bond between each other. The festival is dedicated to Garuda because of his devotion towards his mother Kadhru. Garuda Panchami pooja is mainly observed by married women for the better health and future of their children. This pooja is also observed by newly wedded couples for their marital bliss and prosperous life.
Garuda is the vehicle of Lord Sri Maha Vishnu. Garuda is also worshipped as ‘Dwarapalaka in many temples dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Garuda is also called as Garuthmantha. During the festival, devotees worship Garuthmantha along with Naga devatas (Serpent Gods).
Garuda Panchami is also celebrated as Manasa Devi Ashtanag Puja in Eastern States of India such as West Bengal, Assam and Orissa. On this day, Manasa, Seroent Goddess, is worshipped.
Panchang, 2 August 2022
Suryodayam (Sunrise) : 05:41 AM
Suryastama (Sunset) : 06:52 PM
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) : 09:27 AM
Chandrastama (Moonset) : 09:55 PM
Tithi : Panchami upto 05:41 AM, Aug 03Shashthi
Nakshatra : Uttara Phalguni upto 05:29 PMHasta
Karana : Bava upto 05:31 PMBalava upto 05:41 AM, Aug 03Kaulava
Yoga : Shiva upto 06:38 PMSiddha
Weekday : Mangalawara
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Shaka Samvatsaram : 1944 Shubhakrutha
Chandramasa : Shravana – Purnimanta; Shravana – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2079 Rakshasa
Gujarati Samvat : 2078 Pramadi
Abhijit Muhurat : 11:50 AM to 12:43 PM
Amrita Kalam : 09:52 AM to 11:34 AM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 03:34 PM to 05:13 PM
Yamaganda : 08:59 AM to 10:38 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 12:16 PM to 01:55 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 08:19 AM to 09:12 AM 11:12 PM to 11:55 PM
Varjyam : 02:12 AM, Aug 03 to 03:52 AM, Aug 03
Garuda Panchami in Previous Years
In 2021, Garuda Panchami date is August 13.
In 2020, Garuda Panchami date is July 25.
In 2019, Garuda Panchami date was August 5.
In 2018, Garuda Panchami date was August 15.
In 2017, Garuda Panchami date was July 27.
In 2016, Garuda Panchami date was August 7.
In 2015, Garuda Panchami date was August 19.
In 2014, Garuda Panchami date was August 1.
In 2013, Garuda Panchami date was August 11.
Garuda Panchami 2012 date was July 23.