Garuda Panchami Puja is a festival dedicated to Garuda, Lord Vishnus vehicle. In 2021, Garuda Panchami date is August 13. 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, 13 August 2021
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 05:49 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 07:02 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 10:17 AM
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 10:17 PM
Tithi : Panchami upto 01:42 PM Shashthi
Nakshatra : Hasta upto 08:00 AM Chitra
Yoga : Sadhya upto 01:47 PM Shubha
Karana : Balava upto 01:42 PM Kaulava upto 12:47 AM, Aug 14 Taitila
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Weekday : Shukrawara
Shaka Samvat : 1943 Plava
Chandramasa : Shravana – Purnimanta Shravana – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2077 Paridhavi
Abhijit : 11:59 AM to 12:52 PM
Amrit Kalam : 12:49 AM, Aug 14 to 02:21 AM, Aug 14
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 10:47 AM to 12:26 PM
Yamaganda : 03:44 PM to 05:23 PM
Gulikai Kalam : 07:28 AM to 09:07 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 08:28 AM to 09:21 AM 12:52 PM to 01:45 PM
Varjyam : 03:38 PM to 05:10 PM
Garuda Panchami in Previous Years
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.