This festival is dedicated to the Serpent God ‘Guga’. It is celebrated in North Indian states, especially Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, and Rajasthan. Guga Navami puja is observed by married women for wellness of their children. Those who are childless also observe Goga vrat to get children.
On the occasion of the festival Guga Navami melas and fairs are held in Rajasthan, Haryana and Punjab. Guga Navami Mela in Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, is the largest among all fairs organized during the festival. It is very similar to Naga Panchami or Nag Chaturthi festival celebrated all over India.
Panchang, 13 August 2020
प्रमादीचा नाम संवत्सर, भाद्रपद मॉस, कृष्ण पक्ष, नवमी तिथि, रोहिणी नक्षत्र, ध्रुवा योग, वणिज करण |
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:06 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:56
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)25:14 Chandrastama (Moonset)14:07
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Navami – 12:57
Nakshatra Rohini – 29:22*
Yoga Dhruva – 09:51
Karana Vanija – 25:35*
Purnimanta Month Bhaadrupada
Amavasyanta Month Sraavana
Shaka Samvatsara: Sharvari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Pramadicha
Rahu Kalam: 14:07 – 15:44
Gulika Kalam: 09:18 – 10:55
Yama Gandam: 06:06 – 07:42
North Indian Hindi Calendar – Bhadra Mahina 2077 (Bhadrapad Maas)
Malayalam Calendar – Karkidakam Month 1195 (Karkidaka Masam)
Kannada Calendar – Shravana Maasa
Tamil Calendar – Aadi Month (Aadi Masam)
Bengali Calendar – Shraban Mash 1427
Nepali Calendar – Shrawan Maas 2077
Telugu Calendar – Shravana Masam (Shravanam)
Marathi Calendar – Shravan Maas
Gujarati Calendar – Sawan Maas
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Karka
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Vrishabha
Amrita Kalam 25:55* – 27:38*
Abhijit: 12:05 – 12:57
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 20:43 – 22:27
Durmuhurthams: 15:31 – 16:22
Goga Navami in Previous Years
In 2019, Guga Navami date is 25 August.
In 2018, Guga Navami date was September 4.
In 2017, Guga Navami date was August 16.