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, 20 August 2022
Suryodayam (Sunrise) : 05:48 AM
Suryastama (Sunset) : 06:39 PM
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) : 12:23 AM, Aug 21
Chandrastama (Moonset) : 01:32 PM
Tithi : Navami upto 01:08 AM, Aug 21Dashami
Nakshatra : Rohini upto 04:40 AM, Aug 21Mrigashirsha
Karana : Taitila upto 12:00 PMGaraja upto 01:08 AM, Aug 21Vanija
Yoga : Vyaghata upto 09:42 PMHarshana
Weekday : Shaniwara
Paksha : Krishna Paksha
Shaka Samvatsaram : 1944 Shubhakrutha
Chandramasa : Bhadrapada – Purnimanta; Shravana – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2079 Rakshasa
Gujarati Samvat : 2078 Pramadi
Abhijit Muhurat : 11:48 AM to 12:39 PM
Amrita Kalam : 01:05 AM, Aug 21 to 02:53 AM, Aug 21
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 09:01 AM to 10:37 AM
Yamaganda : 01:50 PM to 03:26 PM
Gulikai Kalam : 05:48 AM to 07:24 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 05:48 AM to 06:40 AM 06:40 AM to 07:31 AM
Varjyam : 07:44 PM to 09:31 PM
Goga Navami in Previous Years
In 2021, Guga Navami date is August 31.
In 2020, Guga Navami date is 13 August.
In 2019, Guga Navami date is 25 August.
In 2018, Guga Navami date was September 4.
In 2017, Guga Navami date was August 16.