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, 31 August 2021
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 05:59 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 06:44 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 12:18 AM, Sep 01
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 01:53 PM
Tithi : Navami upto 04:23 AM, Sep 01 Dashami
Nakshatra : Rohini upto 09:44 AM Mrigashirsha
Yoga : Harshana upto 08:49 AM Vajra
Karana : Taitila upto 03:13 PM Garaja upto 04:23 AM, Sep 01 Vanija
Paksha : Krishna Paksha
Weekday : Mangalawara
Shaka Samvat : 1943 Plava
Chandramasa : Bhadrapada – Purnimanta Shravana – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2077 Paridhavi
Abhijit : 11:56 AM to 12:47 PM
Amrit Kalam : 06:07 AM to 07:56 AM 02:44 AM, Sep 01 to 04:32 AM, Sep 01
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 03:32 PM to 05:08 PM
Yamaganda : 09:10 AM to 10:46 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 12:21 PM to 01:57 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 08:32 AM to 09:23 AM 11:14 PM to 11:59 PM
Varjyam : 04:00 PM to 05:47 PM
Goga Navami in Previous Years
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.