Today, 8 September 2013 is Hartalika Teej Vrat. It is also referred to Gauri Ganesha Festival.
It is a festival observed in North Indian states – Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.
Usually, Hartalika Teej is observed in Bhadrapada or Bhaadra month. In Andhra Pradesh Hartalika Teej is celebrated as Thadiya Gauri Vratham and in Karnataka it is observed as Swarna Gauri Vrata or Gowri Habba.
Hartalika Teej Vrat Katha, the story associated with this vrat, explains the legend of the importance and sanctity of the severe penance of Goddess Parvati Devi for Lord Shiva after Sati balidaan during Daksha Yagna.
Gauri Astottaram – 108 names of Goddess Gouri
Daily Panchangam on Hartalika Teej Vrat, 8 September 2013
Tithi Sukla Tadiya (Tritiya) Ends at 16:42
Nakshatram Hasta Ends at 08:25
Vanija Karana Ends at 28:22, Gara (Garaja) Karana Ends at 16:42
Sukla Yogam Ends at 16:58
Abhijit Muhurat / Abhijit Lagna – 12:00:00 – 12:48:00
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 4.31 PM to 6.07 PM
Rahu Kalam: 17:03:45 – 18:37:00
Gulika Kalam: 15:30:30 – 17:03:45
Yama Gandam: 12:24:00 – 13:57:15
Durmuhurthams: 16:57:32 – 17:47:16