Hayagriva Puja is observed on Mahanavami day in Navratri. The ninth day of Navaratri, Lord Hayagriva (Horse-headed incarnation of Lord Vishnu) is worshipped in many places of India, especially in South India.
In 2017, Mahanavami Hayagriva Puja date is September 29. Hayagriva Swamy is the Lord of wisdom and knowledge. During Chaitra Navratri, Mahanavami date is April 5.
Mahanavami is the day of Saraswati visarjan, the day when Goddess Saraswati is offered send-off to her heavenly abode.
On this day Hayagriva swamy is worshipped for better results in education, and other knowledge oriented industries. It is the last day of Navratri and Triratra Vratham.
Lord Hayagriva is also worshipped on Hayagriva Jayanti which is observed on Shravan Purnima (August).
Panchang, Hayagriva Puja on Mahanavami – 29 September 2017
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:21 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:12
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)13:51 Chandrastama (Moonset)25:06
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Navami – 23:49
Nakshatra Purva Ashadha – 15:48
Yoga Shobhana – 11:26
Karana Kaulava – 23:49
Purnimanta Month Ashwin
Amavasyanta Month Ashwin
Shaka Samvatsara: Hevilambi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Sadharana
Rahu Kalam: 10:48 – 12:17
Gulika Kalam: 07:50 – 09:19
Yama Gandam: 15:14 – 16:43
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Kanya
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Dhanu – 22:28:09
Amrita Kalam 10:26 – 12:13
Abhijit: 11:53 – 12:40
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 24:37* – 26:23*
Durmuhurthams: 12:40 – 13:28