Kaal Bhairav Jayanti, also known as Maha Kala Bhairava Jayanthi or Kala Bhairava Ashtami, is believed to be the appearance day of Lord Kaal Bhairav, the fierce form of Lord Shiva. In 2022, Kaal Bhairav Jayanti date is November 16.
It is celebrated on eighth day after Kartik Purnima. Kalabhairava Ashtami falls in Margashirsha month as per North Indian Hindi calendar and in Kartik month as per Kannada, Telugu, Marathi, and Gujarati calendars.
Kaal Bhairav Katha or the story of Kala Bhairava incarnation of Lord Shiva is mentioned in the Shiva Purana. The main objective of Kalabhairava avatar was to behead head-strong Brahma. Kalbhairon appears with a dog as his vehicle.
Panchang, 27 November 2021
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 06:32 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 05:24 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 12:09 AM, Nov 28
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 12:38 PM
Tithi : Ashtami upto 06:00 AM, Nov 28 Navami
Nakshatra : Magha upto 09:43 PM Purva Phalguni
Yoga : Indra upto 07:37 AM Vaidhriti
Karana : Balava upto 05:57 PM Kaulava upto 06:00 AM, Nov 28 Taitila
Weekday : Shaniwara
Paksha : Krishna Paksha
Shaka Samvat : 1943 Plava
Chandramasa : Margashirsha – Purnimanta Kartika – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2078 Pramadi
Abhijit : 11:36 AM to 12:20 PM
Amrit Kalam : 07:13 PM to 08:53 PM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 09:15 AM to 10:36 AM
Yamaganda : 01:19 PM to 02:41 PM
Gulikai Kalam : 06:32 AM to 07:53 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 06:32 AM to 07:15 AM 07:15 AM to 07:59 AM
Varjyam : 09:10 AM to 10:51 AM 05:51 AM, Nov 28 to 07:28 AM, Nov 28
Kaalbhairav Jayanti in Previous Years
In 2021, Kaal Bhairav Jayanti date is November 27.
In 2020, Kaal Bhairav Jayanti date is December 7.
In 2019, Kaal Bhairav Jayanti date is November 19.
In 2018, Kaal Bhairav Jayanti date was November 29.
In 2017, Kaal Bhairav Jayanti date was November 10.
In 2016, Kaal Bhairav Jayanti date was November 21.
In 2015, Kaal Bhairav Jayanti date was December 3.
In 2014, Kaal Bhairav Jayanti date was November 14.
In 2013, Kaal Bhairav Jayanti date was December 25.
Kaal Bhairav Jayanti 2012 date was December 6.