Kalashtami Vrat April 2021

4 April 2021 is Kalashtami Vrat. Also known as Kala Ashtami, Kalashtami falls on Ashtami tithi of Krishna Paksha (dark fortnight) of every Hindu month.

Kalashtami is an auspicious day for the devotees of Lord Kalabhairava (a manifestation of Lord Shiva) who observe fasting on this day.

Kalashtami of 14 April 2020 falls in Chaitra Month as per Amavasyant calendars and in Vaishakh Month as per Purnimant (North Indian Hindi) calendars. It falls in Chithirai Masam of Tamil calendar, Meda Masam in Malayalam calendar and Boishakh Month in Bengali Panjika.

Kalashtami Vrat is mostly observed in Maharashtra, Deccan Karnataka, Marathi influenced areas of Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and some parts of North India.

Generally, Kalashtami is observed on the day when Ashtami prevails in the night.

Panchangam – Kalashtami, 4 April 2021

प्रमादीचा नाम संवत्सर, चैत्र मॉस, कृष्ण पक्ष, अष्टमी तिथि, पूर्वाषाढ़ा नक्षत्र, परिघा योग, बालव करण |

Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 06:08 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 06:41 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 01:58 AM, Apr 05
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 11:25 AM

Today’s Panchangam:

Tithi : Ashtami upto 02:59 AM, Apr 05 Navami
Nakshatra : Purva Ashadha upto 02:06 AM, Apr 05 Uttara Ashadha
Yoga : Parigha upto 06:43 PM Shiva
Karana : Balava upto 03:32 PM Kaulava upto 02:59 AM, Apr 05 Taitila
Paksha : Krishna Paksha
Weekday : Raviwara

Samvat:

Shaka Samvat : 1942 Sharvari
Chandramasa : Chaitra – Purnimanta Phalguna – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2077 Paridhavi

North Indian Hindi Calendar – Chaitra Mahina 2077 (Chaitra Maas)

Malayalam Calendar – Meenam Month 1196 (Meena Masam)

Kannada Calendar – Phalguna Maasa

Tamil Calendar – Panguni Month (Panguni Masam)

Bengali Calendar – Chaitra Mash 1427

Nepali Calendar – Chait Maas 2077

Telugu Calendar – Phalguna Masam (Phalgunam)

Marathi Calendar – Falgun Maas

Gujarati Calendar – Fagan Maas

Shubh Muhurat:

Abhijit : 11:59 AM to 12:49 PM
Amrit Kalam : 09:24 PM to 10:58 PM

Time to avoid:

Rahu Kalam : 05:07 PM to 06:41 PM
Yamaganda : 12:24 PM to 01:58 PM
Gulikai Kalam : 03:32 PM to 05:07 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 05:00 PM to 05:50 PM
Varjyam : 12:02 PM to 01:35 PM

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