Kalki Jayanthi or Jayanti of Kalki Avatar or Kalki Appearance day is observed on Shukla Paksha Sashti or the sixth day during Shravan Shukla Paksha. In 2009, the date of Kalki Jayanthi is July 26, Wednesday.
Kalki avatar is the tenth and final maha avatar of Lord Vishnu as per Hinduism. Kalki is the final avatar of Dasavataras of Lord Maha Vishnu. Hindus believe that Kalki avatar will appear at the end of the Kali-Yuga.
The Sanskrit word, ‘Kalka indicated the filth and foulness in the era. Kalki is the destroyer of the foulness during the era of Kali-Yuga. Devout Hindus believe that the vehicle of Kalki is the white horse which denotes the way or the path towards light and wellness.