Kurma Jayanthi on Nirjala Ekadashi

Kurma Jayanthi or first appearance day of Lord Kurma, the tortoise form of Lord Vishnu is usually observed on Vaishakh Purnima in many places of India. But in some regions, it is celebrated on Nirjala Ekadashi. In 2020, Kurma Jayanthi (Nirjala Ekadashi) date is June 2.

Lord Vishnu was incarnated as Kurma avatar in order to help Gods and demons with becoming the base to Mount Mandara in Samudra Manthan (churning of the Ocean).

Srikurmam Sri Kurmanatha Swamy Temple near Srikakulam of Andhra Pradesh is the only temple dedicated to Kurmaavataram. Matsya Kurma Sametha Lakshmi Narayanaswamy Temple, Madhapur, Hyderabad, is another temple dedicated to Lord Kurma.

Panchang, Kurma Jayanti – 2 June 2020

प्रमादीचा नाम संवत्सर, ज्येष्ठा मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, एकादशी तिथि, चित्र नक्षत्र, व्यतिपात योग, बव करण |

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 05:44 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 19:05
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)15:36 Chandrastama (Moonset)27:36

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Ekadashi – 12:04
Nakshatra Chitra – 22:54
Yoga Vyatipata – 09:52
Karana Bava – 22:34

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Jyeshtha
Amavasyanta Month Jyeshtha
Shaka Samvatsara: Sharvari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Pramadicha
Rahu Kalam: 15:45 – 17:25
Gulika Kalam: 12:25 – 14:05
Yama Gandam: 09:04 – 10:44

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Vrishabha
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Kanya – 11:59:47

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 17:04 – 18:32
Abhijit: 11:58 – 12:51

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 28:00* – 29:27*
Durmuhurthams: 23:21 – 24:03*

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