Margashirsha Shukla Ashtami | Margashira Shuddha Ashtami

Margashirsha Shukla Ashtami | Margashira Shuddha Ashtami (Shukla Paksha Ashtami in Margashirsha Month) is the twenty third day of Margashirsha Maas in North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchang) and eighth day in Margashirsha Maas in Amavasyant calendars. In 2018, Margashirsha Shukla Ashtami date is December 15.

This day coincides with Shukla Paksha Ashtami in Margashirsha Month in Amavasyant Chandramana Panchang followed in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana (Telugu Panchangam), Karnataka (Kannada Panchanga), Maharashtra (Marathi Panchang), Goa (Konkani Panchang), Gujarat (Gujarati Panchang).

In 2018, this day corresponds with a day in Vrischikam Masam in Malayalam calendar, Karthigai Masam of Tamil calendar, Agrahan Mash in Bengali calendar, Mangsir Month in Nepali calendar.

There is no special Vrata or puja is mentioned about this day in Puranas.

Panchang, Margashirsha Shukla Ashtami, 15 December 2018

विरोधिकृत नाम संवत्सर, मार्गशीर्ष मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, अष्टमी, पूर्वभाद्र नक्षत्र, सिद्धि योग, बव करण |

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 07:04 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:39
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)12:38 Chandrastama (Moonset)24:37

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Ashtami – 30:12*
Nakshatra Purva Bhadrapada – 25:14*
Yoga Siddhi – 25:52*
Karana Bava – 30:12*

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Margashirsha
Amavasyanta Month Margashirsha
Shaka Samvatsara: Vilambi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Virodhikruthi
Rahu Kalam: 09:43 – 11:02
Gulika Kalam: 07:04 – 08:23
Yama Gandam: 13:41 – 15:00

North Indian Hindi Calendar – Margashirsha Mahina 2075

Malayalam Calendar – Vrischikam Month 1194 (Vrischikam Masam)

Kannada Calendar – Margashira Maasa

Tamil Calendar – Karthikai Month (Karthikai Masam)

Bengali Calendar – Agrahan Mash 1425

Nepali Calendar – Mansir Maas 2075

Telugu Calendar – Margashira Masam (Margashiram)

Marathi Calendar – Margashirsha Maas

Gujarati Calendar – Magshar Maas

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Vrischika
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Kumbha – 18:39:59

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 16:24 – 18:10
Abhijit: 12:00 – 12:43

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam
Durmuhurthams: 07:46 – 08:29

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