Maha Saptami, Durga Saptami, is the seventh day of Navratri and second day of Durga Puja in Bengal. In 2018, Maha Saptami date is October 16.
Kalratri Maa is worshipped as part of Navadurga Puja on this year’s Saptami Navratri Puja.
Saraswati Devi Puja is performed in Navadevi Alankarams procedure in South Indian Temples, mainly in Vijayawada Kanakadurga Temple.
Dhumavathi (Alakshmi) Mahavidya is worshipped in Dasamahavidya process of Navratri Puja.
Chamundi Devi Saptamatrika is worshipped on this year’s Maha Saptami as a part of Saptamatrika worship.
Nabapatrika and Pre dawn bathing of Kolabou are the main rituals of Durga Puja on Maha Saptami.
Panchang, 16 October 2018
विरोधिकृत नाम संवत्सर, आश्विन मॉस (ख्वार मॉस), शुक्ल पक्ष, सप्तमी, पूर्वाषाढ़ा नक्षत्र, अतिगण्ड योग, विष्टि करण |
విలంబ నామ సంవత్సర, ఆశ్వయుజ మాస, శుక్ల పక్ష, సప్తమి, పూర్వాషాఢ నక్షత్రం, అతిగండ యోగం, విష్టి కరణం.
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:27 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:56
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)12:42 Chandrastama (Moonset)23:49
Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Saptami – 10:16
Nakshatra Purva Ashadha – 18:23
Yoga Atiganda – 07:51
Karana Vishti – 23:31
Purnimanta Month Ashwin
Amavasyanta Month Ashwin
Shaka Samvatsara: Vilambi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Virodhikruthi
Rahu Kalam: 15:04 – 16:30
Gulika Kalam: 12:12 – 13:38
Yama Gandam: 09:20 – 10:46
North Indian Hindi Calendar – Ashwin Mahina (Kwar Maas)
Malayalam Calendar – Kanni Month (Kanni Masam)
Kannada Calendar – Ashwin Maasa
Tamil Calendar – Purattasi Month (Purattasi Masam)
Bengali Calendar – Aashin Mash
Nepali Calendar – Ashwin Maas
Telugu Calendar – Ashwayuja Masam (Ashwayujam)
Marathi Calendar – Ashwin Maas
Gujarati Calendar – Asoj Maas
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Kanya
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Dhanu – 25:09:19*
Amrita Kalam 13:02 – 14:49
Abhijit: 11:49 – 12:35
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 27:25* – 29:14*
Durmuhurthams: 22:57 – 23:47