Markandeya Jayanti (Bhakta Markandeya Jayanti / Markandeya Rushi Jayanti) is an auspicious day to worship Markandeya, who is the great devotee of Lord Shiva and a great Sage. In 2023, Markandeya Jayanti date is January 24.
Markandeya Jayanti falls on Shukla Paksha Chaturthi in Magha Month as per Hindu calendar.
Markandeya Rishi was born in the clan of Bhrigu Rishi. He is mentioned in many Puranas as the great devotee of Lord Shiva and Vishnu. There is a Purana with his name ‘Markandeya Purana’. It is a conversation between Markandeya and Jaimini Maharshi.
Markandeya Rushi is also mentioned number of times in Bhagavata Purana and in the Mahabharata. There is a holy place dedicated to Bhakta Markandeya which is called ‘Markandeya Tirtha’ on a trekking route to Yamunotri Temple in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand.
Panchang – 24 January 2023
Suryodayam (Sunrise) : 06:53 AM
Suryastama (Sunset) : 05:52 PM
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) : 08:59 AM
Chandrastama (Moonset) : 08:43 PM
Tithi : Tritiya upto 03:22 PMChaturthi
Nakshatra : Shatabhisha upto 09:58 PMPurva Bhadrapada
Yoga : Garaja upto 03:22 PM Vanija upto 01:53 AM, Jan 25 Vishti
Karana : Variyana upto 09:37 PM Parigha
Weekday : Mangalawara
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Shaka Samvat : 1944 Shubhakruth
Chandramasa : Magha – Purnimanta Magha – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2079 Rakshasa
Gujarati Samvat : 2079 Aananda
Abhijit Muhurat : 12:00 PM to 12:44 PM
Amrit Kalam : 03:30 PM to 04:56 PM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 03:07 PM to 04:29 PM
Yamaganda : 09:38 AM to 11:00 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 12:22 PM to 01:45 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 09:05 AM to 09:49 AM 11:04 PM to 11:56 PM
Varjyam : 06:54 AM to 08:20 AM 03:52 AM, Jan 25 to 05:20 AM, Jan 25