Narasimha Jayanti or Narsimha Jayanthi is observed on the fourteenth day in the bright fortnight of Vaishakha month (Vaisakha Shukla Chaturdasi). In 2022, Narasimha Jayanti date is May 14.
This festival is celebrated with utmost gaiety in all Vishnu temples around the world and especially Narasima temples host great celebrations. Special pujas and offerings are held during the festival.
Navanarasimha Kshetras in Andhra Pradesh are the best places to visit during Narasimha Jayanthi. The festival is celebrated with great pomp in Simhachalam Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple, Yadagirigutta Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple, Ahobilam Narasimha Swamy Temple, Dharmapuri Yoga Narasimha Swamy Temple, and Mangalagiri Paanakala Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy.
Lord Narasimha Swamy, the half lion and half man incarnation, is the third avatar of Lord Vishnu. The main purpose of Narasimha avatar was to kill the demon Hiranyakashapa and to restore peace in the world.
Narasimha Jayanti in other countries
Nrusimha Jayanti in USA – 14 May 2022
Nrusimha Jayanti in Canada – 14 May 2022
Nrusimha Jayanti in UK & Europe – 14 May 2022
Nrusimha Jayanti in UAE & Middle East – 14 May 2022
Nrusimha Jayanti in Malaysia – 14 May 2022
Nrusimha Jayanti in Singapore – 14 May 2022
Nrusimha Jayanti in Australia – 14 May 2022
Nrusimha Jayanti in New Zealand – 14 May 2022
Nrusimha Jayanti in Fiji Islands – 14 May 2022
Panchang, Narasimha Jayanti – 14 May 2022
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 05:30 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 06:44 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 04:55 PM
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 04:40 AM, May 15
Tithi : Trayodashi upto 03:22 PM Chaturdashi
Nakshatra : Chitra upto 05:28 PM Swati
Yoga : Siddhi upto 12:59 PM. Vyatipata.
Karana : Taitila upto 03:22 PM. Garaja upto 02:07 AM, May 15. Vanija.
Weekday : Shaniwara.
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Shaka Samvat : 1944 Shubhakrit
Chandramasa : Vaishakha – Purnimanta Vaishakha – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2079 Rakshasa
Gujarati Samvat : 2078 Pramadi
Abhijit : 11:40 AM to 12:33 PM
Amrit Kalam : 11:25 AM to 12:56 PM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 08:48 AM to 10:27 AM
Yamaganda : 01:46 PM to 03:25 PM
Gulikai Kalam : 05:30 AM to 07:09 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 05:30 AM to 06:23 AM 06:23 AM to 07:16 AM
Varjyam : 10:37 PM to 12:06 AM, May 15
In 2021, Narasimha Jayanti date is May 25. In 2020, Narasimha Jayanti date is May 6. In 2019, Narasimha Jayanti date was May 17. Smarta Nrusimha Jayanti – 28 April 2018. Madhva / Vaishnava Nrusimha Jayanti – 29 April 2018. In 2017, Narasimha Jayanti date was May 9. In 2016, Narasimha Jayanti date was May 20. In 2015, Narasimha Jayanti date was May 2. In 2014, Narasimha Jayanti date was May 13. In USA and Canada, Narasimha Jayanti 2014 date is May 12. In UK, UAE, Singapore and Malaysia, Narasimha Jayanti 2014 date is May 13.
In Australia and New Zealand, Narasimha Jayanti 2014 date is May 13.
In 2013, Narasimha Jayanti date was May 23.
Narasimha Jayanti 2012 date was May 4. In 2011, it was on May 16.