Pavitra Baras in Shravan Maas

Pavitra baras is a special ritual observed by Vaishnava sect of Hindus. In 2020, Pavitra Baras date is July 31. It is observed on Shukla Paksha Dwadasi in Shravan Month.

On this day, Lord Sri Krishna or Vishnu is worshipped by offering Pavitra (cotton threads). It is widely observed ritual in Gujarat, some places of Maharashtra, and other North Indian states.

The similar ritual is observed in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka as Pavitrotsavam (Pavitrotsavam is a famous ritual in Tirumala Tirupati Venkateswara Temple).

As per ancient Hindu texts, there are different bhavas of Pavitra. Kesri coloured Pavitra represents satvik bhava, white and red represents rajas bhava, green coloured is tamas bhava and sky blue is nirguna bhava.

Panchang, 31 July 2020

प्रमादीचा नाम संवत्सर, श्रावण मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, द्वादशी तिथि, ज्येष्ठा नक्षत्र, इंद्रा योग, बालव करण |

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:00 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 19:05
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)16:29 Chandrastama (Moonset)27:27

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Dwadashi – 22:41
Nakshatra Jyeshtha – 07:05
Yoga Indra – 11:12
Karana Balava – 22:41

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Sraavana
Amavasyanta Month Sraavana
Shaka Samvatsara: Sharvari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Pramadicha
Rahu Kalam: 10:55 – 12:33
Gulika Kalam: 07:39 – 09:17
Yama Gandam: 15:49 – 17:27

North Indian Hindi Calendar – Shravan Mahina 2077 (Sawan Maas)

Malayalam Calendar – Karkidakam Month 1195 (Karkidaka Masam)

Kannada Calendar – Shravana Maasa

Tamil Calendar – Aadi Month (Aadi Masam)

Bengali Calendar – Shraban Mash 1427

Nepali Calendar – Shrawan Maas 2077

Telugu Calendar – Shravana Masam (Shravanam)

Marathi Calendar – Shravan Maas

Gujarati Calendar – Sawan Maas

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Karka
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Vrischika – 07:05:16

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 24:29* – 26:03*
Abhijit: 12:07 – 12:59

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 14:59 – 16:34
Durmuhurthams: 12:59 – 13:51

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