Pavitra Baras in Shravan Maas

Pavitra baras is a special ritual observed by Vaishnava sect of Hindus. In 2022, Pavitra Baras date is August 9. 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, 9 August 2022

Suryodayam (Sunrise) : 05:44 AM
Suryastama (Sunset) : 06:47 PM
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) : 04:34 PM
Chandrastama (Moonset) : 03:23 AM, Aug 10

Today’s Panchangam:

Tithi : Dwadashi upto 05:45 PMTrayodashi
Nakshatra : Mula upto 12:18 PMPurva Ashada Maas
Karana : Bava upto 07:25 AMBalava upto 05:45 PMKaulava upto 04:02 AM, Aug 10Taitila
Yoga : Vishkambha upto 11:36 PMPriti
Weekday : Mangalawara
Paksha : Shukla Paksha

Samvatsaram:

Shaka Samvatsaram : 1944 Shubhakrutha
Chandramasa : Shravana – Purnimanta; Shravana – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2079 Rakshasa
Gujarati Samvat : 2078 Pramadi

Shubh Muhurat:

Abhijit Muhurat : 11:49 AM to 12:42 PM
Amrita Kalam : 06:31 AM to 07:58 AM 05:23 AM, Aug 10 to 06:49 AM, Aug 10

Time to avoid:

Rahu Kalam : 03:31 PM to 05:09 PM
Yamaganda : 09:00 AM to 10:38 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 12:16 PM to 01:53 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 08:21 AM to 09:13 AM 11:10 PM to 11:54 PM
Varjyam : 10:51 AM to 12:18 PM 08:50 PM to 10:16 PM

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