Pavitropana is the festival observed on Rakhi Purnima or Shravan Poornima in Gujarat. In 2022, Pavitropana date is August 11. On this day of Pavitropana, Lord Shiva is worshipped.
Pavitropana Puja – Importance of Shivling Puja on Pavitropana
On Pavitropana, Gujaratis worship Lord Shiva by performing Shivling Puja in near by temples or at home.
Abhishek to Shivling is performed on Pavitropana by large number of devotees at local temples in Gujarat. They offer Ganga jal or normal water in Shivling Abhishek.
Devotees recite prayers and Slokas of Lord Shiva to seek his blessings. There is a popular belief that worshipping Lord Shiva on Pavitropana makes one free from all sins he/ she made in entire life.
Panchang, Pavitropana – 11 August 2022
Suryodayam (Sunrise) : 05:45 AM
Suryastama (Sunset) : 06:46 PM
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) : 06:32 PM
Chandrastama (Moonset) : 05:43 AM, Aug 12
Tithi : Chaturdashi upto 10:38 AMPurnima
Nakshatra : Uttara Ashada Maas upto 06:53 AMShravana upto 04:07 AM, Aug 12Dhanishtha
Karana : Vanija upto 10:38 AMVishti upto 08:50 PMBava
Yoga : Ayushmana upto 03:32 PMSaubhagya
Weekday : Guruwara
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Shaka Samvatsaram : 1944 Shubhakrutha
Chandramasa : Shravana – Purnimanta; Shravana – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2079 Rakshasa
Gujarati Samvat : 2078 Pramadi
Abhijit Muhurat : 11:49 AM to 12:41 PM
Amrita Kalam : 06:55 PM to 08:20 PM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 01:53 PM to 03:31 PM
Yamaganda : 05:45 AM to 07:22 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 09:00 AM to 10:38 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 10:05 AM to 10:57 AM 03:18 PM to 04:10 PM
Varjyam : 10:25 AM to 11:50 AM