Saune Sankranti (Shrawan Sankranti, Karkat Sankranti) is the first day of Shrawan Month in Nepali calendar. In 2019, Saune Sankranti date is July 17, Wednesday.
According to North Indian calendars, July 16 falls on Saptami in Krishna Paksha of Shravan Maas. In Amavasyant panchangams, it is Saptami of Krishna Paksha in Ashada Month.
On Saune Sankranti, which marks the beginning of Shrawan Month, devotees throng the Shiva temples and offer special pujas. Shiva Abhishekam (Jalabhishekam) is the main ritual on this day.
Panchang, 17 July 2019
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 05:54 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 19:11
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)19:44 Chandrastama (Moonset)05:59
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Pratipada – 28:51*
Nakshatra Uttara Ashadha – 22:59
Yoga Vishkambha – 27:47*
Karana Kaulava – 28:51*
Purnimanta Month Sraavana
Amavasyanta Month Aashaadha
Shaka Samvatsara: Vikari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Paridhavi
Rahu Kalam: 12:32 – 14:12
Gulika Kalam: 10:53 – 12:32
Yama Gandam: 07:34 – 09:13
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Karka
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Makara
Amrita Kalam 15:59 – 17:44
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 27:25* – 29:11*
Durmuhurthams: 12:06 – 12:59