Shaka Saptami (Shakha Sapthami) is observed on Kartik Shukla Saptami (Seventh day of bright half in Kartika Masam). In 2022, Shaka Saptami date is October 31.
This day is also observed as Bhanu Saptami or Surya Saptami.
During Shaka Saptami festival, Goddess lakshmi is worshipped with vegetables and green leaves. This festival dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi is mainly observed in Andhra Pradesh and some parts of Karnataka and Maharashtra.
On Shaka Saptami, Telugu people worship Lakshmi Devi with Shodashopachara Puja and offer vegetables and green leafy vegetables as naivedyam.
Panchang, 31 October 2022
Suryodayam (Sunrise) : 06:15 AM
Suryastama (Sunset) : 05:33 PM
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) : 12:11 PM
Chandrastama (Moonset) : 11:03 PM
Tithi : Saptami upto 01:11 AM, Nov 01Ashtami
Nakshatra : Uttara Ashada Maas upto 04:15 AM, Nov 01Shravana
Karana : Garaja upto 02:18 PMVanija upto 01:11 AM, Nov 01Vishti
Yoga : Dhriti upto 04:13 PMShula
Weekday : Somawara
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Shaka Samvatsaram : 1944 Shubhakrutha
Chandramasa : Kartika – Purnimanta; Kartika – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2079 Rakshasa
Gujarati Samvat : 2079 Aananda
Abhijit Muhurat : 11:31 AM to 12:16 PM
Amrita Kalam : 10:16 PM to 11:46 PM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 07:39 AM to 09:04 AM
Yamaganda : 10:29 AM to 11:54 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 01:18 PM to 02:43 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 12:16 PM to 01:01 PM 02:32 PM to 03:17 PM
Varjyam : 01:17 PM to 02:47 PM