Today, 28 May 2014 is Shani Jayanti (Shaneschara Jayanti). It falls on Amavasya in Jyeshta Month in North Indian calendar and in Vaishakha Month as per Amavasyant calendars of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat.
Shani Jayanti is celebrated with utmost gusto and fervor in Shanischara Temples all around India. Shani Shingnapur Shani Bhagavan Temple in Maharashtra, Mandapalli Mandeshwara Swamy Temple, Vargal Shani Temple in Andhra Pradesh, Thirunallar Shaneeswaran Temple in Tamil Nadu.
Shani Thailabhishekam, Shani Japam, Shani Homam, and other Shani Dosha Nivarana Poojas are the famous rituals observed on Shani Jayanti day.
Panchangam, Shani Jayanti – 28 May 2014, Wednesday
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 05:45 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:41
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)00:00 Chandrastama (Moonset)18:27
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Amavasya – 24:09
Nakshatra Krittika – 17:56
Yoga Atiganda – 12:36
Karana Nagava – 24:09
Shaka Samvatsara: Jaya
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Plavanga
Rahu Kalam: 12:13 – 13:50
Gulika Kalam: 10:36 – 12:13
Yama Gandam: 07:22 – 08:59
Tamil Month – Vaigasi Masam, Malayalam Month – Edavam Month, Bengali Month – Jyeshto Month
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Vrishabha
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Vrishabha
Amrita Kalam 15:26 – 17:06
Abhijit Muhurat – None
Time to Avoid
Durmuhurthams: 11:47 – 12:39