Shitala Satam 2022 | Sheetala Saptami in Gujarati Calendar

Goddess Shitala Mata

Goddess Shitala Mata

Sheetala Satam, Shitala Satam or Shitala Saptami is observed in Gujarati Sravana month on the seventh day of Vad Paksh (dark fortnight). In 2022, Sheetala Satam date is August 18. In North India, Shitala Saptami is also observed on August 4.

This vrata is dedicated to Goddess Shitala Mata. Shitala mata puja is the main ritual of the day. Devotees eat cold meal (the food cooked on Randhan Chhath day) during the day.

Shitala Mata image or idol is installed and offered shodashopachar puja. The Skanda Purana describes the appearance and iconography of Shitala Mata. She rides a donkey and holds a broom. With her broom she blasts all the diseases especially Smallpox. Women devotees worship the Goddess for the wellbeing of their children. Sheetala Satam Vrat katha is mentioned in the Bhavishyottar Purana.

Shitala Satam in other countries

Shitala Satam in USA – August 18

Shitala Satam in Canada – August 18

Shitala Satam in South Africa – August 18

Shitala Satam in UK, Europe – August 18

Shitala Satam in UAE, Middle East – August 18

Shitala Satam in Singapore – August 18

Shitala Satam in Malaysia – August 18

Shitala Satam in Fiji Islands – August 18

Panchang, Shitala Satam – 18 August 2022

Suryodayam (Sunrise) : 05:47 AM
Suryastama (Sunset) : 06:40 PM
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) : 11:02 PM
Chandrastama (Moonset) : 11:41 AM

Today’s Panchangam:

Tithi : Saptami upto 09:20 PMAshtami
Nakshatra : Bharani upto 11:35 PMKrittika
Karana : Vishti upto 08:46 AMBava upto 09:20 PMBalava
Yoga : Vriddhi upto 08:42 PMDhruva
Weekday : Guruwara
Paksha : Krishna Paksha

Samvatsaram:

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

Shubh Muhurat:

Abhijit Muhurat : 11:48 AM to 12:40 PM
Amrita Kalam : 06:28 PM to 08:10 PM

Time to avoid:

Rahu Kalam : 01:51 PM to 03:27 PM
Yamaganda : 05:47 AM to 07:24 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 09:01 AM to 10:37 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 10:05 AM to 10:57 AM 03:14 PM to 04:06 PM
Varjyam : 08:13 AM to 09:55 AM

Shitala Satam in Previous Years

In 2020, Sheetala Satam date was August 10.

In 2019, Sheetala Satam date was August 22.

In 2018, Sheetala Satam date was September 2.

In 2017, Sheetala Satam date was August 14.

In 2016, Sheetala Satam date was August 24.

In 2015, Sheetala Satam date was September 4.

In 2014, Sheetala Satam date was August 16.

In 2013, Sheetala Satam date was August 27.

In 2012, Sheetala Satam date was August 8.

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10 Comments

  1. Bhanu Jethwa says:

    This is not a comment. I would like you to publish all the Hindu , Gujarati festivals with the dates… I was looking for sitla satam for this year, I could not find when it is, please let me know when it is.
    Thank you
    Bhanu

  2. Lochan says:

    FOOD TO BE PREPARED IN SHITALA SAPTAMI IN RAJASTHAN

  3. Mayura says:

    Quote with Image of shitla saptami in hindi

  4. Vipan says:

    sitala saptmi festival when we eat cold food

  5. Bhaktipriya says:

    receipe of cold food items to be ate on shitala satam

  6. Ankush says:

    why women eat cold food on shitla satam

  7. Tripti says:

    why do we eat cold food on shitla satam

  8. Pankhadi says:

    why gujarati do the eating cold food day

  9. monita says:

    how to worship shitala maa. what to offer her.