Sindhara Dooj is celebrated on second day of Durga Navratri in Ashwin month & Chaitra Navratri. It is also known as Gauri Dwitiya or Sowbhagya Dooj or Sindoor Dooj.
In Sharad Navratri, Sindhara Dooj 2019 date is September 30. Vasant Navratri Sindhara Dooj date is April 7.
In Chintpuri Temple and Nainadevi Temple in Himachal Pradesh, Sindhara Dooj is also observed during Shravan Navratri. In 2019, Shravan Navratri Sindhara Dooj date is in August.
Sindhara Dooj festival is mainly celebrated in North India. The important phala sruti or merit of this vrata is good health and longer life of husband, and happy marital life. Sindhara dooj is also on the previous day of Haryali Teej or Singhara Teej in Shravan month.
Brahmacharini Navdurga Mata is worshipped on Sindhara Dooj in some areas of North Indian and in other places Goddess Tara Dasamahavidya puja is observed.
In South Indian temples, Balatripura Sundari Puja is observed. Maheshwari Saptamatrika is also worshipped in ancient temples of Tamil Nadu and Kerala.
Panchang, 30 September 2019
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:21 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:12
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)07:42 Chandrastama (Moonset)19:45
Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Dwitiya – 16:49
Nakshatra Chitra – 16:29
Yoga Indra – 12:10
Karana Kaulava – 16:49
Skipped Karana : Taitila – 27:17*
Purnimanta Month Ashwin
Amavasyanta Month Ashwin
Shaka Samvatsara: Vikari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Paridhavi
Rahu Kalam: 07:50 – 09:19
Gulika Kalam: 13:45 – 15:14
Yama Gandam: 10:48 – 12:16
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Kanya
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Tula
Amrita Kalam 30:20* – 31:48*
Abhijit: 11:53 – 12:40
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 21:35 – 23:03
Durmuhurthams: 15:02 – 15:50