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 2020 date is October 18. Vasant Navratri Sindhara Dooj date is March 26.
In Chintpuri Temple and Nainadevi Temple in Himachal Pradesh, Sindhara Dooj is also observed during Shravan Navratri. In 2020, 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, 18 October 2020
प्रमादीचा नाम संवत्सर, निज आश्विन मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, द्वितीय तिथि, स्वाति – विशाखा नक्षत्र, प्रीती योग, कौलव – तैतिल करण |
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:28 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:54
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)07:49 Chandrastama (Moonset)19:26
Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Dwitiya – 17:27
Nakshatra Swati – 08:51
Skipped Nakshatra : Vishakha – 30:08*
Yoga Priti – 17:13
Karana Kaulava – 17:26
Skipped Karana : Taitila – 27:43*
Purnimanta Month Ashwin
Amavasyanta Month Ashwin
Shaka Samvatsara: Sharvari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Pramadicha
Rahu Kalam: 16:29 – 17:54
Gulika Kalam: 15:03 – 16:29
Yama Gandam: 12:11 – 13:37
North Indian Hindi Calendar – Nija Ashwin Mahina 2077 (Ashwina Maas)
Malayalam Calendar – Thulam Month 1196 (Thulam Masam)
Kannada Calendar – Nija Ashwina Maasa (Ashwina Masa)
Tamil Calendar – Aippasi Month (Aippasi Masam)
Bengali Calendar – Kartik Mash 1427
Nepali Calendar – Kartik Maas 2077
Telugu Calendar – Nija Ashwayuja Masam (Ashwayuja Masam)
Marathi Calendar – Nija Ashwin Maas (Ashwin Maas)
Gujarati Calendar – Nija Ashoj Maas (Ashoj Maas)
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Tula
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Tula – 24:46:58*
Amrita Kalam 22:20 – 23:45
Abhijit: 11:48 – 12:34
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 13:49 – 15:14
Durmuhurthams: 16:23 – 17:09