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 2021 date is October 8. Vasant Navratri Sindhara Dooj date is April 14.
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, 8 October 2021
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 06:18 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 05:59 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 08:03 AM
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 07:29 PM
Tithi : Dwitiya upto 10:48 AM Tritiya
Nakshatra : Swati upto 06:59 PM Vishakha
Yoga : Vishkambha upto 10:04 PM Priti
Karana : Kaulava upto 10:48 AM Taitila upto 09:18 PM Garaja
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Weekday : Shukrawara
Shaka Samvat : 1943 Plava
Chandramasa : Ashwina – Purnimanta Ashwina – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2077 Paridhavi
Abhijit : 11:45 AM to 12:32 PM
Amrit Kalam : 11:00 AM to 12:27 PM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 10:41 AM to 12:08 PM
Yamaganda : 03:04 PM to 04:31 PM
Gulikai Kalam : 07:45 AM to 09:13 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 08:38 AM to 09:25 AM 12:32 PM to 01:19 PM
Varjyam : 12:04 AM, Oct 09 to 01:32 AM, Oct 09