Surya Damanotsavam (Surya Damanaka Puja) is observed on Chaitra Masa Shukla Saptami, seventh day in Shukla Paksha of Chaitra Month. In 2023, Surya Damanotsavam date is March 28.
It is also known as Surya Saptami or Damanak Saptami vrat.
Lord Surya (Surya Bhagavan) is worshipped with Dhavanam leaves (botanical name: Artemisia pallens).
the preceding day of Surya Damanak Saptami is observed as Surya Sashti Vrata in some parts of India.
Panchang, 28 March 2023
Suryodayam (Sunrise) : 06:07 AM
Suryastama (Sunset) : 06:24 PM
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) : 10:45 AM
Chandrastama (Moonset) : 01:00 AM, Mar 29
Tithi : Saptami upto 07:02 PMAshtami
Nakshatra : Mrigashirsha upto 05:32 PMArdra
Yoga : Garaja upto 06:10 AM Vanija upto 07:02 PM Vishti
Karana : Saubhagya upto 11:36 PM Shobhana
Weekday : Mangalawara
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Shaka Samvat : 1945 Shobhakrit
Chandramasa : Chaitra – Purnimanta Chaitra – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2080 Nala
Gujarati Samvat : 2079 Aananda
Abhijit Muhurat : 11:51 AM to 12:40 PM
Amrit Kalam : 07:58 AM to 09:43 AM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 03:20 PM to 04:52 PM
Yamaganda : 09:11 AM to 10:43 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 12:15 PM to 01:48 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 08:34 AM to 09:24 AM 11:05 PM to 11:52 PM
Varjyam : 02:50 AM, Mar 29 to 04:37 AM, Mar 29