Trilochan Ashtami (Trilochana Ashtami, Trilochanashtami) is an auspicious day dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. In 2018, Trilochan Ashtami date is June 20. It is also observed as Kamya Trilochan Puja in Bengal.
Trilochanashtami is observed on Jyeshta Shukla Ashtami, eighth day in bright half of Jyeshta month.
Shivling Puja, Shiva Parvati Puja, or Uma Shivagni Puja the main rituals of Trilochanstami festival. Shiva Parvati or Uma Shivagni Puja is observed by married women and men for marital bliss. Unmarried girls also worship Lord Shiva and Parvati for best husband.
Khir Bhavani Mela is celebrated on this day at Khir Bhavani temple near Srinagar, Kashmir. Dhumavathi Jayanthi and Shukla Devi Puja are some other pujas observed on Jyeshta Shukla Astami day in various parts of India.
Panchang, Trilochan Ashtami – 20 June 2018
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 05:45 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 19:11
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)12:19 Chandrastama (Moonset)24:56
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Ashtami – 27:51*
Nakshatra Uttara Phalguni – 25:19*
Yoga Vyatipata – 27:35*
Karana Bava – 27:51*
Purnimanta Month Jyeshtha
Amavasyanta Month Jyeshtha
Shaka Samvatsara: Vilambi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Virodhikruthi
Rahu Kalam: 12:28 – 14:09
Gulika Kalam: 10:47 – 12:28
Yama Gandam: 07:26 – 09:07
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Mithuna
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Simha – 07:36:27
Amrita Kalam 18:15 – 19:49
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 08:50 – 10:24
Durmuhurthams: 12:01 – 12:55
In 2017, Trilochan Ashtami date was June 2. In 2016, Trilochan Ashtami date was June 12. In 2015, Trilochan Ashtami date was May 26. In 2014, Trilochan Ashtami date was June 6. In 2013, Trilochan Ashtami date was June 17. As per Bengali calendar, Trilochan Ashtami 2013 date was June 1.
In 2012, Trilochan Ashtami date was May 29.