Tula Sankranti or Tula Sankramanam is the day when Surya Bhagwan transits to or enters into Tula rashi (Libra) from Kanya rashi (Virgo). In 2023, Tula Sankranti date is October 18, Wednesday.
Tula rasi is the seventh among 12 rashis. Hindus perform Sankraman snan (ritual bath), Vishnu pujas and Vishnu Sahasranama stotra parayana during this day.
Tula Sankramana Time – 1.42 AM, 18 October 2023
Tula Sankramana Punyakaalam Time – 6.17 AM to 12.12 PM
Tula Sankramana Tharpana Maha Punyakalam Time – 6.17 AM to 8.16 AM
Tula Sankramana Punyakaala Vaara – Wednesday (Budhavaara)
On Tula Sankranthi day, Kaveri Sankramana (Cauvery Udbhava Dinotsava) is celebrated in Karnataka’s Coorg (Kodagu) where Cauvery River takes birth.
Tula Sankranti is also observed as Vishuvath Punyakalam. It has great significance in Astrology.
Tula Sankranthi falls in Ashwin month as per Telugu, Marathi, Kannada and Gujarati calendars and in Ashwin month as per North Indian calendars. Tula Sankranti marks the beginning of Tulam Month in Solar calendars followed in Tamil Nadu and Kerala.
Tulam masam starts in Kerala and Aippasi masam starts in Tamil Nadu on Tula Sankramana. The next day of Tula Sankraman is the first day in Bengali Kartik month.
Panchanga, Tula Sankranti – 18 October 2023
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 06:08 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 05:42 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 09:16 AM
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 08:08 PM
Tithi : Chaturthi upto 01:12 AM, Oct 19Panchami
Nakshatra : Anuradha upto 09:01 PMJyeshtha
Karana : Vanija upto 01:22 PM, Vishti upto 01:12 AM, Oct 19, Bava,
Yoga : Ayushmana upto 08:19 AM, Saubhagya,
Weekday : Budhawara,
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Shaka Samvat : 1945 Shobhakrit
Chandramasa : Ashwina – Purnimanta Ashwina – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2080 Nala
Gujarati Samvat : 2079 Aananda
Abhijit : None
Amrit Kalam : 10:24 AM to 12:02 PM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 11:55 AM to 01:22 PM
Yamaganda : 07:35 AM to 09:02 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 10:28 AM to 11:55 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 11:32 AM to 12:18 PM
Varjyam : 02:37 AM, Oct 19 to 04:13 AM, Oct 19