Vagh Baras 2020 | Wagh Baaras Festival in Gujarat

Vagh Baras (Wagh Baaras) is observed on Dwadasi day in second half of Aso month. In 2020, Vagh Baras date is November 12.

Vagh Baras is also referred as Govatsa Dwadashi and Guru Dwadasi. In Gujarati language, Vagh means repaying ones financial debts. On this day people clear their khata (ledgers) and enter into new and fresh transactions on Labh Pancham.

On Vagh Baraas, cow and calf are also worshipped. This vrat is known as Nandini Vrat. In Dhodia tribal villages in Gujarat, this festival is celebrated in great fashion. They celebrate the fest as a sport chasing one another. The person who dressed like tiger chases the person dressed as cow.

Vaag Baras is known as Vasubaras in Maharashtra. North Indian people celebrate this day as Govamsa Puja.

Panchang, Waghbaras – 12 November 2020

प्रमादीचा नाम संवत्सर, कार्तीक मॉस, कृष्ण पक्ष, द्वादशी तिथि, हस्ता नक्षत्र, विष्कम्भ योग, तैतिल करण |

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:42 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:39
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)28:19 Chandrastama (Moonset)15:47

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Dwadashi – 21:29
Nakshatra Hasta – 25:54*
Yoga Vishkambha – 15:45
Karana Taitila – 21:29

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Kaartika
Amavasyanta Month Ashwin
Shaka Samvatsara: Sharvari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Pramadicha
Rahu Kalam: 13:33 – 14:55
Gulika Kalam: 09:26 – 10:48
Yama Gandam: 06:42 – 08:04

North Indian Hindi Calendar – Kartik Mahina 2077 (Kartik 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)

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Tula
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Kanya

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 20:32 – 21:58
Abhijit: 11:49 – 12:32

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 11:56 – 13:22
Durmuhurthams: 14:44 – 15:28

Vagh Baras in Previous Years

In 2019, Vagh Baras date is October 25.

In 2018, Vagh Baras date was November 4.

In 2017, Vagh Baras date was October 16.

In 2016, Vagh Baras date was October 27.

In 2015, Vagh Baras date was November 8.

In 2014, Vagh Baras date was October 20.

In 2013, Vagh Baras date was October 31.

Vagh Baras 2012 date was November 10.

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2 Comments

  1. Anup B. Jani says:

    It’s VAG-BARAS. Not VAG”H” baras. As in Vak + Devi = Vagdevi (Saraswati). It doesn’t become VAGH DEVI.