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
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Dwadashi – 21:29
Nakshatra Hasta – 25:54*
Yoga Vishkambha – 15:45
Karana Taitila – 21:29
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)
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Tula
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Kanya
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.