Vagh Baras (Wagh Baaras) is observed on Dwadasi day in second half of Aso month. In 2022, Vagh Baras date is October 22.
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 – 22 October 2022
Suryodayam (Sunrise) : 06:10 AM
Suryastama (Sunset) : 05:39 PM
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) : 03:58 AM, Oct 23
Chandrastama (Moonset) : 03:56 PM
Tithi : Dwadashi upto 06:02 PMTrayodashi
Nakshatra : Purva Phalguni upto 01:50 PMUttara Phalguni
Karana : Taitila upto 06:02 PMGaraja upto 06:07 AM, Oct 23Vanija
Yoga : Brahma upto 05:13 PMIndra
Weekday : Shaniwara
Paksha : Krishna Paksha
Shaka Samvatsaram : 1944 Shubhakrutha
Chandramasa : Kartika – Purnimanta; Ashwina – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2079 Rakshasa
Gujarati Samvat : 2078 Pramadi
Abhijit Muhurat : 11:32 AM to 12:17 PM
Amrita Kalam : 07:05 AM to 08:46 AM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 09:02 AM to 10:28 AM
Yamaganda : 01:21 PM to 02:47 PM
Gulikai Kalam : 06:10 AM to 07:36 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 06:10 AM to 06:56 AM 06:56 AM to 07:42 AM
Varjyam : 09:16 PM to 10:55 PM
Vagh Baras in Previous Years
In 2021, Vagh Baras date is November 2.
In 2020, Vagh Baras date is November 12.
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.