Vagh Baras 2021 | Wagh Baaras Festival in Gujarat

Vagh Baras (Wagh Baaras) is observed on Dwadasi day in second half of Aso month. In 2021, Vagh Baras date is November 2.

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 – 2 November 2021

आनंद नाम संवत्सर, कार्तिक मॉस, कृष्ण पक्ष, द्वादशी – त्रयोदशी तिथि, उत्तराफाल्गुनी – हस्ता नक्षत्र, वैधृति योग, तैतिल – गरज करण |

Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 06:16 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 05:31 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 04:22 AM, Nov 03
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 03:56 PM

Today’s Panchangam:

Tithi : Dwadashi upto 11:31 AM Trayodashi
Nakshatra : Uttara Phalguni upto 11:44 AM Hasta
Yoga : Vaidhriti upto 06:14 PM Vishkambha
Karana : Taitila upto 11:31 AM Garaja upto 10:20 PM Vanija
Weekday : Mangalawara
Paksha : Krishna Paksha

Samvat:

Shaka Samvat : 1943 Plava
Chandramasa : Kartika – Purnimanta Ashwina – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2077 Paridhavi

North Indian Hindi Calendar – Kartik Mahina 2078 (Kartik Maas)

Malayalam Calendar – Thulam Month 1197 (Tula Masam)

Kannada Calendar – Ashwina Maasa

Tamil Calendar – Aippasi Month (Aippasi Masam)

Bengali Calendar – Kartik Mash 1428

Nepali Calendar – Kartik Maas 2078

Telugu Calendar – Ashwayuja Masam (Ashwayujam)

Marathi Calendar – Ashwin Maas

Gujarati Calendar – Aaso Maas

Shubh Muhurat:

Abhijit : 11:31 AM to 12:16 PM
Amrit Kalam : 04:25 AM, Nov 03 to 05:54 AM, Nov 03

Time to avoid:

Rahu Kalam : 02:42 PM to 04:07 PM
Yamaganda : 09:05 AM to 10:29 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 11:54 AM to 01:18 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 08:31 AM to 09:16 AM 10:37 PM to 11:28 PM
Varjyam : 07:31 PM to 09:00 PM

Vagh Baras in Previous Years

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.

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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.