Varuna Shashti, an auspicious day dedicated to Varuna (the God of rain). In 2023, Varuna Shashti date is January 27. It is observed on Magha Shukla Sashti, the sixth day during Magha masam in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.
Varuna Dev is worshipped with red flowers, chandan (sandal paste), and dhoopa dheepa naivedyam.
Varuna Yagam is also performed in some regions on Varuna Sashti for better rains and harvest season.
Panchang, 27 January 2023
Suryodayam (Sunrise) : 06:52 AM
Suryastama (Sunset) : 05:54 PM
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) : 10:50 AM
Chandrastama (Moonset) : 11:41 PM
Tithi : Shashthi upto 09:10 AMSaptami
Nakshatra : Revati upto 06:37 PMAshwini
Yoga : Taitila upto 09:10 AM Garaja upto 08:50 PM Vanija
Karana : Siddha upto 01:22 PM Sadhya
Weekday : Shukrawara
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Shaka Samvat : 1944 Shubhakruth
Chandramasa : Magha – Purnimanta Magha – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2079 Rakshasa
Gujarati Samvat : 2079 Aananda
Abhijit Muhurat : 12:01 PM to 12:45 PM
Amrit Kalam : 04:15 PM to 05:49 PM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 11:00 AM to 12:23 PM
Yamaganda : 03:08 PM to 04:31 PM
Gulikai Kalam : 08:15 AM to 09:38 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 09:04 AM to 09:49 AM 12:45 PM to 01:29 PM
Varuna Shashti in Previous Years
In 2022, Varuna Shashti date is February 6.
In 2021, Varuna Shashti date is February 17.
In 2020, Varuna Shashti date is January 31.
In 2019, Varuna Shashti date was February 11.
In 2018, Varuna Shashti date was January 23.
In 2015, Varuna Shashti date was January 25.
In 2014, Varuna Shashti date was February 5.
In 2013, Varuna Shashti date was February 16.
Varuna Shashti 2012 date was January 29.