Vishnu Saptami is performed on the seventh day of bright half of Margashirsha Month. In 2020, Vishnu Saptami date is December 21.
Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva are worshipped on Vishnu Saptami as a great symbolic significance – Vishnu is none other than Shiva and vice versa.
Shodashopachara Puja is offered to Lord. Special food offerings (Naivedyam) are offered.
Vishnu Sahasranama stotram, Ashtakshari Mantram and Om Namo Bhagavathe Vasudevaya are the main prayers to chant on Vishnu Saptami Vrata.
Vishnu Saptami is also observed as Bhadraa Saptami, Nanda Saptami, Nimba Saptami and Mitra Saptami.
Panchang, 21 December 2020
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 07:07 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:42
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)12:18 Chandrastama (Moonset)24:15
Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Saptami – 16:14
Nakshatra Purva Bhadrapada – 23:03
Yoga Siddhi – 11:52
Karana Vishti – 29:10*
Purnimanta Month Margashirsha
Amavasyanta Month Margashirsha
Shaka Samvatsara: Sharvari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Pramadicha
Rahu Kalam: 08:27 – 09:46
Gulika Kalam: 13:44 – 15:03
Yama Gandam: 11:05 – 12:25
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Dhanu
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Kumbha – 16:29:20
Amrita Kalam 14:22 – 16:06
Abhijit: 12:04 – 12:46
Time to Avoid
Durmuhurthams: 14:53 – 15:35