Vishwakarma Jayanti or Biswakarma Diwas is the first appearance day or birthday of Lord Vishwakarma, the Hindu God of architecture and engineering. In 2022, Vishwakarma Jayanti date is September 17.
It is celebrated with lot of gusto in industrial towns of West Bengal, Odisha, Tripura, Assam, some other North Indian states, Eastern parts of India, and Bangladesh.
Vishwakarma is the divine architect, designer, and craftsman of constructions as per the Hindu religious history. He is the creator of ‘Vajrayudha’ (a weapon made from the bones of King Dadhichi), Lanka of Ravana, Pushpaka Vimana, and many other cities, weapons, and instruments in the period of Puranas. Vishwakarma Jayanti usually falls on ‘Kanya Sankranti’.
Vishwakarma puja is also celebrated on the next day of Diwali. In some North Indian states and western parts of India celebrate Vishwakarma Puja on Shukla Paksha Trayodasi in Magh month.
Panchang, 17 September 2022
Suryodayam (Sunrise) : 05:57 AM
Suryastama (Sunset) : 06:12 PM
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) : 11:03 PM
Chandrastama (Moonset) : 12:17 PM
Tithi : Saptami upto 02:14 PMAshtami
Nakshatra : Rohini upto 12:21 PMMrigashirsha
Karana : Bava upto 02:14 PMBalava upto 03:21 AM, Sep 18Kaulava
Yoga : Siddhi upto Full Night
Weekday : Shaniwara
Paksha : Krishna Paksha
Shaka Samvatsaram : 1944 Shubhakrutha
Chandramasa : Ashwina – Purnimanta; Bhadrapada – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2079 Rakshasa
Gujarati Samvat : 2078 Pramadi
Abhijit Muhurat : 11:40 AM to 12:29 PM
Amrita Kalam : 08:50 AM to 10:36 AM 05:21 AM, Sep 18 to 07:08 AM, Sep 18
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 09:01 AM to 10:33 AM
Yamaganda : 01:36 PM to 03:08 PM
Gulikai Kalam : 05:57 AM to 07:29 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 05:57 AM to 06:46 AM 06:46 AM to 07:35 AM
Varjyam : 06:37 PM to 08:24 PM