Vyaghra Dwadashi

Vyaghra Dwadashi marks the beginning of Diwali celebrations in most parts of India. In 2020, Vyaghra Dwadashi date is November 12.

It is celebrated on 12th day in Krishna Paksha of Ashwin month or Ashwayuja masam in Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada, and Telugu calendars. It coincides with Krishna Paksha Dwadashi of Kartik Month in North Indian Hindi calendars.

Vyaghra Dwadashi is also celebrated as Guru Dwadashi. It marks the biggest celebrations in Sripada Sri Vallabha Kshetram in Pithapuram of Andhra Pradesh. It is celebrated for several days in Pithapuram Datta Kshetram.

Guru Dwadashi is also celebrated in grand manner at Gangapur Dattatreya Temple in Karnataka. The festival is celebrated for four days in the temple which marks the culmination on Deepavali. On Ashwin Krishna Chaturdasi day, thousands of devotees lead a procession for Ashta Theerthams. Some devotees start Gurucharitra Parayana on Sripada Vallabha Jayanthi and conclude on Guru Dwadashi day.

Vyaghra Dwadashi is known as Wagh Baras in Gujarat, Vasubaras in Maharashtra, Govatsa Dwadashi in rest of India.

Panchang, 12 November 2020

प्रमादीचा नाम संवत्सर, कार्तीक मॉस, कृष्ण पक्ष, द्वादशी तिथि, हस्ता नक्षत्र, विष्कम्भ योग, तैतिल करण |

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:42 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:39
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)28:19 Chandrastama (Moonset)15:47

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Dwadashi – 21:29
Nakshatra Hasta – 25:54*
Yoga Vishkambha – 15:45
Karana Taitila – 21:29

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Kaartika
Amavasyanta Month Ashwin
Shaka Samvatsara: Sharvari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Pramadicha
Rahu Kalam: 13:33 – 14:55
Gulika Kalam: 09:26 – 10:48
Yama Gandam: 06:42 – 08:04

North Indian Hindi Calendar – Kartik Mahina 2077 (Kartik Maas)

Malayalam Calendar – Thulam Month 1196 (Thulam Masam)

Kannada Calendar – Nija Ashwina Maasa (Ashwina Masa)

Tamil Calendar – Aippasi Month (Aippasi Masam)

Bengali Calendar – Kartik Mash 1427

Nepali Calendar – Kartik Maas 2077

Telugu Calendar – Nija Ashwayuja Masam (Ashwayuja Masam)

Marathi Calendar – Nija Ashwin Maas (Ashwin Maas)

Gujarati Calendar – Nija Ashoj Maas (Ashoj Maas)

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Tula
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Kanya

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 20:32 – 21:58
Abhijit: 11:49 – 12:32

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 11:56 – 13:22
Durmuhurthams: 14:44 – 15:28

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