Vyaghra Dwadashi

Vyaghra Dwadashi marks the beginning of Diwali celebrations in most parts of India. In 2019, Vyaghra Dwadashi date is October 25.

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, 25 October 2019

परिधावी नाम संवत्सर, कार्तीक मॉस, कृष्ण पक्ष, द्वादशी तिथि, पूर्वाफाल्गुनी नक्षत्र, ब्रह्मा – इंद्रा योग, तैतिल – गरज करण |

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:31 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:49
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)28:17 Chandrastama (Moonset)16:10

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Dwadashi – 19:08
Nakshatra Purva Phalguni – 11:01
Yoga Brahma – 09:57
Skipped Yoga : Indra – 30:05*
Karana Taitila – 19:08
Skipped Karana : Garaja – 29:28*

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Kaartika
Amavasyanta Month Ashwin
Shaka Samvatsara: Vikari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Paridhavi
Rahu Kalam: 10:46 – 12:10
Gulika Kalam: 07:56 – 09:21
Yama Gandam: 15:00 – 16:25

North Indian Hindi Calendar – Kartik Mahina 2076 (Kartik Maas)

Malayalam Calendar – Thulam Month 1195 (Thulam Masam – Tula Masam)

Kannada Calendar – Ashwina Maasa

Tamil Calendar – Aippasi Month (Aippasi Masam)

Bengali Calendar – Kartik Mash 1426

Nepali Calendar – Kartik Maas 2076

Telugu Calendar – Ashwayuja Masam (Ashwayujam)

Marathi Calendar – Ashwin Maas

Gujarati Calendar – Asoj Maas
Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Tula
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Simha – 16:23:55

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 26:02* – 27:27*
Abhijit: 11:48 – 12:33

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 17:27 – 18:53
Durmuhurthams: 12:33 – 13:18

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