Vyaghra Dwadashi

Vyaghra Dwadashi marks the beginning of Diwali celebrations in most parts of India. In 2022, Vyaghra Dwadashi date is October 22.

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, 22 October 2022

Suryodayam (Sunrise) : 06:10 AM
Suryastama (Sunset) : 05:39 PM
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) : 03:58 AM, Oct 23
Chandrastama (Moonset) : 03:56 PM

Today’s Panchangam:

Tithi : Dwadashi upto 06:02 PMTrayodashi
Nakshatra : Purva Phalguni upto 01:50 PMUttara Phalguni
Karana : Taitila upto 06:02 PMGaraja upto 06:07 AM, Oct 23Vanija
Yoga : Brahma upto 05:13 PMIndra
Weekday : Shaniwara
Paksha : Krishna Paksha

Samvatsaram:

Shaka Samvatsaram : 1944 Shubhakrutha
Chandramasa : Kartika – Purnimanta; Ashwina – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2079 Rakshasa
Gujarati Samvat : 2078 Pramadi

Shubh Muhurat:

Abhijit Muhurat : 11:32 AM to 12:17 PM
Amrita Kalam : 07:05 AM to 08:46 AM

Time to avoid:

Rahu Kalam : 09:02 AM to 10:28 AM
Yamaganda : 01:21 PM to 02:47 PM
Gulikai Kalam : 06:10 AM to 07:36 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 06:10 AM to 06:56 AM 06:56 AM to 07:42 AM
Varjyam : 09:16 PM to 10:55 PM

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