Yama Trayodashi | Shamana Trayodasi

Yama Trayodashi or Shamana Trayodasi is the first day of 5-day Diwali festival celebrations. In 2020, Yama Trayodashi date is November 13.

Mainly the festival of Diwali begins (Yama Trayodasi) and ends (Yama Dwitiya) with the worship of Lord Yamadharmaraja, the King of Naraka loka. Yama Deepadan is the main ritual of the day.

Lighting of Yama Deepam (diya) is performed on Yama Trayodasi. In some places, there is a ritual of lighting the diya on Dhanteras day and keep this alive till Diwali Lakshmi Puja.

Yama Trayodasi is also known as Shamana Trayodasi. ‘Shamana’ means the aspect which makes your get rid of sins and makes you perfect to get moksha. Observing Yama Trayodasi puja makes you free from fear of death and gives you the mental pleasure.

Yama Trayodasi is also observed as Dhana Trayodasi (Dhanteras) and Dhanvantari Jayanti.

Panchang, Yama Trayodashi – 13 November 2020

प्रमादीचा नाम संवत्सर, कार्तीक मॉस, कृष्ण पक्ष, त्रयोदशी तिथि, चित्रा नक्षत्र, प्रीती योग, वणिज करण – विष्टि करण |

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:43 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:38
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)29:24 Chandrastama (Moonset)16:28

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Trayodashi – 17:58
Nakshatra Chitra – 23:05
Yoga Priti – 11:44
Karana Vanija – 17:58
Skipped Karana : Vishti – 28:08*

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Kaartika
Amavasyanta Month Ashwin
Shaka Samvatsara: Sharvari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Pramadicha
Rahu Kalam: 10:49 – 12:11
Gulika Kalam: 08:05 – 09:27
Yama Gandam: 14:55 – 16:17

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 – 12:31:58

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 17:26 – 18:51
Abhijit: 11:49 – 12:32

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 28:00* – 29:24*
Durmuhurthams: 12:32 – 13:16

Today’s – Festivals / Vratam / Pooja / Jayanthi – Dhan Trayodashi

In 2019, Yama Trayodashi date is October 25.

In 2018, Yama Trayodashi date is November 5.

In 2017, Yama Trayodashi date was October 17.

In 2015, Yama Trayodashi date was November 9.

In 2014, Yama Trayodashi date was October 21.

In 2013, Yama Trayodashi date was November 1.

In 2012, Yama Trayodashi date was November 11.

In 2011, Yama Trayodashi date was October 24, Monday.

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  1. kirti says:

    what is yam diya. to be lit for 43 days