According to the Hindu calendar, October 17, Sunday, will be celebrated as the Shukla Paksha Dwadashi date of the month of Ashwin. This day will mark the auspicious Pradosh fast as well as Tula Sankranti. Tula Sankranti marks the beginning of the Kartik month of the Hindu calendar. The day holds great significance for farmers as they worship Goddess Lakshmi, and seek wealth, prosperity and fertility. This day also marks the transition of the Sun from Virgo to Libra. Read on to know about other important details of the day.
Sunrise, sunset, moonrise and moonrise on October 17
According to the Hindu calendar, the sunrise on this Sunday will be at 06:23 in the morning, while the time of sunset has been estimated to be at 5:49 in the evening. Moonrise and Moonrise are very likely to occur on October 18 at 04:20 PM and 04:05 AM respectively.
Date, Nakshatra and Rashi details for October 17
Dwadashi Tithi will last till 05:39 PM and then Trayodashi Tithi. Nakshatra will remain Shatabhisha till 9:53 am and after that Purva will assume Bhadrapada. Moon will remain in Aquarius while Sun will transit from Virgo to Libra.
auspicious time for 17 october
The timings of Brahma Muhurta and Abhijit Muhurta are 04:43 AM to 05:33 AM and 11:43 AM to 12:29 PM respectively. Other auspicious times like Godhuli and Vijaya Muhurta are predicted to be from 05:38 PM to 06:02 PM and 02:01 PM to 02:46 PM respectively. However, Tri-Pushkar Yoga will remain between 09:53 am to 05:39 pm.
Auspicious Muhurta for 17 October
Rahu Kalam will be on 17th October between 04:24 PM to 05:49 PM. The timings of Gulikai Kalam and Varjayam are from 02:58 PM to 04:24 PM and 04:32 PM to 06:12 PM respectively. Panchak will run all day on 17th October.