Aaj Ka Panchang, November 20, 2023: The day is expected to begin with the sunrise at 6:47 AM and end with the sunset at 5:26 PM. (Image: Shutterstock)
Aaj Ka Panchang, November 20, 2023: Devotees will celebrate Gopashtami and Masik Durgashtami today on Monday.
AAJ KA PANCHANG, NOVEMBER 20, 2023: According to a calendar called Drik Panchang, two special days are coming up on Monday, November 20. These days are called Ashtami Tithi and Navami Tithi in the bright half of the month. On this day, two religious festivals called Gopashtami and Masik Durgashtami will be celebrated by devotees. Gopashtami is a festival celebrated in places like Mathura and Vrindavan. According to Hindu stories, Lord Krishna once lifted the Gowardhan hill on his little finger to protect the people in the Braj region from heavy rain caused by the god Indra. After seven days of continuous rain, Indra admitted defeat on Gopashtami.
The other festival, Masik Durgashtami, is a monthly fasting day that falls on the eighth day of the bright half of the month. On this day, people who follow the Hindu religion worship Goddess Durga and fast throughout the day. Read the tithi and time slots of the day. This can help you gain valuable insights and help you overcome all the challenges coming your way.
SUNRISE, SUNSET, MOONRISE, AND MOONSET ON NOVEMBER 20
The day is expected to begin with the sunrise at 6:47 AM and end with the sunset at 5:26 PM. While the moonrise is scheduled to occur at 1:02 PM, the moonset is set to occur at 5:26 PM on November 21.
TITHI, NAKSHATRA, AND RASHI DETAILS FOR NOVEMBER 20
The Ashtami Tithi will continue until 3:16 AM on November 21, followed by the commencement of the Navami Tithi. The auspicious Dhanishtha Nakshatra will last until 9:26 PM on November 20, post which the Shatabhisha Nakshatra will take place. The sun will be observed in Vrishchika Rashi, while the moon will be seen in Makara Rashi up to 10:07 AM.
SHUBH MUHURAT FOR NOVEMBER 20
The auspicious timings are as follows: The Brahma Muhurta, considered favorable for significant activities, is scheduled from 5:00 AM to 5:54 AM. Pratah Sandhya is anticipated to occur between 5:27 AM and 6:47 AM. The Godhuli Muhurat, another auspicious window, is expected from 5:26 PM to 5:52 PM. Additionally, the Nishita Muhurta is set to commence from 11:40 PM to 12:34 AM on November 21.
ASHUBH MUHURAT FOR NOVEMBER 20
Inauspicious timings or ashubh muhurat for the day, are as follows: Rahu Kalam is scheduled from 8:07 AM to 9:27 AM, while the Yamaganda Muhurta is expected between 10:47 AM and 12:07 PM. Gulikai Kalam is slated to occur from 1:26 PM to 2:46 PM. The Dur Muhurtam is predicted to commence from 12:28 PM to 1:10 PM, then it will occur between 2:35 PM and 3:18 PM. Additionally, the Baana Muhurta suggests the presence of Raja from 12:41 AM on November 21 to full night.