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Chitalagi Amabasya – Chitau Amavasya 2017

Chitalagi Amavasya is observed in the Shraban or Shravan month in Orissa. Chitalagi Amabasya 2017 date is July 23 It is associated with the Jagannath worship in this eastern state of India. Amavasya (referred as no moon day or new moon day) is the darkest month in a Hindu lunar calendar is considered apt for performing pujas and rituals associated with the Dead.

On the Chitalagi Amavasya day, a special ritual is held at Puri Jagannath temple. The forehead of the murti of Jagannath is adorned with a golden mark known as Chitta.

A special delicacy known as Chitau Pitha is prepared on the day at homes.

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Hindu Calendar Today – July 23, 2017 – Tithi, Vrat, Good - Auspicious Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festivals

Tithi in Hindu Calendar, Today, on Sunday, July 23, 2017 – Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day inHindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day till 3:30 PM on July 23.Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon till 1:29 PM on July 24.All time based on India Standard Time.
How is July 23, 2017, as per Hindu Panchang? – There is no good and auspicious time on the day Nakshatra – Punarvasu or Punirtham Nakshatra till 10:49 AM on July 23. Then onward it is Pushya or Poosam or Pooyam Nakshatram till 9:34 AM on July 24.
In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Punarvasu or Punirtham Nakshatra till 9:53 AM on July 23. Pushya or Poosam or Pooyam Nakshatram till 7:43 AM on July 23.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Karka Rashi till 8:39 AM on July 25.
In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Karka Rashi till 6:00 AM on July 25.
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Deep Puja 2017 – Deepa Pooja on Ashada Amavasi

Deep Puja, also known as Deepa Pooja, is observed on the Amavasi (No moon) day in Ashada month in Maharashtra and in some parts of Telengana, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. It is observed to welcome the holy Shravan month by some Hindu communities. In 2017, the date of Deep puja in Maharashtra is July 23. All the diyas or lamps in house are cleaned on the day. 
For observing Deepa puja, people clean their homes and decorate houses with colorful Rangoli patterns. Some people make sure that all the lamps in the home are thoroughly cleaned. The important lamps used for pujas are arranged in the Puja room and special pujas are offered. Devout Hindus believe that the worship of Diya will usher in knowledge and will help in seeking the blessings of Ashta Lakshmis.
In different regions, Deepa Puja is offered for different reasons. Some people offer it to welcome the Shravan month which is a holy month and numerous rituals and vratas are offered during the month. Ashada Amavas is the last in…

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