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Kalashtami 2022- Date, Time, Significance, Kaal Bhairav Jayanti 2022

My Joytish Expert Updated 22 Feb 2022 10:30 AM IST
Kalashtami 2022
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Kalashtami 2022- Date, Time, Significance, Kaal Bhairav Jayanti 2022

Kalashtami (or Kala Ashtami) is an auspicious day that falls on the 8th day of the waning phase· of the moon, that is, on Krishna Paksha. Lord Kaal Bhairav, who is a fierce· manifestation of Lord Shiva is worshipped on this day. Since Kalashtami is observed on the Ashtami tithi every month, there is a total· of 12 Kalashtami in a year . Kalashtami which falls in the month of Margashirsha is the most significant· of all and is celebrated as Kalabhairav Jayanti. Kalashtami, when observed on a Sunday or Tuesday, has a special significance. are dedicated to Lord Bhairav. Devotees who want· to know· more about Kalashtami 2022 like pooja vidhi, vrat katha, etc. can find· the same in this article·.

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Date & Time of Kalashtami Vrat 2022
The table· below presents the date·, day and time· of Kala Ashtami vrat that falls in different months in the year 2022.

Month    Kala Ashtami    Date & Time    Day
January    Magha Kala Ashtami    25 January 2022

Start time- 07:48 AM, Jan 25

End time- 06:25 AM, Jan 26    Tuesday
February    Phalguna Kala Ashtami    23 February 2022

Start time- 04:56 PM, Feb 23

End time- 03:03 PM, Feb 24    Wednesday
March    Chaitra Kala Ashtami    25 March 2022

Start time- 12:09 AM, Mar 25

End time- 10:04 PM, Mar 25    Friday
April    Vaishakha Kala Ashtami    23 April 2022

Start time- 06:27 AM, Apr 23

End time- 04:29 AM, Apr 24    Saturday
May    Jyeshtha Kala Ashtami    22 May 2022

Start time- 12:59 PM, May 22

End time- 11:34 AM, May 23    Sunday
June    Ashadha Kala Ashtami    20 June 2022

Start time- 09:01 PM, Jun 20

End time- 08:30 PM, Jun 21    Monday
July    Shravana Kala Ashtami    20 July 2022

Start time- 07:35 AM, Jul 20

End time- 08:11 AM, Jul 21    Wednesday
August    Bhadrapada Kala Ashtami    19 August 2022

Start time- 09: 20 PM, Aug· 18

End time- 10: 59 PM, Aug· 19    Friday
September    Ashwin Kala Ashtami    17 September 2022

Start time- 02:14 PM, Sep 17

End time- 04:32 PM, Sep 18    Saturday
October    Kartika Kala Ashtami    17 October 2022

Start time- 09:29 AM, Oct 17

End time- 11:57 AM, Oct 18    Monday
November    Margashirsha Kala Ashtami    16 November 2022

Start time- 05:49 AM, Nov 16

End time- 07:57 AM, Nov 17    Wednesday
December    Paush Kala Ashtami    16 December 2022

Start time- 01:39 AM, Dec 16

End time- 03:02 AM, Dec 17    Friday

Kalabhairav Jayanti 2022
Kalashtami which falls in Margashirsha month (normally November month as per the Gregorian calendar) is celebrated as Kalabhairav Jayanti, as it is believed that Lord Kaal Bhairav was born on this day. As such, this day is celebrated with utmost devotion· by devotees all over the country·. Kalabhairav Jayanti is also called Bhairav Ashtami.

According to the Hindu legends, there was an argument· going on in between Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva. Brahma made a remark· during the argument· which enraged Lord Shiva and He took the form· of Mahakaleshwar. He stood up immediately and chopped Brahma’s fifth head off. From that day onwards·, Lord Shiva was· worshipped as ‘Kaal Bhairav’. Devotees who observe· a fast on Kalashtami recite· this story· as Kala Ashtami vrat Katha.
Significance of Kala Ashtami 2022
Lord Kaal Bhairav, who is a manifestation of Lord Shiva, is worshipped on Kalashtami. Devotees believe· that by worshipping Kaal Bhairav all the sins of past· and present life· can be· washed away. It is also said that by worshipping Lord Kaal Bhairav on the day of Kala Ashtami can remove· all the pain·, suffering, pain· and negativity from one’s life. With this belief in their hearts, Kalashtami is celebrated with full· enthusiasm· by the devotees.
Kalashtmi Vrat 2022 Kaise Kare?
Kalashtami fasting should be· observed on the day when Ashtami Tithi prevails during the night. As such, sometimes Kalashtami fasting is observed on Saptami tithi. On the day of Kalashtami, devotees should get· up early in the morning and bathe. Prayers, sweets, and fruits should then be offered to Kaal Bhairav and His blessing is to be sought. The devotees do not eat that day and chant· mantras to appease Lord Shiva. Many people· visit· the Kaal Bhairav temple in the evening and offer prayers to Mahakaleshwar. Feeding black· dogs on the day of Kalashtami is also a famous· tradition· as a black· dog· is considered the vehicle or vahana of Lord Bhairav . Fasting is held on the day after Kalashtami. People believe· that those who observe· a fast on kalashtami  are especially blessed by Kaal Bhairav and he fills their homes with prosperity and happiness·. On Kalashtami, some people· perform· rituals to pay· homage· to dead· ancestors during the morning.

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