A Quick view DECEMBER Festivals and Puja Dates handout.

A Quick view DECEMBER Festivals

and Puja Dates handout.

This blog-styled page is a quick link to all the prayer dates etc. for this month of DECEMBER 2018. We created this page as a quick link for those that consider time a luxury. I would suggest printing the first two pages and have it pasted on your fridge door or a convenient frequently passed by place at your home or work place.

The link to most articles are provided below…


The 7 articles are:-

1) Uttpanna (Prabodhini) Ekadashi = 3rd December

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2) New Moon (Amavasya) offerings to one’s Ancestors = 7th December

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3) Saturnalia Festival (17th – 25th December)

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4) Gita Jayanti = 19th December

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5) Mokshada Ekadashi = 19th December

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6) Full Moon Puja and havan = 22nd December

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7) Dattatreya Jayanti = 22nd December

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Auspicious wedding dates in December 2018.

December:- 1st , 2nd, 8th, 9th, 15th, 16th, 22nd, 29th

Auspicious Friday date to commence a Lakshmi Vrata in December 2018.

December:- 14th , 21st

Auspicious conception dates to conceive in December 2018.

December:- 8th to 22nd

Panchak (The inauspicious period when death occurs) in the month of December.

DECEMBER:- Commences on 13th at 03h34 and ends on 18th at 00h48.

MOOL & NEW MOON (AMAVASYA) DATES FOR DECEMBER (The most inauspicious days for a baby to be born in).


:- Starts 7th @ 09h19 Ends 9th @ 12h09 (Jyeshtha – Moola Nakshatra’s).

:- Starts 17th @ 03h58 Ends 19th @ 04h03 (Revati – Ashwini Nakshatra’s).

:- Starts 25th @ 18h18 Ends 27th @ 11h19 (Ashlesha – Magha Nakshatra’s).

New Moon begins on the 6th @ 08h41 and ends on the 7th @ 09h18. New Moon night will fall on the 6th . New Moon will rule the 7th

Griha Pravesha December dates (The most auspicious dates for one to move into a new house) :- 8th to 22nd

Durga Paath Puja dates for December (The most auspicious dates for one to perform a Durga Paath/Saptashati/Chandi homa).

December:- 1st, 6th , 15th , 16th , 21st , 29th , 30th

Chaturthi December Date (Lord Ganesh’s devotees invoke his blessings to rid themselves of problems and impediments in their life and bring prosperity, happiness and fulfillment of desires).

                                                      MOONRISE TIMINGS

                                             DURBAN JHB CAPE TOWN

25 December (Tuesday) 21:38 21:44 22:38

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Trayodashi = December Dates 2018.

                                                                                                                  Pradosha Puja Time


December (Tuesday) Pradosh Vrat (K)

18h40 to 20h42


December (Thursday) Pradosh Vrat (S)

18h51 to 20h52

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