2017 Shami Puja date for Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, India

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2017 Shami Puja date and timings for Ujjain, India

Shami Puja

September 2017
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Shami Puja Time

Vijay Muhurat = 14:14 to 15:02
Duration = 0 Hours 47 Mins
Aparahna Puja Time = 13:27 to 15:49
Duration = 2 Hours 21 Mins
Dashami Tithi Begins = 23:49 on 29/Sep/2017
Dashami Tithi Ends = 01:35 on 1/Oct/2017
Note - 24-hour clock with local time of Ujjain & DST adjusted for all Muhurat timings (if applicable)
2017 Shami Puja

Shami Puja is one of the important rituals which are performed on Vijayadashami day. Traditionally Shami Puja is done by Kshatriyas and the kings. Any Shami tree which is situated at the North-East of the town or city is preferred for the Puja.

Shami tree is also known as Chhonkar (छोंकर) tree in some of the regions. If Shami tree is not available then Ashmantak (अश्मन्तक) tree can be used for the Puja. Ashmantak tree is also known as Baheda (बहेडा) tree. Shami Puja is also known as Banni Puja and Jammi puja in some of the southern states in India.

Mantra to worship Shami tree are -
अमङ्गलानां च शमनीं शमनीं दुष्कृतस्य च ।
दु:स्वप्रनाशिनीं धन्यां प्रपद्येऽहं शमीं शुभाम् ।।

शमी शमयते पापं शमी लोहितकण्टका । धारिण्यर्जुनबाणानां रामस्य प्रियवादिनी ।।
करिष्यमाणयात्रायां यथाकाल सुखं मया । तत्रनिर्विघ्नकर्त्रीत्वंभवश्रीरामपूजिते ।।
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