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Masik Kalashtami 2024: Tithi, Vrat Katha And Its Significance

By June 6, 2024June 8th, 2024No Comments
Masik Kalashtami 2024

The Masik Kalashtami, a day that is also known as Kaal Bhairava Asthami, the details about this auspicious day is also mentioned in the Aditya Purana. Here, we will not only see the date and time but also learn about the story behind this auspicious day and why the day is celebrated.

Firstly, we will begin with its date and time. Let’s continue to unfold the details about the Masik Kalashtami 2024. 


Masik Kalashtami 2024: Date and Time


Tithi Begins

Tithi Ends

June 28, 2024, Friday 04:27 PM, May 28, 2024 02:19 PM, May 29, 2024
July 27, 2024, Saturday 09:19 PM, July 27, 2024 07:27 PM, July 28, 2024
August 26, 2024, Monday 03:39 AM, Aug 26, 2024 02:19 AM, Aug 27, 2024
September 24, 2024, Tuesday 12:38 PM, Sep 24, 2024 12:10 PM, Sep 25, 2024
October 24, 2024, Thursday 01:18 AM, Oct 24, 2024 01:58 AM, Oct 25, 2024
November 22, 2024, Friday 06:07 PM, Nov 22, 2024 07:56 PM, Nov 23, 2024
December 22, 2024, Sunday 02:31 PM, Dec 22, 2024 05:07 PM, Dec 23, 2024

What is Kalashtami?

Masik Kalashtami is celebrated every month during the Ashtami Tithi of Krishna Paksha. People who keep fast on this day worship Lord Bhairav and blessings from him. People perform puja and visit temples to remove the complications and hurdles from their lives. 

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Masik Kalashtami 2024: Story and Significance

As we understood, what Masik Kalashtami is. Now, let’s continue to learn about its story and significance, which will help us know about the Kalashtami more. 

1. Masik Kalashtami Story

Kal Bhairav is a form of Lord Shiva. Once, there was a day when Lord Brahma and Lord Vishnu had a heated argument about who was the greatest among the people. At that very moment, a fire Linga appeared in front of them. 

Both the Gods were trying to see the end of the Linga, and suddenly, Lord Brahma said he could see it, and Lord Vishnu accepted his defeat. At that moment, Lord Shiva appeared before them and asked Lord Bharma not to lie. 

Lord Brahma was upset but didn’t realise what he had done. He then insulted Lord Shiva. This upset Lord Shiva, who couldn’t resist creating Kaal Bhairav to punish Lord Brahma. 

Lord Kaal Bhairav cut the fifth head of Lord Brahma, which made Lord Brahma realize his mistakes about lying. Lord Brahma then asked for forgiveness from Lord Shiva, and Bholenath forgave him and left. 

Afterwards, Lord Brahma also asked Lord Vishnu for forgiveness, and both of them resolved their fight. It helped them gain knowledge and left their pride and ego.

2. Masik Kalashtami Significance 

By learning the story, we learned what Kalashtami vrat is all about. Now, we will understand why it is important. Let us ask you, what will be the importance of this day according to you?

The Kaal Bhairav is known as the ‘God of Time’. On this day, people manifest growth and power in their lives and put aside their egos and pride. This makes the devotees’ journey to Moksha easy.

Keeping a fast on this day removes challenges from life. It also removes unhappiness and misery and gives people a chance to do good Karma and receive good blessings.

Masik Kalashtami 2024: Rituals and Remedies

Let’s proceed with the rituals and remedies of the Kalasthami to learn what we can do to make Lord Bhairav happy.

1. Masik Kalashtami: Ritual

  • Get up early in the morning and take a shower before the sun rises. 
  • Worship Lord Bhairav and seek his blessings and forgiveness for past sins. 
  • Keep a fast on this day and recite Kalashtami vrat Katha.
  • Recite Kaal Bhairav mantras and Lord Shiva’s mantras.

2. Masik Kalashtami: Remedies

  • Chant Kaal Bhairav Mantra and Lord Shiva Mantra
  • Give Red flowers, Ghee Diya, Honey and unbroken coconut to Lord Bhairav to make him happy. 
  • On this day, make buckwheat flour (कुट्टू का आटा) pakoda and papad and distribute it among the needy on the next day. 

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Masik Kalashtami 2024: Do’s and Don’t

So, we have reached the end and learned most of the information. Now, we will learn the most important things to do and not do to get the most out of the day. 

1. Masik Kalashtami: Do’s

  • Donate food, clothes and money on this day. 
  • Feed Black dogs with milk, curd, and sweets (the black dog is considered the vehicle of Kaal Bhairav).
  • Respect each and every one on this day.

2. Masik Kalashtami: Don’t

  • Don’t eat non-vegetarian.
  • Don’t hurt any animals.
  • Don’t offer Kataki flower to Kaal Bhairav. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. Can we start using Kal Bhairav Yantra on kalaashtami day?

Yes, you can start using the Kal Bhairav Yantra on the Masik Kalashtami day, and this will bring peace and good luck to you.

2. When should we chant the Mantra of Kaal Bhairav on kalaashtami day?

One should chant the mantras of Lord Bhairav in the early morning after taking a shower in front of the Kaal Bhairav Idol or Picture.

3. What are a few mantras we can chant on Masik Kalashtami 2024?

You can chant Kaal Bhairav Mantra and Lord Shiva Mantra on this day. Kaal Bhairav – “Om Hraam Hreem Hroom Hrime Hroum Ksham Kshetrapaalaaya Kaala Bhairavaya Namah”. Lord Shiva – “Om Namah Shivaya”.

4. Is the procedure the same for all the Masik Kalashtami?

Yes, the details and the pooja procedure are the same for all the Masik Kalashtami.

5. What are the benefits of keeping fast on Kalashtami June 2024?

People stay fast on this day to seek blessings from Lord Shiva and have a smooth, healthy, and happy life.

6. When is Kalasthami June 2024?

The Kalashtami in June 2024 is on the 28th.

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