Vivah panchami 2020 date and time
- Vivah Panchami 2020 Date: Saturday, December 19
- Panchami Tithi Begins: 02:22 PM on December 18, 2020
- Panchami Tithi Ends: 02:14 PM on December 19, 2020
Vivah Panchami falls on the fifth day of Hindu calendar month of Agrahayana (December-January) in the Shukla Paksha. As per legends, Lord Rama visited Janakpur (in Nepal) for the Swayamvar of Goddess Sita broke the bow (Dhanush) of Lord Shiva to get married to Goddess Sita.
The festival of Vivah Panchami is celebrated at all Ram-Sita temples across India and Nepal. However, the most pious and grand celebrations of Vivah Panchami is held in Ayodhya, the birthplace of Lord Rama, and in Janakpur (Nepal), the birthplace of Goddess Sita.
Devotees chant Sita-Ram mantra and other Vedic mantras to celebrate the anniversary of Ram Sita Vivah.