Hayagriva Jayanti 2026 Date

Hayagriva Jayanti 2026 Date

Hayagriva Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Lord Hayagriva who is regarded as the god of knowledge and wisdom is an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Hayagriva Avatar is mainly mentioned in the Shanti Parva of Mahabharata and the Puranas. It is one of the lesser-known incarnations of Lord Vishnu. When two demons Madhu and Kaitabh stole Vedas from Brahma, then Sri Narayan took the avatar of Hayagriva to bring back the Vedas. Later, Lord Hayagriva restored all Vedas to Brahma. Hayagriva Jayanti is also known as Hayagreeva Jayanthi or Hayagriva Uthpaththi.

Hayagriva avatar of Sri Hari Vishnu has the head of a horse and the body of a human being. The purpose of this Avatar was to retrieve the stolen Vedas from the demons. The day is observed as Upakarma day by Brahmin community.

Hayagriva Jayanti 2026 Date and Timings

Hayagriva Jayanti 2026 Date - Thursday, August 27, 2026

Hayagriva Jayanti Muhurat - 04:14 PM to 06:48 PM
Duration - 02 Hours 34 Mins

Purnima Tithi Begins - 09:08 AM on Aug 27, 2026
Purnima Tithi Ends - 09:48 AM on Aug 28, 2026

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