Kalki Jayanti 2026 Date

Kalki Jayanti 2026 Date

Kalki Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Kalki Avatar of Sri Vishnu in coming future. Kalki would be the tenth and the last incarnation of Lord Vishnu at the end of Kali Yuga. Nine incarnations (avatar) have taken place and now the final incarnation of Kalki God is awaited. Special Puja is organized in Sri Hari Vishnu temples on the occasion of Kalki Jayanti.

For bringing again the Satya Yuga and elimination of all evil (adharma), Sri Narayan will take avatar in the form of Sri Kalki at the end of the Kali Yuga. That is why Kalki jayanti festival is celebrated in India as well as the World where there is a considerable Hindu population in order to anticipate and enjoy the arrival of the deity in the world.

The name, ‘Kalki’ is derived from the Sanskrit word, “Kalka”. The name “Kalki” represents the one who eliminates all kind of filth and dirt from the universe. It is believed that Sri Hari Vishnu will appear in the form of Lord Kalki to remove the dark forces and the evil out of this world, thereby establishing righteousness (dharma) and peace back into this universe.

When is Kalki Jayanti?

Kalki Jayanti is celebrated on the sixth day in Shukla Paksha Shravan month as per North Indian calendar. As per South Indian calendar, Kalki Jayanthi is celebrated in Bhadrapad month and especially in temples dedicated to Sri Hari like Tirupati Sri Venkateshwarya Temple, Sri Rangam Ranganatha Swamy temple, Sri Krishna temple etc.

Kalki Jayanti 2026 Date - Tuesday, August 18, 2026

Kalki Jayanti Muhurat - 04:21 PM to 05:50 PM
Duration - 01 Hours 30 Mins

Shashthi Tithi Begins - 05:00 PM on Aug 17, 2026
Shashthi Tithi Ends - 05:50 PM on Aug 18, 2026

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