Nepal Calendar Determination Committee has made public the auspicious hour of tika for the coming Dashain festival.
As per the Committee, the auspicious hour of this Dashain tika is 11:45 am on Ashoj 14 (September 30, Saturday).
Committee Chairman Prof Dr Ramchandra Gautam said the navaratra begins on Ashoj 5 (September 21).
It is the first day of the Dashain, which is called the Ghatasthapana. The auspicious hour of the observing Ghatasthapana is 9:41 am.