Current Muhurtas

In any daytime there are certain periods, which have special meaning.

Yama Ghantaka

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Rishi Vasishtha: "Yama Ghantaka should always be avoided in any Muhurta for auspicious (Shubha) activity". It is considered that any activity (especially travelling) started during the period of Yama Ghantaka pushes the one towards to death.

Abhijeet Muhurta

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Abhijit Muhurta is one of the most auspicious and powerful criteria for initiating all types of works.

Brahma Muhurta

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Brahma Muhurta is optimal for waking up as well as any activity connected to spiritual practices (such as Hatha Yoga, Dhyana (meditation), etc), creating, planning, projections etc.

Gulikā Kalām

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According to Jyotish knowledge Gulika Kalam is a very negative (Ashubha) period of time every day that should be shunned for all auspicious and beneficial activities.

Rahu Kalām

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According to Jyotish knowledge Rahu Kaalam is a very negative (Ashubha) period of time every day that should be shunned for all auspicious and beneficial activities.

Monthly Panchanga calendar


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Shukla Ashtami


Current panchanga


Apr 23, 2018, 5:47 AM - Apr 24, 2018, 5:45 AM

Works in following fields are prescribed for Monday: agriculture, farming, gardening, fragrant trees, lotus & flowers, milk, food, food-grains, sugar, sugarcane, raw sugar / molasses, Yagyas, ornament making & wearing, silver, deer, sale & purchase of cows, buffalos; gems-pearl & shells, conch-shell, singing & dancing - starting thereof; water related works, public works oriented on people and crowd, movable works, starting of education, night movements, Brahmins, female related works, road etc.

Shukla Ashtami

Apr 22, 2018, 11:47 AM - Apr 23, 2018, 9:46 AM

It's good for works related to women, Alankar, enjoyment. It's auspiscious for dancing, making and wearing jewellery, art, sculpture, painting, writing, house, foundation laying, war, goverment works and celebrations, trade, farming, stone, steel, water related works. Eating of meat should be avoided during this Tithi. Being Jaya (that can be translated as "victory" or "advancement"), it is also suitable for following works or actions: weapon making; wars; training in army, collection of army, any matters related to power or strength; travelling; festival; medicine; trades; house matters; flags & conch-shell.

Related Devatas: Shiva, Vasu, Mangala.
Sompad Tithi month: none.
Manvadi Tithi month: none.
Maasa Tithi Shoonya: Chaitra, Margashirsha.
Tithi Shoonya Lagna: none.
Tithi Shoonya Nakshatra: Poorva Bhadrapada.
Surya Rashi for Dagdha Tithi: Mithuna, Kanya.


Apr 22, 2018, 1:47 PM - Apr 23, 2018, 12:32 PM

Specific actions and works that are suitable for initiation during Chandra in Pushya: all types of Manglika (auspicious) works except marriage; festivals, Upanayana, Seemanta, installation of Prateema \ Moorti, God’s idol or statue; entering a house, peace, developmental / stable / stationary works, coronation, installation / construction of temples.


Apr 22, 2018, 10:46 PM - Apr 23, 2018, 9:46 AM

Bava is benefic, moving Karana, ruled by Indra, suitable for: development, expansion, strength, vigour, short life-span works, fixed & movable works, religious deeds. Surya is Graha, who's ruling Bava.


Apr 22, 2018, 9:54 PM - Apr 23, 2018, 7:14 PM

Shoola (Shūla) is the 9th Nitya (Naisargika) Yoga, which is ruled by Sarpa Devatas (Nāgas is another name) and considered to be malefic one (especially first 5 Ghatis of it). It is one of 7 other malefic Yogas of the lowest order (comparing to Vyatipāta and Vaidhriti, which are malefic Nitya Yogas of the highest order) and its nature can be described as "spear", "death", "iron pin". Graha, who's ruling Shoola, is Guru (Jupiter).


Apr 22, 2018, 8:08 AM - Apr 24, 2018, 11:28 AM

Analysing Muhurta, Chandra in Karkata (Cancer) gives bad Chandrabala if one's Janma Rashi (disposition of Chandra in certain sign at birth time) is Simha (Leo), Dhanu (Sagittarius) or Kumbha (Aquarius). Also being in Karkata, Chandra makes consciousness more emotionful (as it is Jala Rāshi), efficient, philosophical.

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Upcoming events AND transits

Apr 23, 2018, 9:41:40 AM

Chandra enters 5 Kakshya (ruled by Shukra) of Karkata Rashi

Apr 23, 2018, 9:46:54 AM

Balava Karana starts

Apr 23, 2018, 9:46:54 AM

Shukla Navami Tithi starts

Apr 23, 2018, 12:32:52 PM

Chandra enters Ashlesha Nakshatra

Apr 23, 2018, 1:27:35 PM

Rahu becomes Vakri

Apr 23, 2018, 1:27:35 PM

Ketu becomes Vakri

Apr 23, 2018, 4:07:07 PM

Chandra enters 6 Kakshya (ruled by Buddha) of Karkata Rashi

Apr 23, 2018, 7:14:00 PM

Ganda NItya Yoga starts

Apr 23, 2018, 8:50:18 PM

Kaulava Karana starts

Apr 23, 2018, 10:33:24 PM

Chandra enters 7 Kakshya (ruled by Chandra) of Karkata Rashi

Apr 24, 2018, 1:42:34 AM

Chandra enters Mrityu Bhaga

Apr 24, 2018, 4:00:17 AM

Chandra leaves Mrityu Bhaga

Apr 24, 2018, 5:00:34 AM

Chandra enters 8 Kakshya (ruled by Lagna) of Karkata Rashi

Apr 24, 2018, 7:56:26 AM

Taitula Karana starts

Apr 24, 2018, 7:56:26 AM

Shukla Dashami Tithi starts

Shukla Panchami is the name for the 5th Tithi (lunar day). It's the 5th Tithi of Shuklapaksha. It's nature is Lakshami Prada, which can be interpreted as "wealth giver" (as through this Prada Panchami is connected to Lakshmi Devi, who ...

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