Current Muhurtas

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

Yama Ghantaka

{[kalams.yg.start]} - {[kalams.yg.end]}

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

{[kalams.am.start]} - {[kalams.am.end]}

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

Brahma Muhurta

{[kalams.bm.start]} - {[kalams.bm.end]}

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

{[kalams.gk.start]} - {[kalams.gk.end]}

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

{[kalams.rk.start]} - {[kalams.rk.end]}

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


With help of our unique Favorability Chart You can evaluate favorability of any moment in time with help of numerous parameters of vedic astrology.

This particular chart shows overall favourability for today based on Your current location - Ashburn, Virginia, United States. Vertical string denotes current moment of Jun 12, 2024, 6:41 PM.

Show detailed Favorability Chart



Below You can find the information on geolocation used for all calculations on the VedicTime by default.

Your current location was detected automatically. If it's incorrect, set it manually.


Settings of current section change the display of Janma Kundali (birth chart).

Graha Drishti (planet aspects)

Rashi Drishti (sign aspects)

Other settings


6°40" to 20°00" Gemini (Mithuna)

 The 6th Nakshtra: ARDRA.

The four quarters are ruled by:
Guru (Jupiter) - the 1st quarter,
Shani (Saturn) - the 2nd quarter,
Shani (Saturn) - the 3rd quarter,
and Guru (Jupiter) - the 4th quarter.

Other aspects of this Nakshatra:
The Purushardha (life's vector or motivation) is Kama.
Totem animal is Dog
Symbols: eye with a teardrop, faceted p
recious stone or a human head.
Devata (Deity) -
Dosha - Vata.

This is the 6th Nakshatra of zodiac, having a spread from 6°40' to 20°00' in Mithuna and ruled by the Northern node Rahu. The natives born in this Nakshatra differ in their physical appearances. Some are thick, some are thin. While some may be tall, some are dwarfs. This is due to the peculiar characteristics of Rahu, which is also pictured as the tail of a poisonous snake. For the people with Rahu in the 7th house, there is a possibility that the spouse of the native is the exact opposite in physical appearance, having far superior or inferior qualities compared to the other partner. It is difficult to predict the behavior of these people from their past behavior. These people can be good psychoanalysts provided the nodes, Rahu and Ketu are properly placed. 

Full span of this Nakshatra falls in Mithuna, an intellectual sign ruled by the planet of intelligence, Buddha (Mercury). Hence favorable Buddha (Mercury) bestows a good all round grasping power and a fertile mind on these people. The tendency to keep on talking about nearly all the subjects makes it very difficult for these people to conceal or hide any secrets. These people can behave very coolly during the times of extreme hardship and plan their actions accordingly. The research work, especially related with electromagnetism, psychology, para psychology, occult powers, hypnotism, crime investigation and detection are good career options for these people.

These people have a natural tendency to settle abroad and earn their living. Or they get employed in professions that are related with travel and foreign places.

Their married life is full of ups and downs. Though they are not fully happy with the relationship, they tend to carry it and do not show their problems to others.

Male natives:

1. Physical features: It has been noticed that various natives of Ardra have different shape of structure, right from the slim and short structure to fat and lengthy structure.

2. Character and general events: He undertakes any work entrusted to him in a responsible manner. In the public meetings he creates an atmosphere of humor and keeps every body attracted to him. He has intuitive perception. He is good psychologist.

His dealings with his friends and relatives will be of very much cordial type. In some cases it is also noticed that the native is thankless to the persons who have given him help. He does not have a constant type of behavior.

3. Education, sources of earning/profession: He has the capacity to acquire and keep knowledge of almost all the subjects. However, in spite of these good qualities he cannot attain much fame or reward out of such knowledge. Since he is over sincere in the work and as also to the persons even the slightest problem which may be confronted will land him into maximum mental agony. However, even during the time of extreme hardships both financial and mental, he can keep his head cool, behave in a most respectable an attractive manner. Because of this quality he is very much involved in others heart.

He will not stick to only one line of work, whereas he would like to undertake so many works at a time. Even when he comes to know that the line of action or though which he has taken is the correct approach but according to others it is not like that he will not hesitate to subdue and respect others. In case he undertakes research work on any particular line he can shine well. In the business field also he can attain much success.

It has been noticed that most of the selfless social workers are born in this Nakshatra. He has the capacity to undertake any number of jobs at a time and complete perfection in all the fields can also be obtained. In case he undertakes a travel for a specific job, he will oversee other connected work which can be carried out simultaneously

Normally, the native earns his livelihood away from his home and family. In other words he is settled in foreign places. Period between 32 years and 42 years of age will be the golden period for him. He may be employed in transport, shipping, communication departments or industries. He may also earn as a bookseller or finance broker.

4. Family life: His marriage will be delayed. In case marriage takes place early he will be compelled to live separately from the family either due to difference of opinion between the couple or due to other circumstances beyond his control. He will have to face several inherent problems of the life. But he will not reflect his problems outwardly.

When the marriage takes place at a late stage his married life will be good. His spouse will exercise full control over him.

5. Health: He may have some diseases, which may term to be sometimes incurable. For example, paralysis, heart trouble and dental problems. He is also prone to Asthma, eosonophilia, and dry cough, ear trouble.

Female natives

1. Physical features: She has handsome body with charming eyes, prominent nose.

2. Character and general events: she is well behaved and peace minded. She is extravagant. Has good intelligence, helpful to others but clever in finding fault in others. In some female horoscope, possibility of having two mothers or two fathers have been noticed.

3. Education, sources of earnings/profession: she can attain a good amount of distinction in the educational or scientific field. Mostly Ardra born specializes in Electronic items or drugs and pharmaceutical. She also earns out of various consultation works.

4. Family life: Like male folk, she also marries at a late stage. But she cannot enjoy full requisite love and affection either from her husband or husband's family. Her married life will be full of thorns. Even children cannot give her the required happiness. In some cases it has been noticed that either death of the husband of divorce takes place.

5. Health: She is prone to menstrual troubles, asthma, spoiled blood, lack of blood or uterus trouble, ear trouble, mumps, bilious and phlegmatic.

Shubha is the 23th Nitya (Naisargika) Yoga, which is ruled by Lakshmi and considered to be benefic. Its effect usually described as "virtuous", "fortunate", "propitious", "auspicious", "splendid". Surya is Graha, who's ruling Shubha.

Read more