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.

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10°00 to 23°20" Capricorn (Makara)

The 22nd Nakshatra: SHRAVANA.

The four quarters are ruled by:
Mangala (Mars) - the 1st quarter,
Shukra (Venus)
- the 2nd quarter,
Buddha (Mercury) - the 3rd quarter,
and Chandra (Moon) - the 4th quarter.

Other aspects of this Nakshatra:
The Purushartha (life's vector or motivation) is Artha.
Totem animal is Monkey (female).
Symbol - a
n ear or an arrow.
Devata (Deity) - Vishnu.
Dosha - Kapha.

The planet Chandra (Moon) owns this Nakshatra. This constellation spans from 10°00' to 23°20' in Makara, owned by the Shani (Saturn). While Shani (Saturn) and Chandra (Moon) have totally different characteristics, the individual born on this Nakshatra shows a mix of the characteristics of both these planets.

A male born in this Nakshatra will be of medium height and a slender body. The face is round or oval and he has a fair complexion. Females born in this Nakshatra have broad teeth, but these are prone to dental decay and gaps between the teeth. Females born in this Nakshatra also tend to be too much talkative.

The lord of the sign, Shani (Saturn) maintains a check on child like enthusiasm of the person born in this Nakshatra. These people are neat in their appearance and manners. This neatness is evident in every walk of their life, be it dress manners or eating habits. They know how to please others through talking properly. These people like to mingle with others and have a large network of friends. They are always ready to help and advise others. They also have a knack to navigate through some of the most difficult situations in life. As a result, people in trouble often seek their advice. Though these people are ready to help others, they seldom gain the respect and faith of those whom they help.

While Shani (Saturn) checks excessive enthusiasm of these people, versatile moon gives them the ability to undertake and execute a variety of tasks at the same time. These people are religious. The sign lord, Shani (Saturn) gives a steady, properly settled life during the middle age. Males born in this Nakshatra get a good wife and enjoy a happy married life. They are prone to health problems related with the skin, lungs and the digestive system. Females born in this Nakshatra have some rigid ideas about their husband and they are not ready to compromise when it comes to the qualities of their husband.

Male Natives

1. Physical features: He has a very good attractive physical feature. Normally his height will be small. There will be a peculiar sign on his face, may be in the form of a mole or some other marks which appears to be a kind of disfigurement. In some cases it has been noticed that black mole beneath shoulder.

2. Character and general events: He is very sweet in the speech and also maintain neatness in every work he undertakes. There is a set principle for him in his life. He expects his surroundings to be very clean and he dislikes the persons who do not have the tendency of maintaining neatness. Once he notices a person in untidy condition he will not hesitate to open his mouth. He takes pity on the condition of others and try to help others as far as possible. He likes to have a very neat and delicious food. It is because of this he is found to be a very good host.

He is God fearing and has full Guru bhakti (respect and love to the teacher). He is a believer of 'Satyameva Jayate' (Truth only will win). He cannot expect much benefit or return from those persons whom he has helped whereas it has been noticed that he is subject to deceit from others. Even if a thief is caught by him, he will try to find out the truth of the circumstances which led that person to become a thief and if he is convinced he will let that fellow go. His inherent quality if peaceful appearance and the knack of dealings will penetrate to the minds of the public, hence he is fittest politician for the modern times. His one smile is enough for others to be attracted and once he is attracted they cannot forget the native.

Whatever may be the ups and downs in his life, neither he will reach to the top nor he will be at the bottom. In other words, a mediocre life will be enjoyed by him.

Even illiterate born in this Nakshatra will show complete maturity and will be eager to gather knowledge whenever they get opportunity.

He is a very good adviser. Others will look upon him for solving individual as well as collective problems. He is a versatile genius. He has the ability and capacity to undertake different jobs at a time. If he is installed in a seat where some power and authority vests, he will shine well. He is always in search of authoritative job.

Since he has to shoulder much responsibilities and spend for fulfilling his responsibilities he will always be in need of money. He will not like to take any revenge even to his bitterest enemies. On the other hand he will think that let the God give them the due punishment to them.

3. Education, sources of earnings / profession: Normally period upto 30 years of age will undergo several changes. Period between 30 years to 45 years of age will mark stability in all walks of life. In case he goes beyond 65 years due to beneficial planetary positions he can expect remarkable progress both economical and social.

The native is suitable for taking up mechanical or technical work or engineering. He may also be connected with petroleum or oil products.

4. Family life: His married life will be filled with extra ordinary happiness. He will have most obedient wife with all good qualities that is expected of a wife. Even then occasional sex relationship with other ladies are not ruled out.

5. Health: He may suffer from ear problem, skin disease, eczema, rheumatism, tuberculosis and indigestion.

Female Natives

1. Physical features: She is tall and lean. Her head is comparatively big with broad face. She has large teeth. There will be distance between the front teeth. Prominent nose.

2. Character and general events: She believes in charity. She is highly religious; hence she will visit several holy places. She is internally very cunning. However, sympathy towards the weak and generosity towards the needy are the notable features. She likes lot of show. She has the knack to adapt to the required circumstances but not in the matters concerning her husband. She is a 'chatter-box' without having any control over her tongue.

3. Education, sources of earning / profession: She is a very good dancer and takes interest in various fine arts. Illiterate women will normally be engaged in agricultural field, digging wells etc. Other females with medium type of education are normally employed as typists, clerks or receptionist etc.

4. Family life: Her family will always take pride in her name. However, since she wants perfection in all matters, she has to confront frequent friction with her husband. She cannot expect others to have the same perfection, hence for a happy home she should avoid such enforcement. As already mentioned above, while she can adapt to any circumstances, this behavior is applicable only with outsiders and not with her husband, whom she always looks upon to be a perfect gentleman.

5. Health: She may be infected with some kind of skin disease. She is also prone to eczema, filaria, pus formation, tuberculosis. Leprosy of low intensity is also not ruled out. She may also have ear problem.

All Nakshatras can be grouped by their nature. There're 7 different categories in this case - Tikshna-, Dhruva-, Chara-, Mridu-, Ugra-, Kshipra- and Sadharana Nakshatras.

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