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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Shukla Ashtami is the name for the 8th Tithi (lunar day). It's nature is Dawanda Prada, which can be interpreted as "conflict or problem generator". It's good for works related to women, Alankar, enjoyment. It's auspicious for dancing, making and wearing jewellery, art, sculpture, painting, writing, house, foundation laying, war, government works and celebrations, trade, farming, stone, steel, water related works. Eating of meat should be avoided during this Tithi.

Shiva is Devata which rules the 8th Tithi of Shuklapaksha (referring to Muhurta Chintamani and Poorva Kalamrita), which is good for the destruction of any obstacle or enemy, overcoming of any problem and acts of combat. As per Brihat Samhita, Shukla Ashtami is ruled by Vasu and all actions done in respect of Vasu are more than acceptable.

Being Jaya (that can be translated as "victory" or "advancement") and ruled by Mangala (Mars), 8th Tithi of Shuklapaksha is 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.

During the vedic months Chaitra and Margashirsha Shukla Ashtami becomes Maasa Shunya Tithi, which is considered inauspicious in succeeding in works started during this Tithi. Poorva Bhadrapada Nakshatra also becomes Tithi Shoonya if it falls on Shukla Ashtami.

Shukla Ashtami becomes Daghda Tithi (burned lunar day) for times when Surya (Sun) goes through Mithuna (Gemini) or Kanya (Virgo). It's considered that Daghda Tithis are inauspicious to start any type of work.

Kumbha (Aquarius) is both the water-bearer and the water flowing from the pitcher. Water stands for the cosmic life force, the universal solvent which quenches the thirst of all and transmutes base metal into gold; it absolves the individual from all sins and purifies his heart.

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