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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 Pratipad is the name for the 1st Tithi (lunar day) of Shuklapaksha and the 1st day of whole lunar month. It's nature is Vriddhi Prada, which can be interpreted as "rise giver". It's good for following works: marriage; house, entering into a house; Pratishta (fame, honor); shaving; Samskaras like Seemantha, tonsure, Upanayana; peaceful & developmental works; farming; intoxicant & medicine making; oiling; bed; sitting items (Aassan), stone work, cutting of trees, sculpture, Alankar (ornament & decoration works). NB! Some classical sources say that a person must consult astrologer before doing something important from list of actions suitable for Vriddhi Prada Tithi. It's because of the fact that Shukla Pratipad goes right after Krishna Amavasya and because of that Vriddhi Prada works can be performed only during Krishna Pratipad Tithi.

According to the classical Muhurta Chintamani and Poorva Kalamrita Agni (Deity that rules fire, consciousness and Agni Mahabhutani (primary element of fire)) presides over Shukla Pratipad and is good for all types of auspicious and religious ceremonies. Also it's a great day for finding and using solutions. According to Varaha Mihira's Brihat Samhita Brahma (the first Deity of Hindu Triad (Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva) that is responsible for creation) rules Shukla Pratipad, thus everything that's related to creation, religious ceremonies and development is auspicious during this Tithi

Being Nanda (that can be translated as "prosperity", "good", "happiness") and ruled by Shukra (Venus), the 1st Tithi of Shuklapaksha is suitable for following works or actions: related to clothes; dance, vocal music, festivals, art & sculpture, painting; farming, house, clothes, Aalankar (ornament, decoration); enjoyments, Tantric Kāryas.

During the vedic month Bhadrapada Shukla Pratipad becomes Maasa Shoonya Tithi, which is considered inauspicious in succeeding in works started during this TithiLagna (ascendant or rising sign) during Krishna Pratipad becomes Tithi Shoonya (Lagna which is ruined by Tithi) for times when it is Tula (Libra) or Makara (Capricorn). Uttara Ashadha Nakshatra also becomes Tithi Shoonya if it falls on Shukla Pratipad. It's considered that all auspicious works done during Tithi Shoonya periods will be destroyed.

Specific actions and works that are suitable for initiation during Chandra in Magha: marriage; ancestral works; dance, music; trees, sowing seeds, etc.

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