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Significance of Muhurat in our Lives

Astrology has a name for auspicious and inauspicious time which is called ‘muhurat’. It is said that chances for the success of a task is maximised if it is done in an auspicious muhurat. That is, it will give you the maximum result as per your destiny if you perform the task in the right Muhurtha. That is why it is important to consider muhurat before initiating an activity.
As we take separate medicines for separate diseases, there are different auspicious muhurats for different works. In ancient Vedic days muhurats were consulted while performing yajnas but after considering its manifold utilities and positive aspects there has been an increasing demand of muhurats in our daily affairs. A person who believes in the goodness of muhurat always judges the muhurat of his activity before performing it.
Muhurat is very useful for people those do not have a birth chart or suffer from any dosha. It is seen that these people have succeeded in their tasks after carrying out it in an auspicious muhurat.
Marriage is believed to be the beginning of a new life. Muhurat is of great importance in marriage as it predicts the auspicious time and date of the marriage for maximum compatibility and a good life.
Parts of Muhurat
Astrology says while judging a muhurat it is important to consider the combinations of a weekday with Ascendant and nakshatra. Muhurat of auspicious and placid nakshatra is apt for carrying out a good job.
To get a desired muhurat, purification of Ascendant is also required. So, while judging muhurat fair attention must be given to the status of the Ascendants. A person receives double benefits if his navamsha is also auspicious.
To get a good muhurat it should be noticed that a person’s kundli does not have any planet in the eighth house and the Ascendant is with an auspicious planet. If there is no such placement then position of auspicious planet in the Trikha and Kendra house will prove good or placement of s malefic planet in the third, sixth and eleventh house will work wonder.
While judging a best muhurat it is required that the Ascendant is not placed along with the Moon and the Paap Kartari dosha is not formed. The the Ascendant should not fall in the second house to the Moon and there should be no malefic planet in the twelfth house from Moon.
Some precautions in muhurat
There are some special precautions in muhurat which should be followed to get benefits out of it.
New business work should not be done in Rikta tithi or in the fourth, ninth and fourteenth days of the lunar month. New moon days are also considered inauspicious for holy or good works. Agreements should not be made on Sundays, Tuesdays and Saturdays.
New project should not be started in the Nanda tithi and during pratipada, sixth and eleventh days of a lunar day.
New business plans should not be finalized during three days before and after a planet is combust and rising. When the lord of the birth sign and birth nakshatra combusts, debilitate or falls between enemy planets then professional and personal facts of your life should not be executed. In muhurat the avoidance of khshay tithi is also necessary.
To avoid failure, a person should not start a new task in the fourth, eighth and twelfth sign of a Moon from his birth sign. A child’s admission in school should be avoided in Devshayan (when Gods are sleeping) period.
According to muhurat it is very inauspicious to lend money on Wednesdays and borrow money on Tuesdays. While purchasing a new vehicle it should be ensured that the Moon is not situated in the Ghaat sign from your birth sign.
Article Categories: Muhurtha

Comment(s) on this article

  1. Chair Covers said on Mar 29, 2011 02:53 PM
    Great website to read about astrology.
  2. Shailly said on Aug 10, 2013 11:40 PM
    Great article ..... but still i could not find the answer I was looking for . Please do let me know that what is scientific explanation of muhurat . And if you say that particular day or time is ideal muhurat then why only that time . And as its mentioned in your article that one should not have any grah in their 8th position then how does it matter and what made you land up to this conclusion . Would be a great if you could answer these questions or let me know some books from which I can get my response . Please mail me if you can . Thanks !!
  3. dsc said on Feb 27, 2017 02:11 AM
    Please let me know the no of Muhurtas & their dieties in Hindu astrology,Tittareeya,Brahmana Satapathas at the earliest. Thanks dsc

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