Ploughing the land

Muhurth is fixed in 2 steps shown as 2 rules tables below.

  1. Find the days suitable in a month.  Select the day. This is based on Month, Day, Nakshatra, Tithi, Yoga, and Karana. 
  2. Find the time of the event. This is based on the horoscope of that moment. What is rising ? What is setting or going to set ? etc.

Year       =     Month    =                      

Show Muhurtha Days for above Year and Month.


When to start ploughing the land ?  A good Muhurtha ensures good rains and good crop. 

Rules Table I

No. Good Avoid
1 Nak = Mrgasiras, Revati, Chitra, Anuradha, Utthara, Uttarashada, U. Bhadrapad, Rohini, Hastha, Asvini, Pusya, Abhijeet, Svati, Punarvasu,  Shravan,  Dhanishta, Shatataraka, Mula, Magha and Vishakha Nak = Asvini,Bharani, Karthika, Makeeram, Thiruvathira, Ayilyam, Makam, Puram, Chitra, Svati, Vishakam, Anisham, Thrikketta, Pooratam, Thiruvonam, Avittam, Chatayam,  Pororuttathi. 
2 Day = Su, Mo, Th, Fr Day = TU SU
4 Tithi = 1,3,5,7,10,11,13,15 Tithi = 2,7,12
  Month = Chingam

Rules Table II

No. Good Avoid
  Lag = 2,3,6,8,9,12 Rasi = Metam, Kanni, Tulam, Vrischikam, Dhanu, Kumbham
  Moo in 4,10,12 Moon in 4
  Moo and Ven strong Sun in 10  [before noon]
  Jup in I  
  Papa grahas powerless  

For ploughing the male person should himself tie a white turban on his head before starting. Pray to nava grah, earth, fire and sthan devatha. Rub with gold the plough end. Tie the plough to strong and sturdy bulls and plough the land three times to north then continue as required.

Sun Halchal Chakra

Counting 1 as Sun Nak Result
-1 to +1 Bad
2 to 9 Good
10 to 18 Bad
19 to 26 Good

Start ploughing for the new year on good halchal chakra day.