Muhurth is fixed in 2 steps shown as 2 rules tables below.
- Find the days suitable in a month. Select the
day. This is based on Month, Day, Nakshatra, Tithi, Yoga, and Karana.
- 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 ?
or parting of wife's hair by
husband also purifies the fetus. This
ceremony is performed by the husband for the wife to protect her from evil
spirits and from ill health during the pregnancy. This Sanskar is
performed during the seventh month of pregnancy and prayers are offered for
the healthy physical and mental growth of the child. The other importance
of this Sanskar is to free the expectant mother free from worries since the
last 3 months are very difficult for pregnant woman -- both physically and
mentally. On the day of this Sanskar, the expectant mother gets food of
her desire. Only women are invited for this ritual and the gathering is kept
small The husband performs this ritual.
Rules Table I
2nd and 3rd paad of -- Mrgasiras. Pusya, Hast,
Uttara, Uttarashada, Uttarabhadrapad, rohini, revati, mula, punarvasu or
Asvini, Punartham, Pooyam, Attham, Anisham, Thiruvonam,
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr
[Tu in South India]
||Tithi = 5,7,10,11,13
emergency Tithi = 4/8/14/9/6/12
amavasya, and S8
1st half of K7, S1 and P15
2nd half of K3,K10 and S11
= 1,2,3,4,8,6,9,12,14,15,21 to 30.
Rules Table II
Grahas in 1,4,7,10 and 5,9.
= Simham, Vrichikam
Grahas in 3,6,11
Madhyanham first 10 g
adhipathi for Lagna and NavamshaLagna
planet in 8th
or 8th month of pregnancy.
some say 4/5/7/9th month.
in 8th from wife's lagna and rasi
= Eclipse day. Earthquake day. Meteor Shower day.
Animal howling day.