Upanayanam = Thread Ceremony
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 ?
Upanayana or thread
ceremony.. This is the most important Sanskar , which marks the beginning of
the next stage of life – Youth. The word Upanayana means
bringing near. The child is bought near to the Guru. This Sanskar is second
birth for child – a spiritual birth.
This Sanskar is performed during 5th, 7th or 9th year of
child. With Upanayana ,
the body comes in the DWIJA class, and gains the right to study the
Upanayan is not done Jul 15 to Jan 15.
Vedi - Purva, Purvashada, PBhadrapad, Hasth, Chitra,
Svati, Ashlesh, Sravan & Mula, Ardra, Mrgasiras.
||Bharani, Kartika, Thiruvathira,
Ayilyam, Magam, Pooram, Vishakam, Thrikketta, Mulam,
Vedi - Revati, Anuradha, Hastha, Punarvasu, Pushya,
Mrgasiras, Citra, Utthara, Uttarashada, UBhadrapad and
Vedi - Sravan, Ardra, Hasth, Dhanishta, Pushya,
Utthara, Utharashada, UBhadrapad and Ashvini
||4,9,14, amavasya, S8
1st half of K7, S1 and P15
2nd half of K3,K10 and S11
Vedi - Dhanishta, Punarvasu, Anuradha, Hastha,
Mrgasiras and Revati, Asvini
||Karkitakam, Chingam, Kanni,
Tulam, Vrichikam, Dhanu = period July 15 to Jan 15
||Sun Rah or Mar in 9
||Planet other than Ven in 8
||Daytime from 5th Rasi
||Boy is less than 4 years old
||Boy is running 6th year
||Boy is above 14 years age
= Eclipse day. Earthquake day. Meteor Shower
day.Animal howling day.