Marriage Muhurth

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.

Select Year and Month for finding suitable muhurth days. Year       =   Month    =                      

Boy's Nakshatra =     Boy's Rasi  =

Boy's Solar Month of birth =


Vivaha. This sanskar is entry into the second Ashram. The life as individual family begins. Entering this stage of life, man has to take on his duties and has to pay spiritual debts by sacrifice , by procreating children and study. The bride and groom walk around Agni hand in hand 7 rounds. The bride sacrifices grains in the fire and the bridegroom chants mantras. The bridegroom marries the bride, not vice versa. After marriage, doing AGNIHOTRA ANUSTHANA with, he gains access to the heaven. A good son is also a result of an excellent marriage. Such a son serves his living parents which paves the way to salvation for his dead ancestors through SHRADDHA, TARPANA etc. All these are the results of marriage.

Rules Table I

No. Good Avoid
1 Nak = Rohini, Mrgasiras, Magha, Uttaraphalguni, Hasta, Svati, Anuradha, Mula, Uttarasadha, Uttarabhadrapad, Revati.



Moon in


Ardra..... Tiruvathira
Punarvasu. Punarpoosam Punartham
Pusya..... Poosam Pooyam
Aslesa.... Ayilyam
P.Phalguni Pooram Purva
Jyestha... Kettai Thrikettai
Purvashada Pooradam
Sravana... Thiruvonam
Dhanistha. Avittam
Satabhisaj Chatayam Shatataraka
P.Bhadrpad Poorattathi

2 Bride's birthday Bridegroom's birthday
3 Day = Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa  4,9,14, amavasya, and S8 
1st half of K7, S1 and P15
2nd half of K3,K10 and S11
4   Month - Adhik, 
[Malayalam, Tamil,   Sanskrit,  English  (Rasi) Sun in]

KUMBHAM. MAASI    PHALGUNA  Feb-Mar (11) Aquarius
MEENAM.. PANGUNI  CHAITRA   Mar-Apr (12) Pisces
KARKATAM AAADI    SRAVANA   Jul-Aug (4)  Cancer
KANNI... PURATASI ASVINA    Sep-Oct (6)  Virgo
DHANU... MAARKAYI PAUSA     Dec-Jan (9)  Sagittarius

Solar months start between 14 and 17th of Eng months.

* Meenam andhya ardham = Mar 29 to April 14

Rules Table II

No. Good Avoid
1   Lag = Metam
2   Lag = Sunrise and Moonrise rasis. Sun/Moon in Ascendant.
3   Mars in 8
4   Rah or Ket in 8
5   One planet in 7
6   Midnight + 48 minutes
7   Sunrise - 2h 24m 
8   Sunset - 2h 24m 
9   Midnoon + 4 minutes
A   1 planet in marriage time star.
B   Jup or Ven combust with Sun 
C   A planet in 7th rasi counting from either the boy or girl's rasi
D   Sun or Mars in 7th Rasi from Bride's rasi
E   Ulka = Eclipse day. Earthquake day. Meteor Shower day. Animal howling day.