According to Indian astrology, Muhurat is an auspicious time to commence or accomplish a task. According to astrology, if something begins in an auspicious muhurat, there are no obstacles and everything goes smooth. Prashna Shastra as well as a Janma Kundali are based on Muhurat. Muhurat panchang is divided into five categories which are Tithi, Var, Nakshatra, Yoga and Karan. Auspicious and inauspicious Muhurat are determined on the basis of Muhurat panchang.
Muhurat Shastra has been explained in detail in Shodash Sanskar in Indian tradition. It has been said that Muhurat are based on Tithi, Var, Nakshatra etc. Different tasks are carried out besides Sanskar etc.
Auspicious Muhurat are like blessings. Month, date, nakshatra, yoga etc. are considered to be very important during marriages, mundan, pregnancy etc. Date is considered to be the body, Moon to be the mind, and Yoga, Nakshatra etc. are considered to be body parts. Ascendant is considered to be the soul. One can understand how important Muhurat are in astrology. A lot of auspicious Muhurat have been mentioned in Muhurat Shastra. For example, Sarvarth Siddhi Yoga, Siddhi Yoga, Amrit Siddhi Yoga, Raj Yoga, Ravi Pushya Yoga, Guru Pushya Yoga, Dwi Tri Pushkar Yoga, Pushkar Yoga and Ravi Yoga.
Important Factors related to Muhurat
It is necessary to remember some important things related to Muhurat. Dates should be considered important in Muhurat. For example, you should not begin a new task in Rikta, you should not carry out Mangalik tasks in Amawasya etc. You should not make any new plans or begin any tasks when a planet is interchanging signs with another planet. You should never begin a new task when a planet is weak, the Lord of the birth sign or birth nakshatra is weak, retrograde, or between enemy planets.
Relationship between Kundali and Muhurat
Janma Kundali plays an important role in determining auspicious Muhurat. A person can not change the time of his birth. However, he can carry out various tasks in auspicious Muhurat to be successful and receive auspicious results. According to astrology, in order to save oneself from inauspicious dosha in a Kundali, a person should choose auspicious Muhurat according to auspicious dasha and transits in a Kundali.
Importance of Muhurat
There is a need of an auspicious time to carry out any task. The basis of every auspicious Muhurat are date, nakshatra, position of Moon, Yogini dasha and position of planets. You should avoid Bhadrakal before beginning any auspicious work. You should notice moving and stationary ascendants. A person receives auspicious results if he carries out some work in an auspicious Muhurat.