Sisters Wait Gets Longer This Raksha Bandhan

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Team Astroyogi By Team Astroyogi
Sisters Wait Gets Longer This Raksha Bandhan

Raksha Bandhan is on August 29 this year. But this time, you may have to wait a bit longer to celebrate this festival due to Bhadra muhurat which is considered inauspicious. This muhurat will be there till 1:50 pm on August 29 and the rituals of Rakhi should be avoided during this period.


What is Bhadra?

According to ancient scriptures, Bhadra is related to Sun and Saturn; she is Lord Surya’s daughter and Saturn’s sister. Hence, just like Saturn, she is also cruel by disposition. Bhadra, also called as ‘Vishti Karana’ is a part of Panchang (Hindu calendar). Any auspicious ceremony is prohibited during Bhadra. This time on Raksha Bandhan, Bhadra is till 1:50 in the afternoon. So, as per astrologers, this time shouldn’t be utilised for performing the rituals of Rakhi. The best time for Rakhi is from 1:50 in the afternoon till 4:30. Bhadra begins in the morning at 10:15 am and ends by 1:50 pm.


Shubh Muhurat

Raksha Bandhan: August 29

Muhurat to tie Rakhi: From 1:50 in the afternoon till 8:58 at night

Aparahan time: From 1:50 pm to 4:10 pm

Pradosh time: From 6:42 pm to 8:58 pm

Purnima Tithi starts at 3:35 on the morning of August 29

Purnima Tithi ends at 12:05 on the night of August 30

Bhadra time: From 10:15 in the morning till 1:50 in the afternoon


astroYogi wishes you all a Happy Raksha Bandhan!