Auspicious Mundan Muhurats in 2024 That You Should Know!

Sun, Dec 10, 2023
Team Astroyogi
  By Team Astroyogi
Sun, Dec 10, 2023
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Auspicious Mundan Muhurats in 2024 That You Should Know!

Hinduism recognizes sixteen sacraments, or Solah Sanskars, that occur throughout a person's life, from birth to death. Mundan is the eighth of the sixteen rites, along with Namkaran, Annaprashan, and marriage. In the Mundan ceremony, the baby's head is traditionally shaved for the first time, symbolizing the purification and renewal of the soul. The Mundan Sanskar, also known as Chudakaran or Chaul Karma, holds cultural and spiritual significance in India and is performed as a rite of passage for children. According to Hindu religious beliefs, the Mundan Sanskar is performed one year or three years after the child's birth.

It is believed that the Mundan ceremony can grant the child luck, happiness, and prosperity. In this ritual, the first hair of the baby is shaved off. When a child is born from his mother's womb, there are some hairs on his head, and their removal is called Mundan Sanskar. This ritual is not only related to religious reasons but also to scientific reasons. 

Let’s discover more about Mundan Muhurat in 2024 and the significance and important rituals.

When is the Mundan Ceremony for the Child Performed? 

Most children's Mundan Sanskar is performed in their first or third year. According to Vedic astrology, performing the Mundan ceremony is considered very auspicious when the Sun is in Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Capricorn, and Aquarius. According to religious scriptures, the Mundan ceremony of boys should always be performed in the third, fifth, and seventh years. Whereas for girls, Mundan Sanskar should be performed in the second or fourth year.

We have brought you the Mundan Sanskar auspicious date and time of 2024 (Shubh Muhurat Mundan 2024) so that you can choose the best day for your little one’s Mundan ceremony.

Shubh Mundan Muhurat in 2024: What Does the Calendar Look Like?

According to the Hindu calendar, Mundan Sanskar has many auspicious times in 2024. So, let's go over the Mundan Sanskar Shubh Muhurat 2024 in detail, including the date, time, day, and Nakshatra.

January: Mundan Muhurat in 2024

According to the Hindu calendar, no auspicious dates are available in January 2024 to perform the Mundan ceremony. So keep looking for the right time.

February: Mundan Muhurat in 2024

According to the Hindu calendar, dates like 21, 22, and 29 February 2024 will be auspicious for performing the Mundan. If you want to know the detailed auspicious time, see the time details below.

  • 21st February 2024 (Wednesday), Timing- 08:19 AM to 9:50 AM and 11:30 AM to 01:28 PM, Nakshatra- Punarvasu
  • 22nd February 2024 (Thursday), Timing- 08:15 AM to 9:46 AM and 11:26 AM to 01:21 PM, Nakshatra- Pushya
  • 29th February 2024 (Thursday), Timing- 10:59 AM to 12:57 PM, Nakshatra- Swati

March: Mundan Muhurat in 2024

In March 2024, the 8th, 20th, 27th, and 28th will be auspicious Mundan dates, as the Hindu calendar reveals. The auspicious time with detailed information is mentioned below.

  • 8th March 2024 (Friday) Timing- 07:16 AM to 08:47 AM and 10:27 AM to 12:25 PM, Nakshatra- Shravana
  • 20th March 2024 (Wednesday),  Timing-  06:13 AM to 01:19 PM, Nakshatra- Pushya
  • 27th March 2024 (Wednesday), Timing- 06:15 AM to 28 March 2024, 06:16 AM, Nakshatra- Chitra
  • 28th March 2024 (Thursday), Timing- 06:16 AM to 06:38 PM, Nakshatra- Swati

April: Mundan Muhurat in 2024

As per the Hindu calendar, in the month of April 2024, the dates 4, 5, and 15 will be the best days to carry out the Mundan Sanskar ceremony. Below is detailed information on the auspicious Muhurat.

  • 4th April 2024 (Thursday), Timing- 09:47 AM to 01:29 PM and 09:47 AM to 01:29 PM, Nakshatra- Shravana
  • 5th April 2024 (Friday), Timing- 08:37 AM to 10:07 PM, Nakshatra- Dhanishtha
  • 15th April 2024 (Monday), Timing- 07:58 AM to 12:09 PM, Nakshatra- Punarvasu

May: Mundan Muhurat in 2024

According to the Hindu calendar, dates like 3, 10, 20, 24, 29, and 30 May 2024 will be auspicious for performing the Mundan ceremony this month. If you want to know the detailed auspicious time, check the time given below.

  • 3rd May 2024 (Friday), Timing- 06:49 AM to 11:00 AM, Nakshatra- Shatabhisha
  • 10th May 2024 (Friday), Timing- 12:52 PM to 05:26 PM, Nakshatra- Rohini
  • 20th May 2024 (Monday), Timing- 04:52 PM to 5:27 AM, 21 May, Nakshatra- Chitra
  • 24th May 2024 (Friday),  Timing- 07:45 AM to 11:53 AM, Nakshatra- Anuradha
  • 29th May 2024 (Wednesday), Timing- 09:17 AM to 04:11 PM, Nakshatra- Shravana
  • 30th May 2024 (Thursday), Timing- 06:59 AM to 09:13 AM and 11:34 AM to 06:27 PM, Nakshatra- Dhanishtha

June: Mundan Muhurat in 2024

In June 2024, dates including 10, 17, 21, 24, and 26 will be auspicious for performing the Mundan ceremony. Check the below list for a detailed schedule as per the Hindu Panchang. 

  • 10th June 2024 (Monday), Timing- 04:15 PM to 07:45 PM, Nakshatra- Pushya
  • 17th June 2024  (Monday), Timing- 06:44 AM to 08:31 AM and 10:23 AM to 05:16 PM, Nakshatra- Chitra
  • 21st June 2024 (Friday), Timing- 09:27 AM to 11:04 AM, Nakshatra- Jyeshtha
  • 24th June 2024 (Monday), Timing- 09:48 AM to 11:20 AM, Nakshatra- Uttarashadha
  • 26th June 2024 (Wednesday), Timing- 09:48 AM to 04:41 PM, Nakshatra- Dhanishtha

July: Mundan Muhurat in 2024

The Shubh Mundan Muhurat 2024 in July is on the 15th. Below is the detailed information for the ceremony.

  • 15th July 2024 (Monday), Timing- 02:49 PM to 4:35 PM, Nakshatra- Swati

August to December: Mundan Muhurat in 2024

According to the Hindu calendar, there are no auspicious dates available for the Mundan Sanskar in August, September, October, November, or December 2024.

In case you're wondering what a Muhurat is, here it is.

In Vedic astrology, the opportune, auspicious, or favorable moment or period of time is known as the Muhurat or Muhurta. There is a widespread belief, especially in Hinduism, that carrying out a task or work during a Shubh Muhurat improves the likelihood of success and produces beneficial outcomes. 

Therefore, it is imperative that the Shubh Muhurat be taken into account before beginning any important task or carrying out any auspicious function, like marriage, Griha Pravesh, Mundan ceremony, etc.

Shubh Muhurat, or auspicious time and date, in Vedic Astrology, is the exact moment when the planets' positions and the Nakshatras (constellations) are considered favorable for completing a specific task. This is why many people believe that adhering to the Muhurat will allow them to achieve better results without encountering any problems. This is when Astroyogi's Mundan Muhurat 2024 can come in handy.

Why is Mundan Sanskar Important? Religious and Scientific Views

In Indian tradition, Mundan Sanskar is regarded as extremely significant. Religious beliefs state that a soul takes multiple births. In such cases, it is thought to be significant to cut the child's hair in order to cleanse them of the sins from each person's prior birth. The practice of shaving a newborn baby's head hair after it is born out of the mother's womb is called Mundan Sanskar. It is thought that this ritual purges the impurities of pregnancy. This usually entails shaving the baby's hair for the first time right after birth.

According to mythological texts, the child's hair is cut at birth with the intention of clearing all debts and sins from previous births, and the entire process is known as Mundan.

Apart from religious beliefs, according to scientific views, when a baby is in the mother's womb, many germs and bacteria may get attached to the hair on the head, which cannot be removed even by washing the hair after the birth of the baby. This is why Mundan must be done within one year of the child's birth.

What Are the Benefits of Mundan Muhurat? 

  • As per ancient Hindu scriptures, Mundan is an essential ritual for strengthening the child’s body, enhancing the child’s health, and cleansing the body after birth. Because of this, the baby's hair should be shaved in accordance with tradition, and the ceremony should be planned appropriately.
  • Performing Mundan Sanskar also helps purify negative energy.
  • Shaving a child's baby hair allows sunlight to enter the head more quickly. Vitamin D promotes hair growth by enhancing blood circulation in the scalp.

How is Mundan Sanskar Performed?

  • While performing the Mundan Sanskar, keep the Shubh Muhurat or auspicious time and date in mind.
  • The Shubh Muhurat for Mundan should be determined at the suggestion of the Pandit or astrologer.
  • One can conduct this ceremony anywhere at home or in the temple.
  • A priest should conduct the Havan or Homam. On this occasion, the Pandit performs Ganesh Puja, Havan, etc.
  • At the time of Havan, the mother sits with the child in her lap.
  • The child’s face is turned towards the West direction of the Havan fire.
  • The Pandit cuts a few strands of the child's hair while chanting Mantras.
  • After that, the barber cuts the child's remaining hair.
  • Aarti is performed at the end of the Mundan ceremony.
  • Then, after providing food to the barber and the Pandit, they are sent off after giving donations.

Things to Keep in Mind For Mundan Sanskar

  • Choose days such as Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday, as these are considered auspicious days for the Mundan ceremony.
  • Furthermore, remember that the ceremony should not be done during the Hindu months of Vaishakh, Chaitra, or Jyeshtha.
  • The favorable Tithi or day for the ceremony as per the Hindu calendar are Dwitiya, Tritiya, Panchami, Saptami, Dashami, Ekadashi, or Trayodashi.
  • According to experts, the Mundan ceremony should be avoided during a child's birth month or Nakshatra.
  • During the Hindu calendar month of Ashadha, the Mundan is supposed to be performed prior to the Ashadhi Ekadashi. It ought to be carried out in the months of Phalguna and Magh.
  • The Nakshatras Jyestha, Pushya, Revathi, Punarvasu, Chitra, Mrigashira, Hasta, Ashwini, Shravana, Swati, Dhanishtha, and Shatabhisha are a few that are considered favorable for the ceremony.

Where Should Mundan Sanskar Be Performed?

Everyone conducts the Mundan Sanskar in accordance with their family's traditions and customs. Some people get their child's Mundan Sanskar done at home by calling a priest or Pandit, while some visit a temple or any religious place or a place of worship to get it done. Apart from that, it is considered more auspicious to perform the Mundan Sanskar on the banks of the Ganga or Ganges in North India, the courtyards of Durga temples, and Tirupati Balaji temple in South India. The hair of the child is immersed in water after it has been shaved.

It is therefore advised that you consult with a knowledgeable and experienced astrologer to obtain the most precise information on the best day and time to perform the Mundan ceremony.

If you want to get personalized information about the auspicious Mundan Muhurat in 2024, get on a Call or Chat with Astroyogi's best astrologers.

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