Namkaran Muhurats 2023: When to Conduct A Naming Ceremony for Your Baby?

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Namkaran Muhurats 2023: When to Conduct A Naming Ceremony for Your Baby?

Our names offer us a sense of who we are! No wonder a child's Namkaran ceremony (Naming ceremony) is of utmost importance! Planning a Namkaran ceremony for your bundle of joy? If so, picking the best Muhurat is a must! This article can help you choose the right Namkaran Muhurat 2023. 

Shakespeare once said, "What's in a name?" but you can't deny that your name is a crucial part of your identity! Your name holds deep personal, cultural, and familial connotations; hence, giving you a sense of belonging in the world. Traditionally, it is believed that your name carries vital energy that allows you to resonate with celestial energy and can give you results for life. Therefore, a baby's name should be decided after proper thought and with utmost care. This is why a Namkaran ceremony, wherein the naming of a child happens, should be done at an auspicious Namkaran Muhurat.

In our scriptures, the Namkaran ceremony is amongst the 16 significant sacraments which last from birth to death. In Hinduism, the 'Namkaran Sanskar' or the 'Naming ceremony' has massive significance and value for the newborn and their parents. 

Before we dive into the Namkaran Muhurat 2023, let's first learn a little about the Namkaran ceremony. 

Namkaran Ceremony: What Is It And Why It's Important? 

One cannot deny that Namkaran Sanskar has a significant role in a baby's life. A baby's name has the potential to offer lifelong results to the child and have a positive effect on their life when the ceremony is conducted with complete faith by the newborn baby's parents. Apart from being considered necessary on religious grounds, the Namkaran ceremony also has immense astrological importance. Due to this, a child's Naming ceremony should be conducted on an auspicious date and time, with an expert astrologer presiding over the event. 

When a baby’s naming ceremony is done on a Shubh Muhurat, the successful commemoration of this ritual can bless the baby’s life and bring them a fortune.

  • Firstly, a name has religious connotations and behavioral values attached to it. Hence, a name should be meaningful as it offers an identity to the baby, and choosing the right name at the right time becomes important for the child's future. 
  • It is strongly believed that the baby's name influences the baby's character and can influence their destiny. The energy that the name holds will be by the child's side, making their life either spectacular or average. That's why a newborn's name should always be in sync with the planet's positions and other astrological elements in their birth chart (Kundli) to ensure good luck. 
  • The traditional Naming ceremony is perfect for showering the baby with the choicest blessings and ensuring the baby will have a prosperous life ahead. 

The name has the power to make the child's life prosperous, or it could bring bad luck to the child. Thus, an astrologer should be consulted, and the correct name should be chosen for the baby on a Shubh Muhurat. 

Detailed List of Namkaran Muhurats in 2023

You might wonder what a Muhurat is. 

As per astrology, the Muhurat is the opportune moment or time span. When undertaking any important task, Shubh Muhurat or the auspicious date and time should be considered as then the chances of success increase substantially. Certain dates are regarded to be auspicious for starting any significant or worthwhile endeavors, as they ensure that you will obtain good outcomes. 
In this modern age, many parents decide to name their children casually on any insignificant day. However, traditionally, a newborn baby must be named during the Name ceremony or ritual under the watchful eye of their family members. It is always highly recommended to adhere to the auspicious Muhurat when conducting the Namkaran ceremony. 

So, if you want to give your little bundle of joy the perfect name, picking out an auspicious Namkaran Muhurat is a must! To assist you in choosing the most auspicious date and time, given below is a list of upcoming Namkaran Muhurats 2023. All the dates and timings presented here are as per India Standard Time (IST).

January: Namkaran Muhurat in 2023

  • 1st January 2023 (Sunday), Muhurat- 07:18 AM to 12:48 PM, Nakshatra- Ashwini
  • 4th January 2023 (Wednesday), Muhurat- 7:18 AM to 9:26 PM, 5th January 2023 (Thursday), Nakshatra- Rohini
  • 8th January 2023 (Sunday), Muhurat- 07:19 AM to 06:05 AM, 9th January 2023 (Monday), Nakshatra- Pushya
  • 13th January 2023 (Friday), Muhurat- 04:35 PM to 07:19 AM, 14th January 2023 (Saturday), Nakshatra- Hasta
  • 18th January 2023 (Wednesday), Muhurat- 07:18 AM to 05:22 PM, Nakshatra- Anuradha
  • 22nd January 2023 (Sunday), Muhurat- 07:17 AM to 12:26 AM, 24th January 2023, Nakshatra- Shravana
  • 25th January 2023 (Wednesday), Muhurat- 08:05 PM to 07:15 AM, 28th January 2023 (Saturday), Nakshatra- Uttara Bhadrapada
  • 30th January 2023 (Monday), Muhurat- 10:15 PM to 07:14 AM, 31st January 2023 (Tuesday), Nakshatra- Rohini

February: Namkaran Muhurat in 2023

  • 1st February 2023 (Wednesday), Muhurat- 07:13 AM to 03:23 AM,  2nd February 2023 (Thursday), Nakshatra- Mrigashirsha
  • 5th February 2023 (Sunday), Muhurat- 07:11 AM to 12:13 PM, Nakshatra- Pushya
  • 9th February 2023 (Thursday), Muhurat- 10:27 PM to 12:18 AM, 11th February 2023 (Saturday), Nakshatra- Hasta
  • 14th February 2023 (Tuesday), Muhurat- 02:35 AM to 07:04 AM, Nakshatra- Anuradha
  • 17th February 2023 (Friday), Muhurat- 08:28 PM to 07:01 AM, 18th February 2023 (Saturday), Nakshatra- Uttara Ashadha
  • 19th February 2023 (Sunday), Muhurat- 07:00 AM to 11:46 AM, 20th February 2023 (Monday), Nakshatra- Shravana
  • 22nd February 2023 (Wednesday), Muhurat- 06:57 AM to 03:26 AM, 25th February 2023 (Saturday), Nakshatra- Uttara Bhadrapada
  • 27th February 2023 (Monday), Muhurat- 05:18 AM to 06:51 AM, 28th February 2023 (Tuesday), Nakshatra- Rohini

March: Namkaran Muhurat in 2023

  • 1st March 2023 (Wednesday), Muhurat- 06:50 AM to 09:52 AM, Nakshatra- Mrigashirsha
  • 3rd March 2023 (Friday), Muhurat- 03:43 PM to 06:47 AM, 4th March 2023 (Saturday), Nakshatra- Pushya
  • 9th March 2023 (Thursday), Muhurat- 04:20 AM to 05:57 AM, 10th March 2023 (Friday), Nakshatra- Hasta
  • 13th March 2023 (Monday), Muhurat- 08:21 AM to 06:36 AM, 14th March 2023 (Tuesday), Nakshatra- Anuradha
  • 17th March 2023 (Friday), Muhurat- 04:47 AM to 06:31 AM, 18th March 2023 (Saturday), Nakshatra- Uttara Ashadha
  • 19th March 2023 (Sunday), Muhurat- 06:30 AM to 10:04 PM, Nakshatra- Dhanishta
  • 22nd March 2023 (Wednesday), Muhurat- 06:27 AM to 01:22 PM, 24th March 2023 (Friday), Nakshatra- Uttara Bhadrapada
  • 26th March 2023 (Sunday), Muhurat- 02:01 PM to 06:20 AM, 28th March 2023 (Tuesday), Nakshatra- Rohini

April: Namkaran Muhurat in 2023

  • 1st April 2023 (Saturday), Muhurat- 12:00 AM to 01:57 AM, Nakshatra- Pushya
  • 5th April 2023 (Wednesday), Muhurat- 11:23 AM to 12:41 PM, 6th April 2023 (Thursday), Nakshatra- Hasta
  • 9th April 2023 (Sunday), Muhurat- 02:00 PM to 01:39 PM, 10th April 2023 (Monday), Nakshatra- Anuradha
  • 13th April 2023 (Thursday), Muhurat- 10:43 AM to 06:00 AM, 15th April 2023 (Saturday), Nakshatra- Uttara Ashadha
  • 18th April 2023 (Tuesday), Muhurat- 02:28 AM to 05:56 AM, Nakshatra- Uttara Bhadrapada
  • 19th April 2023 (Wednesday), Muhurat- 05:55 AM to 11:10 PM,  20th April 2023 (Thursday), Nakshatra- Revati
  • 23rd April 2023 (Sunday), Muhurat- 05:52 AM to 02:07 AM, 25th April 2023 (Tuesday), Nakshatra- Rohini
  • 28th April 2023 (Friday), Muhurat- 12:00 AM to 09:53 AM, Nakshatra- Pushya

May: Namkaran Muhurat in 2023

  • 3rd May 2023 (Wednesday), Muhurat- 05:43 AM to 08:56 PM, Nakshatra- Hasta
  • 7th May 2023 (Sunday), Muhurat- 05:40 AM to 08:21 PM, Nakshatra- Anuradha
  • 10th May 2023 (Wednesday), Muhurat- 04:12 PM to 05:35 AM, 13th May 2023 (Saturday), Nakshatra- Uttara Ashadha
  • 15th May 2023 (Monday), Muhurat- 09:08 AM to 05:34 AM, 16th May 2023 (Tuesday), Nakshatra- Uttara Bhadrapada
  • 17th May 2023 (Wednesday), Muhurat- 05:33 AM to 07:22 AM, 18th May 2023 (Thursday), Nakshatra- Revati
  • 21st May 2023 (Sunday), Muhurat- 05:31 AM to 10:37 AM, 22nd May 2023 (Monday), Nakshatra- Rohini
  • 24th May 2023 (Wednesday), Muhurat- 03:06 PM to 03:06 PM, 25th May 2023 (Thursday), Nakshatra- Pushya
  • 30th May 2023 (Tuesday), Muhurat- 04:29 AM to 05:28 AM, Nakshatra- Hasta
  • 31st May 2023 (Wednesday), Muhurat- 05:28 AM to 06:00 AM, Nakshatra- Hasta

June: Namkaran Muhurat in 2023

  • 7th June 2023 (Wednesday), Muhurat- 05:26 AM to 05:09 PM, 9th June 2023 (Friday), Nakshatra- Uttara Ashadha
  • 11th June 2023 (Sunday), Muhurat- 02:32 PM to 05:26 AM, 13th June 2023 (Tuesday), Nakshatra- Uttara Bhadrapada
  • 14th June 2023 (Wednesday), Muhurat- 05:26 AM to 01:40 PM, Nakshatra- Ashwini
  • 16th June 2023 (Friday), Muhurat- 03:07 PM to 05:27 AM, 17th June 2023 (Saturday), Nakshatra- Rohini
  • 18th June 2023 (Sunday), Muhurat- 05:27 AM to 06:06 PM, Nakshatra- Mrigashirsha 
  • 21st June 2023 (Wednesday), Muhurat-  05:27 AM to 10:36 PM, Nakshatra- Pushya
  • 26th June 2023 (Monday), Muhurat- 12:44 PM to 05:29 AM, 27th June 2023 (Tuesday), Nakshatra- Hasta
  • 30th June 2023 (Friday), Muhurat- 04:10 PM to 05:30 AM, 1st July 2023 (Saturday), Nakshatra- Anuradha

July: Namkaran Muhurat in 2023

  • 5th July 2023 (Wednesday), Muhurat- 05:32 AM to 12:25 AM, 7th July 2023 (Friday), Nakshatra- Uttara Ashadha
  • 9th July 2023 (Sunday), Muhurat- 05:34 AM to 05:35 AM, 11th July 2023 (Tuesday), Nakshatra- Uttara Bhadrapada
  • 13th July 2023 (Thursday), Muhurat- 08:52 PM to 05:37 AM, 15th July 2023 (Saturday), Nakshatra- Rohini
  • 18th July 2023 (Tuesday), Muhurat- 05:11 AM to 05:38 AM, Nakshatra- Pushya
  • 19th July 2023 (Wednesday), Muhurat- 05:39 AM to 07:58 AM, Nakshatra- Pushya 
  • 23rd July 2023 (Sunday), Muhurat- 07:47 PM to 10:12 PM, 24th July 2023, Nakshatra- Hasta
  • 28th July 2023 (Friday), Muhurat- 01:28 AM to 12:55 AM, 29th July 2023, Nakshatra- Anuradha
  • 31st July 2023 (Monday), Muhurat- 06:58 PM to 05:46 AM, 1st August 2023, Nakshatra- Uttara Ashadha

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August: Namkaran Muhurat in 2023

  • 2nd August 2023 (Wednesday), Muhurat- 05:46 AM to 09:56 AM, 3rd August 2023 (Thursday), Nakshatra- Shravana
  • 5th August 2023 (Saturday), Muhurat- 04:44 AM to 05:48 AM, Nakshatra- Uttara Bhadrapada
  • 6th August 2023 (Sunday), Muhurat- 05:49 AM to 01:16 AM, 8th August 2023 (Tuesday), Nakshatra- Revati
  • 10th August 2023 (Thursday), Muhurat- 02:29 AM to 05:52 AM, 12th August 2023 (Saturday), Nakshatra- Rohini
  • 14th August 2023 (Monday), Muhurat- 11:07 AM to 05:53 AM, 15th August 2023 (Tuesday), Nakshatra- Pushya
  • 20th August 2023 (Sunday), Muhurat- 05:56 AM to 04:22 AM, 21st August 2023 (Monday), Nakshatra- Hasta
  • 24th August 2023 (Thursday), Muhurat- 09:04 AM to 09:14 AM, 25th August 2023 (Friday), Nakshatra- Anuradha
  • 28th August 2023 (Monday), Muhurat- 05:15 AM to 06:01 AM, 29th August 2023 (Tuesday), Nakshatra- Uttara Ashadha
  • 30th August 2023 (Wednesday), Muhurat- 06:01 AM to 08:46 PM, Nakshatra- Dhanishta

September: Namkaran Muhurat in 2023

  • 1st September 2023 (Friday), Muhurat- 02:56 PM to 06:03 AM, 2nd September 2023 (Saturday), Nakshatra- Uttara Bhadrapada
  • 3rd September 2023 (Sunday), Muhurat- 06:03 AM to 09:26 AM, 4th September 2023 (Monday), Nakshatra- Revati
  • 6th September 2023 (Wednesday), Muhurat- 09:20 AM to 12:09 PM, 8th September 2023, Nakshatra- Rohini
  • 10th September 2023 (Sunday), Muhurat- 05:06 PM to 08:01 PM, 11th September 2023, Nakshatra- Pushya
  • 17th September 2023 (Sunday), Muhurat- 06:10 AM to 10:02 AM, Nakshatra- Hasta
  • 20th September 2023 (Wednesday), Muhurat- 02:58 PM to 03:35 PM, Nakshatra- Anuradha 
  • 24th September 2023 (Sunday), Muhurat- 01:41 pm to 06:14 AM, 26th September 2023 (Tuesday), Nakshatra- Uttara Ashadha
  • 27th September 2023 (Wednesday), Muhurat- 06:15 AM to 07:10 AM, Nakshatra- Dhanishta
  • 29th September 2023 (Friday), Muhurat- 01:48 AM to 06:17 AM, 30th September 2023, Nakshatra- Uttara Bhadrapada

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October: Namkaran Muhurat in 2023

  • 1st October 2023 (Sunday), Muhurat- 06:17 AM to 07:27 PM, Nakshatra- Ashwini
  • 4th October 2023 (Wednesday), Muhurat- 06:19 AM to 07:40 PM, 5th October 2023 (Thursday), Nakshatra- Rohini
  • 8th October 2023 (Sunday), Muhurat- 06:21 AM to 02:45 AM, 9th October 2023 (Monday), Nakshatra- Pushya
  • 13th October 2023 (Friday), Muhurat- 02:11 PM to 06:24 AM, 14th October 2023 (Saturday), Nakshatra- Hasta
  • 18th October 2023 (Wednesday), Muhurat- 06:27 AM to 09:00 PM, Nakshatra- Anuradha
  • 22nd October 2023 (Sunday), Muhurat-  06:29 AM to 06:31 AM, Nakshatra- 24th October 2023 (Monday), Nakshatra- Uttara Ashadha
  • 26th October 2023 (Thursday), Muhurat- 11:27 AM to 06:33 AM, 28th October 2023 (Saturday), Nakshatra- Uttara Bhadrapada
  • 31st October 2023 (Tuesday), Muhurat- 04:01 AM to 06:35 AM, Nakshatra- Rohini

mundan muhurat 2023November: Namkaran Muhurat in 2023

  • 1st November 2023 (Wednesday), Muhurat- 06:36 AM to 04:36 AM,  2nd November 2023 (Thursday), Nakshatra- Mrigashirsha
  • 5th November 2023 (Sunday), Muhurat-  06:39 AM to 10:29 AM, Nakshatra- Pushya
  • 9th November 2023 (Thursday), Muhurat- 09:57 PM to 12:08 AM, 11th November 2023, Nakshatra- Hasta
  • 14th November 2023 (Tuesday), Muhurat- 03:23 AM to 06:46 AM, Nakshatra- Anuradha
  • 18th November 2023 (Saturday), Muhurat- 01:17 AM to 06:49 AM, Nakshatra- Uttara Ashadha
  • 19th November 2023 (Sunday), Muhurat- 06:50 AM to 09:26 PM, 20th November 2023, Nakshatra- Shravana
  • 22nd November 2023 (Wednesday), Muhurat- 06:37 PM to 06:55 AM, 25th November 2023, Nakshatra- Uttara Bhadrapada
  • 27th November 2023 (Monday), Muhurat- 01:35 PM to 06:57 AM, 28th November 2023 (Tuesday), Nakshatra- Rohini
  • 29th November 2023 (Wednesday), Muhurat- 6:58 AM to 01:59 PM, Nakshatra- Mrigashirsha

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December: Namkaran Muhurat in 2023

  • 1st December 2023 (Friday), Muhurat- 04:40 PM to 07:00 AM, 2nd December 2023 (Saturday), Nakshatra- Pushya
  • 7th December 2023 (Thursday), Muhurat- 06.28 AM to 08:54 AM, 8th December 2023 (Friday), Nakshatra- Hasta
  • 11th December 2023 (Monday), Muhurat- 12:13 PM to 07:08 AM, 12th December 2023 (Tuesday), Nakshatra- Anuradha
  • 15th December 2023 (Friday), Muhurat- 08:10 AM to 07:10 AM, 16th December 2023 (Saturday), Nakshatra- Uttara Ashadha
  • 17th December 2023 (Sunday), Muhurat- 07:11 AM to 02:54 AM, 18th December 2023 (Monday), Nakshatra- Dhanishta
  • 20th December 2023 (Wednesday), Muhurat- 07:13 AM to 09:36 PM, 22nd December 2023 (Friday), Nakshatra- Uttara Bhadrapada
  • 24th December 2023 (Sunday), Muhurat- 09:19 PM to 07:15 AM, 26th December 2023 (Tuesday), Nakshatra- Rohini
  • 29th December 2023 (Friday), Muhurat- 01:04 AM to 03:09 AM,  30th December 2023 (Saturday), Nakshatra- Pushya

Need personalized information about the Namkaran ceremony and its rituals? Contact the Astroyogi astrologers right away. 

Naming Ceremony: When Should It Be Performed? Know Here!

Your name plays a key role in formulating your identity in society. When a newborn baby comes into a family, the family members often start calling them by any name. However, according to the customs of the Hindu religion, the baby's Naming ceremony must be done after the tenth day of their birth. The ceremony can be performed on the eleventh or twelfth day of your baby's birth. 

The 'Sutika' phase comes before this auspicious ceremony. This period is regarded as unholy for the naming day. Thus, it's imperative that the parents patiently wait and cross the ten days and then plan the ceremony with complete rituals on the eleventh or twelfth day. The parents and the family members could also consult with an Astroyogi astrologer and pick a day before the baby's first birthday for the name ceremony.

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During the Namkaran ceremony, the astrologer considers the date and time based on the birth chart of the newborn baby to perform the Namkaran ceremony. During the ceremony, the astrologer closely analyzes the baby's birth chart and names them after analyzing the Nakshatras (constellations). According to Hindu traditions, the name's initial letter is essential. Hence, it should always be selected based on the 'Janma Nakshatra' (Birth Star under which a child is born), the planetary placements at the time of birth, and the Moon sign.

When you consult a knowledgeable astrologer for a traditional naming ceremony, they can inform you what you must keep in mind while picking a name for your child. Based on the baby's birth time and date, a specific letter associated with the Rashi (zodiac sign) is chosen. Then a suitable name starting from that particular letter related to the sign is picked. Picking a name based on the child's zodiac sign is believed to bring the child good luck and fortune throughout their life.

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What Are The Things You Should Keep in Mind While Naming Your Child? 

Every parent wishes to pick a unique name for their child. However, always remember that no matter what name you keep, you must do so as directed by an astrologer on an auspicious Namkaran Muhurat. According to Vedic astrology, if there is any negligence while naming the child, it could be harmful to the child and result in life-long problems; therefore, the parents should be careful while picking their child's name. 

Here are a few key points you must keep in mind while selecting the right Namkaran Muhurat.

  • When it comes to naming your child, always do a thorough review of the auspicious day, Tithi, and Nakshatra.
  • The best days to commence your child's Namkaran ceremony are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.
  • Avoid organizing the ceremony on Navami, Chaturthi, and Chaturdashi. Moreover, a Naming ceremony should not be done on Amavasya. 
  • As per astrological beliefs, you should ensure that your baby has two names, i.e., an official name and a name that is kept a secret.

The child is bestowed with the choicest blessings during the Namkaran Sanskar. This ceremony is meant to bless the child inwardly and outwardly. It is also done to seek good wishes for the baby so that the child can have a long, successful, and delightful life ahead. Hence, the Naming ceremony for your baby holds immense significance, so you should always pick a Shubh Muhurat and take the guidance of an Astroyogi astrologer. Remember, the name you decide for your child will be with them until their last breath!

Still looking for more information about the Namkaran Muhurat 2023 or the Namkaran ceremony? Astroyogi astrologers can help.

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