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Definition

Also "muhurat"
Auspicious time to perform religious invocations and initiate major undetakings. Weddings and other celebratory events are decided upon by selecting an astrologically auspicious time in which to conduct proceedings. Movie producers and building contractors never begin their work without the guidance of planets and other heavenly bodies.These days, many legislators and even public servants are opting to accept charge of duties only during muhurthams decided upon by religious functionaries.

Usage

“Let’s get on the road, already. Waiting for the muhurtham or what? We have to beat the rush if we want to make it to the stadium in time.”
Added 2011-09-26 by oldathai

Root

Sanskrit

Region

Tamil Nadu

Related Terms

Auspicious