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Monday, January 19, 2015

(5.2.30) Holika Dahan Muhurat 2017

Holika Dahan time / Holika Dahan Muhurat / Muhurat for Holika Dahan 2017

When is Holika Dahan in 2017
Holika Dahan is done on the Pradosh Vyapini Purnima in the month of Phalgun but Bhadra must not prevail during that time.
In the year 2017 Holika Dahan is on Sunday, 12 March 2017. On this day Bhadra period is up to 08:21 a.m. and Purnima is Pradosh Vyapini. 
Holika Dahan will be observed in the  -
Godhuli Vela- From 18:41 to 18:53
Shubh + Amrit Chaughdiya from 18:41 to 21:07.
What do the scriptures say about Holika Dahan time -
1. Holika Dahan is observed during the Pradosh Kaal on the Bhadra Rahit ( without Bhadra ) Pradosh vyapini Purnima ( the Purnima Tithi prevailing during Pradosh Kaal )in the month of Phalgun.
2. According to the Dharam Sindhu. If Bhadra is prevailing during Pradosh Kaal but Bhadra kaal ends before nisheeth ( mid night ), then Holika Dahan should be performed after the end of the Bhadra kaal and before the mid night.
But if Bhadra kaal is not over till mid night and Purnima is not prevailing the next day during the Pradosh kaal, then Holika Dahan should be observed during the Pradosh kaal on the first day during Bhadra Puchchha.
3. According to the Vratraj if on the previous day , Purnima Tithi is not prevailing during the Pradosh kaal, in that case Holika dahan should be done during the Puchchh of Bhadra.
4. According to Lalah - All the auspicious or inauspicious work are done during Bhadra puchch. But if Bhadra puchchh comes after mid night then Holika dahan should be done during the Pradosh Kaal.
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