Annaprashana Muhurat 2017 - Annaprashana Sanskar 2017

Another one of the important Sanskar among the 16 Sanskars in Hindu community is the Annaprashan Sanskaar. In Sanskrit, Annaprashan means the 'grain commencement' and holds a special place in the child's life born in Hindu community. It has alternative names also which are given according to different places like Mukhe in Bengal; Choroonu in Kerala; Bhatkhulai in Garhwal Hills. The ceremony of Annaprashan Sanskar includes the feeding of solid food to the child for the first time after birth. It is considered beneficial for the child's health and prosperity throughout the life. Annaprashan Muhurat 2017 is the important dates based on the Hindu Panchang to perform this traditional ritual at the most appropriate time.

Important points of Annaprashan Sanskar Ceremony

There are certain things that should be kept in mind to make Annaprashan ceremony successful:

  • This ceremony is done in even months for boys, like 6th, 8th, 10th or 12th.
  • For girls, odd months should be chosen for this ceremony, like 7th, 9th, or 11th.
  • A proper bath is given to the child and then he/she wears new clothes.
  • Priest is called to perform the Puja for the Annaprashan ceremony.
  • The food given to the child is generally white rice cooked in ghee along with jaggery or honey.
Date Tithi Day Special Comments
02 Jan Chaturthi Mon In Dhanishtha Panchami
05 Jan Saptami Thu In Uttara Bhadrapada Nakshatra
13 Jan Pratipada Fri In Pushya Nakshatra, Dwitiya
19 Jan Sapatami Thu In Chitra Nakshatra
23 Jan Ekadashi Mon In Anuradha Nakshatra
30 Jan Tritiya Mon In Shatabhisha Nakshatra before 11:31
01 Feb Panchami Wed In Uttara Bhadrapada Nakshatra
03 Feb Saptami Fri In Ashwini Nakshatra
06 Feb Dashmi Mon In Rohini Nakshatra before 14:53
09 Feb Tritiya Thu In Punarvasu Nakshatra before 09:22
13 Feb Tritiya Mon In Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra between 08:59 to 16:45
15 Feb Panchami Wed In Hastha/ Chitra Nakshatra
16 Feb Panchami Thu In Chitra Nakshatra after 07:24
24 Feb Trayodashi Fri In Uttarashada Nakshatra/ Shravana Nakshatra
27 Feb Pratipada Mon In Shatabhisha Nakshatra before 05:50
01 Mar Tritiya Wed In Revati Nakshatra
08 Mar Ekadashi Wed In Punarvasu Nakshatra before 11:32
09 Mar Dwadashi Thu In Pushya Nakshatra before 08:59
15 Mar Tritiya Wed In Chitra Nakshatra before 10:30
23 Mar Dashmi Thu In Uttarashada Nakshatra after 13:28
29 Mar Dwitiya Wed In Revati Nakshatra
05 Apr Navami Wed In Pushya Nakshatra after 10:04
12 Apr Pratipada Wed In Swati Nakshatra after 13:15
21 Apr Dashmi Fri In Dhanishtha Nakshatra before 17:01
24 Apr Trayodashi Mon In Uttara Bhadrapada Nakshatra before 07:22
28 Apr Dwitiya Fri In Rohini Nakshatra
08 May Trayodashi Mon In Hastha Nakshatra/ Chitra Nakshatra
12 May Pratipada Fri In Anuradha Nakshatra after 05:29
18 May Saptami Thu In Shravana Nakshatra/ Dhanishtha Nakshatra
29 May Chaturthi Mon In Punarvasu Nakshatra/ Pushya Nakshatra after 11:07
12 Jun Tritiya Mon In Uttarashada Nakshatra between 10:50 to 12:19
19 Jun Dashmi Mon In Revati Nakshatra before 14:20
26 Jun Tritiya Mon In Pushya Nakshatra
30 Jun Saptami Fri In Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra after 05:53
03 Jul Dashmi Mon In Swati Nakshatra
06 Jul Trayodashi Thu In Anuradha Nakshatra
13 Jul Chaturthi Thu In Shatabhisha Nakshatra after 14:45
21 Jul Trayodashi Fri In Mrigashira Nakshatra before 12:48
27 Jul Chaturthi Thu In Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra after 07:01
28 Jul Panchami Fri In Hastha Nakshatra
02 Aug Dashmi Wed In Anuradha Nakshatra
07 Aug Purnima Mon In Shravana Nakshatra after 11:08
09 Aug Dwitiya Wed In Shatabhisha Nakshatra
10 Aug Tritiya Thu In Shatabhisha Nakshatra
23 Aug Dwitiya Wed In Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra
24 Aug Tritiya Thu In Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra
04 Sep Trayodashi Mon In Shravana Nakshatra/ Dhanishtha Nakshatra
06 Sep Purnima Wed In Shatabhisha Nakshatra
07 Sep Pratipada Thu In Uttara Bhadrapada Nakshatra, dwitiya
08 Sep Dwitiya Fri In Uttara Bhadrapada Nakshatra/ Revati Nakshatra
15 Sep Dashmi Fri In Punarvasu Nakshatra before 07:33
21 Sep Pratipada Thu In Hastha Nakshatra after 10:35
22 Sep Dwitiya Fri In Chitra Nakshatra/ Swati Nakshatra
25 Sep Panchami Mon In Anuradha Nakshatra
05 Oct Purnima Thu In Uttara Bhadrapada Nakshatra after 13:03
15 Nov Dwadashi Wed In Hastha Nakshatra/ Chitra Nakshatra
23 Nov Panchami Thu In Uttarashada Nakshatra
29 Nov Dashmi Wed In Uttara Bhadrapada Nakshatra