Namkaran Muhurat 2017 - Namkaran Sanskar 2017 - Naming Ceremony 2017

As per Sanskrit language, Namkaran is a combination of two words- Naam means 'name' and Karan means 'reating'. It is a very famous tradition in Hindu community and is very important Sanskar among the 16 major Sanskars. Namkaran Sanskar ceremony is held according to the family customs and includes the process of giving a name to a newly born child. It is also called as Palanarohan. The Namkaran ceremony is performed on 11th day after the birth of a child. The name of the child is chosen on the basis of time and place of birth, Nakshatras and the Kundli. Namkaran Muhurat 2017 means the auspicious dates on which this ritual can be performed.

Namkaran Ceremony Procedure

The Namkaran ceremony procedure includes following things:

  • Father, Grandfather or Uncle should be present in the ceremony.
  • Newly born child is given bath and gets dressed with new clothes.
  • Havan and puja includes the prayer for the baby that helps in getting the blessings of Lord to improve health, wealth and prosperity of the child.
  • Then the Kundli of the child is prepared by the priest.
  • In the last, the mother or father whispers the name in the ear of the baby.
Date Tithi Day Comments
02 Jan Chaturthi Mon In Dhanishtha Nakshatra, Panchami
05 Jan Saptami Thu In Uttara Bhadrapada Nakshatra
06 Jan Ashtami Fri In Revati Nakshatra
09 Jan Dwadashi Mon In Rohini Nakshatra
13 Jan Pratipada Fri In Pushya Nakshatra, Dwitiya
18 Jan Shashthi Wed In Hastha Nakshatra before 12:49
19 Jan Saptami Thu In Chitra Nakshatra
20 Jan Ashtami Fri In Swati Nakshatra before 12:35
23 Jan Ekadashi Mon In Anuradha Nakshatra
30 Jan Tritiya Mon In Shatabhisha Nakshatra
01 Feb Panchami Wed In Uttara Bhadrapada Nakshatra
02 Feb Shashthi Thu In Revati Nakshatra
03 Feb Saptami Fri In Ashwini Nakshatra
06 Feb Dashmi Mon In Rohini Nakshatra before 14:53
08 Feb Dwadashi Wed In Punarvasu Nakshatra after 12:14
09 Feb Trayodashi 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 Nakshatra/ Chitra Nakshatra
16 Feb Panchami Thu In Chitra Nakshatra
17 Feb Shashthi Fri In Swati Nakshatra before 09:26
24 Feb Trayodashi Fri In Shravana Nakshatra
27 Feb Pratipada Mon In Shatabhisha Nakshatra before 05:50
01 Mar Tritiya Wed In Revati Nakshatra
02 Mar Chaturthi Thu In Ashwini Nakshatra, Panchami
08 Mar Ekadashi Wed In Punarvasu Nakshatra before 11:32
09 Mar Dwadashi Thu In Pushya Nakshatra before 08:59
13 Mar Pratipada Mon In Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra
15 Mar Tritiya Wed In Chitra Nakshatra before 10:30
22 Mar Navami Wed In Uttarashada Dashmi Nakshatra
23 Mar Dashami Thu In Uttarashada Nakshatra after 13:28
24 Mar Ekadashi Fri In Shravana Nakshatra
29 Mar Dwitiya Wed In Revati Nakshatra
05 Apr Navmi Wed In Pushya Nakshatra, Dashmi
12 Apr Pratipada Wed In Chitra Nakshatra/ Swati Nakshatra before 09:00
19 Apr Ashtami Wed In Uttarashada Nakshatra
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
01 May Shashthi Mon In Punarvasu Nakshatra
08 May Trayodashi Mon In Hastha Nakshatra/ Chitra Nakshatra
12 May Pratipada Fri In Anuradha Nakshatra, Dwitiya
17 May Shashthi Wed In Uttarashada Nakshatra/ Shravana Nakshatra before 16:32
18 May Saptami Thu In Shravana Nakshatra/ Dhanishtha Nakshatra
19 May Ashtami Fri In Dhanishtha Nakshatra/ Shatabhisha Nakshatra
22 May Ekadashi Mon In Uttara Bhadrapada Nakshatra/ Revati Nakshatra
26 May Pratipada Fri In Rohini Nakshatra
29 May Chaturthi Mon In Punarvasu Nakshatra/ Pushya Nakshatra after 11:07
05 Jun Ekadashi Mon In Chitra Nakshatra after 09:43
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
03 Jul Dashmi Mon In Swati Nakshatra
05 Jul Dwadashi Wed In Anuradha Nakshatra
06 Jul Trayodashi Thu In Anuradha Nakshatra
13 Jul Chaturthi Thu In Shatabhisha Nakshatra after 14:45
17 Jul Ashtami Mon In Ashwini Nakshatra
20 Jul Dwadashi Thu In Rohini Nakshatra
21 Jul Trayodashi Fri In Mrigashira Nakshatra before 12:48
24 Jul Pratipada Mon In Pushya Nakshatra
27 Jul Chaturthi Thu In Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra after 07:01
28 Jul Panchami Fri In Hastha Nakshatra
31 Jul Ashtami Mon In Swati Nakshatra
02 Aug Dashmi Wed In Anuradha Nakshatra
09 Aug Dwitiya Wed In Shatabhisha Nakshatra
10 Aug Tritiya Thu In Shatabhisha Nakshatra
17 Aug Dashmi Thu In Mrigashira Nakshatra after 12:44
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
07 Sep Pratipada Thu In Uttara Bhadrapada Nakshatra
08 Sep Dwitiya Fri In Uttara Bhadrapada Nakshatra / Revati Nakshatra
13 Sep Ashtami Wed In Mrigshira Nakshatra
15 Sep Dashmi Fri In Punarvasu Nakshatra before 07:33
20 Sep Amavasya Wed In Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra after 11:00
21 Sep Pratipada Thu In Hastha Nakshatra
22 Sep Dwitiya Fri In Chitra Nakshatra
25 Sep Panchmi Mon In Anuradha Nakshatra
02 Oct Dwadashi Mon In Dhanishtha Nakshatra before 11:44
06 Oct Pratipada Fri In Revati Nakshatra after 15:10
09 Oct Chaturthi Mon In Rohini Nakshatra between 14:17 to 15:53
09 Nov Shashthi Thu In Punarvasu Nakshatra/ Pushya Nakshatra before 16:42
15 Nov Dwadashi Wed In Hastha Nakshatra/ Chitra Nakshatra
23 Nov Panchami Thu In Uttarashada Nakshatra
27 Nov Ashtami Mon In Shatabhisha Nakshatra
29 Nov Dashmi Wed In Uttara Bhadrapada Nakshatra
04 Dec Pratipada Mon In Mrigshira Nakshatra