The 15 Tithis
Vridhi Tithi : The tithi which is present at the time of Sunrise on first day and also on the second day sunrise is called Vridhi Tithi.
Kshya Tithi : The tithi which starts after first sunrise and ends before second sun rise is called Kshaya Tithi.
Chandra Kala Deity classification
Unfavorable Favorable Amrita Brahma Nanda which bestows happiness. It is auspicious for all
types of religious and auspicious ceremonies,
festivals, journeys, wedding, installation, observing
a vow, accepting honors or a position, activities
related to real estate and hair cutting.
2.Dwitiya. Unfavorable Favorable Manada Vidhata Bhadra good for starting any new work. Good for laying the
foundation of house, factory, and other things of a
permanent nature. Good for wedding, starting a job
or any duty or the beginning of any work and
3.Tritiya. Unfavorable Favorable Poosha Vishnu Jaya bestows victory. Auspicious day to start important
businesses, wedding, the first music lesson, the first
feeding of a child, construction. Good for the
cuttings of one’s hair and nails and shaving.
4.Chaturthi. Unfavorable Favorable,
Tushti Yama Rikita not good for auspicious works. Good for the
destruction of one’s enemies, the removal of
obstacles, acts of combat, cleaning of the house,
polishing, arguments, fight with the enemies, use of
weapons and fire. Inauspicious day to start any
5.Panchami Unfavorable Favorable Pushti Moon Poorna good for completing any work. Favourable for
administering medicine, the purging of poisons and
surgery. Auspicious day to start important
businesses, wedding and healing.
6.Shasthi. Neutral Neutral Rati Kartikeya Nanda which bestows happiness. Favourable for
Coronation, Construction, activities related to the
houses and real estate, jewelery making, starting
friendship and starting war. Not very auspicious for
7.Saptami. Neutral Neutral Dhruti Indra Bhadra good for starting any new work. Activities, related
to transportation; Buying conveyances, wedding,
music, dance, debate, decoration and ornaments;
the beginning of a journey, starting a war and
8.Ashthami. Neutral, but
certain rules of
Sasichini Vasus Jaya bestows victory. Good for taking up arms, building
of one’s defenses, and fortification, architecture,
debate, dance . Auspicious day to start important
businesses, sport, studying arts, activities related to
houses and estates, studying and construction.
9.Navami. Neutral Neutral Chandrika Serpant Rikta not good for auspicious works. Suitable for killing
enemies, acts of destruction, and violence.
Inauspicious day for important businesses. Good for
arguments, competition, physical exercising,
shooting etc. marksmanship and work with tools.
10.Dasami. Neutral Neutral Kanta Dharma Poorna good for completing any work. Good for acts of
virtue, religious functions, spiritual practices, and
other pious activities, entering a home, to start
important businesses, wedding, wearing jewels,
journeys, activities, related to transportation,
vehicles, houses and meeting important people.
11.Ekadasi. Favorable Unfavorable Jyotsna Rudra Nanda bestows happiness. Fasting, worship, fulfilling
promises, wedding, arguments, physical exercises,
construction, pilgrimage, spiritual holidays,
festivities, observing vows, decorating, arrival and
12.Dwadasi. Favorable Unfavorable Shree Sun Bhadra
good for starting any new work. Auspicious for all
religious ceremonies, the lighting of the sacred fire,
and the performance of one’s duties. Fulfillment of
promises, other auspicious activities. Avoiding
taking oil bath and journeys. Wedding is not very
certain rules of
Unfavorable Priti Cupid jaya very good for Pooja of Lord Shiva . It bestows
victory. Auspicious day to start important
businesses, wearing new clothes and jewels,
struggle, fulfillment of promises, starting a war,
observing vows and sensual pleasures.
Favorable Unfavorable Angada Kali Rikta not good for auspicious works. Suitable for
administering poison and calling of elements and
spirits. Inauspicious day for any important
businesses. Only do routine work and read
scriptures. Avoid journeys, hair cutting and
Unfavorable Poorna Vishwadev
Poorna not good for any work except religious ceremonies
and worship. Inauspicious day for any work except
religious ceremonies, charity and performing rites
for the departed.
Poorna good for completing any work. Auspicious day to
start important businesses, constructions, accepting
a position, the beginning of work, spiritual
ceremonies, household work and physical activities.