Aksharabhyasam 2016-2017 Muhurthams, Auspicious days for Vidyarambham 2016-2017, Best dates for Akshara Sweekaram 2016-2017..
Aksharabhyasam, Vidyarambham or Akshara Sweekaram (Akshara Srikaram, Ezhuthiniruthu), is a Hindu rituals observed for initiating children into education and the world of alphabets.
‘Om Hari Sri Ganapathaye Namah’ is the vidyarambham mantra written on sand or on rice and the child writes the mantra again and again for five times. The Brahmin writes the mantra on childs tongue with small gold stick.
Writing on grains or on rice represents the progressive learning ability of the child. Writing on sand indicates the hard work and efficiency of the child. Writing the mantra on tongue represents the blessings of Goddess of learning, Goddess Saraswati. By the mercy and the blessings of Goddess Saraswati Devi provide us the wealth and prosperity, hence the letters or the mantras are written on tongue with gold.
Basar Gnana Saraswati Temple and Vargal Vidya Saraswati Temple in Andhra Pradesh, Kollur Mookambika Temple and Srungeri Sharada Temple in Karnataka, Kottayam Saraswati Temple in Kerala & Kuthanur Saraswati Ambal Temple in Tamil Nadu are the most popular venues for Aksharabhyasam ritual in South India.
As every auspicious work need to be started during good time or muhurat, Aksharabhyasam also need good and auspicious time to perform. Vasanta Panchami Saraswati Puja, Ugadi (Gudi Padwa, Chaitra Pratipada), Shravan Purnima, Vijaya Dashami, etc. are the best muhurtams for this Hindu ritual for children.
Here are some good muhurthams for Vidyarambham or Aksharabhyasam in 2016-17..
Auspicious days for Akshara Abhyasam in January 2016
1 January 2016, Friday – Saptami, Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra, Makara Lagna. Auspicious Time = 7.39 AM to 9.31 AM
2 January 2016, Saturday – Ashtami, Hasta Nakshatra, Makara Lagna. Auspicious Time = 7.35 AM to 9.27 AM
3 January 2016, Sunday – Navami, Chitra Nakshatra, Karkataka Lagna. Auspicious Time = 7.31 AM to 9.23 AM
4 January 2016, Monday – Dasami, Swati Nakshatra, Makara Lagna. Auspicious Time = 7.27 AM to 9.19 AM
Auspicious days for Akshara Abhyasam in February 2016
Vasanta Panchami Saraswati Puja – 12 February 2016
22 February 2016, Monday – Purnima, Magha Nakshatra, Meena Lagna. Auspicious Time = 7.42 AM to 9.16 AM
25 February 2016, Thursday – Tritiya, Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra, Meena Lagna. Auspicious Time = 7.30 AM to 9.04 AM
26 February 2016, Friday – Chaturthi, Hasta Nakshatra, Meena Lagna. Auspicious Time = 7.26 AM to 9.00 AM
Auspicious days for Akshara Abhyasam in March 2016
3 March 2016, Thursday – Navami, Moola Nakshatra, Meena Lagna. Auspicious Time = 7.02 AM to 8.36 AM
18 March 2016, Friday – Ekadashi, Pushyami Nakshatra, Mithuna Lagna. Auspicious Time = 11.23 AM to 1.35 PM
21 March 2016, Monday – Trayodashi, Magha Nakshatra, Mithuna Lagna. Auspicious Time = 11.11 AM to 1.23 PM
23 March 2016, Wednesday – Purnima, Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra, Mithuna Lagna. Auspicious Time = 11.03 AM to 1.15 PM
24 March 2016, Thursday – Pratipada, Hasta Nakshatra, Mithuna Lagna. Auspicious Time = 10.59 AM to 1.11 PM
25 March 2016, Friday – Dwitiya, Chitra Nakshatra, Mithuna Lagna. Auspicious Time = 10.55 AM to 1.07 PM
26 March 2016, Saturday – Tritiya, Swati Nakshatra, Mithuna Lagna. Auspicious Time = 10.51 AM to 1.03 PM
28 March 2016, Monday – Panchami, Anuradha Nakshatra, Tula Lagna. Auspicious Time = 10.43 AM to 12.55 PM