Gurupushyamrut Yoga or Guru Pushya Nakshatra Yoga is the most auspicious Yoga among all good periods in Hindu Astrology. It falls on Guruvar (Thursday) which coincides with Pushya Nakshatra or Pushyami.
It is auspicious for house warming ceremonies (Griha Pravesh muhurat), Vidyarambham or Aksharabhyasam (initiation of education to children), and some other auspicious rituals.
As per the scriptures, Pushya Nakshatra is one of the most auspicious nakshatras since It is believed that the Goddess of Wealth, Lakshmi was born on this nakshatra.
When Pushya Nakshatra coincides with a Thursday (Guruvar) or a Sunday (Ravivar) – Gurupushyamtrut Yog and Ravipushyamrut Yog are formed respectively. These Yogas are as sacred tithis as Akshay Tritiya, Chaitra Pratipada, Dhan Teras, Diwali etc..
In 2017, Guru Pushyamrit Yoga comes for 5 times. It is an important auspicious muhurat (Shubh muhurat).
12 January 2017
Timings – from night 1.20 AM till next sunrise
It falls on Krishna Paksha Pratipada of Magha Month as per Hindu calendar and in Paush Month as per Amavasyant Chandramana Panchangam.
9 February 2017
Timings – from 10.47 AM till next day sunrise
It falls on Shukla Paksha Trayodashi of Magh Month as per Hindu calendar.
9 March 2017
Timings – from sunrise till 5.11 PM
It falls on Shukla Dwadashi in Phalgun Month of Hindu calendar.
9 November 2017
Timings – from 1.38 PM till next day sunrise
It falls on Krishna Paksha Shashti in Margashirsha Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars and in Kartik Month for Amavasyant lunar calendars.
7 December 2017
Timings – from sunrise till 7.53 PM
It falls on Krishna Paksha Chaturthi / Panchami in Paush Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars and in Margashirsha Month for Amavasyant lunar calendars.