Yajur Veda Upakarma 2017 (Avani Avittam) is an auspicious for those who follow Yajur Veda Upakarma – Shukla Yajurveda / Krishna Yajurveda.
In 2017, Krishna Yajurveda Upakarma date is 6 September 2017 and Shukla Yajurveda Upakarma is also 6 September.
There is Chandra Grahan on 7 August, hence the performers should avoid the date. Yajurveda Upakarma 2017 date is – August 7 for North America and South America.
There is some confusion with the date of Yajurveda Upakarma 2017, as some calendars mentioned it as 8 August and some as 6 September. Hindupad suggests the devotees to follow the suggestion of local pundits / local panchangams.
Yajur Veda Upakarma is generally observed on Shravana Pournami, the Full Moon day of Shravan Month. But this time, there is Pakshika Chandragrahanam on this day. And, according to some ancient scriptures, the day of Grahanam should be avoided for Upakarma.
Here the detailed procedure for Yajurveda Upakarma is given along with Mantras, Slokas, Vidhanam, etc..