Auspicious Tithis for Upanayanam — which are the auspicious tithis for Upanayanam in Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha of a Hindu month?
The list of tithis that are auspicious for Upanayanam….
Dwitiya (Vidiya – 2nd lunar day in each fortnight)
Tritiya (Thadiya – 3rd lunar day in each fortnight)
Panchami (5th lunar day in each fortnight)
Saptami (7th lunar day in each fortnight)
Dashami (10th lunar day in each fortnight)
Ekadashi (11th lunar day in each fortnight)
Shashti & Dwadashi also but not highly auspicious as the above tithis..
Upanayanam is known as Upanayanam in Malayalam, Punal in Tamil, Odugu or Upanayanamu in Telugu, Upanayana or Munji in Kannada, Janeu in Hindi, Munja in Marathi, Munji in Konkani, Lagundeoni in Assamese, Uponayon in Bengali, Brata Ghara in Oriya, Bratabandra in Nepali, Mekhal in Kashmiri, Munji or Noola Madimme in Tulu, Yagnopavit in Gujarati, and Janya in Sindhi.