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 2018, Guru Pushyamrit Yoga comes for 3 times. It is an important auspicious muhurat (Shubh muhurat).
10 August 2018
Timings – from 5.44 AM till next day sunrise
It falls on Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi in Shravan Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars and in Ashada Month for Amavasyant lunar calendars.
6 September 2018
Timings – from 3.14 PM till next day sunrise
It falls on Krishna Paksha Ekadashi in Bhadrapada Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars and in Shravan Month for Amavasyant lunar calendars.
4 October 2018
Timings – from sunrise till 8.49 PM
It falls on Krishna Paksha Dashami in Ashwin Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars and in Bhadrapada Month for Amavasyant lunar calendars.