Shobhakruth Nama Samvatsaram marks the Hindu Year 2023-2024. It is the 37th year in 60-year Hindu calendar cycle (Prabhavaadi).
This Shobhakruth Nama Samvatsaram (Shobhana Samvatsaram) marks the 1955885124th year of the creation (Srushyadhi Gatha Saurabdha), 5124th year of Kaliyuga Shatabdha, 2080th year in Vikram Samvat abdha,1945th year of Shalivahana Shaka Abdha, 2094-2095 year of Sri Aadi Shankaracharya Abdha, 1006th year of Sri Ramanuja Abdha, 76-77th year of Bharatha Svatantra Shaka.
This Hindu Year is Nala Samvatsar in Vikram Samvat 2080 year. 1198-1199 Kolla Varsham year in Malayalam Calendar, 2079-2080 year in Gujarati Calendar, 1429-1430 year in Bengali Calendar, 2079-2080 year in Nepali Patro.
This Hindu year begins on 22 March 2023, Ugadi (Chaitra Shukla Pratipada), and ends on 8 April 2024. There is Adhika Masam this year (Adhik Shravan Maas).
According to Astrology, in Navanayaka Phala, Budha holds two portfolios including the position of Raja (King) and Rasadhipathi while Shukra holds the chair of Mantri (Minister). Guru Bhagavan (Brihaspati) holds three portfolios such as Senadhipati, Meghadhipati and Arghyadhipati. Sasyadhipati and Neerasadhipati is Chandra. Shani holds Dhanyadhipati position. Out of 9 portfolios, auspicious planets hold 8 portfolios whereas the remaining 1 position is being held by inauspicious Graha.
Shobhakruth Nama Samvatsara will witness Ganga Pushkarams (Ganga Pushkaralu) in April-May 2023.
There will be Surya Grahanam on 20 April, Chandra Grahanam on May 5, Surya Grahanam on 14 October and Chandra Grahanam on 28 October.
Shukra Moudyami (Moodami) and Guru Moodami comes once each in 2023-2024 Hindu Year. Guru Moodam prevails in March – April 2023. Shukra Moodam falls in August 2023.