Upanayanam, also known as Yagnopavitha Dharana, the sacred thread ceremony is the highly auspicious event in a Brahmin’s life.
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.
Here is the list of Upanayanam dates, day, nakshatram, Lagnam and the auspicious time in 2021… (Unless it is mentioned like ‘North India’ the muhurtham is for both North India & South India).
Upanayanam dates in January 2021
15 January 2021, Friday – Dhanishta Nakshatra. Meena Lagna, Abhijit Muhurat. This muhurat is auspicious for the natives of Mesha Rashi, Vrishabha Rashi, Karka Rashi, Simha Rashi, Kanya Rashi, Vrischika Rashi, Dhanu Rashi, Makara Rashi and Meena Rashi.
Upanayanam dates in February 2021
There is no auspicious muhurat for Upanayanam in February 2021.
Upanayanam dates in March 2021
There is no auspicious muhurat for Upanayanam in March 2021.
Upanayanam dates in April 2021
29 April 2021, Thursday – Vaishakha Krishna Tritiya | Chaitra Krishna Tritiya. Anuradha Nakshatram, Vrishabha Lagna, Mithuna Lagna. Auspicious Time = till 11.30 AM. This Muhurat is auspicious for the natives of Vrishabha Rashi, Mithuna Rashi, Karka Rashi, Kanya Rashi, Tula Rashi, Vrischika Rashi, Makara Rashi, Kumbha Rashi and Meena Rashi.