Date:Thursday, March 21, 2019
Panchang, also called as Hindu Calender in Vedic Astrology, presents important dates and astrological information in tabulated form. It is based on the movements and positions of celestial bodies. Panchang is derived from Sanskrit language which consists of two words "Panch" and "Ang", which means "Five Limbs". Five limbs are associated with five sources of energy. It plays an important role while choosing the right date and time to perform any activity, like marriage, travel, education, starting any business, examinations and interviews etc. People perform any activity based on daily, weekly and monthly shubh muhurats of Panchang.
Panchang is used to match the current position of the planet in a person's horoscope in order to generate good or auspicious time. By doing this, obstacles and hurdles can be reduced, which causes an increase in the success rate. It is a method of timekeeping in Vedic Astrology.
In Vedic Astrology, Panchang refers to the five attributes of the day. These are as follows:-
Hence, Panchang is very important in Vedic Astrology as it defines good and bad time in a person's life. It provides the information about bad muhurat in order to delay any good activity and perform during an auspicious moment. We also see Rahu Kaal and Yamagandam to check the auspicious time in a day.
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