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Choghadiya Today - Aaj Din Ka and Raat Ka Choghadiya

Choghadiya or Today Chogadiya is a time period in a day that can be auspicious or inauspicious. Shubh Choghadiya is auspicious and blessed to do good. You could start an important business or any other task in this period. It surely ensures the completion of the work. Ashubh, on the other hand, is inauspicious and should be avoided since it usually creates hurdles in your work.

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  • Most Auspicious
23 May, 2020 New Delhi, NCT, India

Day Choghadiya

  • 05:29 - 07:11 Kaal Vela
    07:11 - 08:53
    08:53 - 10:35
    10:35 - 12:17
    12:17 - 13:59
    13:59 - 15:41 Vaar Vela
    15:41 - 17:23
    17:23 - 19:04 Vaar Vela

Night Choghadiya

  • 19:04 - 20:22 Kaal Ratri
    20:22 - 21:41
    21:41 - 22:59
    22:59 - 24:17
    24:17 - 25:35
    25:35 - 26:53
    26:53 - 28:11
    28:11 - 29:29

Meaning of Choghadiya?

Choghadiya is = "Cho" + "Ghadi". The word "Cho" means four. And in Vedic Astrology, Time is measured in Ghadi. 1 Ghadi is equal to 24 minutes. So Choghadiya means the period of four Ghadi which is equal to 96 minutes or 1 and 1/2 half hours approximately. Aaj Ka Choghadiya is provided in the table above.

How Choghadiya is Calculated?

The time from Sunrise to Sunset is divided into 8 equal parts to calculate day time Choghadiya popularly known as Din Ka Choghadiya. Time from Sunset until the next day Sunrise is divided into 8 equal parts to calculate night time Choghadiya also known as Raat Ka Choghadiya. There is a total of 16 Choghadiya Muhurats in 24 hours and each is categorized into Good or Bad Muhurat. All of these parts are equal but the duration of each part greatly depends on the City. At some locations, days are longer and nights are shorter and at some locations, nights are longer and days are shorter.

Shubh Choghadiya Muhurats

Four Shubh Choghadiya is mentioned in all authentic Muhurat Principles. They are Amrit, Shubh, Labh, and Char. Amrit Choghadiya means free from bad influence, long lasting and it is the best time to pray to God. Shubh means good, blessed and Griha Pravesh should be done in this period. Labh means gains and usually business started in this period shows huge gains.

Sometimes, Good Choghadiya is neutralized by bad muhurat like Rahu Kaal. Many people get confused about times when Shubh Choghadiya and Rahu Kaal time periods are overlapping. In our experience, these Muhurats should be rejected.

Bad Choghadiya Muhurats

Bad Choghadiya names are Kaal Vela, Vaar Vela, Udveg and Kaal Ratri. Auspicious work should be avoided during Vaar Vela, Kaal Vela, Udveg as mentioned by all Muhurat Principles. Kaal Ratri is malefic of all and must be avoided. Kaal Vela and Vaar Vela come in the daytime while Kaal Ratri comes during night time. If Good Choghadiya is overlapping with Bad Choghadiya then that Muhurat should be avoided.

When is Choghadiya Good or Bad?

To find good of bad Choghadiya, first, you need to find the planets that rule each of the day's Choghadiya. Yes, each Choghadiya is influenced by a planet. It is the characteristics of the planet that decides good or bad Choghadiya. Let us understand how? The first Choghadiya Muhurt on any day is ruled by the weekday lord. Like on Monday, the first Muhurta time is ruled by the Moon followed by Saturn, Jupiter, Mars, Sun, Venus, Mercury, and last Choghadiya Muhurat will again be ruled by Moon. Likewise, on Tuesdays, the first Choghadiya will belong to Mars, followed by Sun and so on and the last one will again belong to Mars. In the above examples, we found good or bad Choghadiyas of the day time only. Likewise, we can find them for the night too.

In Vedic Astrology, Planets are said to have good or bad characteristics. Chogadia ruled by Mercury, Moon, Jupiter, and Venus should be preferred for all types of auspicious work because these are soft and auspicious planets. Chogadia ruled by Sun, Mars, and Saturn should be avoided as far as possible since these are aggressive and cruel planets. Below is the List of all Choghadiyas with significance.

Moon Rules Amrit Choghadiya

The Moon is a beautiful watery planet, full of thoughts and likes to wander. Amrit Choghadiya is preferred to Learn and Pray to Gods. It can also be used to travel.

Saturn Rules Kala Choghadiya

Saturn, the Karmic planet, is widely considered to give negative results. So the Kala period should totally be neglected.

Jupiter Rules Shubh Choghadiya

Jupiter, the lord of wealth and wisdom. Shubh Choghadiya, therefore, could help in promoting work that involves money. It can be preferred to do any type of work.

Mars Rules Rog Choghadiya

Mars is warrior, and therefore war and fights started in this period will lead to Victory. Otherwise, Rog should be avoided for all types of work.

Sun Rules Udveg Choghadiya

Sun is a hot and cruel planet as per Vedic Astrology. Sun is King and royal, so any government-related tasks could be completed successfully when it started in Udveg.

Venus Rules Char Choghadiya

The most auspicious planet is Venus and rules entertainment. Marriage, acting, dancing carriers started in this period will be completed successfully.

Mercury Rules Labh Choghadiya

Mercury, the planet of intellect rules Labh. So this period should be used to read and write exams, prepare for exams.