Naming Ceremony 2020 Dates and Muhurat
Naming Ceremony 2020 Dates for New Delhi, India
|Date||Start Time||End Time|
|Thursday, 02 January||07:14:11||31:14:11|
|Friday, 03 January||07:14:25||23:28:25|
|Sunday, 05 January||07:14:47||12:27:46|
|Wednesday, 08 January||07:15:10||27:46:09|
|Sunday, 12 January||07:15:19||11:49:59|
|Wednesday, 15 January||07:15:08||31:15:08|
|Thursday, 16 January||07:15:02||31:15:02|
|Friday, 17 January||07:14:53||31:14:54|
|Sunday, 19 January||23:41:46||31:14:31|
|Monday, 20 January||07:14:18||23:30:44|
|Monday, 27 January||07:12:02||32:23:46|
|Wednesday, 29 January||12:13:52||31:11:09|
|Thursday, 30 January||07:10:41||31:10:41|
|Friday, 31 January||07:10:10||31:10:11|
|Wednesday, 05 February||07:07:19||25:59:11|
|Thursday, 13 February||07:01:38||31:01:38|
|Friday, 14 February||07:00:50||31:00:51|
|Sunday, 16 February||06:59:11||15:15:49|
|Thursday, 20 February||07:28:00||30:55:41|
|Friday, 21 February||06:54:45||17:22:38|
|Monday, 24 February||06:51:55||16:21:13|
|Wednesday, 26 February||06:49:56||28:13:41|
|Friday, 28 February||06:47:56||28:03:32|
|Monday, 02 March||08:55:25||30:44:49|
|Friday, 06 March||10:39:10||30:40:32|
|Monday, 09 March||25:09:08||30:37:13|
|Wednesday, 11 March||06:34:59||30:34:59|
|Thursday, 12 March||06:33:52||12:01:08|
|Friday, 13 March||08:52:49||14:00:33|
|Sunday, 15 March||06:30:28||11:24:24|
|Wednesday, 18 March||13:01:24||30:26:59|
|Thursday, 19 March||06:25:50||30:25:50|
|Friday, 20 March||06:24:41||17:05:30|
|Wednesday, 25 March||06:18:53||30:18:53|
|Thursday, 26 March||06:17:42||30:17:42|
|Sunday, 29 March||15:18:15||30:14:13|
|Monday, 30 March||06:13:05||30:13:04|
|Friday, 03 April||06:08:28||18:41:30|
|Wednesday, 08 April||06:02:51||30:02:50|
|Thursday, 09 April||06:01:45||24:15:57|
|Wednesday, 15 April||05:55:17||16:53:14|
|Thursday, 16 April||18:13:32||23:06:10|
|Friday, 17 April||25:36:18||29:53:12|
|Monday, 20 April||07:23:38||27:14:04|
|Thursday, 23 April||07:57:19||16:05:28|
|Sunday, 26 April||05:44:24||13:24:32|
|Monday, 27 April||14:31:30||24:30:00|
|Thursday, 30 April||05:40:51||25:53:15|
|Sunday, 03 May||21:43:27||29:38:21|
|Monday, 04 May||05:37:35||29:37:35|
|Wednesday, 06 May||19:46:37||29:36:01|
|Thursday, 07 May||05:35:17||11:08:18|
|Friday, 08 May||08:38:47||29:34:33|
|Wednesday, 13 May||05:31:14||29:31:14|
|Sunday, 17 May||13:58:58||29:28:57|
|Monday, 18 May||05:28:25||29:28:25|
|Wednesday, 20 May||05:27:26||19:44:52|
|Sunday, 24 May||05:25:45||29:25:45|
|Wednesday, 27 May||07:28:42||29:24:42|
|Sunday, 31 May||17:38:25||29:23:39|
|Monday, 01 June||05:23:25||29:23:25|
|Wednesday, 03 June||05:23:05||20:43:51|
|Friday, 05 June||05:22:48||16:44:20|
|Monday, 08 June||13:45:42||19:58:22|
|Wednesday, 10 June||05:22:34||14:57:51|
|Thursday, 11 June||16:35:39||29:22:35|
|Friday, 12 June||05:22:36||18:48:35|
|Monday, 15 June||05:22:50||29:22:50|
|Wednesday, 24 June||05:24:34||10:16:02|
|Sunday, 28 June||05:25:47||24:37:03|
|Thursday, 02 July||05:27:15||25:14:17|
|Sunday, 05 July||23:02:37||29:28:30|
|Monday, 06 July||05:28:57||29:28:57|
|Thursday, 09 July||10:13:21||27:09:33|
|Sunday, 12 July||05:31:46||29:31:45|
|Monday, 13 July||05:32:15||18:11:51|
|Thursday, 16 July||18:53:25||29:33:49|
|Friday, 17 July||05:34:20||29:34:20|
|Friday, 24 July||16:02:57||29:38:10|
|Sunday, 26 July||05:39:17||29:39:17|
|Monday, 27 July||05:39:50||29:39:50|
|Wednesday, 29 July||08:33:35||29:40:58|
|Monday, 03 August||05:43:48||29:43:48|
|Wednesday, 05 August||09:30:42||29:44:54|
|Thursday, 06 August||05:45:29||11:18:22|
|Sunday, 09 August||05:47:10||29:47:10|
|Monday, 10 August||05:47:43||22:06:25|
|Thursday, 13 August||13:00:58||29:49:21|
|Friday, 14 August||05:49:55||29:49:55|
|Monday, 17 August||06:44:06||12:36:59|
|Thursday, 20 August||23:50:50||29:53:07|
|Friday, 21 August||05:53:39||23:04:14|
|Sunday, 23 August||05:54:42||29:54:42|
|Monday, 24 August||05:55:13||15:20:34|
|Wednesday, 26 August||05:56:15||10:41:20|
|Sunday, 30 August||05:58:16||29:58:16|
|Wednesday, 02 September||05:59:47||18:33:57|
|Thursday, 03 September||20:51:01||30:00:16|
|Friday, 04 September||06:00:47||30:00:47|
|Sunday, 06 September||19:09:05||29:24:06|
|Wednesday, 09 September||11:15:54||30:03:15|
|Thursday, 10 September||06:03:43||27:37:06|
|Sunday, 13 September||16:33:43||30:05:11|
|Monday, 14 September||06:05:40||15:52:19|
|Monday, 19 October||06:24:37||14:10:11|
|Thursday, 22 October||24:58:53||30:26:32|
|Friday, 23 October||06:27:12||30:27:13|
|Monday, 26 October||06:29:12||30:29:12|
|Wednesday, 28 October||09:11:15||30:30:35|
|Thursday, 29 October||06:31:17||15:17:47|
|Friday, 30 October||17:47:55||30:31:59|
|Monday, 02 November||23:50:12||30:34:09|
|Wednesday, 11 November||06:40:57||30:40:57|
|Thursday, 12 November||06:41:44||30:41:44|
|Friday, 13 November||06:42:30||18:01:28|
|Sunday, 15 November||17:16:57||30:44:05|
|Monday, 16 November||06:44:52||14:37:36|
|Thursday, 19 November||09:38:45||30:47:15|
|Friday, 20 November||06:48:03||30:48:04|
|Sunday, 22 November||11:09:53||22:53:39|
|Wednesday, 25 November||06:52:02||30:52:02|
|Thursday, 26 November||06:52:51||30:52:51|
|Friday, 27 November||06:53:38||24:22:47|
|Monday, 30 November||06:55:59||30:55:58|
|Friday, 04 December||20:05:54||30:59:00|
|Wednesday, 09 December||15:19:53||31:02:37|
|Thursday, 10 December||07:03:17||31:03:17|
|Friday, 11 December||07:03:58||31:03:58|
|Wednesday, 16 December||20:04:28||31:07:08|
|Thursday, 17 December||07:07:42||15:19:29|
|Friday, 18 December||14:24:41||19:04:17|
|Sunday, 20 December||07:09:21||21:01:41|
|Monday, 21 December||23:03:30||31:09:53|
|Wednesday, 23 December||20:41:16||31:10:50|
|Thursday, 24 December||07:11:17||31:11:17|
|Sunday, 27 December||13:19:09||30:22:00|
|Thursday, 31 December||19:48:53||31:13:46|
Naming ceremony or Namkaran Sanskar is given utmost significance in Hindu religion. In the modern era, parents casually name their child on an insignificant day. But, according to our religious customs, a newly born child should be named during the naming ceremony under the supervision of the elderly members of the family. The name gives validity to a human being’s existence. Through this blog, we will explain the importance of naming ceremony and also provide information about the special timings to conduct this ceremony. It is considered auspicious to conduct the ceremony according to a special Muhurat (time). Just like other auspicious functions are commemorated by adhering to a Muhurat, this ceremony should also be solemnized accordingly. Naming ceremony is not only considered important on religious grounds, it also has supreme astrological importance. Let us have a look at the auspicious mahurats of this year and their respective relevances.
Dates, Nakshatras and Month for Naming Ceremony
1. Naming ceremony should be organized after twelfth or thirteenth day of childbirth.
2. This sanskar is performed after the period of the Sutak, starting from the birth of the child to the next 10 days, is over.
3. After the tenth day of childbirth, purification of Sutika is done and on this particular day only, Namkaran should be organized.
4. This ceremony should not be organized on Chaturthi, Navami and Chaturdashi. Do not even consider the Amavasya.
5. Coming to the days, Naming ceremony can be organized on auspicious days like Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
6. Nakshatras like Ashwini, Satabishak, Swati, Chitra, Revati, Hasta, Pushya, Rohini, Mrigashirsha, Anuradha, Uttarshada, Uttaraphalguni, Uttarabhadarpada and Shravan are considered auspicious for this ceremony.
7. According to various family traditions, naming ceremony can also be organized a year after the child’s birth.
8. According to astrological customs, two names are selected for a child, of which one is kept as a secret and the other one becomes the prevalent name.
9. It is made a prerogative to select the child’s name according to the Nakshatra under which he/she was born. The ceremony should also be conducted under astrological supervision.
Appropriate Way To Select An Auspicious Muhurat For Naming Ceremony
For each and every Sanskar ceremony, astrologers or renowned scholars are contacted in order to find an auspicious muhurat, which is why a special astrologer is called to retrieve a proper muhurat to conduct the naming ceremony. The astrologer takes the help of a Panchang and declares the auspicious date and time. In the gadget friendly modern world, one can also seek the help of internet to find a proper muhurat. There are many websites and applications which help one to find a muhurat for any auspicious occasion without the assistance of an astrologer. These applications can be easily downloaded via Google play. The availability of such applications increases one’s convenience as there is no necessity to visit a pandit/astrologer for this specific purpose only. But inorder to solemnize this ceremony, one requires the assistance of prominent astrologers but the auspicious Muhuart can be assessed with the aid of technology and internet also. However, it is advised to consult an astrologer to get more accurate results.
Special Importance of Naming Ceremony
Of all the sixteen Sanskars mentioned in Hindu religion, Naamkaran or Naming Ceremony is quite significant. The name plays an important role in a person’s life as it determines his/her existence in the society. This is the reason why Naming ceremony is important in its own way. The concerned parents and relatives of a child start calling him by a certain name after he/she is born. But, according to the customs of Hindu religion, the naming ceremony of a child should be conducted when the child is eleven or twelve days old by observing the necessary rites and rituals. During this Sanskar ceremony, an astrologer takes note of the child’s birth chart and names him/her after analyzing the Nakshatras. The successful commemoration of this ceremony blesses the child internally as well as externally. It should be conducted as the child’s mental and physical development happens in a better manner after the naming ceremony’s successful commemoration. This ceremony also increases the life expectancy of the child. This ceremony specifically gives a different identity to the child which is quite important for his/her future.
Precautionary Measures To Be Undertaken During Naming Ceremony
1. The ceremony should be organized at a clean place. Home is an ideal place to do so but incase of any emergency, the ceremony should be solemnized at a religious place or temple.
2. Select the child’s name according to his/her zodiac sign. Do not put the child’s future at stake by selecting any random name. The muhurat can also be retrieved by studying the child’s planetary positions and his/her future.
3. The naming ceremony should be solemnized according to a proper Muhurat only. Seek the help of an astrologer or internet to arrive into a conclusion.
4. The family should stay away from non-vegetarian diet and alcohol on that particular day.
5. If possible, feed bread (roti) to a cow (Gow Mata) on the naming ceremony day.
6. The child’s father should not shave his beard and chop his hair on this day.
7. Each and every family member should behave cordially with the guests.
8. Let the child receive the blessings of the elder members of the family.
9. Along with the parents, other family members should also actively take part in this ceremony.
10. The child gets special blessings if food is offered to the poor.
We hope you liked this article on Naming Ceremony. Perform the rituals and give an ideal name to your child.