Auspicious Time for Tonsure (Shaving head) of the Baby

  • Tonsure (Shaving head) 
    The head of a baby is shaved (tonsure, ‘choula’, ‘Chudakarana’ or ‘mundana’) for the first time, ceremoniously at an auspicious muhurtha based on astrological guidelines.
  • Favourable Week Days 
    Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • Favourable Stars 
    All movable stars (Punartham, Chothi, Thiruvonam, Avittam, Chathayam), all dynamic stars (Aswati, Pooyam, Atham), Makayiram,Revathi,Chithra and Thrikketta
  • Unfavourable Tithis
    Dwitheeya, Thritheeya, Panchami, Sapthami, Dasami, Ekadasi, Thrayodasi
  • Unfavourable Nithyayogas 
    Vishkamba, Athigandha, Soola, Gandha, Vyaghata, Vajra, Vyathipatha, Parikha, Vaidhrithi
  • Unfavourable Karanas 
    VishtiApart from these, common Panchanga shuddhi checks, the general astrological quality based on the horoscope for the moment is also analysed. Also, factors such as Solar and Lunar eclipses, Sankranti and Sandhyakalam are considered.

    It is advisable to conduct Tonsure Ceremony in the 3rd or 5th years of birth.