Choghadiya (चौघड़िया) is an Indian astrology based muhurat or auspicious time guide. Choghadiya divides day and night into 8 equal periods starting from sunrise to sunset for day choghadiya and sunset to sunrise next day for night choghadiya. In vedic astrology calculations, time is calculated in 'Ghadi'. Each ghadi is equvalent to 24 minutes. The word Choughadiya is derived from the hindi words "Chaw - चौ" meaning 'consisting of four' and 'ghadi' as each choghadiya is roughly 96 minutes duration.
Aaj Ka Choghadiya • Friday 24th February, 2017
Given below is today's Choghadiya in Ashburn, Virginia, United States. To change place or date, click here and use the choghadiya calculator.
The timings given in 'green' are very auspicious and are shubh muhurat. The time shown in blue is auspicious. Avoid the timings in red and black as they are inauspicious.
|दिन का चौघड़िया (Day Choghadiya)|
|Amrut Vaar Vela||09:38:27||11:00:53|
|Kaal Kaal Vela||11:00:53||12:23:19|
|रात का चौघड़िया (Night Choghadiya)|
|Labh Kaal Ratri||21:07:52||22:45:15|
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Gowri Panchang or nalla neram, a similar version of this calendar is popular in south india, especially in Tamil Nadu. Click here to go to Gowri nalla neram
Relatively popular in north India, especially in Gujarat, Choghadiya is reliable and astonishingly accurate in determining muhurat. Its simplicity makes it more user-friendly and helps in identifying muhurats even without the help of a jyotishi or an astrologer.