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 21st July, 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.

Sunrise/Sunset Timing for Friday July 21 , 2017
Sunrise (सूर्योदय) : 06:06 AM Sunset Time (सूर्यास्त) : 20:26 PM
दिन का चौघड़िया (Day Choghadiya)
Char 06:06:12 07:53:41
Labh 07:53:41 09:41:10
Amrut Vaar Vela 09:41:10 11:28:39
Kaal Kaal Vela 11:28:39 13:16:08
Shubh 13:16:08 15:03:37
Rog 15:03:37 16:51:06
Udveg 16:51:06 18:38:35
Char 18:38:35 20:26:04
रात का चौघड़िया (Night Choghadiya)
Rog 20:26:06 21:38:42
Kaal 21:38:42 22:51:18
Labh Kaal Ratri 22:51:18 00:03:54 *
Udveg 00:03:54 01:16:30 *
Shubh 01:16:30 02:29:06 *
Amrut 02:29:06 03:41:42 *
Char 03:41:42 04:54:18 *
Rog 04:54:18 06:06:54 *
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Place : Ashburn, Virginia, United States Lat/lon : 39° 2' N, 77 ° 29' W Ayanamsa : Lahiri Date : Jul 21, 2017 Time Zone : EDT (-04:00)

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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.