Pañcañgaśuddhi

From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Pancangasuddhi, PaJcaJgaZuddhi, Paycaygashuddhi


Pañcañgaśuddhi literally means ‘holy period according to the pañcāṅga or almanac’.

Any auspicious rite should be performed when all the five aspects dealt with in a pañcāṅga[1] are deemed as auspicious. This is pañcāṅgaśuddhi. These five aspects have been dealt with in detail in pañcāṅga.


References

  1. Pañcāṅga means religious almanac.
  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore