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Punarvasu (‘fresh wealth’ or ‘new growth’)
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This is the seventh out of the twenty-seven nakṣatras (constellation of stars) accepted by Hindu almanacs and astrologers. The stars of this nakṣatra are alpha and beta Geminorum.
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Caula or tonsure for a male child is to be done in the third year after birth, on a day associated with this nakṣatra.
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It is considered auspicious for other rites also like upanayana and marriage.
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==References==
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* The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore
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== OLD CONTENT ==
 
Punarvasu (‘fresh wealth’ or ‘new growth’)
 
Punarvasu (‘fresh wealth’ or ‘new growth’)
 
This is the seventh out of the twenty- seven nakṣatras (constellation of stars) accepted by Hindu almanacs and astrolo¬gers. The stars of this nakṣatra are alpha and beta Geminorum.
 
This is the seventh out of the twenty- seven nakṣatras (constellation of stars) accepted by Hindu almanacs and astrolo¬gers. The stars of this nakṣatra are alpha and beta Geminorum.
 
Caula or tonsure for a male child is to be done in the third year after birth, on a day associated with this nakṣatra.
 
Caula or tonsure for a male child is to be done in the third year after birth, on a day associated with this nakṣatra.
 
It is considered auspicious for other rites also like upanayana and marriage.
 
It is considered auspicious for other rites also like upanayana and marriage.

Revision as of 09:20, 12 October 2014

By Swami Harshananda

Punarvasu (‘fresh wealth’ or ‘new growth’)

This is the seventh out of the twenty-seven nakṣatras (constellation of stars) accepted by Hindu almanacs and astrologers. The stars of this nakṣatra are alpha and beta Geminorum.

Caula or tonsure for a male child is to be done in the third year after birth, on a day associated with this nakṣatra.

It is considered auspicious for other rites also like upanayana and marriage.


References

  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore

OLD CONTENT

Punarvasu (‘fresh wealth’ or ‘new growth’) This is the seventh out of the twenty- seven nakṣatras (constellation of stars) accepted by Hindu almanacs and astrolo¬gers. The stars of this nakṣatra are alpha and beta Geminorum. Caula or tonsure for a male child is to be done in the third year after birth, on a day associated with this nakṣatra. It is considered auspicious for other rites also like upanayana and marriage.