By Swami Harshananda
pañcāñgaśuddhi (‘holy period according to the pañcāṅga or almanac’)
Any auspicious rite should be performed when all the five aspects dealt with in a pañcāṅga (Hindu almanac) are deemed as auspicious. This is pañcāṅga-śuddhi.
These five aspects have been dealt with in detail in PAñCĀNGA.
- The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore