Vidyarambh Muhurat 2020: Dates & Timings

Vidyarambh Muhurat 2020 Dates – The Vidyarambh Sanskar is one of the essential sixteen Samskaras of Hinduism, which commemorates the day a child formally begins getting an education. The word is a portmanteau of two Sanskrit words: ‘Vidya’ meaning knowledge or learning and ‘Arambh’ meaning beginning. It is believed that when the ceremony is held in the auspicious Vidyarambh Muhurat 2020, it results in the child attaining knowledge, intellect, and wisdom. For this very reason, below is the list of Vidyarambh Muhurat 2020 Dates & Auspicious Timings along with other pertinent information concerning the same.

Vidyarambh Muhurat 2020

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Vidyarambh Muhurat 2020 Dates & Auspicious Timings

Vidyarambham Muhurat 2020 January
Date Day Month-Tithi Nakshatra Muhurat Duration
15 January Wednesday Magha K. Panchami Uttara Phalguni From 07:15 to 19:59
16 January Thursday Magha K. Shashti Hasta From 07:15 to 09:42
20 January Monday Magha K. Ekadashi Anuradha From 07:15 to 19:39
27 January Monday Magha S. Tritiya Shatabhisha From 07:12 to 19:12
29 January Wednesday Magha S. Chaturthi Uttara Bhadrapada From 10:46 to 19:04
30 January Thursday Magha S. Panchami Uttara Bhadrapada From 07:11 to 19:00
31 January Friday Magha S. Shashti Revati From 07:10 to 15:52
Vidyarambham Muhurat 2020 February
Date Day Month-Tithi Nakshatra Muhurat Duration
6 February Thursday Magha S. Dwadashi Ardra From 07:07 to 18:32
10 February Monday Phalgun K. Pratipada Magha From 17:06 to 18:17
13 February Thursday Phalgun K. Panchami Hasta From 07:02 to 20:02
14 February Friday Phalgun K. Shashti Swati From 07:01 to 18:21
19 February Wednesday Phalgun K. Ekadashi Purva Ashadha From 06:57 to 19:58
20 February Thursday Phalgun K. Dwadashi Purva Ashadha From 0656 to 0719
26 February Wednesday Phalgun S. Tritiya U. Bhadrapada Revati From 06:50 to 19:31
28 February Friday Phalgun S. Panchami Ashwini From 06:48 to 19:23
Vidyarambham Muhurat 2020 March
Date Day Month-Tithi Nakshatra Muhurat Duration
4 March Wednesday Phalgun S. Navami Mrigashira From 14:00 to 19:03
5 March Thursday Phalgun S. Dashami Ardra From 06:42 to 18:59
6 March Friday Phalgun S. Ekadashi Punarvasu From 11:47 to 18:56
11 March Wednesday Chaitra K. Dwitiya Hasta From 06:35 to 18:36
13 March Friday Chaitra K. Chaturthi Swati From 08:51 to 13:59
Vidyarambham Muhurat 2020 April
Date Day Month-Tithi Nakshatra Muhurat Duration
16 April Thursday Vaisakha K. Navami Dhanishta From 18:12 to 20:50
17 April Friday Vaisakha K. Dashami Uttara Bhadrapada From 05:54 to 07:05
19 April Sunday Vaisakha K. Dwadashi Purva Bhadrapada From 05:52 to 19:34
26 April Sunday Vaisakha S. Tritiya Rohini From 05:45 to 13:23
27 April Monday Vaisakha S. Chaturthi Mrigashira From 14:30 to 20:07
29 April Wednesday Vaisakha S. Shashti Punarvasu From 05:42 to 15:13
Vidyarambham Muhurat 2020 May
Date Day Month-Tithi Nakshatra Muhurat Duration
3 May Sunday Vaisakha S. Dashami Purva Phalguni From 05:39 to 19:43
4 May Monday Vaisakha S. Ekadashi Uttara Phalguni Hasta From 06:13 to 19:19
11 May Monday Jyeshtha K. Chaturthi Purva Ashadha From 06:35 to 19:12
13 May Wednesday Jyeshtha K. Shashti Shravan From 05:32 to 06:00
17 May Sunday Jyeshtha K. Dashami Uttara Bhadrapada From 12:43 to 21:07
18 May Monday Jyeshtha K. Ekadashi U. Bhadrapada Revati From 05:29 to 21:03
24 May Sunday Jyeshtha S. Dwitiya Mrigashira From 05:26 to 20:39
25 May Monday Jyeshtha S. Tritiya Mrigashira From 05:26 to 20:35
27 May Wednesday Jyeshtha S. Panchami Punarvasu From 05:25 to 20:28
28 May Thursday Jyeshtha S. Shashti Pushya From 05:25 to 20:24
31 May Sunday Jyeshtha S. Navami Uttara Phalguni From 17:37 to 20:12
Vidyarambham Muhurat 2020 June
Date Day Month-Tithi Nakshatra Muhurat Duration
1 June Monday Jyeshtha S. Dashami Hasta From 05:24 to 13:16
3 June Wednesday Jyeshtha S. Dwadashi Swati From 05:23 to 06:21
7 June Sunday Ashadha K. Dwitiya Mool From 05:23 to 19:44
8 June Monday Ashadha K. Tritiya Uttara Ashadha From 05:23 to 18:21
10 June Wednesday Ashadha K. Panchami Shravan From 05:23 to 10:34
11 June Thursday Ashadha K. Shashti Dhanishta From 11:28 to 19:29
15 June Monday Ashadha K. Dashami Revati From 05:23 to 16:31
17 June Wednesday Ashadha K. Ekadashi Ashwini From 05:23 to 06:04

Vidyarambham Muhurat 2020

A shloka in the ancient scriptures about the Vidyarambham Sanskar 2020 goes:

विद्यया लुप्यते पापं विद्ययाडयुः प्रवर्धते।
विद्यया सर्वसिद्धिः स्याद्धिद्ययामृतश्नुते।।

vidyayā lupyate pāpaṃ vidyayāḍayuḥ pravardhate।
vidyayā sarvasiddhiḥ syāddhidyayāmṛtaśnute।।

It means that when one reads all that the Vedas have to offer, it abolishes all their sins, increases their age, helps them obtain all Siddhis, and goes so far as to make actual Amrit (nectar of immortality) available to them. The Shastras say that a person who does not learn or does not obtain knowledge, has to remain deprived of the results of all four: Dharma, Artha, Kama, Moksha (religion, money, work, salvation respectively).

Thus, the Vidyarambham Sanskar 2020 is an essential part of a child’s initiation into studies. During the ceremony, after a havan and eulogising Lord Ganesha and Goddess Saraswati, the deities of knowledge, parents help their toddler write for the first time. The methods differ from place to place but more often than not, children write ‘Om’ in Sanskrit or their mother tongue. The mode of writing can be a slate and chalk, an energized quill and paper, or even their hands and a plate of wheat or rice. But the most important factor is that all this is done under an auspicious Vidyarambh Muhurat 2020.

Vidyarambham Sanskar 2020

The ceremony, under the Vidyarambh Muhurat 2020, begins with the worship of Lord Ganesh, Goddess Saraswati, notebook, pen, inkwell, and the child’s mentor or a coconut symbolising their guru. The same occurs as below:

Vidyarambh Muhurat 2020: Ganesha Puja

Lord Ganesha is the God of Knowledge and should always be worshipped first, as per the rules of Hinduism. For this reason, the ceremony during Vidyarambh Muhurat 2020 begins with paying homage to Lord Ganpati.

First of all, place Akshat, flowers, and roli in the toddler’s hands and help them offer these in front of Lord Ganesha while chanting the following mantra:

ॐ विद्यां संवर्धयिष्यामि
oṃ vidyāṃ saṃvardhayiṣyāmi

Now, the priest will chant the given mantra and ask the toddler to once again offer Akshat and flowers to the God of wisdom. They will ask Lord Ganpati to bless the child and ask that he/she become brilliant and meritorious.

ॐ गणानां त्वा गणपति हवामहे, प्रियाणां त्वा प्रियपति हवामहे, निधीनां त्वा निधिपति हवामहे, वसोमम।
आहमजानि गभर्धमात्वमजासि गभर्धम्। ॐ गणपतये नमः। आवाहयामि, स्थापयामि, ध्यायामि॥

oṃ gaṇānāṃ tvā gaṇapati havāmahe, priyāṇāṃ tvā priyapati havāmahe, nidhīnāṃ tvā
nidhipati havāmahe, vasomama।

āhamajāni gabhardhamātvamajāsi gabhardham। oṃ gaṇapataye namaḥ। āvāhayāmi,
sthāpayāmi, dhyāyāmi॥

Vidyarambh Muhurat 2020: Saraswati Puja

Goddess Saraswati is the deity of art, knowledge, and compassion. Thus, we pray to the Goddess and ask her to bless the child. The ceremony in the Vidyarambh Muhurat 2020 begins with placing Akshat, flowers, and roli in the toddler’s hands. They will now offer these in front of Goddess Saraswati while chanting the mantra:

ॐ कलां संवेदनशीलतां वर्धयिष्यामि।
oṃ kalāṃ saṃvedanaśīlatāṃ vardhayiṣyāmi

Now praying to the Goddess, once again, the priest asks the child to offer Akshat and flowers to the goddess while chanting the following mantra:

ॐ पावका नः सरस्वती वाजेभिर्वाजिनीवती। यज्ञं वष्टु धियावसुः॥
ॐ सरस्वत्यै नमः। आवाहयामि स्थापयामि, ध्यायामि॥

oṃ pāvakā naḥ sarasvatī vājebhirvājinīvatī। yajñaṃ vaṣṭu dhiyāvasuḥ
oṃ sarasvatyai namaḥ। āvāhayāmi sthāpayāmi, dhyāyāmi

Those present will ask Maa to bless the child with intelligence, education, and talent and wish that her grace may stay with them always.

Vidyarambh Muhurat 2020 Dates: Equipments Puja

Almost everything is sacred in Hinduism, and for that reason, during the ceremony in Vidyarambh Muhurat 2020, after Ganesh and Saraswati puja, we move to worship the equipment necessary in acquiring knowledge. These incorporate the major three items, namely; pen, notebook, and inkwell. The Sanskar continues as once again, the priest places the Akshat and flowers in the child’s hands and help him/her offer them to these things on the altar while chanting the following mantra:

ॐ विद्यासंसाधनमहत्त्वं स्वीकरिष्ये।
oṃ vidyāsaṃsādhanamahattvaṃ svīkariṣye

  1. Lekhni Puja (Pen)

A pen or quill (kalam) is a crucial part of attaining knowledge because that is what we use to write. Thus, the toddler pays homage to the pen while the priest chants the following mantra:

ॐ पुरुदस्मो विषुरूपऽ इन्दुः अन्तमर्हिमानमानंजधीरः।
एकपदीं द्विपदीं त्रिपदीं चतुष्पदीम्, अष्टापदीं भुवनानु प्रथन्ता स्वाहा।

oṃ purudasmo viṣurūpa' induḥ antamarhimānamānaṃjadhīraḥ।
ekapadīṃ dvipadīṃ tripadīṃ catuṣpadīm, aṣṭāpadīṃ bhuvanānu prathantā svāhā।

At this time, one prays to the Goddess Dhriti of interest and asks that the child becomes very interested in his/her studies.

  1. Dawat Puja (Inkwell)

A quill is nothing without the inkwell, as only the latter allows one to write with the former. Thus, the child pays homage to the inkwell with the following mantra:

ॐ देवीस्तिस्रस्तिस्रो देवीवर्योधसं, पतिमिन्द्रमवद्धर्यन्।
जगत्या छन्दसेन्दि्रय शूषमिन्द्रे, वयो दधद्वसुवने वसुधेयस्य व्यन्तु यज॥

oṃ devīstisrastisro devīvaryodhasaṃ, patimindramavaddharyan।
jagatyā chandasendiraya śūṣamindre, vayo dadhadvasuvane vasudheyasya vyantu yaja॥

At this time, one prays to the Goddess Pushti of concentration and asks that the child is able to focus on his/her studies single-mindedly.

  1. Patti Puja (Notebook)

After the quill and ink, comes the last part of the trio - the notebook. One can only write with the pen if they have something to write on. This is where the Patti or papers come in, and the toddler pays homage to it with the following mantra:

ॐ सरस्वती योन्यां गर्भमन्तरश्विभ्यां, पतनी सुकृतं बिभर्ति।
अपारसेन वरुणो न साम्नेन्द्र, श्रियै जनयन्नप्सु राजा॥

oṃ sarasvatī yonyāṃ garbhamantaraśvibhyāṃ, patanī sukṛtaṃ bibharti।
apārasena varuṇo na sāmnendra, śriyai janayannapsu rājā॥

At this time, one prays to the Goddess Tushti of hard work and asks that the child is able to work as hard as their studies require.

Vidyarambh Muhurat 2020 Dates: Guru Puja

Our mentors are an essential part of our lives because they teach us everything and help us stand on our own feet. We take their teachings with us throughout life and incorporate them into everything we do. Thus, since our teacher is a significant part of our education, really half of it, the child also pays homage to their Guru during the ceremony at Vidyarambh Muhurat 2020. Similar to the rest of the pujas; the toddler takes Akshat and flowers in their hands and offers it to their guru (or coconut if the teacher is not present). If the teacher is not near, then first they will set a coconut as a symbol for their guru. Then while offering the aforementioned, they chant the following mantra:

ॐ आचार्यनिष्ठां वर्धयिष्यामि।
oṃ ācāryaniṣṭhāṃ vardhayiṣyāmi

Now, the child is expected to treat their mentor as a parent, giving them the same respect. Simultaneously, the guru is also supposed to work with the toddler as their own child, offering them all the knowledge they can impart. Afterwards, the priest will chant below mantra and ask the toddler to offer Akshat and flowers to their teacher once again.

ॐ बृहस्पते अति यदयोर्ऽ, अहार्द्द्युमद्विभाति क्रतुमज्जनेषु, यद्दीदयच्छवसऽ ऋतप्रजात, तदस्मासु द्रविणं धेहि चित्रम्।
उपयामगृहीतोऽसि बृहस्पतये, त्वैष ते योनिबृर्हस्पतये त्वा॥ ॐ श्री गुरवे नमः। आवाहयामि, स्थापयामि, ध्यायामि।

oṃ bṛhaspate ati yadayor', ahārddyumadvibhāti kratumajjaneṣu, yaddīdayacchavasa' ṛtaprajāta, tadasmāsu draviṇaṃ dhehi citram।
upayāmagṛhīto'si bṛhaspataye, tvaiṣa te yonibṛrhaspataye tvā॥ oṃ śrī gurave namaḥ। āvāhayāmi, sthāpayāmi, dhyāyāmi।

Vidyarambh Muhurat 2020: Writing For The First Time

With this, the end and the most significant part of the ceremony approaches. Now, the priest or the parents, or the guru of the child will help them write either ‘Om’ or the Gayatri Mantra, or part of it with the worshipped pen and ink on the paper. Sometimes, this writing is done by the child’s finger on a plate full of wheat or rice grains; while at other times/places, this is done under the sun’s rays, on the sand. Each of these procedures has a particular meaning behind it. One usually writes either of the following on the paper:

  1. ॐ भूर्भुवः स्वः
  2. ॐ भूर्भुवः सुवः तत्सवितुर्वरेण्यं।
    भर्गो देवस्यधीमहि धियो यो नः प्रचोदयात् ॥


  1. oṃ
  2. oṃ bhūrbhuvaḥ svaḥ
  3. oṃ bhūrbhuvaḥ suvaḥ tatsaviturvareṇyaṃ।
    bhargo devasyadhīmahi dhiyo yo naḥ pracodayāt ॥

With this, we pray that knowledge awakens in the child, and he/she incorporates the three characteristics defined in oṃ bhūrbhuvaḥ svaḥ, which are:

Bhū meaning hard work and labour;

Bhuvaḥ signifying restraint and abstinence; and

Svaḥ indicating intellect and wisdom.

Vidyarambh Muhurat 2020 Dates & Auspicious Timings: Calculating Vidyarambh Muhurat

As per the Shastras, one should always organize a Sanskar and any significant task in a shubh muhurat. For this reason, we need to calculate the auspicious time for Vidyarambh Sanskar as well, i.e., Vidyarambh Muhurat 2020. Along with the list of Vidyarambh Muhurat 2020 Dates & Auspicious Timings given above, one should also keep in mind several other things. During the calculation of a muhurat, the Panchang plays an essential role, so does the kundali of the native. One needs to keep in mind several factors while calculating the Vidyarambh Muhurat 2020. These are:

The Uttarayana months are best for Vidyarambh Muhurat 2020 Dates & Auspicious Timings, namely: Pausha, Magha, Phalguna, Vaishaka, Jyeshtha, and Ashwini.

While calculating the Vidyarambh Muhurat 2020 one must remember the favourable tithis, which are: Dwitiya, Tritiya, Panchami, Saptami, Dashami, Ekadashi, Dwadashi, Trayodashi (second, third, fifth, seventh, tenth, eleventh, twelfth, and thirteenth days).

The days, Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday will all yield positive results for Vidyarambh Sanskar 2020.

The best nakshatras for the Vidyarambh Muhurat 2020 are: Ashwini, Rohini, Mrigshira, Ardra, Punarvasu, Pushya, Ashlesha, Purva Phalguni, Uttara Phalguni, Hasta, Chitra, Swati, Anuradha, Jyeshtha, Purvashadha, Uttarashadha, Shravan, Dhanishta, Shatabhishak, Purva Bhadrapada, Uttara Bhadrapada, and Revati.

Moreover, the Moon should not be in the fourth or eighth house from the moon sign of the native on the day of Vidyarambh Muhurat 2020.

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