Ashvini-muhurta, aka: Aśvinī-muhūrta; 1 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Aśvinī-muhūrta can be transliterated into English as Asvini-muhurta or Ashvini-muhurta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

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Aśvinī-muhūrta (अश्विनी-मुहूर्त):—Name for a specific portion or phase of the day, used in ancient India during Vedic times. Aśvinī means “horsemen” and muhūrta means “division of time”, in this case, a 30th part of a day. This is the twentieth muhūrta of a day.

The specific time range this day-part refers to is 21:12–22:00 and has Auspicious qualities.

Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism

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