Ashvini-muhurta, Aśvinī-muhūrta: 1 definition


Ashvini-muhurta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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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Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism

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.

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