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Naming Ceremony Muhurat 2013 - Namkaran Muhurat in 2013

Namkaran or naming ceremony is performed to give a name to a child

In Hinduism, people prefer to perform any task as per the Muhurat. A Muhurat is an auspicious time duration in which it is believed that whatever task is performed always fetches good and fruitful results. The Namkaran ceremony or naming ceremony of a newborn child is done at a specific Muhurat. The Namkaran ceremony is about giving a name to a child. The relatives and elders bless the newborn during this ceremony.

In our scriptures, it is mentioned that after a child is named, his personality and age grows. Name is a very important part of ones life and it is the name by which an individual is known to the world. Name builds an identity of an individual. It is said that the Naamkaran ceremony or naming ceremony should be performed after 100 days of childs birth.

Naming Ceremony Muhurat or Namakaran Muhurat in 2013

In the Namakaran ceremony, the child is made to lick honey and is made to look at the Sun. This ritual is performed in order to seek blessings from the Lord Sun, so that the child may become intelligent and glorious. Then the child is made to touch the holy ground. After that, the name of the child is announced and all the relatives and elders present gifts to the child along with blessings for his happy, prosperous and long life.

The Naming Ceremony is performed at an auspicious duration or Muhurat. The chart below contains all the auspicious Muhurats for Namkaran Ceremony in 2013 for performing the ceremony. You can choose from the Muhurat that suits you the best and perform the ceremony accordingly. The Namakaran Muhurat 2013 is a comprehensive and accurate chart that you can rely on to seek the best Muhurat duration.

Date Tithi Day Special comments
3 January Paush Krishna 6 Thursday Uttara phalguni (Before Bhadra)
4 January Paush Krishna 7 Friday Uttara phalguni (After Bhadra)
16 January Posh Shukla 5 Wednesday Uttara bhadrapada
17 January Posh Shukla 6 Thursday Ahoratra
18 January Posh Shukla 7 Friday Before Bhadra
21 January Posh Shukla 2 Monday In rohini
23 January Posh Shukla 12 Wednesday Ahoratra
24 January Posh Shukla 13 Thursday In indra yoga
31 January Magh Krishna 4 Thursday Panchmi conjoining uttara falguni
1 February Magh Krishna 5 Friday In chitra
8 February Magh Krishna 13 Friday Uttara shamshad (before bhadra)
11 February Magh Shukla 1 Monday Shatabhisha
13 February Magh Shukla 3 Wednesday In tritiya
20 February Magh Shukla 10 Wednesday In mrigashira
27 February Falguni Krishna 2 Wednesday In uttara falguni
1 March Falguni Krishna 4 Friday Panchmi conjoining chitra
4 March Falguni Krishna 7 Monday In anuradha
7 March Falguni Krishna 10 Thursday Uttara shaashad
8 March Falguni Krishna 11 Friday Ahoratra
13 March Falguni Krishna 2 Wednesday Ahoratra
18 March Falguni shukla 6 Monday Ahoratra
28 March Chitra Krishna 1 Thursday In chitra
29 March Chitra Krishna 2 Friday In chitra
1 April Chitra Krishna 1 Thursday In dashmi
5 April Chaitra Shukla 10 Friday Apart from Bhadra
11 April Chaitra Shukla 1 Thursday In Ashwini
15 April Chaitra Shukla 5 Monday Ahoratra
22 April Chaitra Shukla 11 Monday Uttara phalguni
1 May Vaishakh Krishna 6 Wednesday Apart from Bhadra
6 May Vaishakh Krishna 12 Monday After vaidhrati yoga
13 May Vaishakh Shukla 3 Monday In tritiya
20 May Vaishakh Shukla 10 Monday In uttara falguni
22 May Vaishakh Shukla 12 Wednesday In siddhi yoga (before vyatipata)
29 May Jyeshtha Krishna 5 Wednesday Ahoratra
30 May Jyeshtha Krishna 6 Thursday Before Bhadra
3 June Jyeshtha Krishna 10 Monday After bhadra
5 June Jyeshtha Krishna 12 Wednesday In ashwini
19 June Jyeshth Shukla 10 Wednesday In chitra
21 June Jyeshth Shukla 13 Friday Anuradha conjoining trayodashi
24 June Ashad Krishna 1 Monday Uttara shashaad
27 June Ashad Krishna 5 Thursday Ahoratra
28 June Ashad Krishna 6 Friday In shatbhisha
1 July Ashad Krishna 10 Monday In dashmi
4 July Ashad Krishna 12 Thursday In rohini
5 July Ashad Krishna 12 Friday In ahoratra
18 July Ashad Shukla 10 Thursday In anuradha
19 July Ashad Shukla 11 Friday In anuradha (after Bhadra)
22 July Ashad Shukla 15 Monday In pratipada
24 July Shravan Krishna 2 Wednesday Ahoratra
26 July Shravan Krishna 4 Friday Uttara bhadrapada
29 July Shravan Krishna 7 Monday In saptami
1 August Shravan Krishna 10 Thursday After Bhadra
2 August Shravan Krishna 11 Friday Ahoratra
12 August Shravan shukla 5 Monday In chitra
19 August Shravan shukla 13 Monday In trayodashi
21 August Shravan shukla 14 Wednesday In pratipada
22 August Bhadrapada Krishna 2 Thursday In shatabhisha
23 August Bhadrapada Krishna 3 Friday Uttara bhadrapada(before bhadra)
26 August Bhadrapada Krishna 6 Monday In ashwini
30 August Bhadrapada Krishna 9 Friday Dashmi conjoining mrigashira
6 September Bhadrapada shukla 1 Friday In uttara phalguni
11 September Bhadrapada shukla 6 Wednesday After vaidhriti yoga
19 September Bhadrapada shukla 15 Thursday In Uttara bhadrapada
20 September Ashwin Krishna 1 Friday In ahoratra
25 September Ashwin Krishna 6 Wednesday Before Bhadra
1 October Ashwini shukla 5 Wednesday In anuradha
14 October Ashwini shukla 10 Monday Before bhadra
16 October Ashwini shukla 12 Wednesday In uttara bhadrapada
23 October Kartik Krishna 4 Wednesday In panchami
24 October Kartik Krishna 4 Thursday In mrigashira
30 October Kartik Krishna 11 Wednesday In uttara phalguni
31 October Kartik Krishna 12 Thursday In endrayoga
4 November Kartik shukla 1 Monday In anuradha
8 November Kartik shukla 6 Friday Uttara shaashad
11 November Kartik shukla 9 Monday In dashmi
13 November Kartik shukla 11 Wednesday After Bhadra
14 November Kartik shukla 12 Thursday In ahoratra
15 November Kartik shukla 13 Friday Siddhi Yog (before vyatipata)
18 November Marg Krishna 1 Monday In rohini
20 November Marg Krishna 3 Wednesday Before Bhadra
27 November Marg Krishna 9 Wednesday Dashmi (before Bhadra)
29 November Marg Krishna 11 Friday In chitra
6 December Marg shukla 4 Friday Panchami (after panchmi)
9 December Marg shukla 7 Monday Before Bhadra
11 December Marg shukla 9 Wednesday After vyattipata
13 December Marg shukla 11 Friday Ashwini (after Bhadra)
24 December Paush Krishna 7 Wednesday In saptami
27 December Paush Krishna 9 Friday Dashmi (after Bhadra)
30 December Paush Krishna 13 Monday In anuradha

The child is named on the basis of three criteria. The planetary position at the time of childs birth is also determined. The first criterion is that the letter of the name should be identified with the planetary positions and their influences. This is said to be the scientific basis of naming a child. The second criterion is that the childs name must be motivating enough. It should motivate the child toward his goal. The third criterion is that the name should clearly describe the family details of an individual.

Therefore, you should remember these important criteria while naming your child. The Namkaran ceremony or naming ceremony should be done on specific auspicious Muhurats to bless the child with prosperity and success.

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