Auspicious Dates for Upanayanam in 2020

Auspicious Dates for Upanayanam in 2020 Date and Timings

Upanayanam can be performed at home or at temples.

Auspicious Dates for Upanayanam in 2020

Month Day Timings
Mar 2020 30Mar 8:17 am
Apr 2020 2Apr 8:05 am
3Apr 8:01 am
9Apr 7:37 am
16Apr 8:38 am
Feb 2021 13Feb 8:44 am

The above-mentioned dates are generic which is applicable for all. For more specific dates, please check with your astrologer.

Most of the temples perform Upanayanam at a minimal cost. Only Pooja articles required for this Pooja.

Upanayanam Pooja Places

  1. Tirumala
  2. Annavaram
  3. Dwaraka Tirumala
  4. Ganagapur
  5. Matralayam
  6. Basara
  7. Kadiri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple
  8. Yadadri
  9. Dharmapuri Narasimha Swamy Temple
  10. Peddakakani
  11. Kaleshwaram
  12. Kukke Subramanya Swamy Temple
  13. Sripada Srivallabha Pithapuram
  14. Other Shiva and Vaishnava Temple places

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When to Perform Upanayanam?

  • 5th or 8th Saura year
  • 5th year particularly promotes Intellectual and Moral development
  • According to Shukra Charya, 6th year is for Spiritual growth.
  • Shiva devotees can perform in Ardra while Vaishnavites can perform Sravana.


7th, 8th, 9th, 10th

According to Varanas

11th, 12th, 16th, 20th and 24th year


Uttarayana Shubha

Which Season (Ritu) is good Upanayanam?

Avoid the end of Ritu. According to Varana Vasantha, Grishma, Sharad Ritu are favourable.

Which Masa is Good for Upanyanam?

Avoid the month and Adhika Masa Month of Jyeshta, if it is eldest.

Which Nakshatra is good for Upanayanam?

Aswini, Rohini, Mrigasira, Punarvasu, Pushya, Uttaraphalguni, Hasta, Chitra, Swathi, Anuradha, Uttarashada, Sravana, Dhanishta, Satabhisha, Uttarabhadra and Revati are favourable. The end (Last 26 mins and 40 secs of arc) of all Nakshatras to be avoided.

Upanayanam for Rig Vedis: Mrigasira, Purvaphalguni, Hasta, Chitra, Swathi, Mula, Purvashada, Purvabhadra

Upanayanam for Yajur Vedis: Rohini, Mrigasira, Punarvasu, Pushya, Uttaraphalguni, Hasta, Anuradha, Uttarashada, Uttarabhadr and Revathi.

Upanayanam for Sama Vedis: Aswini, Pushya, Uttaraphalguni, Hasta, Uttarabhadra

Upanayanam for Atharva Vedis: Aswini, Mrigasira, Punarvasu, Pushya, Hasta, Anuradha, Dhanishta and Revathi

Which Tithi is good Upanayanam?

2nd, 3rd, 5th and 10th Shukla Paksha. 1st, 2nd and 3rd Krishna Paksha are favourable.

4th, 8th, 9th, 14th and 15th should be avoided.

Which Lagna is good Upanayanam?

Rishaba, Mithuna, Kataka, Simha, Kanya, Thula, Dhanasu and Meena are favourable.

The Moon should not be in the Lagna. The moon Jupiter, Venus and Lagna Lord Should not be in 6th or 8th. Shubha Graha should not be in the Dhustana. Asubha Grahas should not be in the 1st, 5th or 8th, it does good in 3rd, 6th and 11th.