One needs to consider a lot planning a wedding. For many of us, a date is important as well. Some stick to family traditions, some ask the stars. But what do Indian traditions say?

 

The choice of the wedding date according to the lunar calendar

Wedding date according to the Moon calendar

Astrologers recommend to get married when the moon is waxing; the full moon is the most auspicious date as well as the 17th moon day. As for the weekdays, the best are Fridays and Sundays.

Indian tradition vary here. The details of a ceremony depend on the state, family wealth, religion, caste. Still, there is a special tradition for good and bad days counting which is called muhurta. It is based on planet transit and needs to be done by a professional astrologer.

The calculation of muhurta

 

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