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Vedic Samskara

Start of new school session

By Kshitij Sharma, April 7, 2013

Vedic astrology prescribes muhurtas for both start of studies for kids as well as start of a new session in schools. These should be thought about as two different samskaras. While start of studies for a child is thought to be as aksharambha (अक्षरारंभ), start of a new session and acquiring new stream of knowledge is known as vidyarambha (विद्यारंभ). The two are different and should be treated differently.

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What is in a name? Selecting baby names from nakshatra

By Kshitij Sharma, August 1, 2005

namakarna sanskar

What is in a name? Very much if the wit of man could find it out.

This small article on Jyotish is about selecting name of a child, mostly a new born baby based on her birth nakshatra. This is to be used during namakarana samskar, an important ceremony that is performed after 10th day of birth of the baby.

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