Gurupushyamrut Yoga

Gurupushyamrut, or Guru Pushyamrit yoga, is the day when Pushya Nakshatra falls on a Thursday. In 2016, Gurupushyamrut yog is on April 14. Time is from 7:16 PM on April 14 in North, South and Eastern parts of India. In Western parts of India, time is from 2:36 PM on April 14.

Gurupushyamrut yog day is considered highly auspicious to pray to Goddess Lakshmi and seek her blessings. In Hindu astrological terms there is amrut or amrti yoga on the day and it is ideal to buy gold, make investments and start new businesses.

The day is also known as Guru Pushya Nakshatra. Usually, Gurupushyamrut yoga – the coinciding of Pushya Nakshatra and Thursday (Guruvar) – occurs twice or thrice a year. The day is preferred by individuals and Hindu families to invest in gold in North India.

Today the day is also widely used to make several types of purchases including land, property, silver, electronic items, vehicles etc.