Upanayana Dates or Muhurta 2011 – 2012 Based on Kannada and Telugu Panchangam

Upanayana is an important ceremony observed by certain Hindu communities. Below are the Upanayana dates 2011 – 2012 based on calendars and Panchangam followed in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. It gives a child a second birth and entitles him to study the Vedas and participate in Vedic functions. The child commences his journey on the road to spiritual life. 
Upanayana Muhurta 2011
May 2011
May 5, 2011, Thursday – Vaishakha Shukla Paksha
May 6, 2011, Friday – Vaishakha Shukla Paksha
May 9, 2011, Monday – Vaishakha Shukla Paksha
May 22, 2011, Sunday – Vaishakha Krishna Paksha
June 2011
June 3, 2011 - Jyeshta Shukla Paksha
June 6, 2011 – Jyeshta Shukla Paksha
June 20, 2011 – Jyeshta Krishna Paksha

Upanayana Muhurta 2012
January 2012
January 29, 2012 – Magha Shukla Paksha
January 30, 2012 – Magha Shukla Paksha
February 2012
February 12, 2012 – Magha Krishna Paksha
February 26, 2012 – Phalguna Shukla Paksha
February 27, 2012 – Phalguna Shukla Paksha
March 2012
March 12, 2012 – Phalguna Krishna Paksha
The above dates are only to give a general idea. The Panchangam in each region vary and therefore there will be slight change in dates. Also the entire period in a given date might not be auspicious to perform the ceremony.