Gurupushyamrut, or Guru Pushyamrit yog, is the day when Pushya Nakshatra falls on a Thursday. Gurupushyamrut Yog 2011 date is November 17 - Time is from sunrise to 2:03 PM. Guru Pushyamrut yog day is considered highly auspicious to pray to Goddess Lakshmi and seek her blessings. In Hindu astrological terms there is amrut or amrti yog 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 and Western parts of
Pushya is one among the 27 Nakshatras in Hindu Astrology.