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Mrityu Yog In Hindu Astrology

Mrityu Yog, or Mritya Yoga, is considered a bad and inauspicious period in Hindu astrology. This yog is calculated based on nakshatra or birth star. The time period of Mrityu Yog is till the nakshatra on the particular day.

Mrityu Yog time period is to be avoided for travels, exams and financial dealings. The time is also not good for the first meeting with a person or family. All kinds of investments, openings etc should be avoided during the time period.

Mrityu Yoga happens when - 

  1. Anuradha or Anusham or Anizham nakshatra falls on Sunday or Ravivar
  2. Uttarashada or Uthradam nakshatra falls on Monday or Somvar
  3. Shatabhisha or Sadayam or Chathayam nakshatra falls on Tuesday or Mangalvar
  4. Ashwini or Aswathy nakshatra falls on Wednesday or Budhwar
  5. Mrigasira or Makayiram nakshatra falls on Thursday or Guruvar
  6. Aslesha or Ayilyam nakshatra falls on Friday or Shukravar
  7. Hasta or Atham nakshatra falls on Saturday or Shanivar.

Mrityu Yog is present only when the corresponding nakshatra is present on the particular day of a week. The yog ends on the day when the nakshatra period ends.