Panchak 2015: The 5 Prohibitions

Panchank is a bad or inauspicious time period prohibited for sacred events.  That’s why we cannot perform any auspicious event during this time period, but this statement is really applicable or it is just a myth. Why people have confusion regarding Panchak kaal? If these questions are bothering you too, then this article is worthy for you.

Panchak Kaal- Panchak Yoga

Panchak kaal is the time period when the Aquarius and the Pisces zodiac sign gets affected by the Moon. Panchak is the cluster of five Nakshatras means constellation. As per the Hindu astrology, there are total 27 constellations present and each constellation or Nakshatra consists of 13 degrees and 20 minutes. As per the astrology, Panchak takes place when Moon is in the Meen (Pisces) zodiac or Kumbh (Aquarius) zodiac sign.

5 Inauspicious Panchak Nakshatras (Constellations)


  1. Dhanishtha or Avittam (23rd Nakshatra)
  2. Revati (27th Nakshatra)
  3. Purva Bhadrapada (25th Nakshatra)
  4. Uttara Bhadrapada (26th Nakshatra)
  5. Shatabhisha or Shatataraka (24th Nakshatra)

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Panchak Kaal: Fortunate or Ominous

Normally astrologer considers Panchak as inauspicious or ominous but still it is not completely inauspicious. Only some activities cannot be performed under Panchak kaal such as the Devi puja that is performed in this Panchak time period. It has nothing to do with Panchak kaal.


Panchak Dates and Times for 2015 year

Panchak BeginsTimingsPanchak EndsTimings
January 22, 201508:50January 26, 201511:48
February 18, 201519:58February 22, 201520:01
March 18, 201507:00March 22, 201506:30
April 14, 201515:54April 18, 201517:23
May 11, 201522:19May 16, 201502:42
June 08, 201503:41June 12, 201509:40
July 05, 201510:01July 09, 201515:08
August 01, 201518:31August 05, 201520:57
August 29, 201504:52September 02, 201504:49
September 25, 201515:36September 29, 201515:01
October 23, 201500:50October 27, 201502:13
November 19, 201507:35November 23, 201512:18
December 16, 201512:56December 20, 201519:46


Do’s & Don’ts During Panchak 2015

As per the analysed Muhurat, these are some events or activities which require Panchak verification before performing:

  • Marriage
  • Mundan

While, these following are the activities can be accomplished during Panchak kaal

Before scheduling any holy event, don’t miss to check the dates and time on Panchak 2015.

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Some Other Prohibited Activities:

The above activities are related to some puja or festivals so you have to consider Panchak for these activities. In addition, there are some other activities which are basically not covered under puja, but have to check Panchak date and time before performing them. These are some activities should avoid during Panchak time:

  • Don’t construct roof of home because it creates trouble in financial aspect of life.
  • Don’t plan to travel in south direction.
  • Don’t cut woods
  • Try to avoid attending the funeral
  • Don’t start new venture or business
  • Restoring fuel

Daily Panchak

Panchak word represents the group of 5. This is a time period when the Moon moves from Aquarius to Pisces and vice versa. As per the astrological belief, people who are born under Avittam or Dhanishtha Panchak could be physically challenged. As per the Garuda Puran, people who die in Panchaak period, their soul doesn’t get peace.

Troubles Possible Under the Panchak Nakshatra

  • Shatabhisha or Shatataraka- may raise disorder in life who is born under it.
  • Purva Bhadrapada Nakshatra- may create health issues.
  • Uttara Bhadrapada Nakshatra- raises financial problems like fine or charges.
  • Revati Nakshatra- gives negative results and person face financial crisis.
  • Dhanishta Nakshatra: results in fire related accidents.


Remedies For Panchak 2015


  • If you are going to buy wooden goods then first perform Goddess Gayatri haven in home.
  • Offer sweet foods to workers before starting roof construction.
  • If you are going to travel in south direction, then first offer fruits to the God Hanuman.

These suggested remedies will help you in decreasing negative effects of Panchak kaal. But try to avoid the planning of new things during Panchak kaal.

Plan your activities this 2015 year while considering the Panchak dates and time.


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Category: Festival 2015

Created: Friday, March 20 2015
Author: Lokesh Jagirdar

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