Rahu Kalam and Rahu Timings

Rahu Kalam / Rahu kaal - Thursday, 01 December 2022 / Current Local Time in India 10:00 pm

Day / நாள்Rahu Kalam / ராகு காலம்Kuligai / குளிகைEmagandam / எமகண்டம்
Thursday, 01 December 20221:30 - 3:009:00 - 10:306:00 - 7:00

As per vedic Indian astrology, Rahu Kalam or Rahu Kaal is a period which is considered inauspicious for any new venture.

The rahu kaal chart below shows rahu kaal timing on each day of the week. On Friday, Saturday & Monday rahukalam is in the morning. On Wednesday & Thursday rahukalam is in the afternoon and Sunday rahukalam is in the evening.

Rahu Kalam / Rahu kaal on week days

Day / நாள்Start Timing / ஆரம்பம்End timing / முடிவு
Sunday / ஞாயிறு04:30 PM06:00 PM
Monday / திங்கள்07:30 AM09:00 AM
Tuesday / செவ்வாய்03:00 PM04:30 PM
Wednesday / புதன்12:00 PM01:30 PM
Thursday வியாழன்01:30 PM03:00 PM
Friday / வெள்ளி10:30 AM12:00 PM
Saturday / சனி09:00 AM10:30 AM

Who is Rahu and what is Rahu Kalam / Rahu Kaal ?

According to Hindu mythology, Rahu is a snake that swallows the Sun causing eclipse. Rahu Kalam is considered unlucky because it is associated with evil, Rahu.

Rahu kaal is calculated by dividing the number of hours between astrological sunrise & sunset by 8. For example, on a typical 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM day, rahu kalam is 1.5 hours or 90 minutes (12 hours divided by 8).

What to Avoid in Rahul Kaal timings?

Rahu Kaal is not considered auspicious for starting a new business or events. Although, there is no problem in continuing daily activities already started in an auspicious muhurat. Things not to be done in Rahu Kaal include- Marriage rituals, Griha Pravesh, Puja and Anushthan, Starting a new business, and other auspicious things.

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