Check out the best nakshatra, Griha Pravesh Muhurat in 2022, month-wise auspicious days with date and time


In India, people usually give importance to auspicious muhurats for marriages and special events. The first entry into your new home must also be done on a favourable day by checking the Griha pravesh muhurat. We list the auspicious Griha pravesh muhurat in 2022. Also, check the best nakshatra for Griha pravesh in 2022.

When starting a new task or before an important event such as a marriage or moving into a new house, Indians usually check the auspicious time, which ensures that they get the desired results. A muhurat is chosen based on the Hindu calendar and Vastu Shastra rules. Buying a new house signals the start of a new journey in one’s life.

A Griha Pravesh ceremony is believed to bring in positivity and good fortune, for the people who live in the house. It is emphasised in Vastu that if the Griha Pravesh puja or house warming is done on an auspicious day, then, the occupants are blessed with health, peace, prosperity and happiness. Here is a guide on the Gruhapravesam dates in 2022 or the best house warming dates in 2022.

A Griha Pravesh ceremony is performed with rituals at an auspicious muhurtham or time to ensure positivity and drive away evil forces. For this, the Hindu lunar calendar or Panchang is checked for the most suitable date to perform the Griha Pravesh puja.

Vastu Shastra plays an important role and lays down guidelines for the Griha Pravesh puja to eliminate the negative energies and attract wealth, prosperity. One can refer the Hindu lunar calendar or the Panchang which specifies the best Griha Pravesh Muhurat or Vastu dates for those planning to move to new homes in 2022.

 

Griha Pravesh Muhurat in 2022: House warming dates in 2022

Griha Pravesh dates in 2022 Tithi Nakshatra Auspicious Griha pravesh ka muhurat 2022
January 2022 No auspicious house warming dates in Jan 2022 No auspicious Muhurat No auspicious Griha pravesh ka muhurat in Jan 2022
February 5, 2022 Panchami Uttara Bhadrapada 07:06 AM to 03:46 AM, Feb 6
February 10, 2022 Dashami Rohini, Mrigashirsha 11:08 AM to 07:02 AM, Feb 11
February 11, 2022 Dashami and Ekadashi Mrigashirsha 07:02 AM to 06:38 AM, Feb 12
February 18, 2022 Dwitiya Uttara Phagun 04:42 PM to 06:55 AM, Feb 19
February 19, 2022 Tritiya Uttara Phagun 06:55 AM to 04:51 PM
February 21, 2022 Panchami Chitra 06:54 AM to 04:17 PM
March 2022 No auspicious house warming dates in Mar 2022 No auspicious Muhurat No auspicious Muhurat
April 2022 No auspicious or good day house warming dates in April 2022 No auspicious Muhurat No auspicious Muhurat
May 2, 2022 Dwitiya Rohini 12:34 AM to 05:38 AM, May 03
May 11, 2022 Ekadashi  Uttara Phalguni 07:28 PM to 05:31 AM, May 12
May 12, 2022 Ekadashi  Uttara Phalguni 05:31 AM to 06:51 PM
May 13, 2022 Triyadoshi  Chitra 06:48 PM to 05:30 AM, May 14
May 14, 2022 Triyadoshi  Chitra 05:30 AM to 03:22 PM
May 16, 2022 Pratipada  Anuradha 01:18 PM to 05:28 AM, May 17
May 20, 2022 Panchami Uttara Ashadha 05:27 AM to 05:28 PM
May 25, 2022 Dashami, Ekadashi Uttara Bhadrapada, Revathi 05:25 AM to 05:24 AM
May 26, 2022 Ekadashi Revathi 05:24 AM to 10:54 AM
September 2022 No auspicious house warming Muhurat in Sep 2022 No auspicious Muhurat No auspicious Griha pravesh  muhurat in Sep 2022
October 2022 No auspicious house warming dates in Oct 2022 No auspicious Muhurat No auspicious Griha pravesh muhurat in Oct 2022
November 2022 No auspicious house warming Muhurat in Nov 2022 No auspicious Muhurat No auspicious Griha pravesh  muhurat in Nov 2022
December 2, 2022 Dashami, Ekadashi Uttara Bhadrapada, Revathi 06:56 AM to 06:57 AM, Dec 03
December 3, 2022 Ekadashi Revathi 06:57 AM to 05:34 AM, Dec 04
December 8, 2022 Pratipada Rohini, Mrigashirsha 09:37 AM to 07:01 AM, Dec 09
December 9, 2022 Pratipada, Dwitiya Mrigashirsha 07:01 AM to 02:59 PM

The Griha pravesh dates may vary based on different calendars like the gruhapravesam muhurtham 2022 in Telugu Panchangam. The Griha pravesh puja, conducted in a Vastu complaint way, ensures positive energy in the new house. The vastu shanti muhurat or the best time for the Griha pravesh puja is mentioned month-wise above. These are the auspicious days for those shifting to new rented house in 2022.

 

Best nakshatra for Griha Pravesh in 2022: Which nakshatras are good for Griha Pravesh?

According to experts, some of the most auspicious nakshatras for Griha Pravesh are:

  • Anuradha Nakshatra
  • Rohini
  • Mrigashirsha
  • Uttar Phalguni
  • Chitra
  • Uttar Bhadrapad
  • Revati
  • Uttarshadha

Mentioned above are some of the best nakshatras for Griha Pravesh 2022, the ideal time for moving into your new abode and perform the house warming ceremony with family and friends. As per Vastu Shastra and astrology, it is auspicious to move into a new house and perform the Griha Pravesh puja only if the nakshatras is favourable.

 

Griha Pravesh Muhurat in July 2022

Date Griha Pravesh dates in 2022: July
July 6, 2022 Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra, 06:02 AM to 11:44 AM
June 13, 2022 Uttara Ashadha Nakshatra, 11:18 PM to 12:07 AM, Jul 14

There only three auspicious days or griha pravesh muhurat in July 2022.

 

Griha Pravesh Muhurat in June 2022

Date Griha Pravesh dates in 2022: June
June 1, 2022 Mrigashirsha Nakshatra, Dwitiya – Tithi, 05:23 AM to 01:01 PM
June 10, 2022 Chitra Nakshatra, Dashami, Ekadashi – Tithi, 05:22 AM to 03:37 AM, Jun 11
June 16, 2022 Uttara Ashadha Nakshatra, Tritiya – Tithi, 12:37 PM to 05:22 AM, Jun 17
June 22, 2022 Revathi Nakshtra, Dashami – Tithi, 08:45 PM to 05:23 AM, Jun 23

June has four auspicious griha pravesh dates. The auspicious days in June 2022 are mentioned above.

Lunar months: The month of June which corresponds to Jyaistha and Asadha lunar months.

 

Griha Pravesh Muhurat in August 2022

Date Griha Pravesh dates in 2022: August
August 2, 2022 Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra, 05:13 AM to 06:09 AM
August 4, 2022 Chitra Nakshatra; 05:41 AM to 06:47 PM
August 10, 2022 Uttara Ashadha Nakshatra; 09:40 AM to 02:16 PM
August 29, 2022 Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra; 06:11 AM to 11:04 PM
August 31, 2022 Chitra Nakshatra, 03:23 PM to 12:12 AM, Sep 1

 

Griha Pravesh Muhurat in September 2022

Date Griha Pravesh dates in 2022: September
September 2, 2022 Anuradha Nakshatra, 11:47 PM to 06:12 AM, Sep 3
September 28, 2022 Chitra Nakshatra, 06:12 AM to 06:14 AM
September 30, 2022 Anuradha Nakshatra, 05:13 AM to 10:35 PM

 

Griha Pravesh Muhurat in October 2022

Date Griha Pravesh dates in 2022: October
October 27, 2022 Anuradha Nakshatra, 12:11 PM to 10:34 AM, Oct 28
October 31, 2022 Uttara Ashadha Nakshatra, 06:16 AM to 01:11 AM, Nov 1

 

Griha Pravesh Muhurat in November 2022

Date Griha Pravesh dates in 2022: November
November 28, 2022 Uttara Ashadha Nakshatra, 06:27 AM to 10:29 AM

 

As per some astrology and Vastu Shastra experts, there are no auspicious mahurats for Griha Pravesh after mid July to November 2022, as it is shukra tara asta time. As per Vedic astrology, planets are not visible to the eye for some days. This happens, as they get too close to the sun. Since Shukra or Venus is not visible, these months are not considered suitable for griha pravesh. So, there may be no griha pravesh dates in October 2022, which is usually the month of many festivals.

The months of Shravana, Bhadrapada, Ashvina and Kartika, or the Chaturmas (four months), corresponding to the time from July to October/ November are considered sacred. However, these months are not suitable for performing a Griha pravesh puja and thus do not have any gruha pravesha muhurtham in 2022. This period is connected with religious observances, including penance, austerities and fasting. 

 

Griha Pravesh Muhurat in December 2022

Date Griha Pravesh dates in 2022: December
December 2, 2022 Uttara Bhadrapada, Revathi Nakshtra, Dashami, Ekadashi – Tithi, 06:56 AM to 06:57 AM, Dec 03
December 3, 2022 Revathi Nakshtra, Ekadashi – Tithi, 06:57 AM to 05:34 AM, Dec 04
December 8, 2022 Rohini, Mrigashirsha Nakshtra, Pratipada – Tithi, 09:37 AM to 07:01 AM, Dec 09
December 9, 2022 Mrigashirsha Nakshtra, Pratipada, Dwitiya – Tithi, 07:01 AM to 02:59 PM

There are four griha pravesh muhurat dates in the month of December 2022. These housing warming dates fall in the first two weeks of the December months.

These griha pravesh or house warming dates in 2022 can vary according to the location. It is important to take the city into consideration before noting the Shubh griha pravesh muhurat 2022. Please consult your local priest for the exact muhurat or gruhapravesam dates in 2022, as the panchang may vary from region to region.

Lunar months: The lunar months as per Hindu calendar coinciding with the month of December are Margashirsha and Paush.

 

Griha Pravesh Muhurat in January 2022

Griha Pravesh dates in 2022: January
No Griha Pravesh dates 2022 for January month

There are no suitable griha pravesh dates in January 2022. The lunar month is not considered an auspicious time as Venus panet isl combusted due to its close proximity to the sun. Hence, you may not find good gruhapravesam dates in January 2022.

Lunar months: The lunar months as per Hindu calendar coinciding with the month of January are Paush and Magha.

 

Griha Pravesh Muhurat in February 2022

Date Griha Pravesh dates in 2022: February
February 5, 2022 Panchami – Tithi, Uttra Bhadrapada Nakshatra, 07:06 AM to 03:46 AM, Feb 6
February 10, 2022 Mrigashirsha Nakshatra, Dashami – Tithi, 11:08 AM to 07:02 AM, Feb 11
February 11, 2022 Dashami and Ekadashi – Tithi, 07:02 AM to 06:38 AM, Feb 12
February 18, 2022 Uttara Phagun Nakshatra, Dwitiya – Tithi, 04:42 PM to 06:55 AM, Feb 19
February 19, 2022 Uttara Phagun Nakshatra, Tritiya – Tithi, 06:55 AM to 04:51 PM
February 21, 2022 Chitra Nakshatra, Panchami – Tithi, 06:54 AM to 04:17 PM

The February month is ideal for griha pravesh and it has six auspicious house warming dates for those moving into the new house in 2022. It is the first auspicious month to plan your house warming ceremony as there are no suitable Griha pravesh muhurat  in January 2022. With six auspicious days in February 2022, the month is believed to be fruitful for those planning to move to their new homes.

Lunar months: The Phagun or Falgun month as per lunar Hindu calendar coincides with February. It has a special significance for people as festivals like Holi and Mahashivratri are celebrated in this month.

 

Griha Pravesh Muhurat in March 2022

Griha Pravesh dates in 2022: March
No Griha Pravesh dates in March 2022

There are no good days in March 2022 for housing warming. The gruhapravesam muhurtham 2022 in Telugu Panchangam mentions four auspicious days in march 2022. The dates for griha pravesh are March 4, 9, 18 and 26. The good days for Griha pravesh in 2022 varies as per different calendar. You must consult an astrologer to confirm the Griha pravesh dates 2022 for the month of March before moving into your new home.

Lunar months: The lunar months as per Hindu calendar coinciding with the month of March are Magha and Phalgun.

 

Griha Pravesh Muhurat in April 2022

Griha Pravesh dates in 2022: April
No Griha Pravesh dates in April 2022

There are no suitable griha pravesh muhurat dates in April 2022. However, as per the gruhapravesam muhurtham 2022 in Telugu Panchangam, 6, 7 and 14 April may have auspicious muhurat Griha Pravesh Muhurat. It is advisable to consult an astrologer. As per some experts, the month may have a suitable muhurat for investment related to new house, apartment, or plots.

Lunar months: The lunar months of Chaitra and Vaisakha correspond to April.

 

Griha Pravesh Muhurat in May 2022

Date Griha Pravesh dates in 2022: May
May 2, 2022 Rohini Nakshatra, Dwitiya – Tithi, 12:34 AM to 05:38 AM, May 03
May 11, 2022 Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra, Ekadashi – Tithi, 07:28 PM to 05:31 AM, May 12
May 12, 2022 Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra, Ekadashi – Tithi, 05:31 AM to 06:51 PM
May 13, 2022 Chitra Nakshatra, Triyadoshi – Tithi, 06:48 PM to 05:30 AM, May 14
May 14, 2022 Chitra Nakshatra, Triyadoshi – Tithi, 05:30 AM to 03:22 PM
May 16, 2022 Anuradha Nakshtra, Pratipada – Tithi, 01:18 PM to 05:28 AM, May 17
May 20, 2022 Uttara Ashadha Nakshtra, Panchami – Tithi, 05:27 AM to 05:28 PM
May 25, 2022 Uttara Bhadrapada, Revathi Nakshtra, Dashami, Ekadashi – Tithi, 05:25 AM to 05:24 AM, May 26
May 26, 2022 Revathi Nakshtra, Ekadashi – Tithi, 05:24 AM to 10:54 AM

Not just auspicious gruhapravesam dates in 2022, the month of May 2022 has auspicious days for purchasing a new house. This month witnesses many auspicious days which are suitable for moving into a house. There are nine good Griha Pravesh or Gruhapravesam dates in May 2022.

Moreover, the auspicious day of Akshaya Tritiya, which falls on May 3, 2022, is one of the best griha pravesh dates in May 2022.

Lunar months: The lunar months of Vaisakha and Jyaistha, as per Hindu calendar, coincide with May.

 

Griha Pravesh dates in 2022: Days to avoid for Griha Pravesh ceremony

While most of the people prefer to perform the Griha Pravesh ceremony after consulting a local priest, as per Vastu and astrology, there are few days or dates in 2022 which should be avoided for any kind of auspicious work including property purchase, house warming, etc. These include:

  • Lunar Eclipse
  • Solar Eclipse
  • Lunar months (Consult a local priest for exceptions).

Check the auspicious dates for the Griha Pravesh ka muhurat 2022 before planning to enter the new house this year.

Note: According to religious texts like Dharmasindhu, the Griha pravesh
ceremony should not be done while Shukra Tara and Guru Tara are Asta or set. Also note, Griha Pravesh auspicious dates and timings are location-based (depending on sunrise and sunset time) and hence, one should consult with a local priest, before proceeding with the ceremony.

 

Griha Pravesh: Meaning and significance

A ‘Griha Pravesh’ puja is performed before moving into a new house. Griha Pravesh is made of two words – ‘griha’, which means a house and ‘pravesh’, which means to enter. The puja is done to get rid of any ill effects and Vastu dosha from the house. The Griha Pravesh puja also enhances positive aura at home by cleansing and purifying the space. Griha Pravesh puja is performed by the occupants of the house to seek divine blessings for peace and prosperity.

A Griha pravesh or a house warming ceremony, is performed only once for a home. So, it is essential to take care of every detail, to avoid mistakes. If you have recently bought a home, you will need to select the right date for the ceremony. In Hindu tradition, specific days are mentioned in the Hindu calendar (Panchang), which are considered shubh (auspicious) to enter a new home. According to Vastu Shastra, performing the Griha Pravesh puja on a shubh muhurat brings good luck into the lives of the occupants. It is better to plan the house warming ceremony well in advance, to avoid problems in the last minute. Early planning can help you to lock in on the best Shubh Muhurat for your Griha Pravesh. Else, you may have to remain content with a normal muhurat, if you delay in finalising the date.

To make things easier for you, we have listed the auspicious dates for Griha Pravesh in 2021 and 2022.

 

Griha Parvesh Dates in 2023

Those planning to move in their new house in the new year 2023 must check out the auspicious gruhapravesam dates in 2023 to attract prosperity in their lives

Griha Parvesh Muhurat: Auspicious dates in January 2023

Date Griha Pravesh dates in 2023: January
January 25th 2023 Panchami tithi, Uttara Bhadrapada Nakshatra, 08:05 PM to 07:12 AM on Jan 26

 

January 27th 2023 Saptami tithi, Revati Nakshatra, 09:10 AM to 06:37 PM
January 30th 2023 Dashami tithi, Rohini Nakshatra, 10:15 PM to 07:10 AM on Jan 31

 

Griha Parvesh Muhurat: Auspicious dates in February 2023

Date Griha Pravesh dates in 2023: February
February 1st 2023 Ekadashi tithi, Mrigashirsha Nakshatra, 07:10 AM to 02:01 PM
February 8th 2023 Tritiya tithi, Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra, 08:15 PM to 06:23 AM on Feb 09
February 10th 2023 Panchami tithi, Chitra Nakshatra, 12:18 AM to 07:03 AM on Feb 11
February 22nd 2023 Tritiya tithi, Uttara Bhadrapada Nakshatra, 06:54 AM to 03:24 AM on Feb 23

 

Griha Parvesh Muhurat: Auspicious dates in March 2023

Date Griha Pravesh dates in 2023: March
March 8th 2023 Pratipada, Dwitiya tithi, Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra, 06:39 AM to 04:20 AM, Mar 09
March 10th 2023 Tritiya tithi, Chitra Nakshatra, 06:37 AM to 09:42 PM
March 13th 2023 Saptami tithi, Anuradha Nakshatra, 09:27 PM to 06:33 AM on Mar 14
March 17th 2023 Dashami, Ekadashi tithi, Uttara Ashadha Nakshatra, 06:29 AM to 02:46 AM on Mar 18

 

Griha Parvesh Muhurat: Auspicious dates in April 2023

There are no auspicious gruhapravesam dates in April 2023.

 

Griha Parvesh Muhurat: Auspicious dates in May 2023

Date Griha Pravesh dates in 2023: April
May 6th 2023 Dwitiya tithi, Anuradha Nakshatra, 09:13 PM to 05:36 AM on May 07
May 15th 2023 Ekadashi tithi, Uttara Bhadrapada Nakshatra, 09:08 AM to 01:03 AM on May 16
May 20th 2023 Dwitiya tithi, Rohini Nakshatra, 09:30 PM to 05:27 AM, May 21
May 22nd 2023 Tritiya tithi, Mrigashirsha Nakshatra, 05:27 AM to 10:37 AM
May 29th 2023 Dashami tithi, Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra, 11:49 AM to 04:29 AM on May 30
May 31st 2023 Ekadashi tithi, Chitra Nakshatra, 06:00 AM to 01:45 PM

 

Griha Pravesh Muhurat 2022: Auspicious festivals

Date Festival
February 5, 2022 Basant Panchami
April 2, 2022 Gudi Padwa and Chaitra Navratri begins
May 3, 2022 Akshaya Tritiya
October 5, 2022 Dussehra
October 22, 2022 Dhanteras

Some auspicious festivals are regarded as the best griha pravesh muhurat in 2022. The festival dates for Griha Pravesh Muhurat in 2022 are listed above. However, the auspicious dates may vary. For example, the house warming dates in 2021 or 2022 mentioned in Tamil calendar or Panchangam may differ from the grahapravesam dates given in Vikram Samvat calendar. Hence, one should consult a priest before the Griha Pravesh ceremony. Check the ideal gruha pravesha muhurtham in 2022.

Do remember that these house warming dates in 2022, 2021 and 2020 will be different. For example, Griha pravesh dates in October 2020, coinciding with Dussehra festival will be different as the festival dates differ. So, for house warming dates in 2022, refer to a Tamil calendar if you are looking to enter your new house in the Tamil Nadu or neighbouring regions.

Those looking to move into their new rented home can consider the auspicious muhurat or good days in 2022 rented house shifting. Make sure to check the Griha Pravesh dates for the relevant year. For example, those moving to a rent house, auspicious dates for shifting or good days will be different for 2020, 2021 and 2022.

You can refer to a Hindu calendar to know the tithi, nakshatra, and house warming ceremony dates in 2022 (also known as Gruhapravesam muhurtham in Telugu or Grihoprobesh in Bengali).

Narendra Jain, expert at Arihant Vastu, says, “For the Griha Pravesh, many people consider Kharmaas, Shraad, Chaturmaas, etc., to be inauspicious. The panchang may vary from region to region. So, one must consult an astrologer, before finalising the date as per the panchang followed in their area.”

Also read all about Bhumi pooja dates in 2021

 

Important points to consider, for a Griha Pravesh ceremony

Vikash Sethi, CEO and promoter, A2Zvastu.com says, “Before entering the new home and finalising the Grah pravesh
date, ensure that your home is ready to be occupied. Ensure that the home is not vacant and someone from the family lives in it, immediately after the Grah pravesh ceremony.” Sethi suggests keeping the following points in mind, before doing the Grah pravesh:

  • Ensure that there is no dwar vedh (obstacle) in front of your home’s main entrance.
  • Decorate the main door with banana plant, mango leaves, fresh flowers and make a rangoli on the floor.
  • The main door is from where one invites prosperity and good vibes. So, hang mango leaves and a toran of flowers on it, as the main door is known as the simha dwara and is the archway to progress and positive energy. Always draw Lakshmi feet stepping inside the house on the threshold. Draw swastika and om on the the outer side of the wall.
  • Keep the house neat and clean on the day of the Griha Pravesh.
  • Light up the house and use flowers for fragrance, while decorating the home.
  • Perform the Griha Pravesh during the exact muhurat recommended by the astrologer/expert.
  • Prior to entering into the home, break a coconut which denotes elimination of all hurdles.
  • Always put the right foot forward while entering the house, as this symbolises prosperity.
  • Griha Pravesh puja is done to protect against negative vibrations and to create a peaceful ambiance. The Griha Pravesh ceremony includes a havan, Ganesh puja, Navagraha Shanti and Vastu puja.

Due to Coronavirus pandemic, you may perform the Griha Pravesh with your family members only. Once the lockdown is lifted completely, you can invite relatives and friends and, organise a big party on another date, as per your convenience. As you will not do another Griha Pravesh for the same home again, hence, avoid an unplanned entry. Take your time and decide the date carefully, while keeping all other details also in mind.

 

गृह प्रवेश शुभ मुहूर्त 2020

See also: Design ideas for Griha Pravesh invitation card

 

Things to remember when selecting Griha pravesh muhurat

  • One should select the best day to move to a new house based on hindu calendar or Panchanga. Thus, Panchanga Shuddhi is important when finding the auspicious dates for griha pravesh. This includes purifying the five elements of the Panchanga namely the Vara, Tithi, Nakshatra, Yoga, and Karna.
  • For performing the Griha pravesh ceremony, one should not consider shukra tara asta and guru tara asta time, which is the time when the planets come too close to the sun, Krishna paksha, and leap lunar year, and leap lunar months.
  • When choosing a good day for house warming, one should note that the shubh muhurat may differ from one city to another city.
  • When conducting the Apoorva Griha Pravesh, Sun should be in Uttarayan position. However, setting of Jupiter (Guru) and Venus (Shukra) are suited for Sapoorva Griha Pravesh since the star is not considered.

 

Shubh muhurat for Griha Pravesh dates in 2022: Months and their significance

Months Significance
Magh (January – February) Leads to wealth gains
Falgun (February – March) Beneficial in terms of wealth and children
Baishak (April – May) Enhances wealth and prosperity
Jeshtha (May-June) Beneficial in terms of cattle

Mentioned above are the auspicious months for the Hindu housewarming ceremony or Griha Pravesh . You can plan for the housing warming ceremony on the auspicious Griha Pravesh dates 2022 in these months.

In a newly constructed house, the first entry of the owners is auspicious when the sun is in the Uttarayan position. In old houses or the renovated ones, it is ideal when Jupiter (Guru) or Venus (Shukra) is setting (the star does not matter in this case).

 

Calculating the Griha Pravesh Muhurat

Experts of Vastu Shastra and astrololgy take into account various factors such as the dates, day, nakshatra,  position of the nine planets, lagna, auspicious yoga, Adhik mas or an extra month added to the calendar, etc., bhadra, rahu kaal, etc. for calculating the Griha Pravesh Muhurat. It is believed that the favorable time or muhurat selected after considering these aspects will lead to good results for those moving into the new homes.

 

Types of Griha Pravesh pujas

There are three types of Griha Pravesh ceremony, according to Hindu traditions:

Apoorva: If you are entering your new home, it is called Apoorva Griha Pravesh.

Sapoorva: If you are re-entering your home after a long period of time, it is called as Sapoorva Griha Pravesh. For example, this type of Griha Pravesh puja is performed if you are returning home after being out of the station for work and had left your house vacant. Make sure to clean the house before the puja.

Dwandhav: If you left your home, because of a natural calamity and are now re-entering your home after a long period of time, you have to perform Griha Pravesh Puja Vidhi. It is known as Dwandhav Griha Pravesh.

See also: All about mandir direction in home as per Vastu

 

New in Griha Pravesh puja

Technology has permeated all spheres, including Griha Pravesh puja. Its not only family and friends attending puja online but nowadays, even the Griha Pravesh ritual is being guided by priests digitally. One can now book a pandit online in a specific language that one needs to do the puja. The entire puja samagiri can be ordered online. Online puja services through webcams are trending. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, home owners are now opting to do their Griha Pravesh puja themselves, with a pandit guiding them virtually via video call and chanting mantras through the smartphone or laptop. The priests are present on the screen live, to instruct the home owners to mimic a gesture or repeat an invocation. The digital puja interactive mode is becoming common. Step-by-step guidance for puja, havan, placement of flowers, kalash, auspicious things, idols, etc., is noe being given by the priests online.

Another trend seen for the Griha Pravesh puja is that it is being conducted in English, as NRIs residing abroad prefer house warming rituals being narrated in English. So, priests explain the meaning of shlokas in English. Also, female priests are making strides in a highly male-dominated profession and are seen conducting weddings and Griha Pravesh pujas.

 

Tips for organising a Griha Pravesh pooja

  • Consult your priest, to find an auspicious date and time for the Griha Pravesh. This is to prepare everything beforehand and invite your near and dear ones, so that they can become a part of this auspicious moment.
  • Make some prasad like halwa or kheer in the kitchen, offer it to god first, and then give the prasad to the guests.
  • Decorate the house main door with torans, swastika and other auspicious symbols. It is believed that the house entrance is the face of Vastu Purusha and allows the flow of positive energies.
  • Prepare the Havan Kund and make sure the area is thoroughly cleaned. The havan ceremony is believed to purify the surroundings.
  • Ensure that no guest leaves empty-handed on the day of the Griha Pravesh.

Griha Pravesh ceremony dos and don’ts

If you are planning for the housing warming ceremony on one of the auspicious Griha pravesh dates in 2022, make sure to remember certain dos and don’ts.

  • It is important to conduct the Griha pravesh puja in a ready-to-move house, as per Vastu Shastra. That is, the house should be well-constructed with proper roof, doors and windows.
  • Place the right foot first when entering the new house on the griha pravesh muhurat.
  • Avoid moving any furniture before the Griha Pravesh ceremony. However, one must avoid keeping the house empty till three days of the Griha Pravesh puja.
  • One can shift the cooking gas or oven before the Vastu Shanti or Griha Pravesh Puja.
  • Also, do not perform the Griha Pravesh puja in case of a death in the family.
  • If the lady of the house is pregnant, it is recommended to avoid conducting the house warming ceremony.
  • Avoid talking during the Griha Pravesh puja. Perform the Griha Pravesh ceremony in the presence of all family member and when every member is healthy and happy to invite positive vibes.

See also: Griha pravesh tips for your new house, this festive season

 

Vastu shastra requirements for Griha Pravesh ceremony

Make sure that you follow all the vastu requirements when doing the Griha Pravesh puja. This will ensure positivity and attract blessings to the new home. Check the auspicious Vastu shanti muhurat in 2022 before moving to the new house this year. As per the Hindu calendar, Griha Pravesh should be performed on a suitable muhurat. Check the Vastu Shanti muhurat in 2021, the ideal day and time, to enter the new house. Make sure to decorate the main entrance door with rangoli, flowers, and holy symbols like Swastika or the feet of Goddess Lakshmi. Adorn the door with a toran of fresh mango leaves. Remember to carry out the Griha Pravesh on the northeast corner. With the help of a priest, perform a Vastu Puja or Havan (for Navagraha or Lord Ganesh) to remove negative energies in the house. Make sure that the room is kept open and airy. It is essential to invite positive energies into the new house, as per Vastu. Consider the auspicious dates in 2022 for moving into your new home this year. The Griha Pravesh puja should not be done with closed doors and windows.

 

Griha Pravesh invitation cards

If you are planning to send out cards for a housewarming ceremony or Griha Pravesh puja, you may follow these tips. to design a beautiful card for the event:

  1. Check out the trending cards on social media for inspiration. You can also choose from thousands of layouts available freely on the internet.
  2. You can design your own cards on self-designing platforms such as Canva. You can also try out video cards that are easy to create using video editing platforms like Vimeo or Inshot.
  3. For designing, you can choose a family portrait as a background image. Apart from this, you can opt for traditional motifs, to decorate the card.
  4. Always mention the complete details about the event including the new address, date and time. You can also add a link to Google Maps, so that your guests can easily reach the destination. If you are handing out physical cards, you can put a QR code on it, to link it to Google Maps.
  5. Mention the contact number of a family member on the invitation card, who can guide the guests about the neighbourhood.

See also: House warming invitation: Griha pravesh invitation card designs, message samples in Hindi, English

 

FAQs

Can you shift household items before Griha Pravesh?

No, you should avoid shifting anything apart from the gas cylinder to your new house before the Griha Pravesh.

How to do Griha Pravesh Puja for rented house?

You can do Griha Pravesh Puja for your rented house exactly the same way you do for your own house.

Why do we boil milk in new house?

According to Hindu traditions, boiling milk symbolises prosperity.

Is a hawan necessary for Griha Pravesh puja?

Hawan ceremony purifies the home and attracts positive energies. That is why people prefer doing a hawan during Griha Pravesh Puja.

Why is a rangoli made on the floor near the main door, on the day of Griha Pravesh?

A colorful rangoli is made on the floor using rice flour, flowers and bright colours to welcome Goddess Lakshmi (prosperity) to the house.

(With inputs from Purnima Goswami Sharma)

 

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