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Muhurta Definition

Muhurta is essentially (1) a measure of time equal to 48 minutes and also (2) refers to the application of Vedic astrology wisdom in determining the auspicious time for starting an event.

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The word Muhurta has a few meanings and references –

Muhurta is a time measure of 48 minutes reckoned from sunrise as a part of definition of linear time concepts (based on the speed of light as in the Rig Veda 1.50). The smallest time unit called nimesha is the smallest humanly conceivable timeframe and is defined as the ‘wink of an eye’.