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What is Panchak

What is Panchak

Panchak means group of ‘Five’ (Panch). In every month, it is period of five days when Moon transits from Aquarius & Meen rashis respectively.

Ghanishtha (Last two parts), Shatbhisha, Purvabhadrapada, Utrabhadrapada and Revati are five Nakshatras principally four and a half Nakshatras are known as a Panchak. In other words the duration of placement of Moon in Aquarius or Pisces is known as Panchak. It is also called Ghanishtha Panchak. According to some people the person who is born in Ghanishtha Nakshatra of Panchak may be physically challenged. In some places, the first hald of Ghanishtha Nakshatra is considered inauspicious.


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