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Griha Pravesh is seen as a holistic occasion to keep away the evil forces  from your household.  So as your home becomes ready to occupy, select an auspicious date on which you and your family can conduct the house warming ceremony.

If you are planning to move to your new home in 2018, check out the list of auspicious date and timings that can be beneficial for you.

Griha Pravesh dates in January 2018, Magha

As per Hindu Panchang, there are no auspicious days or Nakshatra in January for house warming ceremony. However, Vasant Panchami is always considered as an auspicious date for Griha Pravesh. People are advised to do charity during Makar Sankranti that falls on January 14 to do away with negative energies at home.  You may need to postpone your ceremony to February if you were planning to shift your home in this month.

Griha Pravesh dates in February 2018, Faghun

The best day for Griha Pravesh in this month is February 24. The ideal mahurat can be identified after consulting the local priest. Also, ensure that your house-warming ceremony is finished during the daytime.

Griha Pravesh dates in March 2018, Chaitra

There are many auspicious dates for Griha Pravesh ceremony in March. One should avoid shifting to the new home during Holastak, which starts eight days before Holi.  The first auspicious date for Griha Pravesh ceremony falls on March 2.  Following are other prospective dates that you can consider-

1)      March 7 , 2018

2)      March 8, 2018

3)      March 12, 2018

Griha Pravesh dates in April 2018, Baisakha

Gudi Padwa marks the start of Hindu New Year, usually falls in April, is considered to be the best time for shifting to your new home. There are selected days in April that are auspicious for Griha Pravesh. Few of them are-

1)      April 19, 2018

2)      April 20, 2018

3)      April 27, 2018

(Please note: Gudi Padwa in 2018 falls on March 18)

Griha Pravesh dates in May 2018, Jyestha 

May or the month of Baisak is considered auspicious month for house warming ceremony. Choose the best mahurat to bring in wealth and prosperity for your family. The Baisak usually consists of last few days of April and part initial days of May. Consider house-warming on these days-

1)      May 2, 2018

2)      May 11, 2018

Griha Pravesh dates in June 2018, Ashadh

According to the Hindu calendar, part of June falls in Jestha while the other part falls in Ashadh. Make sure you consider housewarming in Jestha and not in Ashadh as it is considered as inauspicious. Here are few dates that you can fix your house-warming ceremony-

1)      June 22, 2018

2)      June 25, 2018

Griha Pravesh dates in July 2018, Shravan

Though the mahurat is determined considering the horoscopes of the homeowners, there is only one auspicious date for Griha Pravesh in July which falls on July 5. Consult a local priest before proceeding with the ceremony.

Griha Pravesh dates in August, September, October 2018, Bhadrapad

Griha Pravesh in August, September which is also known as Bhadrapad and Ashwin is considered inauspicious. Avoid shifting to your new home during this period as it could bring losses, health issues and troubles.  

Griha Pravesh dates in November 2018, Kartik

After July, the most auspicious period falls around Deepawali. Shifting to a new home during Deepawali brings wealth and prosperity to the family. This period is held in high regard as per Hindu beliefs. You can consider the following dates for Griha Pravesh Ceremony-

1)      November 8, 2018

2)      November 9, 2018

After Shraadh Paksh, that will fall in September-October, the entire period is considered as auspicious. Starting from Navratri, Dusshera and after Deepawali, you can consider any date during this period.

Griha Pravesh dates in December 2018, Marghsheesh, Paush

Consider house-warming ceremony only during the initial days of December as the Paush (the Hindu month for December) is considered inauspicious and brings bad luck for the family. The only mahurat available for house-warming is December 17, 2018