Let’s begin with congratulating all those bachelors and bachelorettes who will be marrying in 2020! Now’s the time when there will be discussion on venues, decorator, caterer, choreographer and so on. But before you begin this new phase of life, you must first start taking decision on the important part of your wedding – a wedding date in 2020!
Why you should consider wedding dates seriously?
- As per Hindu customs, there are many auspicious periods present during a year that bode well for a long sustaining relationship. Ancestors have always placed preference over these dates.
- For the modern couple, it is important to pay attention to ease and comfort while selecting a wedding date. A weekend wedding can prove to be a relaxing affair not just for the prime family but also for the guests.
- Also, with so many errands to take care before a wedding, it is important to set a date that comes at least six months from now.
- If you wish to host a destination wedding in the most relaxing manner, we recommend planning a year in advance.
How astrologers calculate muhurat & wedding dates?
Since there are different stances taken by renowned Pandits, there is no single, unique way about to find out wedding dates. Generally, astrologists, with the help of positions of elements in solar system, determine auspcious time periods called muhurats. Apart from positions, birth charts of couple (Janam Kundlis) are used by Pandit to pick few dates.
As prevalent in India, your family’s Panditji will be looking up for wedding dates that will provide auspicious beginning to your new life. Since the auspicious dates for Hindu wedding are widely available, we would like to enable you to be one step ahead by sharing the auspicious wedding dates along with muhurat (time period).
Muhurats & Wedding Dates in 2020
As spring kicks in, January is synonymous to new beginnings. With new resolutions and beautiful weather, you can look forward to tie the knot. January, being the first month of the year, is considered to be auspicious by and bring health, wealth and fortune.
There are eight wedding dates in January, with weekends falling only on 18th. January will have 4 back to back wedding dates from 15th -18th.
|15th January (Wednesday)||07:19 to 21:14||Uttara Phalguni|
|16th January (Thursday)||20:32 to 26:31||Hasta|
|17th January (Friday)||25:13 to 31:19||Swati|
|18th January (Saturday)||07:19 to 12:26||Swati|
|20th January (Monday)||07:59 to 23:30||Anuradha|
|29th January (Wednesday)||12:14 to 31:15||Uttara Bhadrapada|
|30th January (Thursday)||07:15 to 31:14||Uttara Bhadrapada, Revati|
|31st January (Friday)||07:14 to 11:26||Revati|
The month of February marks celebration of love. It is an important month especially for the modern couples. Many millenials choose a date from the week preceding Valentine’s Day. This gives them opportunity to make their anniversaries in future memorable.
In the month of love, weekend wedding dates are 9th & 16th. February will be the second busiest month with 10 dates auspicious for marriage.
|03rd February (Monday)||24:52 to 30:14||Rohini|
|09th February (Sunday)||25:04 to 31:08||Magha|
|10th February (Monday)||07:08 to 11:33||Magha|
|11th February (Tuesday)||26:52 to 31:06||Uttara Phalguni|
|12th February (Wednesday)||07:06 to 23:38||Uttara Phalguni, Hasta|
|16th February (Sunday)||07:03 to 11:50||Anuradha|
|18th February (Tuesday)||14:32 to 30:07||Mula|
|25th February (Tuesday)||19:11 to 30:54||Uttara Bhadrapada|
|26th February (Wednesday)||06:54 to 30:53||Uttara Bhadrapada, Revati|
|27th February (Thursday)||06:53 to 17:28||Revati|
Wedding dates in March 2020
With winters almost finishing, March is a time when you can wed in a pleasant weather. You can also choose a date when Holi is around the corner and have a colorful wedding.
You can plan for a Holi celebration cum pool party on 10th March and have your wedding on 11th. 8th March will be the only weekend date for wedding.
|02nd March (Monday)||25:26 to 30:48||Rohini|
|03rd March (Tuesday)||06:48 to 30:47||Rohini, Mrigashirsha|
|04th March (Wednesday)||06:47 to 11:24||Mrigashirsha|
|08th March (Sunday)||12:12 to 27:03||Magha|
|11th March (Wednesday)||08:12 to 19:00||Hasta|
|12th March (Thursday)||16:16 to 24:04||Swati|
With April having many wedding dates, it will be quite busy time for suppliers. It is advisable to book them in advance. In April, many destination weddings happen in hill station as afterwards, the resorts will be jam packed with tourists. In case, you are planning for a destination wedding, be cautious of the exam dates which may affect some of your guests.
This year April will feature back to back weekend wedding dates on 25th & 26th.
|14th April (Tuesday)||19:41 to 29:59||Uttara Ashadha|
|15th April (Wednesday)||05:59 to 21:04||Uttara Ashadha|
|25th April (Saturday)||20:58 to 29:49||Rohini|
|26th April (Sunday)||05:49 to 23:55||Rohini|
It is quite important to avoid outdoor venues as it will be quite hot any time of the day. A pool party can be a great relief for your wedding guests. Brides also need to be careful with their makeup. Hence, a cool spot in wedding can be a relief.
In case you are planning for 2 days destination wedding, you may avoid 2nd May as your suppliers my have their labour on holiday on 1st May. As always, May remains the busiest wedding month with 12 dates on offer.
|02nd May (Saturday)||06:44 to 23:40||Magha|
|04th May (Monday)||08:36 to 29:41||Uttara Phalguni, Hasta|
|05th May (Tuesday)||05:41 to 16:39||Hasta|
|06th May (Wednesday)||13:51 to 19:44||Swati|
|08th May (Friday)||08:38 to 12:57||Anuradha|
|10th May (Sunday)||08:04 to 28:13||Mula|
|12th May (Tuesday)||05:36 to 28:54||Uttara Ashadha|
|17th May (Sunday)||13:59 to 29:33||Uttara Bhadrapada|
|18th May (Monday)||05:33 to 29:32||Uttara Bhadrapada, Revati|
|19th May (Tuesday)||05:32 to 13:10||Revati|
|23rd May (Saturday)||11:45 to 29:30||Rohini|
|24th May (Sunday)||05:30 to 29:30||Mrigashirsha|
With the temperatures soaring, indoor halls are a must in case you choose a wedding date in this month. Many of your guests might find it convenient to attend your wedding if it falls on a date in June with summer vacations going on.
In 2020, June will be the last month before off season starts. There will be 7 dates having muhurats with three falling on weekend.
|09th June (Tuesday)||05:27 to 11:28||Uttara Ashadha|
|13th June (Saturday)||21:28 to 29:27||Uttara Bhadrapada|
|14th June (Sunday)||05:27 to 29:27||Uttara Bhadrapada, Revati|
|15th June (Monday)||05:27 to 16:30||Revati|
|25th June (Thursday)||18:12 to 29:29||Magha|
|26th June (Friday)||05:29 to 11:26||Magha|
|28th June (Sunday)||13:45 to 20:14||Hasta|
No wedding dates in July, August, September & October 2020
These four months fall under ‘no saya’ periods offering no wedding dates. On the positive side, you will find vendors available for your wedding. You will also be able to get off season discount for any date you choose. A destination wedding in Udaipur can be a great option during these months as weather will be quite pleasant.
Wedding dates in November 2020
November brings back sizzling wedding industry back to life after a break of four months. It is that time of the year when wedding destinations like Goa, Rajasthan and even Thailand are at their peak.
Only 2 wedding dates seems to be having muhurats. None of these sates are falling on weekends.
|25th November (Wednesday)||06:56 to 15:54||Uttara Bhadrapada|
|30th November (Monday)||07:00 to 31:01||Rohini|
Wedding dates in December 2020
In December, in case you wish to host a wedding in a hotel or resort, it will be easy on your wallet if you choose any date before 15th. Dates after 15th are more popular for NRI weddings.
With only five dates in December, destination wedding resorts will be in great demand as December is one of the most favorite month for Indian weddings. 7th, 8th & 9th December are back to back wedding dates with muhurats.
|01st December (Tuesday)||07:01 to 31:02||Rohini, Mrigashirsha|
|07th December (Monday)||07:20 to 14:33||Magha|
|08th December (Tuesday)||13:48 to 31:07||Uttara Phalguni|
|09th December (Wednesday)||07:07 to 26:07||Uttara Phalguni, Hasta|
|11th December (Friday)||08:48 to 15:52||Swati|
Note – 24-hour clock with Indian Standard Time adjusted for all Muhurat timings (if applicable)
Inauspicious wedding dates in 2020
Due to some Hindu traditions, some dates are considered inauspicious and given below along with reasons.
|Kharmaas||15th March||14th April|
|Chaaturmas||4th July||13th Nov|
|Tara Asta||31st May||9th June|
|Shraadh||1st Sept||17th Sept|
|All dates falling on solar and lunar eclipse|
Important tips for wedding dates:
- A muhurat is a time duration which is believed to be very lucky for important phases of life like wedding. These muhurats can be considered for couples of all culture.
- There are certain dates in the calendar known as Abhuj Sava. These are so auspicious that you can go ahead with them with blind faith.
- If you are considering wedding on dates having public holidays like weekends, national holidays, it is advisable to book vendors in advance as there is high demand on such periods.
PLEASE NOTE: The dates given are general in nature. Since, people following different traditions may have different opinion about wedding dates, some of these dates may not be auspicious. Hence, it is advisable to consult your pandit for the exact date based on your kundalis!