Gulika or Mandi is believed to be son of Lord Saturn (Shani). Rising time of this period of the day is considered inauspicious. Auspicious ceremony like Marriage or Funeral ceremony should be avoided during Gulika Kaalam or Gulika Kaal.The sign in which it is rises is considered inauspicious for an important event.
Gulika Kaal or Gulika Kaalam is an inauspicious period or Dosha Muhurat, similar to Yamghantam Kaalam and Dragon’s head, used in Indian Vedic astrology Kaal. As it is an important Dosha Muhurat, one should avoid all the auspicious events or activities during Gulika Kaal such as marriage, purchasing of new property, starting new business.
It rises twice i.e. during the day as well as during the night that is why it is believed, any event performed during this period repeats.
Rising time period of Gulika is different for each day. It is easily available in Gulika Kalam Chart.
The rising time for Gulika Kaalam/Gulika Kaal
The rising time period of Gulika Kaalam begins from Saturday (son of Saturn) and moves backwards for the seven weekdays, these are as follows:
Saturday: 6:00 AM to 7:30 AM
Friday: 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM
Thursday: 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Wednesday: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Tuesday: 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Monday: 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Sunday: 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM