There are two kinds of Pushkar Yoga, Dwipushkar yoga and Tripushkar Yoga.
All inauspicious events or important work should be avoided during Dwipushkar or Tripushkar Yoga, formed due to combination of a certain day, date and A group of visible stars making a figure and visible at the night sky. Constellations (Nakshatras) are 27 divisions of zodiac, each measuring 13.20'. They are also termed as Lunar mansions (Nakshatra in Indian Vedic astrology) to prevent from repeating twice or thrice. One will be lucky if he or she starts an auspicious work in Dwipushkar yoga or Tripushkar yoga, as a task started during this period or an auspicious work done during Dwipushkar or Tripushkar yoga repeats twice or thrice respectively.This Yoga can be either auspicious or inauspicious as a work done during this Yoga repeats.
Dwipushkar yoga means to add elements with a Dwipad Nakshatra, which means having its two Pada (quarters or Charana) in a sign (rest two Pada in another sign) Dwipushkar Yoga is created.
In Vedic The study of the influence of celestial bodies on earth and humans, it is believed that any event or work done during this period auspicious or inauspicious repeats twice. All inauspicious events should be avoided during Dwipushkar Yoga (dosha).Shanti Puja or donation should be done, if some family member dies during this yoga. The dates of Dwipushkar Yoga could be obtained from Panchanga.
Dwipushkar yoga or dosha is believed to be created due to a certain combination of elements, i.e. specific weekday, date and constellation (Nakshatra).
If a work is done or an event takes place on a weekday (Var) i.e., Sunday, Tuesday or Saturday coincides with any of a date( Bhadra Tithi) i.e. Dwitiya (2nd), Saptami (7th) or Dwadashi (12th) and any of Dwipad Nakshatra, i.e. Mrigashira, Chitra or Dhanishta, (their rest two Pad are in another sign), Dwipushkar Yoga is created.
Tripushkar Yoga means to add elements with a Tripad Nakshatra, which means having its three Pada (Charan or quarter), in a sign (rest one Pada in another sign). It is believed that any event or work done auspicious or inauspicious, during this Yoga repeats thrice, giving triple profit or loss. All inauspicious events should be avoided during Tripushkar Yoga.
Some kind of Shanti Puja or donation has to be done after consulting a learned astrologer, if someone in the family dies during such Yoga (dosha). Auspicious work should be done during this period to achieve best results.
Tripushkar Yoga is created due to a certain combination of a Tripad Nakshatra with these following three elements:
- Specific day (Var)
- Specific date(Tithi)
- Specific constellation (Nakshatra).
If a work is done or an event takes place on a weekday (Var), i.e. Sunday, Tuesday or Saturday coincides with any of a day( Bhadra Tithi), i.e. Dwitiya (2nd), Saptami (7th) or Dwadashi (12th) and in presence of any of these Tripada Nakshatra, having three Pada in a sign, i.e. Krittika (3rd) Punarvasu(7th) Uttara Phalguni (12th) Vishakha(16th) Uttara shada (21th) Purva bhadrapada (25th) Tripushkar Yoga is formed.