Rikta Tithi/ Ashtami Tithi are inauspicious Tithi, Muhurat. Chaturthi, Navami, and Chaturdashi Tithi are Rikta Tithi. Rikta Tithi/ Ashtami Tithi and some other Tithis: Saptami, Bhadra, Purnima, Amavasya, and Pratipada Tithi are also inauspicious Tithis for starting an auspicious event or work.
Meaning of Rikta Tithi
Rikta Tithi is a symbol of solitude, peace, and sacrifice. The natives born in this Tithi, generally have a sense of affection and dedication to others. They spend most of their time in helping and social service.
People want to know when Rikta Tithi/ Ashtami Tithi yoga while considering any Muhurat for an event or important work because this is an inauspicious Tithi.
Rikta Tithi- Ashtami Tithi/ Inauspicious Muhurat
Chaturthi, Navami, Chaturdashi Tithi, and Ashtami Tithi (Rikta Tithi):
These three Tithi Chaturthi, Navami, and Chaturdashi are known as Rikta Tithi and are inauspicious. When counting, each Tithi comes 5th from the other. The meaning of Rikta is empty, and the work done during this Rikta Tithi is not finished in time.
One should worship and take precautions during these Rikta Tithi to avoid obstacles or delays in their work.
Rikta Tithi-Ashtami Tithi and its significance:
Rikta Tithi-Ashtami Tithi is the eighth Tithi. People born on Ashtami Tithi are more religious, and truthful. They are helping and always donate to people in need. But at the same time, they are very fond of material comfort and try to live lavishly.
Other inauspicious Tithi
Besides Rikta Tithi – Ashtami Tithi, there are some other inauspicious Tithi we find in Panchanga, which we should avoid for important auspicious ceremonies or events.
Purnima (full Moon day), Amavasya (New Moon day), and Pratipada or Padwa tithi (new moon day) are also inauspicious.
One should perform Snan-Daan, take a sacred bath, and do charity for the needy on these Snan-Daan Tithi.
The dates of Rikta and Vriddhi Tithi in November are as follows:
Tithi Shukla Chaturdashi begins on Saturday, November 25 at 05: 22 p.m.; and ends on November 26 at 03:55 p.m.
The dates of Rikta and Vriddhi Tithi in October are as follows:
Tithi Kshaya is -October 3 and October 27.
Thithi Vriddhi is on October 5.
The date of Rikta Tithi, September 2023 is as follows:
Rikta Tithi begins on Chaturdashi (Tithi Kshaya), Wednesday, September 27, 2023, at 10:18 PM, and ends on Thursday, September 28, at 06: 49 PM.
The date for Rikta Tithi, August 2023 is as follows:
Rikta Tithi falls on August 29, 2023(Chaturdashi Tithi Kshaya).
The date for Rikta Tithi( inauspicious Tithi), July 2023 is as follows:
Rikta Tithi falls on July 6, 2023 (Chaturthi Tithi Kshaya). Next, Rikta Tithi falls on July 31, 2023(Chaturdashi Tithi Kshaya).
Tithi Vriddhi falls on 20 July- 21 July 2023(Tritiya)
The date for Rikta Tithi( inauspicious Tithi), June 2023 is as follows:
Rikta Tithi falls on June 2, 2023, Friday.
The date for Rikta Tithi for May 2023, Shukla Chaturdashi is as follows:
May 2023, Rikta Tithi’s date begins at 11:49 on May 03. Rikta Tithi ends at 11:44 on May 04, 2023. Rikta Tithi-Ashtami Tithi falls on May 12.
The date for Rikta Tithi for April 2023, Shukla Chaturdash is as follows:
Rikta Tithi in April falls on Tuesday, April 4, 2023, beginning at 8:05 AM and ends on April 5, 2023, at 9:19. AM.
Chaitra Krishna Paksha Dwadashi starts on Saturday, March 18, 2023, from 11:14 AM to Sunday, Trayodashi, begins on March 19, 2023, at 08:07 AM)
Ashtami Tithi is sometimes auspicious also
Generally, Ashtami Tithi is an inauspicious Tithi.
Jaya Tithi: But most of the Tithis create Yoga when joining some specific var (days), such as Jaya Tithi which forms due to the combination of Ashtami and Tuesday.
Ashtami Tithi is a Tithi, we observe Vrat, and perform Puja and Havan or Homa on this sacred Tithi, every month.
Generally, people should avoid Rikta Tithi- Ashtami Tithi, an inauspicious Tithi for performing auspicious events.
How does Ashtami Tithi change into Jaya Tithi?
But if Ashtami falls on a Tuesday, it changes into auspicious Jaya Tithi, the meaning of which is Tithi is good for victory. This is an exception to the general rule.