Muhurtham is the auspicious or appropriate time of the day for doing certain things. Especially for important functions like marriage, naming ceremony etc. it is necessary to choose the auspicious time. Following the muhurtham will increase the chance of success in any task without any hindrance. The lunar day, nakshatra, yoga, Karana, and the weekday will take into consideration while selecting the muhurtham. Looking for muhurtham in past days is not preferable but present day( today muhurtham ) and Future days ( tomorrow muhurtham ) are good. The presence of certain doshas like panchaka doshas and ekavimshati doshas are also considered in determining Subha muhurtham. In astrology, shubh muhurat refers to the time when the placement of planets and nakshatras are favourable to the native.