According to Vedic Astrology in one day between Sunrise and Sun set about one and half hours is a RAHU KAAL (BAD TIME) which is ruled by evil planet Rahu.
No auspiscious work should start during this time and if started, it will not yield good result . Work, journey or trade already in progress will not be affected.
Normally person should not start any new Journey, Work, Job, Interview, marriage, business dealing, Sale or purchase of any assets are prohibited during this time.
Rahu Kaalam depends on Sunrise time and weekday.
Estimating sunrise to be at 6:00 AM everyday, Rahu kaal will be between :
All you need to remember is the phrase :
“Mother Saw Father Wearing The Turban”
M(other)- 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM – MONDAY
S(aw) – 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM -SATURDAY
F(ather) – 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM – FRIDAY
W(earing) – 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM -WEDNESDAY
TH(e) – 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM – THURSDAY
TU(rban) – 3:00 PM- 4:30 PM- TUESDAY
Left with Sunday – 4:30 PM- 6:00 PM
ASSUMING THE SUNRISE IS AT 6:00 AM
South Indians, especially in tamilnadu and kerala follow this time daily to avoid bad results.