This Samskara is related to the time when the child is to be given solid food apart from the mother’s milk.
Time: In the 6th or 8th or 10th month for male child and 5th or 7th or 9th or 11th month for the female child.
Nakshatras: All fixed, all movable, all friendly and all short nakshatras are considered auspicious.
Tithis: All tithes except Rikta, Nanda, Ashtami, Dwadasi and Amavasya are good.
Days: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday are auspicious.
Lagna: Avoid Aries, Scorpio and Pisces as lagna. Also avoid lagna of 8th rasi from natal Moon.
There should not be any planet in the 10th house and Moon should not be in 1,6,8 houses. Benefic planets in 1,3,4,5,7,9 houses and malefic planets in 3,6,11 houses are good. Proper Tara Bala and Chandra Bala for the child are necessary.