Kathmandu:- When planet Moon transits from, Dhanishtha (Last two parts), Shatbhisha, Purvabhadrapada, Utrabhadrapada and Revat are five Nakshatras and the period of five days are known as a Panchak. Panchak means group of ‘Five’ (Panch).
In every month, it is period of five days when Moon transits from Aquarius and Meen rashis respectively. In other words the duration of placement of Moon in Aquarius or Pisces is known as Panchak. It is also called Dhanishtha Panchak. According to some people the person who is born in Dhanishtha Nakshatra of Panchak may be physically challenged. In some places, the first half of Dhanishtha Nakshatra is considered inauspicious.
There are fives tasks which are prohibited to perform during Panchak. Traveling in south direction, restoring fuel, funeral of body, building house and making bed are not considered auspicious to do during Panchak. According to Astrology if you perform any task during these Nakshatras you may have to repeat it for five times.
In the presence of Shatbhisha conflicts may occur in the native’s life, in Purvabhadrapada he may suffer from health diseases, in Utrabhadrapada he may have to pay fine and in Revati he may get economic loss.