1st Lunar Day - pratipat
The presiding deity of the first lunar day in Brahma and is good for all types of auspicious and religious ceremonies.
2nd Lunar Day - dvitiya
Vidhatr rules this lunar day and is good for the laying of foundations for buildings and other things of a permanent nature.
3rd Lunar Day - tritiya
Visnu is the lord of this day and is good for the cuttings of one's hair and nails and shaving.
4th Lunar Day - chaturthi
Yama is lord of the 4th lunar day, which is good for the destruction of one's enemies, the removal of obstacles, and acts of combat.
5th Lunar Day - panchami
The Moon rules this day, which is favourable for administering medicine, the purging of poisons, and surgery.
6th Lunar Day - sasthi
Karttikeya presides over this day and is favourable for coronations, meeting new friends, festivities, and enjoyment.
7th Lunar Day - saptami
The 7th lunar day is ruled by Indra; one may begin a journey, buy conveyances, and deal with other such things as a movable nature.
8th Lunar Day - astami
The Vasus rule this day, which is good for taking up arms, building of one's defenses, and fortification.
9th Lunar Day - navami
The Serpent rules this day, with is suitable for killing enemies, acts of destruction, and violence.
10th Lunar Day - dasami
The day is ruled by Dharma and is auspicious for acts of virtue, religious functions, spiritual practices, and other pious activities.
11th Lunar Day - ekadasi
Rudra rules this day; fasting, devotional activities, and remembrance of the Supreme Lord are very favourable.
12th Lunar Day - dvadasi
The Sun rules this day, which is auspicious for religious ceremonies the lighting of the sacred fire, and the performance of one's duties.
13th Lunar Day - trayodasi
The day is ruled by Cupid and is good for forming friendships, sensual pleasures, and festivities.
14th Lunar Day - chaturdasi
Kali rules this day suitable for administering poison and calling of elementals and spirits.
15th Lunar Day - amavasya
The Vasve-devas rule the New Moon suitable for the propitiation of the Manes and performance of austerities.