Today in Hindu Calendar – December 6, 2010



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on December 6, 2010 – Today is Shukla Paksha Pratipada – first day of waxing phase / light phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. Pratipada tithi till 22:21 hrs on December 6. All time based on India Standard Time.
Margashirsh Month begins in Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat. Margashirsh Shukla Paksha Pratipatha or 1st day of Margashirsh month.
Shukla Paksha Pratipada or first day of Margashirsh month in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir.
Rashi or Moon Sign – Vrischika Rasi
Nakshatra - Jyeshta or Kettai or Thriketta till 1756 hrs. Moola or Moolam Nakshatram begins from then onwards.
20th day of Karthigai Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu
20th day of Vrischika Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala
19th day of Agrahan month in Bengali Calendar
Auspicious daysDev Deepavali in Maharashtra. Malhari Martand Festival begins in temples dedicated to Kandoba in Karnataka and Maharashtra.
Note - there will be some slight difference in Tithi beginning and ending in various regions. Similar is the case with Rashi and Nakshatra.