Today in Hindu Calendar – January 12, 2011



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on January 12, 2011 – Today is Shukla Paksha Ashtami – the eighth day of the waxing phase / light phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. Ashtami Tithi from 0350 hrs (03:50 AM) to 0604 hrs (6:04 AM) on next day. All time based on India Standard Time. Please note that before 3:50 AM it is Saptami or seventh day.
Paush Shukla Paksha Ashtami or 8th day of waxing phase of Poush month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat
Paush Shukla Paksha Ashtami or 8th day of waxing phase of Poush 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 – Mesha Rasi.
Nakshatra – Revati Nakshatram till 2113 hrs (9:13 PM) on January 12, 2011. Then onwards it is Aswini or Ashvini or Ashwati Nakshatram.
28th day of Margazhi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu.
28th day of Dhanu Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala.
27th day of Poush month in Bengali Calendar.
Auspicious days – Monthly Durga Ashtami. Banadashtami. Banashankari Navratri begins. Shakumbhari Navratri Begins. Budha Ashtami. Birthday of Swami Vivekananda as per Gregorian Calendar.