Today’s Hindu Calendar – August 5, 2011 – Tithi, Vrat, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on August 5, 2011 – Shukla Paksha Sashti or sixth day of the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Shukla Paksha Sashti tithi till 11:22 AM on August 5, 2011. After 11:22 AM it is Shukla Paksha Saptami or the seventh day of the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.


Note –Shukla Paksha Sashti and Saptami is marked for the day in Calendars followed in Maharashtra and Gujarat.

Nakshatra – Hasta or Atham or Hastam Nakshatra till 12:29 AM on August 5, 2011. Afterwards it is Chitra or Chithirai Nakshatram till 10:42 PM. Then onwards it is Swathi or Chothi Nakshatra.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Kanya Rashi till 11:31 AM. Afterwards it is Tula Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Jivantika Puja.

Shravan Shukla Paksha Sashti or the sixth day of the bright phase of moon in Shravan month in calendars followed in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.

Note –Shukla Paksha Sashti and Saptami is marked for the day in Calendars followed in Maharashtra and Gujarat.

Shravan Shukla Paksha Shasti or the sixth day of the light phase of moon in Shravan month in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir.

20th day of Aadi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu.
20th day of Karkidaka Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala.
19th day of Shraban month in Bengali Calendar.