Today’s Hindu Calendar – October 20, 2011 – Tithi, Vrat, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on October 20, 2011 – Krishna Paksha Ashtami or the eighth day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Ashtami tithi till 3:00 PM on October 20, 2011. After 3:00 PM on Oct 20, it is Krishna Paksha Navami or the ninth day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Punarvasu or Punirtham or Punarpoosam Nakshatra till 6:25 AM on October 20, 2011. Afterwards it is Pushya or Pusam or Pooyam Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Mithuna Rasi till 12:19 AM. Then onwards it is Karka Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Ahoi Ashtami Vrat in Madhya Pradesh calendars. Guru Pushya Amrut. Pushya Nakshatra during Diwali.

Ashwin Krishna Paksha Ashtami or the eighth day of the waning phase of moon in Ashwin month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh

Kartik Krishna Paksha Ashtami or the eighth day of the dark phase of moon in Kartik month in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir.

3rd day of Aippasi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu.
3rd day of Thula Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala.
2nd day of Kartik month in Bengali Calendar.