Today’s Hindu Calendar – February 17, 2012 – Tithi, Vrat, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on February 17, 2012 – Krishna Paksha Dasami and Ekadasi or the tenth and eleventh day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Krishna Paksha Dasami tithi till 7:43 AM on February 17, 2012. Then onwards it is Krishna Paksha Ekadasi Tithi. All time based on India Standard Time.

Note - It is marked as only Ekadasi in calendars followed in Gujarat, Maharashtra and Goa

Nakshatra – Triketta or Kettai Nakshatra till 1:23 AM on February 17, 2012. Then onwards it is Mool or Moolam Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Vrischika Rasi till 1:23 AM. Then onwards it is Dhanu Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Smarta Ekadasi fasting. (Most people will be observing Ekadasi fasting tomorrow).

Magh Krishna Paksha Dasami and Ekadasi or the tenth and eleventh day during the dark phase of moon in Magh month in calendars followed in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.

Magh Krishna Paksha Ekadasi or the eleventh day during the dark phase of moon in Magh month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa.

Phalgun Krishna Paksha Dasami and Ekadasi or the tenth and eleventh day during the waning phase of moon in Phalgun month in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir.

5th day of Maasi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu.
4th day of Kumbha Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala.
4th day of Phalgun month in Bengali Calendar followed in Bengal.