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

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on April 17, 2012 – Krishna Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Krishna Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day of the waning phase of moon till 6:58 AM on April 17, 2012. Then onwards it is Krishna Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or twelfth day of the dark phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

Note in Calendars followed in Gujarat and Maharashtra it is Krishna Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or twelfth day during the waning phase of moon.

Nakshatra – Shatabhishak or Sadayam or Chathayam Nakshatra till 3:42 PM on April 17. Then onwards it is Purvabhadra or Pooruruttathi Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Kumbha Rasi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Ekadasi Fasting – Varuthuni Ekadasi.

Chaitra Krishna Paksha Ekadasi or eleventh day during the waning phase of moon in Chaitra month in calendars followed in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.

Chaitra Krishna Paksha Dwadasi or twelfth day during the waning phase of moon in Chaitra month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa.

Vaishakh Krishna Paksha Ekadasi or eleventh day during the dark phase of moon in Vaishakh month in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir.

5th day of Chithirai Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu.
4th day of Meda Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala.
4th day of Vaishaka month in Bengali Calendar followed in Bengal.