Today’s Hindu Calendar – May 16, 2012 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on May 16, 2012 – Krishna Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day of the waning phase of moon day in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Krishna Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waning phase of moon till 9:00 PM on May 16, 2012. Then onwards it is Krishna Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the dark phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Purvabhadra or Pooruttathi Nakshatra till 12:33 AM on May 16. Then onwards it is Uttarabhadra or Uthrittathi Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Meena Rasi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Ekadasi Fasting. Apara Ekadasi, Bhadrakali Jayanti

Vaishakh Krishna Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day of the waning phase of moon in Vaishakh month in calendars followed in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa

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

3rd day of Vaigasi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu.
2nd day of Edava Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala.
2nd day of Jaishta month in Bengali Calendar followed in Bengal.

Bad Period on May 16, 2012
Rahukalam – 12:33 PM to 2:13 PM
Yamagandam – 7:43 AM to 09:18 AM
Gulikai – 10:56 AM to 12:38 PM
Durmuhurtham – 11:27 PM on May 15 to 12:12 AM on May 16
Durmuhurtham – 12:07 PM to 1:00 PM
Varjyam – 8:38 AM to 10:26 AM

Good Time on May 16, 2012
Abhijita Muhurta – not present
Amrita Kalam – 7:15 PM to 9:03 PM
Rest all hours that are not part of Bad Period are Good time.
 When bad period overlaps into good period, that much time of bad period should be eliminated from good period.