Today’s Hindu Calendar – October 17, 2012 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on October 17, 2012 – Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu Calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or second day of waxing phase of moon till 1:46 PM on October 17. Then onwards it is Shukla Paksha Tritiya Tithi or third day of waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Swathi or Chothi Nakshatra till 7:22 AM. Then onward it is Vishaka or Vishakam Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Tula Rasi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Navratri second day.

Ashwin Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the light phase of moon in Ashwin month in calendars followed in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa.

Ashwin Shukla Paksha Dwiitya Tithi  or the second day during the light phase of moon in Ashwin month in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir.

1st day of Aippasi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu.
1st day of Thula Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala.
30th day of Ashwin Month in Bengali Calendar followed in Bengal.

Bad Period on October 17, 2012
Rahukalam – 12:23 PM to 1:51 PM
Yamagandam – 8:01 AM to 9:29 AM
Gulikai – 10:56 AM to 12:23 PM
Durmuhurtham – 12:00 PM to 12:47 PM
Varjyam – 9:12 AM to 10:38 AM

Good Time on October 17, 2012
Abhijita Muhurta – not present
Amirta Kalam – 5:48 PM to 7:13 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.