Today’s Hindu Calendar – October 18, 2012 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on October 18, 2012 – Shukla Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the Third day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu Calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Shukla Paksha Tritiya Tithi or Third day of waxing phase of moon till 1:46 PM on October 17. Then onwards it is Shukla Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or fourth day of waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

Note – It is Shukla Paksha Tritiya and Chaturthi in calendars followed in Maharashtra and Gujarat.

Nakshatra – Vishaka or Vishakam Nakshatra till 5:45 AM. Then onward it is Anuradha or Anusham or Anizham Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Tula Rasi till 12:09 AM. Then onward it is Vrischika Rasi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Navratri Third day. (Navratri third and fourth day is marked in calendars in Western parts of India - Maharashtra, Gujarat)

Ashwin Shukla Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the Third day during the light phase of moon in Ashwin month in calendars followed in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.

Ashwin Shukla Paksha Tritiya and Chaturthi Tithi or the third and fourth day during the light phase of moon in Ashwin month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa.

Ashwin Shukla Paksha Tritiya Tithi  or the third 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.

2nd day of Aippasi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu.
2nd day of Thula Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala.
1st day of Kartik Month in Bengali Calendar followed in Bengal.

Bad Period on October 18, 2012
Rahukalam – 1:50 PM to 3:18 PM
Yamagandam – 6:34 AM to 8:01 AM
Gulikai – 9:29 AM to 10:56 AM
Durmuhurtham – 10:27 AM to 11:13 AM
Durmuhurtham – 3:06 PM to 3:54 PM
Varjyam – 5:17 AM to 6:43 AM

Good Time on October 18, 2012
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:00 PM to 12:48 PM
Amirta Kalam – 1:56 PM to 3:23 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.