Today’s Hindu Calendar – October 8, 2012 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on October 8, 2012 – Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu Calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during waning phase of moon till 8:56 PM. Then onwards it is Krishna Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Ardra or Thiruvathira or Arudhara Nakshatra till 7:20 AM. Then onward it is Punarvasu or Punirtham Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Mithuna Rasi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Pitru Paksha Shradh fortnight. Jitiya Fasting. 16-day Mahalakshmi Vrat ends.

Bhadrapad Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the dark phase of moon in Bhadrapad month in calendars followed in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa.

Ashwin Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the dark 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.

22nd day of Puratassi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu.
22nd day of Kanni Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala.
21st day of Ashwin Month in Bengali Calendar followed in Bengal.

Bad Period on October 8, 2012
Rahukalam – 8:01 AM to 9:27 AM
Yamagandam – 10:56 AM to 12:27 PM
Gulikai – 1:53 PM to 3:22 PM
Durmuhurtham – 12:49 PM to 1:36 PM
Durmuhurtham – 3:10 PM to 3:58 PM
Varjyam – 11:19 PM to 1:04 AM on October 9

Good Time on October 8, 2012
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:01 PM to 12:51 PM
Amirta Kalam – 11:11 PM on October 7 to 12:59 AM on October 8

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.