Today’s Hindu Calendar – November 21, 2012 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on November 21, 2012 – Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu Calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing phase of moon till 12:31 PM on November 21, 2012. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waxing phase of moon (light phase of moon). All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Dhanishta or Avittam or Sravishta Nakshatra till 4:55 AM on November 21, 2012. Then onward it is Shathabisha or Sadayam or Chathayam Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Kumbha Rasi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – 

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

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

6th day of Kartika Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu.
6th day of Vrischika Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala.
5th day of Agrahan Month in Bengali Calendar followed in Bengal.

Bad Period on November 21, 2012
Rahukalam – 12:24 PM to 1:47 PM
Yamagandam – 8:14 AM to 9:36 AM
Gulikai – 11:00 AM to 12:24 AM
Durmuhurtham – 12:02 PM to 12:46 PM
Varjyam – 7:05 AM to 8:43 AM

Good Time on November 21, 2012
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:00 PM to 12:48 PM
Amirta Kalam – 4:53 PM to 6:36 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.