Today’s Hindu Calendar – December 15, 2012 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on December 15, 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 the second day during the waxing phase of moon till 9:56 AM December 15, 2012. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Tritya Tithi or the third day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

Note - It is Shukla Paksha Tritiya Tithi in Calendars followed in Gujarat and Maharashtra.

Nakshatra – Purvashada or Pooradam Nakshatra till 3:33 PM on December 15, 2012. Then onward it is Uttarashada or Uthiradam Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Dhanu Rasi till 9:14 PM. Then onward it is Makar Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Margashirsh Shukla Paksha Dwitiya or the second day of light phase of moon in Margashirsh month in calendars followed in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh

Margashirsh Shukla Paksha Tritiya or the third day of light phase of moon in Margashirsh month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa.

Margashirsh Shukla Paksha Dwitiya or the second day of waxing phase of moon in Margashirsh month in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir.

30th day of Kartika Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu.
30th day of Vrischika Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala.
29th day of Agrahan Month in Bengali Calendar followed in Bengal.

Bad Period on December 15, 2012
Rahukalam – 9:49 AM to 11:11 AM
Yamagandam – 1:56 PM to 3:18 PM
Gulikai – 7:04 AM to 8:27 AM
Durmuhurtham – 7:04 AM to 8:32 AM
Varjyam – 11:25 PM on December 15 to 12:51 AM on December 15
Varjyam – 7:30 PM to 8:57 PM

Good Time on December 15, 2012
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:10 PM to 12:57 PM
Amirta Kalam – 7:58 AM to 9:23 AM

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.