Today’s Hindu Calendar – December 16, 2012 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on December 16, 2012 – Shukla Paksha Tritiya and Chaturthi Tithi or the third and fourth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu Calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Shukla Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waxing phase of moon till 7:57 AM December 16, 2012. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

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

Nakshatra – Uttarashada or Uthiradam Nakshatra till 2:18 PM on December 16, 2012. Then onward it is Shravan or Thiruonam or Sravana Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Makar Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Kharmas begins in North India. Margazhi Month begins in Tamil Nadu

Margashirsh Shukla Paksha Tritiya and Chaturthi or the third and fourth day of light phase of moon in Margashirsh month in calendars followed in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh

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

Margashirsh Shukla Paksha Tritya and Chaturthi or the third and fourth 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.

1st day of Margazhi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu.
1st day of Dhanu Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala.
30th day of Agrahan Month in Bengali Calendar followed in Bengal.

Bad Period on December 16, 2012
Rahukalam – 4:42 PM to 6:02 PM
Yamagandam – 12:36 PM to 1:55 PM
Gulikai – 3:19 PM to 4:42 PM
Durmuhurtham – 4:34 PM to 5:19 PM
Varjyam – 1:46 PM to 3:15 PM

Good Time on December 16, 2012
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:09 PM to 12:57 PM
Amirta Kalam – 4:13 AM to 5:40 AM
Amirta Kalam – 10:43 PM to 12:12 AM on December 17

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.