Today’s Hindu Calendar – December 17, 2012 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on December 17, 2012 – Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu Calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Shukla Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waxing phase of moon till 6:14 AM December 17, 2012. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Shravan or Thiruonam or Sravana Nakshatra till 1:24 PM on December 17, 2012. Then onward it is Dhanishta or Avittam Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Makar Rashi

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Vivah Panchami

Margashirsh Shukla Paksha Panchami or the fifth day of light phase of moon in Margashirsh month in calendars followed in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa.

Margashirsh Shukla Paksha Panchami or the fifth 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.

2nd day of Margazhi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu.
2nd day of Dhanu Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala.
1st day of PaushMonth in Bengali Calendar followed in Bengal.

Bad Period on December 17, 2012
Rahukalam – 8:27 AM to 9:51 AM
Yamagandam – 11:12 AM to 12:34 PM
Gulikai – 1:58 PM to 3:17 PM
Durmuhurtham – 12:55 PM to 1:41 PM
Durmuhurtham – 3:07 PM to 3:51 PM
Varjyam – 12:18 PM to 1:48 PM

Good Time on December 17, 2012
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:09 PM to 12:58 PM
Amirta Kalam – 9:28 PM to 11:04 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.