Today’s Hindu Calendar – December 31, 2012 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on December 31, 2012 – Krishna Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu Calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Krishna Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waning phase of moon till 7:02 PM December 31, 2012. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Pushya or Poosam or Pooyam Nakshatra till 8:51 AM on December 31. Then onward it is Aslesha or Ayiliyam Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Karka Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Tritiya or the third day during the dark phase of moon in Margashirsh month in calendars followed in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa.

Paush Krishna Paksha Tritiya or the third day during the waning phase of moon in Paush month in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir.

16th day of Margazhi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu.
16th day of Dhanu Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala.
15th day of Paush Month in Bengali Calendar followed in Bengal.

Bad Period on December 31, 2012
Rahukalam – 8:33 AM to 9:58 AM
Yamagandam – 11:19 AM to 12:39 PM
Gulikai – 2:04 PM to 3:26 PM
Durmuhurtham – 1:03 PM to 1:47 PM
Durmuhurtham – 316 PM to 3:57 PM
Varjyam – 11:47 PM to 1:29 AM on January 1, 2013

Good Time on December 31, 2012
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:17 PM to 1:05 PM
Amirta Kalam – 3:10 AM to 4:56 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.