Today’s Hindu Calendar – January 16, 2013 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on January 16, 2013 – 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 Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon till 7:00 PM January 16, 2013. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Purvabhadra or Pooradam Nakshatra till 8:45 PM on January 16. Then onward it is Uttarabhadra or Uthiradam Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Kumbha Rashi till 2:42 PM. Then onward it is Meena Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Kanum Pongal

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

Paush Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing 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.

3rd day of Thai Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu.
3rd day of Dhanu Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala.
2nd day of Magh Month in Bengali Calendar followed in Bengal.

Bad Period on January 16, 2013
Rahukalam – 12:34 PM to 1:58 PM
Yamagandam – 08:32 AM to 9:52 AM
Gulikai – 11:14 AM to 12:36 PM
Durmuhurtham – 11:17 PM on January 15 to 12:10 AM on January 16
Durmuhurtham – 12:14 PM to 12:58 PM
Varjyam – 11:09 PM on January 15 to 12:45 AM on January 16

Panchak day

Good Time on January 16, 2013
Abhijita Muhurta – not present
Amirta Kalam – 8:44 AM to 10:27 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.