Today’s Hindu Calendar – January 20, 2013 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on January 20, 2013 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu Calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waxing phase of moon till 10:16 PM January 20, 2013. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Ashwini or Ashwathy Nakshatra till 12:16 AM on January 20. Then onward it is Bharani Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Mesha Rasi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

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

Paush Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth 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.

7th day of Thai Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu.
7th day of Dhanu Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala.
6th day of Magh Month in Bengali Calendar followed in Bengal.

Bad Period on January 20, 2013
Rahukalam – 4:43 PM to 6:05 PM
Yamagandam – 12:37 PM to 1:59 PM
Gulikai – 3:21 PM to 4:43 PM
Durmuhurtham – 4:38 PM to 5:21 PM
Varjyam – 8:31 AM to 10:19 AM

Good Time on January 20, 2013
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:12 PM to 1:03 PM
Amirta Kalam – 7:16 PM to 9:04 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.