Today’s Hindu Calendar – January 3, 2013 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on January 3, 2013 – Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu Calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon till 6:50 PM January 3, 2013. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Purvaphalguni or Pooram Nakshatra till 10:59 AM on January 3. Then onward it is Uttaraphalguni or Uthiram Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Simha Rasi till 4:55 PM. Then onward it is Kanya Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

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

Paush Krishna Paksha Sashti or the sixth 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.

19th day of Margazhi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu.
19th day of Dhanu Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala.
18th day of Paush Month in Bengali Calendar followed in Bengal.

Bad Period on January 3, 2013
Rahukalam – 1:52 PM to 3:13 PM
Yamagandam – 7:07 AM to 8:28 AM
Gulikai – 9:49 AM to 11:10 AM
Durmuhurtham – 10:42 AM to 11:27 AM
Durmuhurtham – 3:01 PM to 3:45 PM
Varjyam – 9:11 PM to 10:50 PM

Good Time on January 3, 2013
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:07 PM to 12:56 PM
Amirta Kalam – 7:06 AM to 8:47 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.