Today’s Hindu Calendar – January 5, 2013 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on January 5, 2013 – Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu Calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning phase of moon till 4:24 PM January 5, 2013. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Hasta or Atham Nakshatra till 10:03 AM on January 5. Then onward it is Chitra or Chithirai Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Kanya Rashi till 9:33 PM. Then onward it is Tula Rasi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

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

Paush Krishna Paksha Ashtami or the eighth 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.

21st day of Margazhi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu.
21st day of Dhanu Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala.
20th day of Paush Month in Bengali Calendar followed in Bengal.

Bad Period on January 5, 2013
Rahukalam – 9:49 AM to 11:12 AM
Yamagandam – 1:51 PM to 3:12 PM
Gulikai – 7:08 AM to 8:27 AM
Durmuhurtham – 7:09 AM to 8:35 AM
Varjyam – 9:22 PM to 10:56 PM

Good Time on January 5, 2013
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:08 PM to 12:55 PM
Amirta Kalam – not present

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.