Today’s Hindu Calendar – February 18, 2013 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on February 18, 2013 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu Calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing phase of moon till 3:25 PM on February 18. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Kritika or Karthigai or Kartika Nakshatra till 11:58 AM on February 18. Then onward it is Rohini Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Vrishabha Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Bhishmashtami

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

Magh Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing phase of moon in Magh month in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir.

6th day of Maasi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu.
6th day of Kumbha Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala.
6th day of Falgun Month in Bengali Calendar followed in Bengal.

Bad Period on February 18, 2013
Rahukalam – 8:24 AM to 9:50 AM
Yamagandam – 11:13 AM to 12:41 PM
Gulikai – 2:07 PM to 3:31 PM
Durmuhurtham – 1:02 PM to 1:50 PM
Durmuhurtham – 3:21 PM to 4:04 PM
Varjyam – not present

Good Time on February 18, 2013
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:12 PM to 1:09 PM
Amirta Kalam – 8:46 AM to 10:39 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.