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



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on March 16, 2013 (Today) – 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 Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waxing phase of moon till 2:33 AM. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon.

Nakshatra – Bharani Nakshatra till 4:50 PM on March 16. Then onward it is Krittika or Karthigai or Kartika Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Mesha Rasi till 11:24 PM. Then onward it is Vrishabha Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

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

Phalgun Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon in in Phalgun 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 Panguni Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu.
2nd day of Meena Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala.
2nd day of Chaitra Month in Bengali Calendar followed in Bengal.

Bad Period on March 16, 2013
Rahukalam – 9:33 AM to 11:04 AM
Yamagandam – 2:04 PM to 3:34 PM
Gulikai – 6:32 AM to 8:01 AM
Durmuhurtham – 6:33 AM to 8:10 AM
Varjyam – 1:20 AM to 3:04 AM

Good Time on March 16, 2013
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:10 PM to 1:02 PM
Amirta Kalam – 11:50 AM to 1:35 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.