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

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on March 18, 2013 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu Calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon till 5:59 AM. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waxing phase of moon.

Note – In calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa it is marked as Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day of waxing phase of moon.

Nakshatra – Rohini Nakshatra till 9:39 PM on March 18. Then onward it is Mrigasira or Makayiram Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Vrishabha Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Phalgun Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon in Phalgun month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa.

Phalgun Shukla Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Phalgun month in calendars followed in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.

Phalgun Shukla Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh 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.

5th day of Panguni Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu.
4th day of Meena Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala.
4th day of Chaitra Month in Bengali Calendar followed in Bengal.

Bad Period on March 18, 2013
Rahukalam – 8:02 AM to 9:31 AM
Yamagandam – 11:01 AM to 12:32 PM
Gulikai – 2:04 PM to 3:33 PM
Durmuhurtham – 12:57 PM to 1:46 PM
Durmuhurtham – 3:20 PM to 4:08 PM
Varjyam – 1:46 PM to 3:33 PM

Good Time on March 18, 2013
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:08 PM to 1:03 PM
Amirta Kalam – 7:06 PM to 9:03 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.