Today’s Hindu Calendar – March 20, 2013 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on March 20, 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 10:07 AM. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waxing phase of moon.

Nakshatra – Mrigasira or Makayiram Nakshatra till 12:15 AM.  Then onward it is Ardra or Arudhara or Thiruvathira Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Mithuna Rasi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Holashtak begins in North India.

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

Phalgun Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth 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.

7th day of Panguni Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu.
6th day of Meena Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala.
6th day of Chaitra Month in Bengali Calendar followed in Bengal.

Bad Period on March 20, 2013
Rahukalam – 12:31 PM to 2:02 PM
Yamagandam – 8:01 AM to 9:35 AM
Gulikai – 11:02 AM to 12:37 PM
Durmuhurtham – 11:22 PM on March 19 to 12:10 AM on March 20
Durmuhurtham – 12:11 PM to 12:57 PM
Varjyam – 11:14 AM to 1:05 AM

Good Time on March 20, 2013
Abhijita Muhurta – not present
Amirta Kalam – 5:24 PM to 7:26 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.