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



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on March 5, 2013 (Today) – 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 1:58 PM. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waning phase of moon.

Nakshatra – Jyeshta or Triketta or Kettai Nakshatra till 7:16 PM on March 5. Then onward it is Mool or Moolam Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Vrischika Rasi till 7:16 PM. Then onward it is Dhanu Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Sita Ashtami

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

Phalgun Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during dark phase of moon 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.

21st day of Maasi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu.
21st day of Kumbha Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala.
21st day of Falgun Month in Bengali Calendar followed in Bengal.

Bad Period on March 5, 2013
Rahukalam – 3:34 PM to 5:02 PM
Yamagandam – 9:42 AM to 11:10 AM
Gulikai – 12:38 PM to 2:06 PM
Durmuhurtham – 9:06 AM to 9:53 AM
Durmuhurtham – 11:24 PM to 12:13 AM on March 6
Varjyam – 2:14 AM to 3:45 AM

Good Time on March 5, 2013
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:12 PM to 1:05 PM
Amirta Kalam – 11:16 AM to 12:53 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.