Today’s Hindu Calendar – April 12, 2013 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on April 12, 2013 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the light phase of the moon till 4:07 PM. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Bharani Nakshatra the whole day and till 12:05 AM on April 13

Rashi or Moon Sign – Mesha Rasi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Chaitra Navratri second day – Sindhoora DoojCheti Chand.

Kali Yuga Year - 5115


Vikram Samvant 2070 - Chaitra Shukla Paksha Dwitiya or the second day during the light phase of moon in Chaitra month in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir.

Vijayanama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1935 - Chaitra Shukla Paksha Dwitiya or second day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month in calendars followed in MaharashtraGoa, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.

Vikram Samvant 2069 - Chaitra Shukla Paksha Dwitiya or second day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month in calendars followed in Gujarat.

30th day of Panguni Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu (Nandana Year).
29th day of Meena Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala (Kolla Varsham 1188).
29th day of Chaitra Month in Bengali Calendar followed in Bengal (Bengali Year 1419).

Bad Period on April 12, 2013
Rahukalam – 10:51 AM to 12:25 PM
Yamagandam – 3:35 PM to 5:11 PM
Gulikai – 7:42 AM to 9:16 AM
Durmuhurtham – 8:40 AM to 9:30 AM
Durmuhurtham – 12:51 PM to 1:44 PM
Varjyam – 9:31 AM to 11:19 AM

Good Time on April 12, 2013
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:01 PM to 12:55 PM
Amirta Kalam – 7:56 PM to 9:47 PM

Yog - Vishkambha (Good Yog - Supportive - not in some regions it is considered bad) till 2:48 AM. Then onward it is Priti (Good Yog - Fondness)

Karana –  Balava (Good) till 4:37 AM. Then onward it is Kaulava (Good) till 5:23 PM. Then onward it is Taitila (Good).

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.