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



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on April 16, 2013 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth 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 light phase of the moon till 11:33 PM. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waxing phase of moon. All Time Based on India Standard Time

Nakshatra – Mrigasira or Makayiram Nakshatra till 7:22 AM. Then onward it is Ardra or Arudhara or Thiruvathara Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Mithuna Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Muruga Sashti Fasting

Kali Yuga Year - 5115

Vikram Samvat 2070 - Chaitra Shukla Paksha Sashti or the sixth 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 Sashti or sixth day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.

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

3rd day of Chithirai Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Vijaya Year).
3rd day of Meda Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1188).
2nd day of Baishakh Month in Bengali Calendar followed in Bengal(Bengali Year 1420).

Bad Period on April 16, 2013
Rahukalam – 3:34 PM to 5:08 PM
Yamagandam – 9:14 AM to 10:52 AM
Gulikai – 12:27 PM to 2:00 PM
Durmuhurtham – 8:37 AM to 9:28 AM
Durmuhurtham – 11:17 PM to 11:57 PM
Varjyam – 7:11 PM to 9:01 PM

Good Time on April 16, 2013
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:02 PM to 12:54 PM
Amirta Kalam – 11:47 PM to 1:41 AM on August 16


Yog - Shobhana (Good Yog - Splendor) till 5:26 AM. Then onward it is Atiganda (Bad Yog )

Karana –  Balava (Good) till 12:05 AM. Then onward it is Kaulava (Good) till 1:22 PM. Then onward it is Taitila.

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.