Today’s Hindu Calendar – April 17, 2013 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on April 17, 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 Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the light phase of the moon the full day and till 1:28 AM on April 18.

Nakshatra – Ardra or Arudhara or Thiruvathara Nakshatra till 9:56 AM. Then onward it is Punarvasu or Punirtham Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Mithuna Rashi

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year - 5115

Vikram Samvat 2070 - Chaitra Shukla Paksha Saptami or the seventh 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 Saptami or seventh 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 Saptami or seventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month in calendars followed in Gujarat.

4th day of Chithirai Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Vijaya Year).
4th day of Meda Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1188).
3rd day of Baishakh Month in Bengali Calendar followed in Bengal(Bengali Year 1420).

Bad Period on April 17, 2013
Rahukalam – 12:27 PM to 2:00 PM
Yamagandam – 7:39 AM to 9:17 AM
Gulikai – 10:52 AM to 12:27 PM
Durmuhurtham – 12:02 PM to 12:53 PM
Varjyam – not present

Good Time on April 17, 2013
Abhijita Muhurta – not present
Amirta Kalam – 11:47 PM to 1:41 AM on August 16
Amirta Kalam – 1:28 AM to 3:22 AM


Yog - Atiganda (Bad Yog ) till 6:25 AM. Then onward it is Sukarma (Good Yog - Virtuous )

Karana –  Taitila (Good) till 2:38 AM. Then onward it is Garaja (Good) till 3:50 PM. Then onward it is Vanija (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.