Today’s Hindu Calendar – April 21, 2013 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on April 21, 2013 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the light phase of the moon till 5:33 AM. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the light phase of the moon.

Note - It is marked Dasami Tithi or the tenth day in calendars followed in Maharashtra and Gujarat.

Nakshatra – Magha or Makam Nakshatra till 5:10 PM. Then onward it is Purvaphalguni or Pooram Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Simha Rasi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Thrissur Pooram.(Note - Ekadasi fasting is not observed in many regions today as there is Dasami on the day in many regions during early morning hours.)

Kali Yuga Year - 5115

Vikram Samvat 2070 - Chaitra Shukla Paksha Ekadasi or the 11th 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 Ekadasi or 11th day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month in calendars followed in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.

Vijayanama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1935 - Chaitra Shukla Paksha Dasami or 10th day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month in calendars followed in Maharashtra and Goa.

Vikram Samvant 2069 - Chaitra Shukla Paksha Dasami or 10th day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month in calendars followed in Gujarat.

8th day of Chithirai Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Vijaya Year).
8th day of Meda Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1188).
7th day of Baishakh Month in Bengali Calendar followed in Bengal(Bengali Year 1420).

Bad Period on April 21, 2013
Rahukalam – 5:11 PM to 6:47 PM
Yamagandam – 12:26 PM to 2:02 PM
Gulikai – 3:38 PM to 5:13 PM
Durmuhurtham – 5:05 PM to 5:56 PM
Varjyam – 7:51 AM to 9:33 AM

Good Time on April 21, 2013
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:01 PM to 12:52 PM
Amirta Kalam – 5:46 PM to 7:34 PM

Yog -  Ganda (Bad Yog - Problematic) till 7:11 AM. Then onward it is Vriddhi (Good Yog - Growth/Increase)

Karana –  Garaja (Good) till 8:52 AM. Then onward it is Vanija (Good) till 8:53 PM. Then onward it is Vishti or Bhadra (Bad).

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.