Today’s Hindu Calendar – April 24, 2013 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on April 24, 2013 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the 13th day during the light phase of the moon till 4:20 AM. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the light phase of the moon.

Nakshatra – Hasta or Atham or Hastam Nakshatra till 5:39 PM. Then onward it is Chitra or Chithirai Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Kanya Rashi

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Hanuman Jayanti fasting in western parts of India

Kali Yuga Year - 5115

Vikram Samvat 2070 - Chaitra Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi or the 14th 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 Chaturdasi or 14th day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.

Vikram Samvant 2069 - Chaitra Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi or 14th day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month in calendars followed in Gujarat.

11th day of Chithirai Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Vijaya Year).
11th day of Meda Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1188).
10th day of Baishakh Month in Bengali Calendar followed in Bengal(Bengali Year 1420).

Bad Period on April 24, 2013
Rahukalam – 12:23 PM to 2:02 PM
Yamagandam – 7:35 AM to 9:11 AM
Gulikai – 10:46 AM to 12:22 PM
Durmuhurtham – 11:57 AM to 12:51 PM
Varjyam – 3:54 AM to 5:26 AM

Good Time on April 24, 2013
Abhijita Muhurta – not present
Amirta Kalam – 1:01 PM to 2:38 PM


Yog - Vyaghata (Bad Yog - Beating) till 2:03 AM. Then onward it is Harshana (Good Yog - Thrilling) till 11:17 PM. Then onward it is Vajra (Good Yog - Diamond)

Karana –  Taitila (Good) till 6:14 AM. Then onward it is Garaja (Good) till 5:13 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.