Today’s Hindu Calendar – May 15, 2013 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on May 15, 2013 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon till 2:00 PM. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Punarvasu or Punirtham Nakshatra till 7:40 PM. Then onward it is Pushya or Pooyam or Poosam Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Mithuna Rashi 1:13 PM. Then onward it is Karka Rasi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Adi Shankaracharya Jayanti

Kali Yuga Year – 5115

Vikram Samvant 2070 - Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon in Vaishakh 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 - Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon in Vaishakh month in calendars followed in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Goa.

Vikram Samvant 2069 - Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon in Vaishakh month in calendars followed in Gujarat.

1st day of Vaigasi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Vijaya Year)
1st day of Edava Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1188)
31st day of Baishakh Month Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1420)

Bad Period on May 15, 2013
Rahukalam – 12:23 PM to 2:02 PM
Yamagandam – 7:26 AM to 9:05 AM
Gulikai – 10:44 AM to 12:23 PM
Durmuhurtham – 11:56 AM to 12:49 PM
Varjyam – 9:24 AM to 11:11 AM

Good Time on May 15, 2013
Abhijita Muhurta – not present
Amirta Kalam – 8:10 PM to 9:57 PM

Yog – Shoola (Bad – Spear/Pain) till 2:48 PM. Then onward it is Ganda (Bad – problematic).

Karana – Bava (Good) till 4:33 AM. Then onward it is Balava (Good) till 5:43 PM. Then onward it is Kaulava (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.