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

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on May 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 waxing phase of moon till 4:49 PM. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Aslesha or Ayilyam Nakshatra till 11:31 PM. Then onward it is Magha Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Karka Rasi till 11:31 PM. Then onward it is Simha Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Ganga Saptami

Kali Yuga Year – 5115

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

3rd day of Vaigasi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Vijaya Year)
3rd day of Edava Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1188)
2nd day of Jaishto Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1420)

Bad Period on May 17, 2013
Rahukalam – 10:43 AM to 12:23 PM
Yamagandam – 3:41 PM to 5:20 PM
Gulikai – 7:25 AM to 9:04 AM
Durmuhurtham – 8:25 AM to 9:18 AM
Durmuhurtham – 12:49 PM to 1:42 PM
Varjyam – 3:23 PM to 5:07 PM

Good Time on May 17, 2013
Abhijita Muhurta – 11:58 AM to 12:49 PM
Amirta Kalam – not present

Yog – Vriddhi (Good – Growth) till 3:57 PM. Then onward it is Dhruva (Good – constant).

Karana – Garaja (Good) till 8:43 AM. Then onward it is Vanija (Good) till 9:28 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.