Today’s Hindu Calendar – May 18, 2013 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on May 18, 2013 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing phase of moon till 5:36 PM. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Magha or Magam Nakshatra the whole day.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Simha Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year – 5115

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

4th day of Vaigasi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Vijaya Year)
4th day of Edava Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1188)
3rd day of Jaishto Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1420)

Bad Period on May 18, 2013
Rahukalam – 9:04 AM to 10:43 AM
Yamagandam – 2:02 PM to 3:41 PM
Gulikai – 5:46 AM to 7:25 AM
Durmuhurtham – 5:46 AM to 7:31 AM
Varjyam – 4:19 PM to 6:01 PM

Good Time on May 18, 2013
Abhijita Muhurta – 11:58 AM to 12:48 PM
Amirta Kalam – 1:49 AM to 3:34 AM

Yog – Dhruva (Good – constant) till 3:53 PM. Then onward it is Vyaghata (Bad Yoga).

Karana – Vishti or Bhadra (Bad) till 10:04 AM. Then onward it is Bava (Good) till 10:28 PM. Then onward it is Balava (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.hen onward it is Bava (Good) till 10:28 PM. Then onward it is Balava (Good).