Today’s Hindu Calendar – July 16, 2013 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on July 16, 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 3:16 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 – Chitra or Chithirai or Chithira Nakshatra till 5:18 PM. Then onward it is Swathi or Chothi Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Kanya Rashi till 5:31 AM. Then onward it is Tula Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – 

Kali Yuga Year – 5115

Vikram Samvant 2070 - Ashada Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing phase of moon in Ashada month in calendars followed in North India - Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir.

Vijayanama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1935 - Ashada Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing phase of moon in Ashada month in calendars followed in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Goa.

Vikram Samvant 2069 - Ashada Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing phase of moon in Ashada month in calendars followed in Gujarat.

32nd day of Aani Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Vijaya Year)
32nd day of Mithuna Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1188)
31st day of Ashar Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1420)

Bad Period on July 16, 2013
Rahukalam – 3:51 PM to 5:32 PM
Yamagandam – 9:11 AM to 10:51 AM
Gulikai – 12:31 PM to 2:12 PM
Durmuhurtham – 8:31 AM to 9:24 AM
Durmuhurtham – 11:26 PM to 12:10 AM on July 17

Varjyam – 5:11 AM to 6:48 AM

Good Time on July 16, 2013
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:06 PM to 12:57 PM
Amirta Kalam – 2:44 PM to 4:26 PM

Yog – Siddha (Good Yog) till 2:18 AM. Then onward it is Sadhya (Good Yog)

Karana – Vishti or Bhadra (Bad) till 8:49 AM. Then onward it is Bava (Good) till 8:19 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.