Today’s Hindu Calendar – August 28, 2013 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on August 28, 2013 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or eighth day of the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon till 3:46 AM on August 28. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Kartika or Krithigai or Karthigai Nakshatra till 3:14 PM. Then onward it is Rohini Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Vrishabha Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Sri Krishna Janmashtami - Sri Krishna Jayanti. Gokulashtami.

Kali Yuga Year – 5115

Vikram Samvant 2070 – Bhadrapad Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or eighth day of the waning phase of moon in Bhadrapad 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 – Shravan Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or eighth day during the waning phase of moon in Shravan month in calendars followed in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Goa.

Vikram Samvant 2069 – Shravan Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or eighth day during the waning phase of moon in Shravan month in calendars followed in Gujarat.

12th day of Aavani Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Vijaya Year)
12th day of Chinga Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1189)
11th day of Bhadra Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1420)

Bad Period on August 28, 2013
Rahukalam – 12:26 PM to 2:01 PM
Yamagandam – 7:41 AM to 9:18 AM
Gulikai – 10:51 AM to 12:26 PM
Durmuhurtham – 11:18 PM on Aug 27 to 12:05 AM on August 28
Durmuhurtham – 12:01 PM to 12:53 PM
Varjyam – 11:28 PM on August 27 to 1:16 AM on August 28

Good Time on August 28, 2013
Abhijita Muhurta – not present
Amirta Kalam – 10:01 AM to 11:51 AM

Yog – Vyaghata (Bad Yog) till 4:48 PM. Then onward it is Harshana (Good Yog).

Karana – Bava (Good) till 2:07 AM. Then onward it is Balava (Good) till 3:06 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.