Today’s Hindu Calendar – August 8, 2013 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on August 8, 2013 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon till 3:54 AM on August 8. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or second day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Magha or Makam Nakshatra till 11:51 PM. Then onward it is Purvaphalguni or Pooram Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Simha Rashi

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – 

Kali Yuga Year – 5115

Vikram Samvant 2070 – Shravan Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or second day during the waxing phase of moon in Shravan 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 Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or second day during the waxing phase of moon in Shravan month in calendars followed in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Goa.

Vikram Samvant 2069 – Shravan Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or second day during the waxing phase of moon in Shravan month in calendars followed in Gujarat.

23rd day of Aadi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Vijaya Year)
23rd day of Karkidaka Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1188)
22nd day of Shravan Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1420)

Bad Period on August 8, 2013
Rahukalam – 2:09 PM to 3:45 PM
Yamagandam – 6:02 AM to 7:37 AM
Gulikai – 9:15 AM to 10:54 AM
Durmuhurtham – 10:21 AM to 11:13 AM
Durmuhurtham – 3:32 PM to 4:25 PM
Varjyam – 10:46 AM to 12:32 PM

Good Time on August 8, 2013
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:06 PM to 12:58 PM
Amirta Kalam – 9:04 PM to 10:53 PM

Yog – Variyan (Good Yog) till 1:35 PM. Then onward it is Parigha (Bad Yog)

Karana – Bava (Good) till 4:48 AM. Then onward it is Balava (Good) till 5:23 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.