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



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on October 17, 2013 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the light phase of moon till 6:05 AM on October 17. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the light phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Purvabhadra or Pooruruttathi Nakshatra till 2:47 AM. Then onward it is Uttarabhadra or Uthrittathi Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Meena Rasi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – 

Kali Yuga Year – 5115

Vikram Samvant 2070 – Ashwin Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Ashwin month 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 – Ashwin Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Ashwin month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Goa.

Vikram Samvant 2069 – Ashwin Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Ashwin month in Gujarat.

31st day of Puratassi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Vijaya Year)
1st day of Thula Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1189)
30th day of Aashin Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1420)

Bad Period on October 17, 2013
Rahukalam – 1:37 PM to 3:05 PM
Yamagandam – 6:24 AM to 7:52 AM
Gulikai – 9:17 AM to 10:46 AM
Durmuhurtham – 10:15 AM to 11:03 AM
Durmuhurtham – 2:51 PM to 3:38 PM
Varjyam – 11:38 AM to 1:13 PM

Good Time on October 17, 2013
Abhijita Muhurta – 11:47 AM to 12:38 PM
Amirta Kalam – 9:05 PM to 10:46 PM

Yog – Dhruva (Good Yog) till 1:51 PM. Then onward it is Vyaghata (Bad Yog).

Karana – Taitila (Good) till 6:28 AM. Then onward it is Garaja (Good) till 5:59 PM. Then onward it is Vanija (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.