Today’s Hindu Calendar – December 23, 2013 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on December 23, 2013 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is is Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon the whole day on December 23 and till 12:56 AM on December 24. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon.

Nakshatra – Magha or Makam Nakshatra till 12:21 PM. Then onward it is Purva Phalguni or Pooram Nakshatra.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Simha Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – 

Kali Yuga Year – 5115

Vikram Samvant 2070 – Paush Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon in  Margashirsh 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 – Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon in  Margashirsh month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Goa.

Vikram Samvant 2070 – Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month in Gujarat.

8th day of Margazhi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Vijaya Year)
8th day of Dhanu Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1189)
7th day of Paush Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1420)

Bad Period on December 23, 2013
Rahukalam – 8:24 AM to 9:46 AM
Yamagandam – 11:03 AM to 12:26 PM
Gulikai – 1:44 PM to 3:08 PM
Durmuhurtham – 12:46 PM to 1:30 PM
Durmuhurtham – 2:53 PM to 3:39 PM
Varjyam – 2:10 AM to 3:58 AM

Good Time on December 23, 2013
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:01 PM to 12:51 PM
Amirta Kalam – 12:48 PM to 2:43 PM

Yog – Vishkamba (Bad Yog) till 1:26 AM. Then onward it is Priti (Good Yog).

Karana – Taitila (Good) till 3:15 AM. Then onward it is Garaja (Good) till 4:19 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.