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

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on December 8, 2013 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is is Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon till 4:31 PM on December 8. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waxing phase of moon.

Nakshatra – Dhanishta or Sravishta or Avittam Nakshatra till 8:45 PM. Then onward it is Shathabhisha or Sadayam or Chathayam Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Makar Rashi till 9:30 AM. Then onward it is Kumbha Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Champa Sashti. Muruga Sashti Fasting

Kali Yuga Year – 5115

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

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

22nd day of Kartika Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Vijaya Year)
23rd day of Vrischika Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1189)
22nd day of Agrahan Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1420)

Bad Period on December 8, 2013
Rahukalam – 4:18 PM to 5:42 PM
Yamagandam – 12:16 PM to 1:41 PM
Gulikai – 2:57 PM to 4:18 PM
Durmuhurtham – 4:14 PM to 4:59 PM
Varjyam – 10:09 PM to 11:45 PM

Good Time on December 8, 2013
Abhijita Muhurta – 11:54 AM to 12:43 PM
Amirta Kalam – 5:30 AM to 7:08 AM

Yog – Vyaghata (Bad Yog) till 6:13 AM. Then onward it is Harshana (Good Yog).

Karana – Kaulava (Good) till 12:17 AM. Then onward it is Taitila (Good) till 11:11 AM. Then onward it is Garaja (Good) till 10:11 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.