Today’s Hindu Calendar – January 2, 2014 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on January 2, 2014 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is is Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon till 2:44 PM on January 2. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Purvashada or Pooradam Nakshatra till 9:55 AM. Then onward it is Uttarashada or Uthiradam Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Dhanu Rashi till 3:23 PM. Then onward it is Makar Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – 

Kali Yuga Year – 5115

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

Vikram Samvant 2070 – Paush Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi  or the first day during the waxing phase of moon in  Paush month in Gujarat.

18th day of Margazhi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Vijaya Year)
18th day of Dhanu Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1189)
17th day of Paush Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1420)

Bad Period on January 2, 2014
Rahukalam – 1:53 PM to 3:09 PM
Yamagandam – 7:06 AM to 8:29 AM
Gulikai – 9:49 AM to 11:11 AM
Durmuhurtham – 10:42 AM to 11:27 AM
Durmuhurtham – 3:01 PM to 3:44 PM
Varjyam – 2:57 PM to 4:20 PM

Good Time on January 2, 2014
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:07 PM to 12:55 PM
Amirta Kalam – 3:47 AM to 5:17 AM
Amirta Kalam – 11:18 PM to 12:47 AM on Jan 3

Yog – Dhruva (Good Yog) till 1:49 AM. Then onward it is Vyaghata (Bad Yog) till 9:23 PM. Then onward it is Harshana (Good Yog)

Karana – Kimstugna (Bad) till 2:47 AM. Then onward it is Bava (Good) till 12:52 PM. Then onward it is Balava (Good) till 10:55 PM. Then onward it is Kaulava.

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.