Today’s Hindu Calendar – March 17, 2014 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on March 17, 2014 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is is Krishna Pakha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon till 11:12 PM on March 17. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Uttaraphalguni or Uthiram Nakshatra till 1:32 PM. Then onward it is Hasta or Atham Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Kanya Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Dhuleti – Holi Festival

Kali Yuga Year – 5115

Vikram Samvant 2070 – Chaitra Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon in Chaitra 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 – Phalgun Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon in Phalgun Month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Goa.

Vikram Samvant 2070 – Phalgun Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon in Phalgun Month in Gujarat.

3rd day of Panguni Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Vijaya Year)
3rd day of Meena Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1189)
2nd day of Chaitra Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1420)

Bad Period on March 17, 2014
Rahukalam – 8:03 AM to 9:32 AM
Yamagandam – 11:02 AM to 12:34 PM
Gulikai – 2:03 PM to 3:33 PM
Durmuhurtham – 12:57 PM to 1:48 PM
Durmuhurtham – 3:21 PM to 4:10 PM
Varjyam – 10:49 PM to 12:32 AM on March 18

Good Time on March 17, 2014
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:08 PM to 1:01 PM
Amirta Kalam – 6:16 AM to 8:03 AM

Yog – Ganda (Bad Yog) till 3:17 PM. Then onward it is Vriddhi (Good Yog).

Karana – Balava (Good) till 11:08 AM. Then onward it is Kaulava (Good) till 11:32 PM. Then onward it is Taitila (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.