Today’s Hindu Calendar – March 24, 2014 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on March 24, 2014 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is is Krishna Pakha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning phase of moon till 3:32 PM on March 24. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Mool or Moolam Nakshatra till 11:47 AM. Then onward it is Purva Shada or Pooradam Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Dhanu Rasi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Shitala Ashtami in some regions.

Kali Yuga Year – 5115

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

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

9th day of Panguni Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Vijaya Year)
9th day of Meena Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1189)
8th day of Chaitra Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1420)

Bad Period on March 24, 2014
Rahukalam – 7:59 AM to 9:31 AM
Yamagandam – 11:00 AM to 12:33 PM
Gulikai – 2:03 PM to 3:32 PM
Durmuhurtham – 12:56 PM to 1:47 PM
Durmuhurtham – 3:22 PM to 4:13 PM
Varjyam – 12:37 PM to 2:08 PM
Varjyam – 11:08 PM to 12:39 AM on March 25

Good Time on March 24, 2014
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:06 PM to 1:00 PM
Amirta Kalam – 8:03 AM to 9:38 AM

Yog – Vyatipata (Bad Yog) till 4:13 AM. Then onward it is Variyan (Bad Yog).

Karana – Balava (Good) till 7:17 AM. Then onward it is Kaulava (Good) till 6:14 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.