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



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Thursday, July 17, 2014 (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 Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waning phase of moon till 5:10 AM on July 17. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Purva Bhadra or Pooruruttathi Nakshatra till 11:24 AM. Then onward it is Uttara Bhadra or Uthrittathi Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Kumbha Rashi till 5:43 AM. Then onward it is Meena Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Ramayana Month begins in Kerala. Aadi Masam begins in Tami Nadu

Kali Yuga Year – 5116

Vikram Samvant 2071 – Shravan Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon in Shravan month in North India - Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir.

Jayanama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1936 – Ashada Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon in Ashada month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Goa

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

1st day of Aadi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Jaya Year)
1st day of Karkidaka Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1189)
32nd day of Ashada Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1421)

Bad Period on July 17, 2014
Rahukalam – 2:13 PM to 3:51 PM
Yamagandam – 5:51 AM to 7:31 AM
Gulikai – 9:11 AM to 10:51 AM
Durmuhurtham – 10:19 AM to 11:12 AM
Durmuhurtham – 3:38 PM to 4:31 PM
Varjyam – 2:18 PM to 3:52 PM

Good Time on July 17, 2014
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:07 PM to 12:57 PM
Amirta Kalam – 11:25 PM to 12:59 AM on July 18.

Yog – Shobhana (Good Yog) till 10:02 AM. Then onward it is Atiganda (Bad Yog).

Karana – Garaja (Good) till 10:35 AM. Then onward it is Vanija (Good) till 9:36 PM. Then onward it is Vishti or Bhadra (Bad).

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.