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



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Sunday, August 17, 2014 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon till 10:44 AM on August 17. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Bharani Nakshatra till 4:34 PM on August 17. Then onward it is Krittika or Karthigai or Kartika Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Mesha Rashi till 10:28 PM. Then onward it is Vrishabha Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Sri Krishna Jayanti in western and southern parts of India. Chinga Masam begins in Kerala.

Kali Yuga Year – 5116

Vikram Samvant 2071 – Bhadrapad Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon in Bhadrapad 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 – Shravan Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon in Shravan month Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Maharashtra and Goa

Vikram Samvant 2070 – Shravan Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon in Shravan month in Gujarat.

1st day of Aavani Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Jaya Year)
1st day of Chinga Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1190)
31st day of Shravan Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1421)

Bad Period on August 17, 2014
Rahukalam – 5:20 PM to 6:56 PM
Yamagandam – 12:31 PM to 2:07 PM
Gulikai – 3:43 PM to 5:20 PM
Durmuhurtham – 5:13 PM to 6:05 PM
Varjyam – 11:22 PM to 1:02 AM on August 18

Good Time on August 17, 2014
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:07 PM to 12:55 PM
Amirta Kalam – 6:01 AM to 7:38 AM

Yog – Vriddhi (Good Yog) till 10:32 AM. Then onward it is Dhruva (Good Yog).

Karana – Bava (Good) till 5:56 AM. Then onward it is Balava (Good) till 5:56 PM. Then onward it is Kaulava (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.