Today’s Hindu Calendar – December 16, 2015 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon till 12:16 PM on December 16. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the light phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is December 16, 2015 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good and auspicious day till 2:00 PM.

Nakshatra – Shravan or Sravana or Thiruonam Nakshatra till 1:40 AM on December 16. Then onward it is Dhanishta or Sravishta or Avittam Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Makar Rashi till 1:13 PM. Then onward it is Kumbha Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Kharmas starts in North India. Vivah Panchami.

Kali Yuga Year – 5117

Vikram Samvant 2072 – Margashirsh Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon in Margashirsh month in North India - Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir.

Manmathanama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1937 – Margashirsh Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon in Margashirsh month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Manmathanama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1937 – Margashirsh Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon in Margashirsh month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Margashirsh Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi till 12:46 PM on December 16. Then onward it is Margashirsh Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2072 - Margashirsh Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon in Margashirsh month in Gujarat. (It is Margashirsh Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi till 12:46 PM on December 16. Then onward it is Margashirsh Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

30th day of Karthigai Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Manmatha Year)
30th day of Vrischika Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
29th day of Agrahan Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1422)

Bad Period on December 16, 2015
Rahukalam – 12:22 PM to 1:42 PM
Yamagandam – 8:21 AM to 9:41 AM
Gulikai – 11:01 AM to 12:22 PM
Durmuhurtham – 12:00 PM to 12:43 PM
Varjyam – 5:08 AM to 6:41 AM

Panchak (bad) – starts at 1:13 PM

Good Time on December 16, 2015
Abhijita Muhurta – not present
Amirta Kalam – 2:27 PM to 4:00 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Vyaghata (bad) till 2:10 AM. Then onward it is Harshana (good) till 11:52 PM. Then onward it is Vajra (good).

Karana – Bava (good) till 1:25 AM. Then onward it is Balava (good) till 12:47 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.