Today’s Hindu Calendar – December 21, 2015 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Monday, December 21, 2015 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waxing phase of moon till 1:37 AM on December 21. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the light phase of moon till 11:20 PM on December 21. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the light phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is December 21, 2015 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good and auspicious day till 2:00 PM.

Nakshatra – Ashwini or Ashwathy Nakshatra till 4:58 PM on December 21. Then onward it is Bharani Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Mesha Rashi.


Kali Yuga Year – 5117

Vikram Samvant 2072 – Margashirsh Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh 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 Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Margashirsh month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Manmathanama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1937 – Margashirsh Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Margashirsh month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Margashirsh Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi till 3:31 AM on December 21. Then onward it is Margashirsh Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2072 - Margashirsh Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Margashirsh month in Gujarat. (It is Margashirsh Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi till 3:31 AM on December 21. Then onward it is Margashirsh Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

5th day of Margazhi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Manmatha Year)
5th day of Dhanu Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
4th day of Poush Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1422)

Bad Period on December 21, 2015
Rahukalam – 8:23 AM to 9:44 AM
Yamagandam – 11:04 AM to 12:24 PM
Gulikai – 1:45 PM to 3:05 PM
Durmuhurtham – 12:46 PM to 1:29 PM
Durmuhurtham – 2:54 PM to 3:37 PM
Varjyam – 2:25 PM to 3:54 PM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on December 21, 2015
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:03 PM to 12:46 PM
Amirta Kalam – 11:26 AM to 12:55 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – 6:35 PM on Dec 20 to before sunrise on Dec 21
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Parigha (bad) till 9:57 AM. Then onward it is Shiva (good).

Karana – Garaja (good) till 3:31 AM. Then onward it is Vanija (good) till 2:22 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.