Today’s Hindu Calendar – December 22, 2015 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Tuesday, December 22, 2015 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the light phase of moon till 9:13 PM on December 22. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the light phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is December 22, 2015 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good and auspicious day till 4:00 PM.

Nakshatra – Bharani Nakshatra till 3:28 PM on December 22. Then onward it is Kartika or Karthigai or Krittika Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Mesha Rashi till 9:08 PM. Then onward it is Vrishabha Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Mukkoti DwadasiVyanjan Dwadashi

Kali Yuga Year – 5117

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

Manmathanama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1937 – Margashirsh Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing phase of moon in Margashirsh month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Margashirsh Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi till 1:12 AM on December 22. Then onward it is Margashirsh Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi till 10:52 PM on December 22. Then onward it is Trayodasi Tithi). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2072 - Margashirsh Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing phase of moon in Margashirsh month in Gujarat. (It is Margashirsh Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi till 1:12 AM on December 22. Then onward it is Margashirsh Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi till 10:52 PM on December 22. The onward it is Trayodasi Tithi). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

6th day of Margazhi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Manmatha Year)
6th day of Dhanu Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
5th day of Poush Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1422)

Bad Period on December 22, 2015
Rahukalam – 3:05 PM to 4:26 PM
Yamagandam – 9:44 AM to 11:05 AM
Gulikai – 12:25 PM to 1:45 PM
Durmuhurtham – 9:12 AM to 9:55 AM
Durmuhurtham – 11:05 PM to 11:58 PM
Varjyam – 3:05 AM to 4:35 AM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on December 22, 2015
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:03 PM to 12:46 PM
Amirta Kalam – 12:01 PM to 1:31 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – 3:28 PM on Dec 22 to before sunrise on Dec 24
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – 3:28 PM to 6:13 PM

Yog – Shiva (good) till 6:49 AM. Then onward it is Siddha (good).

Karana – Vishti or Bhadra (bad) till 1:12 AM. Then onward it is Bava (good) till 12:01 PM. Then onward it is Balava (good) till 10:50 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.