Today’s Hindu Calendar – December 23, 2015 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Wednesday, December 23, 2015 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the light phase of moon till 7:19 PM on December 23. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the light phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is December 23, 2015 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not a good date.

Nakshatra – Kartika or Karthigai or Krittika Nakshatra till 2:11 PM on December 23. Then onward it is Rohini Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Vrishabha Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Pradosh Vrat. Hanumand Vratam in Karnataka

Kali Yuga Year – 5117

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

Manmathanama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1937 – Margashirsh Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Margashirsh month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Margashirsh Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi till 8:33 PM on December 23. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2072 - Margashirsh Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Margashirsh month in Gujarat. (It is Margashirsh Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi till 8:33 PM on December 23. The onward it is Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

7th day of Margazhi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Manmatha Year)
7th day of Dhanu Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
6th day of Poush Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1422)

Bad Period on December 23, 2015
Rahukalam – 12:25 PM to 1:46 PM
Yamagandam – 8:24 AM to 9:45 AM
Gulikai – 11:05 AM to 12:25 PM
Durmuhurtham – 12:04 PM to 12:46 PM
Varjyam – 3:41 AM to 5:10 AM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on December 23, 2015
Abhijita Muhurta – not present
Amirta Kalam – 12:38 PM to 2:07 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 – not present

Yog – Siddha (good) till 3:41 AM. Then onward it is Sadhya (good).

Karana – Kaulava (good) till 9:41 AM. Then onward it is Taitila (good) till 8:33 PM. Then onward it is Garaja (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.