Today’s Hindu Calendar – January 1, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Friday, January 1, 2016 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon till 8:47 PM on January 1. 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.

How is January 1, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good and auspicious date after 8:15 AM.

Nakshatra – Uttaraphalguni or Uthiram Nakshatra till 8:27 PM on January 1. Then onward it is Hasta or Hastam or Atham Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Simha Rashi till 12:43 AM on January 1. Then onward it is Kanya Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Sarada Devi Jayanti (Ramakrishna Mission)

Kali Yuga Year – 5117

Vikram Samvant 2072 – Paush Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon in Paush 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 Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Manmathanama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1937 – Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi till 9:37 PM on January 1. Then onward it is Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2072 - Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month in Gujarat. (It is Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi till 9:37 PM on January 1. Then onward it is Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

16th day of Margazhi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Manmatha Year)
16th day of Dhanu Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
15th day of Poush Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1422)

Bad Period on January 1, 2016
Rahukalam – 11:09 AM to 12:30 PM
Yamagandam – 3:11 PM to 4:31 PM
Gulikai – 8:28 AM to 9:49 AM
Durmuhurtham – 9:17 AM to 9:59 AM
Durmuhurtham – 12:51 PM to 1:34 PM
Varjyam – 1:35 AM to 3:23 AM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on January 1, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:08 PM to 12:51 PM
Amirta Kalam – 12:22 PM to 2:10 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Saubhagya (good) till 2:28 PM. Then onward it is Shobhana (good).

Karana – Vishti or Bhadra (bad) till 8:20 AM. Then onward it is Bava (good) till 9:39 PM. Then onward it is Balava (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.