Today’s Hindu Calendar – January 12, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon till 5:39 AM on January 12. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is January 12, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not an auspicious date.

Nakshatra – Shravan or Sravana or Thiruonam Nakshatra till 9:52 AM on January 12. Then onward it is Dhanishta or Sravishta or Avittam Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Makar Rashi till 7:18 PM. Then onward it is Kumbha Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Birth Anniversary day of Swami Vivekananda

Kali Yuga Year – 5117

Vikram Samvant 2072 – Paush Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waxing 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 – Paush Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Manmathanama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1937 – Paush Shukla Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Paush Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi till 4:00 AM on January 12. Then onward it is Paush Shukla Paksha Tritiya Tithi). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2072 - Paush Shukla Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month in Gujarat. (It is Paush Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi till 4:00 AM on January 12. Then onward it is Paush Shukla Paksha Tritiya Tithi). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

27th day of Margazhi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Manmatha Year)
27th day of Dhanu Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
26th day of Poush Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1422)

Bad Period on January 12, 2016
Rahukalam – 1:17 PM to 4:38 PM
Yamagandam – 9:52 AM to 11:13 AM
Gulikai – 12:35 PM to 1:56 PM
Durmuhurtham – 9:20 AM to 10:03 AM
Durmuhurtham – 11:16 PM on Jan 12 to 12:08 AM on Jan 13
Varjyam – 11:42 AM to 1:13 PM

Panchak (bad) – from 9:19 PM on January 12

Good Time on January 12, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:13 PM to 12:56 PM
Amirta Kalam – 8:48 PM to 10:19 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Vajra (good) till 7:02 AM. Then onward it is Siddhi (good).

Karana – Kaulava (good) till 4:00 AM. Then onward it is Taitila (good) till 3:04 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.