Today’s Hindu Calendar – January 15, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Friday, January 15, 2016 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon till 12:14 AM on January 15. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon till 9:59 PM on January 15. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is January 15, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not an auspicious date.

Nakshatra – Purvabhadra or Pooruruttathi Nakshatra till 6:21 AM on January 15. Then onward it is Uttarabhadra or Uthrittathi Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Meena Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Makar Sankranti. Pongal. Sankranti in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Sabarimala Makaravilakku. Yellu Balla in Karnataka. Bihu in Assam. Ganga Sagar Mela. Monthly Sashti Fasting.

Kali Yuga Year – 5117

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

Manmathanama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1937 – Paush Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Paush Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi till 7:54 PM on January 15. Then onward it is Paush Shukla Paksha Saptami Tithi). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2072 - Paush Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month in Gujarat. (It is Paush Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi till 7:54 PM on January 15. Then onward it is Paush Shukla Paksha Saptami Tithi). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

1st day of Thai Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Manmatha Year)
1st day of Makara Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
29th day of Poush Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1422)

Bad Period on January 15, 2016
Rahukalam – 11:14 AM to 12:35 PM
Yamagandam – 3:19 PM to 4:40 PM
Gulikai – 8:32 AM to 9:53 AM
Durmuhurtham – 9:20 AM to 10:04 AM
Durmuhurtham – 12:57 PM to 1:41 PM
Varjyam – 12:58 PM to 2:29 PM

Panchak (bad) – full day

Good Time on January 15, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:14 PM to 12:57 PM
Amirta Kalam – 10:01 PM to 11:32 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Parigha (bad) till 7:35 PM. Then onward it is Shiva (good).

Karana – Kaulava (good) till 8:59 AM. Then onward it is Taitila (good) till 7:57 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.