Today’s Hindu Calendar – January 16, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Saturday, January 16, 2016 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waxing phase of moon till 7:38 PM on January 16. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is January 16, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not an auspicious date.

Nakshatra – Uttarabhadra or Uthrittathi Nakshatra till 4:45 AM on January 16. Then onward it is Revathi Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Meena Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Mattu Pongal. Kanuma Festival.

Kali Yuga Year – 5117

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

Manmathanama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1937 – Paush Shukla Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Paush Shukla Paksha Saptami Tithi till 5:56 PM on January 16. Then onward it is Paush Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2072 - Paush Shukla Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month in Gujarat. (It is Paush Shukla Paksha Saptami Tithi till 5:56 PM on January 16. Then onward it is Paush Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

2nd day of Thai Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Manmatha Year)
2nd day of Makara Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
1st day of Magh Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1422)

Bad Period on January 16, 2016
Rahukalam – 9:53 AM to 11:15 AM
Yamagandam – 1:58 PM to 3:19 PM
Gulikai – 7:10 AM to 8:32 AM
Durmuhurtham – 7:10 AM to 8:37 AM
Varjyam – 1:53 PM to 3:23 PM

Panchak (bad) – full day

Good Time on January 16, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:14 PM to 12:58 PM
Amirta Kalam – 10:57 PM on Jan 16 to 12:27 AM on Jan 17
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Shiva (good) till 4:42 PM. Then onward it is Siddha (good).

Karana – Garaja (good) till 6:56 AM. Then onward it is Vanija (good) till 5:56 PM. Then onward it is Vishti or Bhadra (bad).

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.