Today’s Hindu Calendar – January 18, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Monday, January 18, 2016 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waxing phase of moon till 2:59 PM on January 18. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is January 18, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not a good date.

Nakshatra – Ashwini or Ashwathy Nakshatra till 1:22 AM on January 18. Then onward it is Bharani Nakshatram till 11:49 PM. Then onward it is Karthigai or Krittika or Kartika Nakashtra.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Mesha Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year – 5117

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

Manmathanama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1937 – Paush Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Paush Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi till 2:05 PM on January 18. Then onward it is Paush Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2072 - Paush Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month in Gujarat. (It is Paush Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi till 2:05 PM on January 18. Then onward it is Paush Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

4th day of Thai Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Manmatha Year)
4th day of Makara Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
3rd day of Magh Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1422)

Bad Period on January 18, 2016
Rahukalam – 8:32 AM to 9:53 AM
Yamagandam – 11:15 AM to 12:37 PM
Gulikai – 1:58 PM to 3:20 PM
Durmuhurtham – 12:59 PM to 1:42 PM
Durmuhurtham – 3:09 PM to 3:53 PM
Varjyam – 9:05 AM to 10:37 AM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on January 18, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:15 PM to 12:59 PM
Amirta Kalam – 6:13 PM to 7:45 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – from sunrise on Jan 17 to 1:20 AM on January 18
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Sadhya (good) till 11:08 AM. Then onward it is Shubha (good).

Karana – Balava (good) till 3:01 AM. Then onward it is Kaulava (good) till 2:05 PM. Then onward it is Taitila (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.