Today’s Hindu Calendar – January 20, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Ekadashi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Ekadashi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon till 10:56 AM on January 20. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is January 20, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good and auspicious day after 10:50 AM.

Nakshatra – Rohini Nakshatra till 9:19 PM on January 20. Then onward it is Mrigasira or Mrugashirsham or Makayiram Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Vrishabha Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Ekadasi Fasting

Kali Yuga Year – 5117

Vikram Samvant 2072 – Paush Shukla Paksha Ekadashi Tithi or the eleventh 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 Shukla Paksha Ekadashi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Manmathanama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1937 – Paush Shukla Paksha Ekadashi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Paush Shukla Paksha Ekadashi Tithi till 10:43 AM on January 20. Then onward it is Paush Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2072 - Paush Shukla Paksha Ekadashi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month in Gujarat. (It is Paush Shukla Paksha Ekadashi Tithi till 10:43 AM on January 20. Then onward it is Paush Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

6th day of Thai Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Manmatha Year)
6th day of Makara Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
5th day of Magh Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1422)

Bad Period on January 20, 2016
Rahukalam – 12:37 PM to 1:59 PM
Yamagandam – 8:32 AM to 9:54 AM
Gulikai – 11:16 AM to 12:37 PM
Durmuhurtham – 11:18 PM on Jan 19 to 12:11 AM on Jan 20
Durmuhurtham – 12:16 PM to 12:59 PM
Varjyam – 1:11 PM to 2:44 PM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on January 20, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – not present
Amirta Kalam – 5:49 PM to 7:21 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – from sunrise on Jan 20 to before sunrise on January 21.
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Shukla (good) till 5:55 AM. Then onward it is Brahma (good).

Karana – Vishti or Bhadra (Bad) till 10:43 AM. Then onward it is Bava (good) till 10:00 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.