Today’s Hindu Calendar – January 21, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Thursday, January 21, 2016 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing phase of moon till 9:19 AM on January 21. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is January 21, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good and auspicious day till 8:00 PM.

Nakshatra – Mrigasira or Mrugashirsham or Makayiram Nakshatra till 8:30 PM on January 21. Then onward it is Ardra or Arudhara or Thiruvathira Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Vrishabha Rashi till 8:33 AM. Then onward it is Mithuna Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Pradosh Vrat.

Kali Yuga Year – 5117

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

Manmathanama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1937 – Paush Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Paush Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi till 9:20 AM on January 21. Then onward it is Paush Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2072 - Paush Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month in Gujarat. (It is Paush Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi till 9:20 AM on January 21. Then onward it is Paush Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

7th day of Thai Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Manmatha Year)
7th day of Makara Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
6th day of Magh Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1422)

Bad Period on January 21, 2016
Rahukalam – 2:00 PM to 3:22 PM
Yamagandam – 7:10 AM to 8:32 AM
Gulikai – 9:54 AM to 11:16 AM
Durmuhurtham – 10:48 AM to 11:32 AM
Durmuhurtham – 3:11 PM to 3:54 PM
Varjyam – 2:21 AM to 3:54 AM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on January 21, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:16 PM to 1:00 PM
Amirta Kalam – 11:42 AM to 1:16 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – from sunrise on Jan 20 to next day before sunrise on January 21.
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Brahma (good) till 3:32 AM. Then onward it is Aindra (good).

Karana – Balava (good) till 9:20 AM. Then onward it is Kaulava (good) till 8:45 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.