Today’s Hindu Calendar – January 6, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Wednesday, January 6, 2016 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Ekadashi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waning phase of moon till 4:58 AM on January 6. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is January 6, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not a good date.

Nakshatra – Vishaka or Vishakam Nakshatra till 6:11 AM on January 6. Then onward it is Anuradha or Anusham or Anizham Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Tula Rashi till 12:57 AM. Then onward it is Vrischika Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Ekadashi Fasting in western parts of India

Kali Yuga Year – 5117

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

Manmathanama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1937 – Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Ekadashi Tithi till 6:54 AM on January 6. Then onward it is Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Dwadasi Tithi). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2072 - Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month in Gujarat. (It is Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Ekadashi Tithi till 6:54 AM on January 6. Then onward it is Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Dwadasi Tithi). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

21st day of Margazhi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Manmatha Year)
21st day of Dhanu Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
20th day of Poush Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1422)

Bad Period on January 6, 2016
Rahukalam – 12:32 PM to 1:52 PM
Yamagandam – 8:30 AM to 9:51 AM
Gulikai – 11:11 AM to 12:32 PM
Durmuhurtham – 11:12 PM on Jan 5 to 12:05 Jan 6
Durmuhurtham – 12:11 PM to 12:54 PM
Varjyam – 11:41 AM to 1:23 PM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on January 6, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – not present
Amirta Kalam – 9:53 PM to 11:35 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – sunrise on Jan 6 to 8:11 AM on Jan 7
Amrita Siddhi Yog – sunrise on Jan 6 to next day before sunrise
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Shoola (bad) till 5:23 PM. Then onward it is Ganda (bad).

Karana – Balava (good) till 6:54 AM. Then onward it is Kaulava (good) till 7:29 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.