Today’s Hindu Calendar – January 8, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Friday, January 8, 2016 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waning phase of moon till 7:08 AM on January 8. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is January 8, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not a good date.

Nakshatra – Jyeshta or Kettai or Triketta Nakshatra till 9:18 AM on January 8. Then onward it is Moola or Moolam Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Vrischika Rashi till 9:47 AM. Then onward it is Dhanu Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Shiva Chaturdasi 

Kali Yuga Year – 5117

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

Manmathanama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1937 – Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Trayodasi Tithi till 8:13 AM on January 8. Then onward it is Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2072 - Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month in Gujarat. (It is Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Trayodasi Tithi till 8:13 AM on January 8. Then onward it is Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

23rd day of Margazhi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Manmatha Year)
23rd day of Dhanu Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
22nd day of Poush Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1422)

Bad Period on January 8, 2016
Rahukalam – 11:12 AM to 12:33 PM
Yamagandam – 3:15 PM to 4:36 PM
Gulikai – 8:30 AM to 9:51 AM
Durmuhurtham – 9:19 AM to 10:02 AM
Durmuhurtham – 12:54 PM to 1:37 PM
Varjyam – not present

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on January 8, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:11 PM to 12:54 PM
Amirta Kalam – 12:41 AM to 2:20 AM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Vriddhi (good) till 3:39 PM. Then onward it is Dhruva (good).

Karana – Vanija (good) till 8:14 AM. Then onward it is Vishti or Bhadra (bad) till 8:08 PM. Then onward it is Shakuni (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.