Today’s Hindu Calendar – February 17, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during waxing phase of moon till 1:59 AM on February 18. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is February 17, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is good and auspicious date after 7:40 AM

Nakshatra – Rohini Nakshatra till 5:28 AM on February 17. Then onward it is Mrigasira or Makayiram or Mrigasheersham Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Rohini Nakshatra till 2:30 AM on Feb 17. Then onward it is Mrigasira or Makayiram or Mrigasheersham Nakshatra.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Vrishaba Rashi till 5:00 PM on January 17. Then onward it is Mithuna Rashi.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Vrishaba Rashi till 2:19 PM on January 17. Then onward it is Mithuna Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year – 5117

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

Manmathanama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1937 – Magh Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during waxing phase of moon in Magh month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Magh Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during waxing phase of moon till 10:06 PM on February 17. Then onward it is Magh Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during waxing phase of moon). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2072 - Magh Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during waxing phase of moon in Magh month in Gujarat. (It is Magh Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during waxing phase of moon till 10:06 PM on February 17. Then onward it is Magh Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during waxing phase of moon). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

5th day of Maasi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Manmatha Year)
4th day of Kumbha Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
4th day of Phalguna Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1422)

Bad Period on February 17, 2016
Rahukalam – 12:41 PM to 2:06 PM
Yamagandam – 8:24 AM to 9:50 AM
Gulikai – 11:15 AM to 12:41 PM
Durmuhurtham – 11:25 PM on Feb 16 to 12:15 AM on Feb 17
Durmuhurtham – 12:18 PM to 1:03 PM
Varjyam – 8:02 AM to 9:37 AM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on February 17, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – not present
Amirta Kalam – 11:23 PM on Feb 16 to 12:56 AM on Feb 17
Amirta Kalam – 5:32 PM to 7:07 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – sunrise on Feb 17 to 4:37 AM on Feb 18
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Vaidhriti (bad) till 7:39 AM. Then onward it is Vishkamba (bad).

Karana – Taitila (good) till 10:32 AM. Then onward it is Garaja (good) till 10:06 PM. Then onward it is Vanija (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.