Today’s Hindu Calendar – February 18, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Thursday, February 18, 2016 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the tenth day during waxing phase of moon till 12:32 AM on February 18. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during waxing phase of moon till 11:15 PM on February 18. 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 February 18, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not a good date

Nakshatra – Mrigasira or Makayiram or Mrigasheersham Nakshatra till 4:29 AM on February 18. Then onward it is Ardra or Thiruvathira or Arudhara Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Rohini Nakshatra till 2:14 AM on Feb 18. Then onward it is Ardra or Thiruvathira or Arudhara Nakshatra.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Mithuna Rashi.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Mithuna Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Ekadasi Fasting. Bhishma Ekadasi

Kali Yuga Year – 5117

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

Manmathanama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1937 – Magh Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during waxing phase of moon in Magh month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Magh Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during waxing phase of moon till 9:33 PM on February 18. Then onward it is Magh Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during waxing phase of moon). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2072 - Magh Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during waxing phase of moon in Magh month in Gujarat. (It is Magh Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during waxing phase of moon till 9:33 PM on February 18. Then onward it is Magh Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during waxing phase of moon). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

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

Bad Period on February 18, 2016
Rahukalam – 2:06 PM to 3:32 PM
Yamagandam – 6:58 AM to 8:24 AM
Gulikai – 9:49 AM to 11:15 AM
Durmuhurtham – 10:46 AM to 11:32 AM
Durmuhurtham – 3:21 PM to 4:06 PM
Varjyam – 10:41 AM to 12:18 PM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on February 18, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:18 PM to 1:03 PM
Amirta Kalam – 4:20 PM to 5:56 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 – Vishkamba (bad) till 5:48 AM. Then onward it is Priti (good).

Karana – Vanija (good) till 9:47 AM. Then onward it is Vishti or Bhadra (bad) till 9:33 PM. Then onward it is Bava (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.