Today’s Hindu Calendar – February 23, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon the entire day on February 23 and till 12:14 AM on February 24. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is February 23, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not a good and auspicious date.

Nakshatra – Magha or Makam Nakshatra till 6:49 AM on February 23. Then onward it is Purva Phalguni or Pooram Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Magha or Makam Nakshatra till 7:22 AM on February 23. Then onward it is Purva Phalguni or Pooram Nakshatra.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Simha Rashi.

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

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Guru Pratipada in western parts of India. Attukal Pongala (World's largest congregation of women).

Kali Yuga Year – 5117

Vikram Samvant 2072 – Phalgun Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon in Phalguna 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 Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon in Magh month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Manmathanama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1937 – Magh Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon in Magh month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Magh Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon the entire day on February 23 and till 1:32 AM on February 24. Then onward it is Magh Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waning phase of moon). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2072 - Magh Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon in Magh month in Gujarat. (It is Magh Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon the entire day on February 23 and till 1:32 AM on February 24. Then onward it is Magh Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waning phase of moon). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

11th day of Maasi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Manmatha Year)
10th day of Kumbha Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
10th day of Phalguna Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1422)

Bad Period on February 23, 2016
Rahukalam – 3:33 PM to 4:59 PM
Yamagandam – 9:47 AM to 11:14 PM
Gulikai – 12:40 PM to 2:06 PM
Durmuhurtham – 9:13 AM to 9:59 AM
Durmuhurtham – 11:25 PM on Feb 23 to 12:14 AM on Feb 24
Varjyam – 4:09 PM to 5:54 PM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on February 23, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:17 PM to 1:03 PM
Amirta Kalam – 4:47 AM to 6:30 AM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Atiganda (bad) till 1:43 AM. Then onward it is Sukarman (good).

Karana – Balava (good) till 12:38 AM. Then onward it is Kaulava (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.