Today’s Hindu Calendar – February 28, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Sunday, February 28, 2016 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon till 8:20 AM on February 28. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is February 28, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good and auspicious day till 9:25 PM.

Nakshatra – Swathi or Chothi Nakshatra till 6:42 PM on February 28. Then onward it is Vishaka or Vishakam Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Swathi or Chothi Nakshatra till 9:29 PM on February 28. Then onward it is Vishaka or Vishakam Nakshatra.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Tula Rashi.

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

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year – 5117

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

Manmathanama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1937 – Magh Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon in Magh month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Magh Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon till 11:21 AM on February 28. Then onward it is Magh Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2072 - Magh Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon in Magh month in Gujarat. (It is Magh Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon till 11:21 AM on February 28. Then onward it is Magh Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon).  This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

16th day of Maasi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Manmatha Year)
15th day of Kumbha Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
15th day of Phalguna Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1422)

Bad Period on February 28, 2016
Rahukalam – 5:01 PM to 6:28 PM
Yamagandam – 12:39 PM to 2:07 PM
Gulikai – 3:34 PM to 5:01 PM
Durmuhurtham – 4:55 PM to 5:42 PM
Varjyam – 12:46 AM to 2:34 AM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on February 28, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:16 PM to 1:03 PM
Amirta Kalam – 11:35 AM to 1:23 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – 4:20 PM on Feb 28 to before sunrise on Feb 29
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Vriddhi (good) till 5:10 AM. Then onward it is Dhruva (good).

Karana – Taitila (good) till 11:21 AM. Then onward it is Garaja (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.