Today’s Hindu Calendar – February 29, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Monday, February 29, 2016 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon till 10:16 AM on February 29. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is February 29, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not a good date

Nakshatra – Vishaka or Vishakam Nakshatra till 9:11 PM on February 29. Then onward it is Anuradha or Anusham or Azniham Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Vishaka or Vishakam Nakshatra on the entire day on February 29 and till 12:17 AM on March 1. Then onward it is Anuradha or Anusham or Azniham Nakshatra.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Tula Rashi till 2:38 PM on Feb 29. Then onward it is Vrischika Rashi

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Tula Rashi till 5:37 PM on Feb 29. Then onward it is Vrischika Rashi

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year – 5117

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

Manmathanama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1937 – Magh Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon in Magh month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Magh Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon till 1:48 PM on February 29. Then onward it is Magh Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2072 - Magh Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon in Magh month in Gujarat. (It is Magh Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon till 1:48 PM on February 29. Then onward it is Magh Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon).  This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

17th day of Maasi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Manmatha Year)
16th day of Kumbha Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
16th day of Phalguna Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1422)

Bad Period on February 29, 2016
Rahukalam – 8:17 AM to 9:44 AM
Yamagandam – 11:12 AM to 12:39 PM
Gulikai – 2:07 PM to 3:34 PM
Durmuhurtham – 1:02 PM to 1:49 PM
Durmuhurtham – 3:22 PM to 4:09 PM
Varjyam – 3:45 AM to 5:32 AM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on February 29, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:16 PM to 1:03 PM
Amirta Kalam – 2:28 PM to 4:15 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – 9:11 PM on Feb 29 to before sunrise on March 1
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Dhruva (good) till 6:02 AM. Then onward it is Vyaghata (bad).

Karana – Garaja (good) till 12:37 AM. Then onward it is Vanija (good) till 1:48 PM. Then onward it is Vishti or Bhadra (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.