Today’s Hindu Calendar – March 16, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 (Today) –Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing phase of moon till 2:44 PM on March 16. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is March 16, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not an auspicious date.

Nakshatra – Mrigasira or Makayiram or Mrigasheersham Nakshatra till 12:19 PM on March 16. Then onward it is Ardra or Arudara or Thiruvathira Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Rohini Nakshatra till 7:47 AM on March 16. Then onward it is Ardra or Arudara or Thiruvathira Nakshatra.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Vrishabha Rashi till 12:44 AM. Then onward it is Mithuna Rashi.

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

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year – 5117

Vikram Samvant 2072 – Phalgun Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth 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 – Phalgun Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing phase of moon in Phalguna month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Manmathanama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1937 – Phalgun Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing phase of moon in Phalguna month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is it is Phalgun Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing phase of moon till 10:03 AM on March 16. Then onward it is Phalgun Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waxing phase of moon). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2072 - Phalgun Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing phase of moon in Phalguna month in Gujarat. (It is Phalgun Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing phase of moon till 10:03 AM on March 16. Then onward it is Phalgun Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waxing phase of moon). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

3rd day of Panguni Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Manmatha Year)
3rd day of Meena Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
2nd day of Chaitra Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1422)

Bad Period on March 16, 2016
Rahukalam – 12:35 PM to 2:05 PM
Yamagandam – 8:05 AM to 9:35 AM
Gulikai – 11:05 AM to 12:35 PM
Durmuhurtham – 11:23 PM on March 15 to 12:11 AM on March 16
Durmuhurtham – 12:11 PM to 12:59 PM
Varjyam – 4:12 PM to 5:48 PM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on March 16, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – not present
Amirta Kalam – 11:10 PM on March 15 to 12:44 AM on March 16
Amirta Kalam – 9:49 PM to 11:25 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – sunrise to 12:29 PM
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Aayushman (good) till 10:15 AM. Then onward it is Saubhagya (good).

Karana – Bava (good) till 10:03 AM. Then onward it is Balava (good) till 9:43 PM. 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.