Today’s Hindu Calendar – March 17, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Thursday, March 17, 2016 (Today) –Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waxing phase of moon till 1:33 PM on March 17. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is March 17, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good and auspicious date after 7:55 AM

Nakshatra – Ardra or Arudara or Thiruvathira Nakshatra till 11:46 AM on March 17. Then onward it is Punarvasu or Punirtham Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Ardra or Arudara or Thiruvathira Nakshatra till 7:52 AM on March 17. Then onward it is Punarvasu or Punirtham 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 –

Kali Yuga Year – 5117

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

Manmathanama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1937 – Phalgun Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waxing phase of moon in Phalguna month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is it is Phalgun Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waxing phase of moon till 9:32 AM on March 17. Then onward it is Phalgun Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waxing phase of moon). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2072 - Phalgun Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waxing phase of moon in Phalguna month in Gujarat. (It is Phalgun Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waxing phase of moon till 9:32 AM on March 17. Then onward it is Phalgun Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waxing phase of moon). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

4th day of Panguni Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Manmatha Year)
4th day of Meena Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
3rd day of Chaitra Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1422)

Bad Period on March 17, 2016
Rahukalam – 2:05 PM to 3:35 PM
Yamagandam – 6:34 AM to 8:04 AM
Gulikai – 9:35 AM to 11:05 AM
Durmuhurtham – 10:35 AM to 11:23 AM
Durmuhurtham – 3:23 PM to 4:11 PM
Varjyam – 8:12 PM to 9:51 PM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on March 17, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:11 PM to 12:59 PM
Amirta Kalam – not present
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – 11:56 AM on March 17 to 11:48 AM on March 18
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Saubhagya (good) till 8:41 AM. Then onward it is Shobhana (good).

Karana – Kaulava (good) till 9:32 AM. Then onward it is Taitila (good) till 9:31 PM. 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.