Today’s Hindu Calendar – March 18, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Friday, March 18, 2016 (Today) –Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waxing phase of moon till 12:47 PM on March 18. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is March 18, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good and auspicious day till 9:50 PM.

Nakshatra – Punarvasu or Punirtham Nakshatra till 11:38 AM on March 18. Then onward it is Pushya or Poosam or Pooyam Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Punarvasu or Punirtham Nakshatra till 8:33 AM on March 18. Then onward it is Pushya or Poosam or Pooyam Nakshatra.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Mithuna Rashi till 5:38 AM on March 18. Then onward it is Karka Rashi.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Mithuna Rashi 2:19 AM on March 18. Then onward it is Karka Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year – 5117

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

Manmathanama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1937 – Phalgun Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Phalguna month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is it is Phalgun Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waxing phase of moon till 9:38 AM on March 18. Then onward it is Phalgun Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2072 - Phalgun Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Phalguna month in Gujarat. (It is Phalgun Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waxing phase of moon till 9:38 AM on March 18. Then onward it is Phalgun Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

5th day of Panguni Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Manmatha Year)
5th day of Meena Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
4th day of Chaitra Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1422)

Bad Period on March 18, 2016
Rahukalam – 11:04 AM to 12:35 PM
Yamagandam – 3:35 PM to 5:06 PM
Gulikai – 8:04 AM to 9:34 AM
Durmuhurtham – 8:58 AM to 9:46 AM
Durmuhurtham – 12:59 PM to 1:47 PM
Varjyam – 4:58 PM to 6:39 PM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on March 18, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:11 PM to 12:59 PM
Amirta Kalam – 6:05 AM to 7:44 AM
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 – Shobhana (good) till 7:37 AM. Then onward it is Atiganda (bad).

Karana – Garaja (good) till 9:38 AM. Then onward it is Vanija (good) till 9:55 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.