Today’s Hindu Calendar – March 24, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Thursday, March 24, 2016 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Pratipata Tithi or the first day during the dark phase of moon till 6:17 PM on March 24. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is March 24, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not a good date.

Nakshatra – Hasta or Hastam or Atham Nakshatra till 8:37 PM on March 24. Then onward it is Chitra or Chithira or Chithirai Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Hasta or Hastam or Atham Nakshatra till 10:06 PM on March 24. Then onward it is Chitra or Chithira or Chithirai Nakshatra.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Kanya Rashi.

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

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Dhuleti Holi - festival of colors. 

Kali Yuga Year – 5117

Vikram Samvant 2072 – Chaitra Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon in Chaitra 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 Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon in Phalguna month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Manmathanama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1937 – Phalgun Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon in Phalguna month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Phalgun Krishna Paksha Pratipata Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon till 8:00 PM on March 24. Then onward it is Phalgun Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waning phase of moon in Phalgun month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2072 - Phalgun Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon in Phalguna month in Gujarat. (It is Phalgun Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon till 8:00 PM on March 24. Then onward it is Phalgun Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waning phase of moon in Phalgun month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

11th day of Panguni Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Manmatha Year)
11th day of Meena Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
10th day of Chaitra Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1422)

Bad Period on March 24, 2016
Rahukalam – 2:04 PM to 3:36 PM
Yamagandam – 6:28 AM to 7:59 AM
Gulikai – 9:30 AM to 11:02 AM
Durmuhurtham – 10:31 AM to 11:19 AM
Durmuhurtham – 3:23 PM to 4:12 PM
Varjyam – 4:34 AM to 6:22 AM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on March 24, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:09 PM to 12:57 PM
Amirta Kalam – 3:21 PM to 5:09 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – 6:19 PM on March 23 to before sunrise on March 24.
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Vriddhi (good) till 8:55 AM. Then onward it is Dhruva (good).

Karana – Balava (good) till 6:44 AM. Then onward it is Kaulava (good) till 8:00 PM. Then onward it is Taitila (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.