Today’s Hindu Calendar – March 31, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Thursday, March 31, 2016 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the dark phase of moon till 3:39 AM on March 31. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is March 31, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not a good date.

Nakshatra – Mool or Moolam Nakshatra till 8:59 AM on March 31. Then onward it is Purvashada or Pooradam Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Mool or Moolam Nakshatra till 1:23 PM on March 31. Then onward it is Purvashada or Pooradam Nakshatra.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Dhanu Rashi.

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

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Sheetala Ashtami. Basoda

Kali Yuga Year – 5117

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

Manmathanama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1937 – Phalgun Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon in Phalguna month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Phalgun Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon till 8:29 AM on March 31. Then onward it is Phalgun Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth 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 Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon in Phalguna month in Gujarat. (It is Phalgun Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon till 8:29 AM on March 31. Then onward it is Phalgun Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning phase of moon in Phalgun month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

18th day of Panguni Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Manmatha Year)
18th day of Meena Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
17th day of Chaitra Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1422)

Bad Period on March 31, 2016
Rahukalam – 2:03 PM to 3:36 PM
Yamagandam – 6:21 AM to 7:53 AM
Gulikai – 9:26 AM to 10:58 AM
Durmuhurtham – 10:27 AM to 11:17 AM
Durmuhurtham – 3:23 PM to 4:12 PM
Varjyam – 11:41 AM to 1:23 PM
Varjyam – 11:21 PM on March 31 to 1:00 AM on April 1

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on March 31, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:07 PM to 12:55 PM
Amirta Kalam – 6:34 AM to 8:16 AM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Variyan (bad) till 12:54 PM. Then onward it is Parigha (bad).

Karana – Bava (good) till 8:29 AM. Then onward it is Balava (good) till 8:47 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.