Today’s Hindu Calendar – March 8, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Monday, March 8, 2016 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase of moon till 9:52 AM on March 8. Then onward it is Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is March 8, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not a good date.

Nakshatra – Dhanishta or Avittam Nakshatra till 12:58 AM on March 8. Then onward it is Shathabhisha or Sadayam or Chathyam Nakshatram till 11:51 PM. Then onward it is Purva Bhadra or Poorurttathi Nakshatra.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Dhanishta or Avittam Nakshatra till 1:52 AM on March 8. Then onward it is Shathabhisha or Sadayam or Chathyam Nakshatra till 11:57 PM. Then onward it is Purva Bhadra or Poorurttathi Nakshatra.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Kumbha Rashi.

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

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year – 5117

Vikram Samvant 2072 – Phalgun Krishna Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth 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 – Magh Krishna Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Magh month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Manmathanama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1937 – Magh Krishna Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Magh month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Magh Krishna Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase of moon till 10:34 AM on March 8. Then onward it is Magh Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2072 - Magh Krishna Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Magh month in Gujarat. (It is Magh Krishna Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase of moon till 10:34 AM on March 8. Then onward it is Magh Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day).  This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

25th day of Maasi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Manmatha Year)
24th day of Kumbha Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
24th day of Phalguna Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1422)

Bad Period on March 8, 2016
Rahukalam – 3:35 PM to 5:03 PM
Yamagandam – 9:40 AM to 11:09 AM
Gulikai – 12:37 PM to 2:06 PM
Durmuhurtham – 9:05 AM to 9:52 AM
Durmuhurtham – 11:24 PM on March 8 to 12:12 AM on March 9
Varjyam – 8:23 AM to 9:50 AM

Panchak (bad) – full day

Good Time on March 8, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:14 PM to 1:01 PM
Amirta Kalam – 5:04 PM to 6:31 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Siddha (good) till 4:44 PM. Then onward it is Sadhya (good)

Karana – Vishti or Bhadra (bad) till 12:01 AM. Then onward it is Shakuni (bad) till 10:34 AM. Then onward it is Chatushpad (bad) till 9:01 PM. Then onward it is Nagava (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.