Today’s Hindu Calendar – April 12, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Panchami and Sashti Tithi or the fifth and sixth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon till 5:59 AM on April 12. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is April 12, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good and auspicious day till 2:50 PM.

Nakshatra – Mrigashira or Makayiram Nakshatra till 8:19 PM on April 12. Then onward it is Ardra or Arudhara or Thiruvathira Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Mrigashira or Makayiram Nakshatra till 2:54 PM on April 12. Then onward it is Ardra or Arudhara or Thiruvathira Nakshatra

Rashi or Moon Sign – Vrishabha Rashi till 8:46 AM. Then onward it is Mithuna Rashi.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Vrishabha Rashi till 3:28 AM. Then onward it is Mithuna Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

Vikram Samvant 2073 – Chaitra Shukla Paksha Panchami and Sashti Tithi or the fifth and sixth day during the waxing 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.

Durmukhanama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1938 – Chaitra Shukla Paksha Panchami and Sashti Tithi or the fifth and sixth day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Durmukhanam Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1938 – Chaitra Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Chaitra Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon till 12:27 AM on April 12. Then onward it is Chaitra Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month till 10:41 PM on April 12. Then onward it is Chaitra Shukla Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2072 - Chaitra Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month in Gujarat. (It is Chaitra Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon till 12:27 AM on April 12. Then onward it is Chaitra Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month till 10:41 PM on April 12. Then onward it is Chaitra Shukla Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

30th day of Panguni Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Manmatha Year)
30th day of Meena Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
29th day of Chaitra Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1422)

Bad Period on April 12, 2016
Rahukalam – 3:36 PM to 5:10 PM
Yamagandam – 9:19 AM to 10:53 AM
Gulikai – 12:27 PM to 2:02 PM
Durmuhurtham – 8:41 AM to 9:31 AM
Durmuhurtham – 11:19 PM on April 12 to 12:04 AM on April 13
Varjyam – 11:07 PM on April 12 to 12:40 AM on April 13

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on April 12, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:04 PM to 12:52 PM
Amirta Kalam – 6:35 AM to 8:05 AM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – from sunrise on April 11 to before sunrise on April 12
Amrita Siddhi Yog – from 9:18 PM on April 11 to before sunrise on April 12
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Shobhana (good) till 4:49 PM. Then onward it is Atiganda (bad)

Karana – Balava (good) till 12:27 AM. Then onward it is Kaulava (good) till 11:28 AM. Then onward it is Taitila (good) till 10:41 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.