Today’s Hindu Calendar – April 14, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Thursday, April 14, 2016 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waxing phase of moon till 2:59 AM on April 14. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is April 14, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good and auspicious date after 9:30 AM.

Nakshatra – Punarvasu or Punirtham Nakshatra till 7:16 PM on April 14. 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 2:35 PM on April 14. Then onward it is Pushya or Poosam or Pooyam Nakshatra

Rashi or Moon Sign – Mithuna Rashi till 1:20 PM. Then onward it is Karka Rashi.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Mithuna Rashi till 8:28 AM. Then onward it is Karka Rashi.


Kali Yuga Year – 5118

Vikram Samvant 2073 – Chaitra Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth 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 Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Durmukhanam Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1938 – Chaitra Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Chaitra Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month till 9:29 PM on April 14. Then onward it is Chaitra Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth 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 Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month in Gujarat. (It is Chaitra Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month till 9:29 PM on April 14. Then onward it is Chaitra Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

1st day of Chithirai Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
1st day of Meda Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
1st day of Baisakh Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on April 14, 2016
Rahukalam – 2:02 PM to 3:36 PM
Yamagandam – 6:08 AM to 7:42 AM
Gulikai – 9:17 AM to 10:52 AM
Durmuhurtham – 10:21 AM to 11:11 AM
Durmuhurtham – 3:24 PM to 4:14 PM
Varjyam – 2:29 AM to 4:05 AM
Varjyam – 10:56 PM on April 14 to 12:35 AM on April 15

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on April 14, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:03 PM to 12:51 PM
Amirta Kalam – 12:10 PM to 1:47 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – sunrise on April 14 to 2:22 AM on April 15
Amrita Siddhi Yog – 7:26 AM on April 14 to 2:22 AM on April 15
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Sukarman (bad) till 1:17 PM. Then onward it is Dhriti (bad)

Karana – Vishti or Bhadra (bad) till 9:29 AM. Then onward it is Bava (good) till 9:29 PM.  Then onward it is Balava (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.