Today’s Hindu Calendar – April 16, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Saturday, April 16, 2016 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waxing phase of moon till 1:53 AM on April 16. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is April 16, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not a good date.

Nakshatra – Aslesha or Ayilyam Nakshatra till 8:14 PM on April 16. Then onward it is Magha or Makam Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Aslesha or Ayilyam Nakshatra till 5:17 PM on April 16. Then onward it is Magha or Makam Nakshatra

Rashi or Moon Sign – Karka Rashi till 8:14 PM. Then onward it is Simha Rashi.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Karka Rashi till 5:17 PM. Then onward it is Simha Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

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

Durmukhanam Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1938 – Chaitra Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Chaitra Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month till 11:18 PM on April 16. Then onward it is Chaitra Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh 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 Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month in Gujarat. (It is Chaitra Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month till 11:18 PM on April 16. Then onward it is Chaitra Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

3rd day of Chithirai Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
3rd day of Meda Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
3rd day of Baisakh Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on April 16, 2016
Rahukalam – 9:16 AM to 10:51 AM
Yamagandam – 2:01 PM to 3:36 PM
Gulikai – 6:06 AM to 7:41 AM
Durmuhurtham – 6:06 AM to 7:47 AM
Varjyam – 5:18 AM to 7:00 A M

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on April 15, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:03 PM to 12:51 PM
Amirta Kalam – 3:34 PM to 5:17 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Shoola (bad) till 12:11 PM. Then onward it is Ganda (bad)

Karana – Taitila (good) till 10:36 AM. Then onward it is Garaja (good) till 11:18 PM.  Then onward it is Vanija (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.