Today’s Hindu Calendar – April 17, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Sunday, April 17, 2016 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waxing phase of moon till 2:05 AM on April 17. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is April 17, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not a good date.

Nakshatra – Magha or Makam Nakshatra till 9:18 PM on April 17. Then onward it is Purvaphalguni or Pooram Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Aslesha or Ayilyam Nakshatra till 7:33 PM on April 17. Then onward it is Purvaphalguni or Pooram Nakshatra

Rashi or Moon Sign – Simha Rashi.

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

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Ekadasi Fasting. Thrissur Pooram

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

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

Durmukhanam Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1938 – Chaitra Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Chaitra Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month on the the entire day on April 17 and till 1:07 AM on April 18. Then onward it is Chaitra Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth 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 Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month in Gujarat. (It is Chaitra Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month on the entire day on April 17 and till 1:07 AM on April 18. Then onward it is Chaitra Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

4th day of Chithirai Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
4th day of Meda Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
4th day of Baisakh Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on April 17, 2016
Rahukalam – 5:12 PM to 6:47 PM
Yamagandam – 12:26 PM to 2:01 PM
Gulikai – 3:37 PM to 5:12 PM
Durmuhurtham – 5:05 PM to 5:56 PM
Varjyam – 6:25 AM to 8:10 AM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on April 17, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:02 PM to 12:50 PM
Amirta Kalam – 4:55 PM to 6:40 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Ganda (bad) till 12:23 PM. Then onward it is Vriddhi (bad)

Karana – Vanija (good) till 12:09 AM. Then onward it is Vishti or Bhadra (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.