Today’s Hindu Calendar – April 19, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing phase of moon till 3:59 AM on April 19. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is April 19, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good and auspicious date.

Nakshatra – Uttaraphalguni or Uthiram Nakshatra on the entire day on April 19 and till 1:16 AM on April 20. Then onward it is Hasta or Hastam or Atham Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Uttaraphalguni or Uthiram Nakshatra on the entire day on April 19 and till 1:10 AM on April 20. Then onward it is Hasta or Hastam or Atham Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Simha Rashi till 5:39 AM on April 19. Then onward it is Kanya Rashi.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Simha Rashi till 4:56 AM on April 19. Then onward it is Kanya Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Pradosh Fasting

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

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

Durmukhanam Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1938 – Chaitra Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Chaitra Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra till 3:19 AM on April 19. Then onward it is Chaitra Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth 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 Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month in Gujarat. (It is Chaitra Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra till 3:19 AM on April 19. Then onward it is Chaitra Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

6th day of Chithirai Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
6th day of Meda Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
6th day of Baisakh Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on April 19, 2016
Rahukalam – 3:37 PM to 5:12 PM
Yamagandam – 9:15 AM to 10:50 AM
Gulikai – 12:26 PM to 2:01 PM
Durmuhurtham – 8:37 AM to 9:28 AM
Durmuhurtham – 11:18 PM on April 19 to 12:02 AM on April 20
Varjyam – 6:18 AM to 8:06 AM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on April 19, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:02 PM to 12:50 PM
Amirta Kalam – 5:05 PM to 6:53 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Dhruva (good) till 1:47 PM. Then onward it is Vyaghata (bad)

Karana – Balava (good) till 3:19 AM. Then onward it is Kaulava (good) till 4:32 PM. Then onward it is Taitila (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.