Today’s Hindu Calendar – April 20, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing phase of moon till 5:35 AM on April 20. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is April 20, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not a good date.

Nakshatra – Uttaraphalguni or Uthiram Nakshatra 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 till 1:10 AM on April 20. Then onward it is Hasta or Hastam or Atham Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Kanya Rashi.

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

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

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

Durmukhanam Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1938 – Chaitra Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Chaitra Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra till 5:47 AM on April 20. Then onward it is Chaitra Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth 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 Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month in Gujarat. (It is Chaitra Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra till 5:47 AM on April 20. Then onward it is Chaitra Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

7th day of Chithirai Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
7th day of Meda Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
7th day of Baisakh Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on April 20, 2016
Rahukalam – 12:26 PM to 2:01 PM
Yamagandam – 7:39 AM to 9:14 AM
Gulikai – 10:50 AM to 12:26 PM
Durmuhurtham – 11:18 PM on April 19 to 12:02 AM on April 20
Durmuhurtham – 12:00 PM to 12:51 PM
Varjyam – 10:39 AM to 12:27 PM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on April 20, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – not present
Amirta Kalam – 9:28 PM to 11:16 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – sunrise on April 20 to 3:51 AM on April 21
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Vyaghata (bad) till 2:45 PM. Then onward it is Harshana (good)

Karana – Taitila (good) till 5:47 AM. Then onward it is Garaja (good) till 7:03 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.