Today’s Hindu Calendar – April 21, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Thursday, April 21, 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 Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase of moon till 7:34 AM on April 21. Then onward it is Purnima Tithi or the full moon day. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is April 21, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good and auspicious date till 8:20 AM.

Nakshatra – Hasta or Hastam or Atham Nakshatra till 3:46 AM on April 21. Then onward it is Chitra or Chithirai or Chithira Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Hasta or Hastam or Atham Nakshatra till 4:14 AM on April 21. Then onward it is Chitra or Chithirai or Chithira Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Kanya Rashi till 4:58 PM. Then onward it is Tula Rashi.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Kanya Rashi till 5:47 PM. Then onward it is Tula 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 Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra till 8:20 AM on April 21. Then onward it is Chaitra Purnima Tithi or the full moon day 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 Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra till 8:20 AM on April 21. Then onward it is Chaitra Purnima Tithi or the full moon day in Chaitra month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

8th day of Chithirai Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
8th day of Meda Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
8th day of Baisakh Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on April 21, 2016
Rahukalam – 2:01 PM to 3:37 PM
Yamagandam – 6:02 AM to 7:38 AM
Gulikai – 9:14 AM to 10:50 AM
Durmuhurtham – 10:18 AM to 11:09 AM
Durmuhurtham – 3:24 PM to 4:15 PM
Varjyam – 1:16 PM to 3:04 PM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on April 21, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:01 PM to 12:49 PM
Amirta Kalam – not present
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 – Harshana (good) till 3:46 PM. Then onward it is Vajra (good)

Karana – Vanija (good) till 8:20 AM. Then onward it is Vishti or Bhadra (bad) till 9:37 PM. Then onward it is Bava (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.