Today’s Hindu Calendar – April 23, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Saturday, April 23, 2016 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon till 11:36 AM on April 23. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is April 23, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good and auspicious date till 10:15 AM.

Nakshatra – Swati or Chothi Nakshatra till 9:03 AM on April 23. Then onward it is Vishaka or Vishakam Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Swati or Chothi Nakshatra till 10:18 AM on April 23. Then onward it is Vishaka or Vishakam Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Tula Rashi.

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

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – 

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

Vikram Samvant 2073 – Vaishakh Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon in Vaishakh 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 Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon in Chaitra month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Durmukhanam Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1938 – Chaitra Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon in Chaitra month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Chaitra Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon in Chaitra month till 1:20 PM on April 23. Then onward it is Chaitra Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waning phase of moon in Chaitra month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2072 - Chaitra Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon in Chaitra month in Gujarat. (It is Chaitra Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon in Chaitra month till 1:20 PM on April 23. Then onward it is Chaitra Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waning phase of moon in Chaitra month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

10th day of Chithirai Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
10th day of Meda Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
10th day of Baisakh Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on April 23, 2016
Rahukalam – 9:13 AM to 10:49 AM
Yamagandam – 2:01 PM to 3:37 PM
Gulikai – 6:01 AM to 7:36 AM
Durmuhurtham – 6:01 AM to 7:43 AM
Varjyam – 4:33 PM to 6:20 PM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on April 23, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:01 PM to 12:49 PM
Amirta Kalam – 12:24 AM to 2:12 AM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – sunrise to 9:03 AM
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – 11:44 AM on April 23 to 11:29 AM on April 24

Yog – Siddhi (good) till 5:40 PM. Then onward it is Vyatipata (bad)

Karana – Balava (good) till 12:08 AM. Then onward it is Kaulava (good) till 1:20 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.