Today’s Hindu Calendar – April 3, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Sunday, April 3, 2016 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the dark phase of moon till 2:41 AM on April 3. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is April 3, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not a good date.

Nakshatra – Shravan or Sravana or Thiruonam Nakshatra till 9:38 AM on April 3. Then onward it is Dhanishta or Avittam Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Shravan or Sravana or Thiruonam Nakshatra till 1:50 PM on April 3. Then onward it is Dhanishta or Avittam Nakshatra.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Makar Rashi till 9:20 PM. The onward it is Kumbha Rashi.

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

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Ekadasi Fasting

Kali Yuga Year – 5117

Vikram Samvant 2072 – Chaitra Krishna Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waning 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.

Manmathanama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1937 – Phalgun Krishna Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waning phase of moon in Phalguna month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Manmathanama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1937 – Phalgun Krishna Paksha Dasami and Ekadasi Tithi or the tenth and eleventh day during the waning phase of moon in Phalguna month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Phalgun Krishna Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waning phase of moon till 7:28 AM on April 3. Then onward it is Phalgun Krishna Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waning phase of moon in Phalgun month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2072 - Phalgun Krishna Paksha Dasami and Ekadasi Tithi or the tenth and eleventh day during the waning phase of moon in Phalguna month in Gujarat. (It is Phalgun Krishna Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waning phase of moon till 7:28 AM on April 3. Then onward it is Phalgun Krishna Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waning phase of moon in Phalgun month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

21st day of Panguni Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Manmatha Year)
21st day of Meena Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
20th day of Chaitra Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1422)

Bad Period on April 3, 2016
Rahukalam – 5:09 PM to 6:42 PM
Yamagandam – 12:30 PM to 2:03 PM
Gulikai – 3:36 PM to 5:09 PM
Durmuhurtham – 5:03 PM to 5:52 PM
Varjyam – 5:37 PM to 7:07 PM

Panchak (bad) – begins at 9:20 PM

Good Time on April 3, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:06 PM to 12:54 PM
Amirta Kalam – 3:41 AM to 5:15 AM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – 9:56 AM on April 2 to before sunrise on April 3
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Siddha (good) till 8:33 AM. Then onward it is Sadhya (good).

Karana – Vishti or Bhadra (bad) till 7:28 AM. Then onward it is Bava (bad) till 6:38 PM. Then onward it is Balava (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.