Today’s Hindu Calendar – May 1, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Sunday, May 1, 2016 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waning phase of moon till 2:11 PM on May 1. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is May 1, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good and auspicious date.

Nakshatra – Dhanishta or Avittam Nakshatra till 4:41 PM on May 1. Then onward it is Shatabhisha or Chathayam Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Dhanishta or Avittam Nakshatra till 9:22 PM on May 1. Then onward it is Shatabhisha or Chathayam Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Makar Rashi till 5:01 AM on May 1. Then onward it is Kumbha Rashi.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Makar Rashi till 9:43 AM. Then onward it is Kumbha Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

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

Durmukhanam Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1938 – Chaitra Krishna Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waning phase of moon in Chaitra month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Chaitra Krishna Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waning phase of moon in Chaitra month till 7:23 PM on May 1. Then onward it is Chaitra Krishna Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth 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 Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waning phase of moon in Chaitra month in Gujarat. (It is Chaitra Krishna Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waning phase of moon in Chaitra month till 7:23 PM on May 1. Then onward it is Chaitra Krishna Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waning phase of moon in Chaitra month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

18th day of Chithirai Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
18th day of Meda Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
18th day of Baisakh Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on May 1, 2016
Rahukalam – 5:15 PM to 6:52 PM
Yamagandam – 12:24 PM to 2:01 PM
Gulikai – 3:38 PM to 5:15 PM
Durmuhurtham – 5:09 PM to 6:01 PM
Varjyam – 1:49 AM to 3:23 AM

Panchak (bad) – begins at 5:01 AM on May 1

Good Time on May 1, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:00 PM to 12:48 PM
Amirta Kalam – 11:12 AM to 12:45 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Shukla (good) till 2:24 PM. Then onward it is Brahma (good)

Karana – Taitila (good) till 8:05 AM. Then onward it is Garaja (good) till 7:23 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.