Today’s Hindu Calendar – May 12, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Thursday, May 12, 2016 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon till 2:46 PM on May 12. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is May 12, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good and auspicious date till 10:50 PM.

Nakshatra – Punarvasu or Punirtham Nakshatra till 3:01 AM on May 12. Then onward it is Pushya or Poosam or Pooyam Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Pushya or Pooyam or Poosam Nakshatra till 10:44 PM. Then onward it is Aslesha or Ayiliyam Nakshatram

Rashi or Moon Sign – Karka Rashi.

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

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –  Guru Pushya Amrut Yoga. Sri Ramanujacharya Jayanti

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

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

Durmukhanam Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1938 – Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon in Vaishakh month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon in Vaishakh month till 10:06 AM on May 12. Then onward it is Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Vaishakh month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2072 - Chaitra Krishna Paksha Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month in Gujarat. (It is Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon in Vaishakh month till 10:06 AM on May 12. Then onward it is Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Vaishakh month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

29th day of Chithirai Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
29th day of Meda Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
29th day of Baisakh Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on May 12, 2016
Rahukalam – 2:02 PM to 3:40 PM
Yamagandam – 5:48 AM to 7:27 AM
Gulikai – 9:06 AM to 10:44 AM
Durmuhurtham – 10:11 AM to 11:04 AM
Durmuhurtham – 3:27 PM to 4:20 PM
Varjyam – 6:30 AM to 8:07 AM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on May 12, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 11:59 AM to 12:47 PM
Amirta Kalam – 4:15 PM to 5:52 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – sunrise on May 12 to 3:17 AM on May 13
Amrita Siddhi Yog – sunrise on May 12 to 3:17 AM on May 13
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Ganda (bad) till 7:54 PM. Then onward it is Vriddhi (good)

Karana – Taitila (good) till 10:06 AM. Then onward it is Garaja (good) till 10:02 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.