Today’s Hindu Calendar – May 14, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Saturday, May 14, 2016 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing phase of moon till 2:36 PM on May 14. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is May 14, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not a good date.

Nakshatra – Aslesha or Ayiliyam Nakshatra till 3:46 AM on May 14. Then onward it is Magha or Makam Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Magha or Makam Nakshatra the entire day on May 14 and till 1:52 AM on May 15.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Karka Rashi till 3:46 AM on May 14. Then onward it is Simha Rashi.

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

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

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

Durmukhanam Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1938 – Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing phase of moon in Vaishakh month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing phase of moon in Vaishakh month till 11:05 AM on May 14. Then onward it is Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth 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 Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month in Gujarat. (It is Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing phase of moon in Vaishakh month till 11:05 AM on May 14. Then onward it is Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waxing phase of moon in Vaishakh month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

1st day of Vaikasi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
31st day of Meda Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
31st day of Baisakh Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on May 14, 2016
Rahukalam – 9:05 AM to 10:44 AM
Yamagandam – 2:02 PM to 3:41 PM
Gulikai – 5:47 AM to 7:26 AM
Durmuhurtham – 5:47 AM to 7:33 AM
Varjyam – 12:54 PM to 2:38 PM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on May 14, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 11:59 AM to 12:47 PM
Amirta Kalam – 11:17 PM on May 14 to 1:00 AM on May 15
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Dhruva (good) till 7:08 PM. Then onward it is Vyaghata (bad)

Karana – Bava (good) till 11:05 AM. Then onward it is Balava (good) till 11:49 PM. Then onward it is Kaulava (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.