Today’s Hindu Calendar – May 16, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Monday, May 16, 2016 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waxing phase of moon till 4:23 PM on May 16. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is May 16, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good and auspicious day.

Nakshatra – Purvaphalguni or Pooram Nakshatra till 6:27 AM on May 16. Then onward it is Uttaraphalguni or Uthiram Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Purvaphalguni or Pooram Nakshatra till 4:24 AM on May 16. Then onward it is Uttaraphalguni or Uthiram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Simha Rashi till 1:05 PM. Then onward it is Kanya Rashi.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Simha Rashi till 11:06 AM. Then onward it is Kanya Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

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

Durmukhanam Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1938 – Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Vaishakh month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Vaishakh month till 2:50 PM on May 16. Then onward it is Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh 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 Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month in Gujarat. (It is Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Vaishakh month till 2:50 PM on May 16. Then onward it is Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Vaishakh month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

3rd day of Vaikasi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
2nd day of Edava Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
2nd day of Jyeshta Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on May 16, 2016
Rahukalam – 7:26 AM to 9:04 AM
Yamagandam – 10:44 AM to 12:23 PM
Gulikai – 2:02 PM to 3:41 PM
Durmuhurtham – 12:49 PM to 1:42 PM
Durmuhurtham – 3:28 PM to 4:21 PM
Varjyam – 12:28 PM to 2:16 PM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on May 16, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 11:59 AM to 12:47 PM
Amirta Kalam – 11:15 PM on May 16 to 1:02 AM on May 17
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Harshana (good) till 8:22 PM. Then onward it is Vajra (bad)

Karana – Taitila (good) till 1:43 AM. Then onward it is Garaja (good) till 2:50 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.