Today’s Hindu Calendar – May 17, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon till 5:57 PM on May 17. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is May 17, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not a good date.

Nakshatra – Uttaraphalguni or Uthiram Nakshatra till 8:28 AM on May 17. Then onward it is Hasta or Hastam or Atham Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Uttaraphalguni or Uthiram Nakshatra till 7:19 AM on May 17. Then onward it is Hasta or Hastam or Atham.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Kanya Rashi.

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

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Ekadasi Fasting

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

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

Durmukhanam Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1938 – Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Vaishakh month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Vaishakh month till 5:17 PM on May 17. Then onward it is Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth 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 Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month in Gujarat. (It is Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Vaishakh month till 5:17 PM on May 17. Then onward it is Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing phase of moon in Vaishakh month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

4th day of Vaikasi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
3rd day of Edava Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
3rd day of Jyeshta Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on May 17, 2016
Rahukalam – 3:41 PM to 5:21 PM
Yamagandam – 9:05 AM to 10:44 AM
Gulikai – 12:23 PM to 2:02 PM
Durmuhurtham – 8:25 AM to 9:18 AM
Durmuhurtham – 11:18 PM on May 17 to 12:01 AM on  May 18
Varjyam – 4:48 PM to 6:36 PM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on May 17, 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 – Vajra (bad) till 9:23 PM. Then onward it is Siddhi (good)

Karana – Vanija (good) till 4:02 AM. Then onward it is Vishti or Bhadra (bad) till 5:18 PM. Then onward it is Bava (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.