Today’s Hindu Calendar – May 18, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing phase of moon till 7:48 PM on May 18. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is May 18, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good and auspicious date.

Nakshatra – Hasta or Hastam or Atham Nakshatra till 10:52 AM on May 18. Then onward it is Chitra or Chithirai or Chithira Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Hasta or Hastam or Atham Nakshatra till 10:25 AM on May 18. Then onward it is Chitra or Chithirai or Chithira.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Kanya Rashi.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Kanya Rashi till 11:59 PM. Then onward it is Tula Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

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

Durmukhanam Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1938 – Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing phase of moon in Vaishakh month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing phase of moon in Vaishakh month till 7:52 PM on May 18. Then onward it is Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth 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 Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month in Gujarat. (It is Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing phase of moon in Vaishakh month till 7:52 PM on May 18. Then onward it is Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Vaishakh month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

5th day of Vaikasi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
4th day of Edava Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
4th day of Jyeshta Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on May 18, 2016
Rahukalam – 12:23 PM to 2:02 PM
Yamagandam – 7:25 AM to 9:04 AM
Gulikai – 10:44 AM to 12:23 PM
Durmuhurtham – 11:18 PM on May 17 to 12:01 AM on May 18
Durmuhurtham – 11:57 AM to 12:50 PM
Varjyam – 7:27 PM to 9:15 PM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on May 18, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – not present
Amirta Kalam – 3:39 AM to 5:27 AM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – Sunrise to 11:00 AM
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Siddhi (good) till 10:27 PM. Then onward it is Vyatipata (bad)

Karana – Bava (good) till 6:35 AM. Then onward it is Balava (good) till 7:52 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.