Today’s Hindu Calendar – May 20, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Friday, May 20, 2016 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase of moon till 11:49 PM on May 20. Then onward it is Purnima Tithi or the full moon day. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is May 20, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good and auspicious date till 4:20 PM

Nakshatra – Swathi or Chothi Nakshatra till 4:02 PM on May 20. Then onward it is Vishaka or Vishakam Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Swathi or Chothi Nakshatra till 4:28 PM on May 20. Then onward it is Vishaka or Vishakam Nakshatra.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Tula Rashi.

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

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Narasimha Jayanti. Narsingh ChaturdasiChinnamasta Jayanti

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

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

Durmukhanam Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1938 – Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Vaishakh month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Vaishakh month the entire day on May 20 and till 12:42 AM on May 21. Then onward it is Vaishakh Purnima Tithi or the full moon day in Vaishakh month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2072 - Chaitra Krishna Paksha Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month in Gujarat. (It is Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Vaishakh month the entire day on May 20 and till 12:42 AM on May 21. Then onward it is Vaishakh Purnima Tithi or the full moon day in Vaishakh month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

7th day of Vaikasi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
6th day of Edava Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
6th day of Jyeshta Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on May 20, 2016
Rahukalam – 10:44 AM to 12:23 PM
Yamagandam – 3:42 PM to 5:22 PM
Gulikai – 7:25 AM to 9:04 AM
Durmuhurtham – 8:24 AM to 9:17 AM
Durmuhurtham – 12:50 PM to 1:43 PM
Varjyam – 10:42 PM on May 20 to 12:28 AM on May 21

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on May 20, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 11:59 AM to 12:47 PM
Amirta Kalam – 6:35 AM to 8:23 AM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Variyan (bad) the entire day on May 20 and till 12:20 AM on May 21. Then onward it is Parigha (bad)

Karana – Garaja (good) till 11:34 AM. 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.