Today’s Hindu Calendar – May 21, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Saturday, May 21, 2016 (Today) – Purnima Tithi or the full moon day in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Purnima Tithi or the full moon day the entire day on May 21 and till 1:39 AM on May 22. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is May 21, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good and auspicious day after 7:09 PM

Nakshatra – Vishaka or Vishakam Nakshatra till 6:32 PM on May 21. Then onward it is Anuradha or Anizham or Anusham Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Vishaka or Vishakam Nakshatra till 7:10 PM on May 21. Then onward it is Anuradha or Anizham or Anusham Nakshatra.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Tula Rashi till 12:05 PM. Then onward it is Vrischika Rashi.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Tula Rashi till 12:31 PM. Then onward it is Vrischika Rasi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – PurnimaKurma JayantiGandheswari Puja in Bengal. Gorakhnath Jayanti. Vaikasi Visakam in Tamil Culture

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

Vikram Samvant 2073 – Vaishakh Purnima Tithi or the full moon day 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 Purnima Tithi or the full moon day in Vaishakh month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Durmukhanam Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1938 – Vaishakh Purnima Tithi or the full moon day 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 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 Purnima Tithi or the full moon day 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 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.

8th day of Vaikasi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
7th day of Edava Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
7th day of Jyeshta Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on May 21, 2016
Rahukalam – 9:04 AM to 10:43 AM
Yamagandam – 2:03 PM to 3:42 PM
Gulikai – 5:45 AM to 7:24 AM
Durmuhurtham – 5:45 AM to 7:31 AM
Varjyam – 10:42 PM on May 20 to 12:28 AM on May 21
Varjyam – 11:34 PM on May 21 to 1:19 AM on May 22

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on May 21, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 11:59 AM to 12:47 PM
Amirta Kalam – 9:23 AM to 11:09 AM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

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

Karana – Vanija (good) till 12:42 AM. Then onward it is Vishti or Bhadra (bad) till 1:46 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.