Today’s Hindu Calendar – May 22, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



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

How is May 22, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good and auspicious day till 9:30 PM

Nakshatra – Anuradha or Anizham or Anusham Nakshatra till 8:46 PM on May 22. Then onward it is Jyeshta or Kettai or Triketta Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Anuradha or Anizham or Anusham Nakshatra till 9:34 PM on May 22. Then onward it is Jyeshta or Kettai or Triketta Nakshatra.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Vrischika Rashi.

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

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Narad Jayanti

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

Vikram Samvant 2073 – Jyeshta Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon in Jyeshta 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 Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon in Vaishakh month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Durmukhanam Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1938 – Vaishakh Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon in Vaishakh month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Vaishakh Purnima Tithi or the full moon day in Vaishakh month till 2:44 AM. Then onward it is Vaishakh Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon in Vaishakh month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2072 - Vaishakh Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon in Vaishakh month in Gujarat. (It is Vaishakh Purnima Tithi or the full moon day in Vaishakh month till 2:44 AM. Then onward it is Vaishakh Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon in Vaishakh month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

9th day of Vaikasi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
8th day of Edava Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
8th day of Jyeshta Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on May 22, 2016
Rahukalam – 5:22 PM to 7:02 PM
Yamagandam – 12:23 PM to 2:03 PM
Gulikai – 3:43 PM to 5:22 PM
Durmuhurtham – 5:16 PM to 6:09 PM
Varjyam – 11:34 PM on May 21 to 1:19 AM on May 22

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on May 22, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 11:59 AM to 12:47 PM
Amirta Kalam – 10:07 AM to 11:53 AM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Parigha (bad) till 12:59 AM on May 22. Then onward it is Shiva (good)

Karana – Bava (good) till 2:44 AM. Then onward it is Balava (good) till 3:38 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.