Today’s Hindu Calendar – May 23, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Monday, May 23, 2016 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Pratipata Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon till 3:09 AM on May 23. 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 23, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not a good date.

Nakshatra – Jyeshta or Kettai or Triketta Nakshatra till 10:34 PM on May 23. Then onward it is Mool or Moolam Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Jyeshta or Kettai or Triketta Nakshatra till 11:37 PM on May 23. Then onward it is Mool or Moolam Nakshatra.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Vrischika Rashi till 10:44 PM. Then onward it is Dhanu Rashi.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Vrischika Rasi till 11:37 PM. Then onward it is Dhanu Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

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

Durmukhanam Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1938 – Vaishakh Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waning phase of moon in Vaishakh month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Vaishakh Krishna Paksha Pratipata Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon in Vaishakh month till 4:27 AM on May 23. Then onward it is Vaishakh Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second 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 Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the the second day during the waning phase of moon in Vaishakh month in Gujarat. (It is Vaishakh Krishna Paksha Pratipata Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon in Vaishakh month till 4:27 AM on May 23. Then onward it is Vaishakh Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waning phase of moon in Vaishakh month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

10th day of Vaikasi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
9th day of Edava Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
9th day of Jyeshta Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on May 23, 2016
Rahukalam – 7:24 AM to 9:04 AM
Yamagandam – 10:44 AM to 12:23 PM
Gulikai – 2:03 PM to 3:43 PM
Durmuhurtham – 12:50 PM to 1:43 PM
Durmuhurtham – 3:30 PM to 4:23 PM
Varjyam – 3:38 AM to 5:22 AM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on May 23, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 11:59 AM to 12:47 PM
Amirta Kalam – 2:04 PM to 3:48 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Shiva (good) till 1:24AM on May 23. Then onward it is Siddha (good)

Karana – Kaulava (good) till 4:27 AM. Then onward it is Taitila (good) till 5:10 PM. Then onward it is Garaja (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.