Today’s Hindu Calendar – May 3, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waning phase of moon till 10:32 PM on May 3. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is May 3, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not a good date.

Nakshatra – Purva Bhadra or Pooruruttathi Nakshatra till 2:27 PM on May 3. Then onward it is Uttara Bhadra or Uthrittathi Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Purva Bhadra or Pooruruttathi Nakshatra till 6:20 PM on May 3. Then onward it is Uttara Bhadra or Uthrittathi Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Kumbha Rashi till 8:47 AM. Then onward it is Meena Rashi.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Kumbha Rashi till 12:50 PM. Then onward it is Meena Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Ekadasi Fasting

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

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

Durmukhanam Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1938 – Chaitra Krishna Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waning phase of moon in Chaitra month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Chaitra Krishna Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waning phase of moon in Chaitra month till 2:58 PM on May 3. Then onward it is Chaitra Krishna Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waning phase of moon in Chaitra month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2072 - Chaitra Krishna Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waning phase of moon in Chaitra month in Gujarat. (It is Chaitra Krishna Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waning phase of moon in Chaitra month till 2:58 PM on May 3. Then onward it is Chaitra Krishna Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waning phase of moon in Chaitra month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

20th day of Chithirai Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
20th day of Meda Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
20th day of Baisakh Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on May 3, 2016
Rahukalam – 3:39 PM to 5:16 PM
Yamagandam – 9:08 AM to 10:46 AM
Gulikai – 12:24 PM to 2:01 PM
Durmuhurtham – 8:29 AM to 9:21 AM
Durmuhurtham – 11:17 PM on May 3 to 12:01 AM on May 4
Varjyam – 2:04 AM to 3:33 AM

Panchak (bad) – full day

Good Time on May 3, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:00 PM to 12:48 PM
Amirta Kalam – 10:56 AM to 12:25 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – 2:33 PM to next day before sunrise.
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – 10:37 AM to 2:33 PM

Yog – Aindra (good) till 8:54 AM. Then onward it is Vaidhriti (bad)

Karana – Bava (good) till 4:18 AM. Then onward it is Balava (good) till 2:58 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.