Today’s Hindu Calendar – May 8, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Sunday, May 8, 2016 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon till 8:25 PM on May 8. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is May 8, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good and auspicious date.

Nakshatra – Kartika or Krithigai or Krittika Nakshatra till 6:27 AM on May 8. Then onward it is Rohini Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Kartika or Krithigai or Krittika Nakshatra till 4:35 AM on May 8. Then onward it is Rohini Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Vrishabha Rashi.

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

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

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

Durmukhanam Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1938 – Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon in Vaishakh month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon in Vaishakh month till 5:51 PM on May 8. Then onward it is Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waxing phase of moon in Vaishakh month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2072 - Chaitra Krishna Paksha Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month in Gujarat. (It is Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon in Vaishakh month till 5:51 PM on May 8. Then onward it is Vaishakh Shukla Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waxing phase of moon in Vaishakh month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

25th day of Chithirai Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
25th day of Meda Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
25th day of Baisakh Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on May 8, 2016
Rahukalam – 5:18 PM to 6:56 PM
Yamagandam – 12:23 PM to 2:01 PM
Gulikai – 3:39 PM to 5:17 PM
Durmuhurtham – 5:11 PM to 6:03 PM
Varjyam – 6:56 PM to 8:22 PM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on May 8, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 11:59 AM to 12:47 PM
Amirta Kalam – 2:28 AM to 3:53 AM
Amirta Kalam – 11:14 PM on May 8 to 12:40 AM on May 9
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Shobhana (good) till 9:02 AM. Then onward it is Atiganda (bad)

Karana – Balava (good) till 7:31 AM. Then onward it is Kaulava (good) till 5:51 PM. Then onward it is Taitila (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.