Today’s Hindu Calendar – August 15, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Monday, August 15, 2016 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing phase in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing phase till 3:45 PM on August 15. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing phase. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is August 15, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not a good date.
           
Nakshatra – Purva Shada or Pooradam Nakshatra till 11:46 PM on August 15. Then onward it is Uttara Shada or Uthiradam Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Purva Shada or Pooradam Nakshatra the entire day on August 15 and till 12:23 AM on August 16. Then onward it is Uttara Shada or Uthiradam Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Dhanu Rashi.

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

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Pradosh Fasting. Pavitra Baras

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

Vikram Samvant 2073 – Shravan Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing phase in Shravan month in North India - Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir.

Durmukhi nama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1938 – Shravan Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing phase in Shravan month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Durmukhi nama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1938 – Shravan Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing phase in Shravan month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Shravan Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing phase in Shravan month till 5:49 PM on August 15. Then onward it is Shravan Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing phase in Shravan month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2072 - Shravan Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing phase in Shravan month in Gujarat. (It is Shravan Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing phase in Shravan month till 5:49 PM on August 15. Then onward it is Shravan Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing phase in Shravan month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

31st day of Aadi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
31st day of Karkidaka Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
30th day of Shraban Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on August 15, 2016
Rahukalam – 7:41 AM to 9:17 AM
Yamagandam – 10:54 AM to 12:31 PM
Gulikai – 2:07 PM to 3:44 PM
Durmuhurtham – 12:57 PM to 1:48 PM
Durmuhurtham – 3:31 PM to 4:23 PM
Varjyam – 9:41 AM to 11:20 AM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on August 15, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:07 PM to 12:55 PM
Amirta Kalam – 7:36 PM to 9:15 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Vishkamba (bad) till 2:46 AM on August 15. Then onward it is Priti (good).

Karana – Bava (good) till 5:45 AM. Then onward it is Balava (good) till 5:49 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.