Today’s Hindu Calendar – August 16, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing phase in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing phase till 3:51 PM on August 16. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is August 16, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not a good day.
           
Nakshatra – Uttara Shada or Uthiradam Nakshatra the entire day on August 16 and till 12:31 AM on August 17. Then onward it is Shravan or Sravanam or Thiruonam Nakshatram.

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

Rashi or Moon Sign – Dhanu Rashi till 5:58 AM. Then onward it is Makar Rashi.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Dhanu Rashi till 6:39 AM. Then onward it is Makar Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

Vikram Samvant 2073 – Shravan Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth 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 Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing phase in Shravan month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Durmukhi nama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1938 – Shravan Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing phase in Shravan month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Shravan Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing phase in Shravan month till 5:26 PM on August 16. Then onward it is Shravan Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase in Shravan month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2072 - Shravan Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing phase in Shravan month. (It is Shravan Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing phase in Shravan month till 5:26 PM on August 16. Then onward it is Shravan Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase in Shravan month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

32nd day of Aadi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
32nd day of Karkidaka Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
31st day of Shraban Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on August 16, 2016
Rahukalam – 3:43 PM to 5:20 PM
Yamagandam – 9:18 AM to 10:54 AM
Gulikai – 12:31 PM to 2:07 PM
Durmuhurtham – 8:39 AM to 9:30 AM
Durmuhurtham – 11:24 PM on August 16 to 12:08 AM on August 17
Varjyam – 8:37 AM to 10:13 AM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on August 16, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:07 PM to 12:54 PM
Amirta Kalam – 6:16 PM to 7:53 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Priti (good) till 1:48 AM on August 16. Then onward it is Aayushman (good).

Karana – Kaulava (good) till 5:42 AM. Then onward it is Taitila (good) till 5:26 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.