Today’s Hindu Calendar – August 17, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase till 3:35 PM on August 17. Then onward it is Purnima Tithi or the full moon day. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is August 17, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good day till 4:25 PM.
           
Nakshatra – Uttara Shada or Uthiradam Nakshatra 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 Uttara Shada or Uthiradam Nakshatra till 12:43 AM on August 17. Then onward it is Shravan or Sravanam or Thiruonam Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Makar Rashi.

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

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Rig Vedi Upakarma. Chinga Masam begins in Kerala.

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

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

Durmukhi nama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1938 – Shravan Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase in Shravan month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Shravan Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase in Shravan month till 4:27 PM on August 17. Then onward it is Shravan Purnima Tithi or the full moon day in Shravan month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2072 - Shravan Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase in Shravan month. (It is Shravan Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase in Shravan month 4:27 PM on August 17. Then onward it is Shravan Purnima Tithi or the full moon day in Shravan month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

1st day of Avani Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
1st day of Chingam Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1192)
32nd day of Shraban Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on August 17, 2016
Rahukalam – 12:30 PM to 2:07 PM
Yamagandam – 7:41 AM to 9:18 AM
Gulikai – 10:54 AM to 12:30 PM
Durmuhurtham – 11:24 PM on August 16 to 12:08 AM on August 17
Durmuhurtham – 12:05 PM to 12:56 PM
Varjyam – 4:38 AM to 6:12 AM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on August 17, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – not present
Amirta Kalam – 2:04 PM to 3:38 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Aayushman (good) till 12:18 AM on August 17. Then onward it is Saubhagya (good) till 10:21 PM. Then onward it is Shobhana (good).

Karana – Garaja (good) till 5:01 AM. Then onward it is Vanija (good) till 4:27 PM. Then onward it is Vishti or Bhadra (bad).

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.