Today’s Hindu Calendar – August 19, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Friday, August 19, 2016 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon till 1:33 PM on August 19. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is August 19, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good and auspicious day.
           
Nakshatra – Dhanishta or Avittam Nakshatra till 12:29 AM on August 19. Then onward it is Shababhisha or Sadayam or Chathayam Nakshatram till 11:50 PM. Then onward it is Purvabhadra or Pooruruttathi Nakshatra.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Shababhisha or Sadayam or Chathayam Nakshatra till 10:04 PM on August 19. Then onward it is Purvabhadra or Pooruruttathi Nakshatra.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Kumbha Rashi.

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

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

Vikram Samvant 2073 – Bhadrapad Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon in Bhadrapad 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 Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon in Shravan month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Durmukhi nama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1938 – Shravan Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon in Shravan month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Shravan Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon in Shravan month till 1:00 PM on August 19. Then onward it is Shravan Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waning phase of moon in Shravan month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2072 - Shravan Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon in Shravan month. (It is Shravan Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon in Shravan month 1:00 PM on August 19. Then onward it is Shravan Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waning phase of moon in Shravan month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

3rd day of Avani Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
3rd day of Chingam Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1192)
2nd day of Bhadra Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on August 19, 2016
Rahukalam – 10:54 AM to 12:30 PM
Yamagandam – 3:42 PM to 5:18 PM
Gulikai – 7:42 AM to 9:18 AM
Durmuhurtham – 8:39 AM to 9:31 AM
Durmuhurtham – 12:55 PM to 1:47 PM
Varjyam – 6:10 AM to 7:41 AM

Panchak (bad) – entire day

Good Time on August 19, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:06 PM to 12:54 PM
Amirta Kalam – 3:15 PM to 4:46 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Atiganda (bad) till 5:16 PM on August 19. Then onward it is Sukarman (good).

Karana – Balava (good) till 2:01 AM. Then onward it is Kaulava (good) till 1:00 PM. Then onward it is Taitila (good) till 11:54 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.