Today’s Hindu Calendar – August 2, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 (Today) – Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waning phase of moon till 2:50 AM on August 2. Then onward it is Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day till 1:56 AM on August 3. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is August 2, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not a good day.
           
Nakshatra – Punarvasu or Punirtham Nakshatra till 2:43 AM on August 2. Then onward it is Pushya or Poosam or Pooyam Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Punarvasu or Punirtham Nakshatra till 2:09 AM on August 2. Then onward it is Pushya or Poosam or Pooyam Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Karka Rashi.

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

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – AmavasyaKarkadaka Vavu Bali in Kerala. Aadi Amavasi in Tamil Nadu. Gatari AmavasiHariyali AmavasBheemana Amavasi VratDivaso in Gujarat

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

Vikram Samvant 2073 – Shravan Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day 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 – Ashada Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day in Ashada month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Durmukhi nama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1938 – Ashada Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day in Ashada month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Ashada Krishna Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waning phase of moon in Ashada month till 3:15 AM on August 2. Then onward it is Ashada Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day in Ashada month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2072 - Ashada Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day in Ashada month. (It is Ashada Krishna Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waning phase of moon in Ashada month till 3:15 AM on August 2. Then onward it is Ashada Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day in Ashada month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

18th day of Aadi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
18th day of Karkidaka Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
17th day of Shraban Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on August 2, 2016
Rahukalam – 3:49 PM to 5:28 PM
Yamagandam – 9:16 AM to 10:54 AM
Gulikai – 12:33 PM to 2:11 PM
Durmuhurtham – 8:37 AM to 9:29 AM
Durmuhurtham – 11:27 PM on August 2 to 12:11 AM on August 3
Varjyam – 10:03 AM to 11:38 AM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on August 2, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:09 PM to 12:57 PM
Amirta Kalam – 11:49 PM on August 1 to 1:22 AM on August 2
Amirta Kalam – 7:32 PM to 9:07 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Vajra (good) till 3:23 AM. Then onward it is Siddhi (good).

Karana – Shakuni (bad) till 3:15 AM. Then onward it is Chatushpad (bad) till 2:41 PM. Then onward it is Nagava (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.