Today’s Hindu Calendar – August 20, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Saturday, August 20, 2016 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waning phase of moon till 11:56 AM on August 20. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is August 20, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not a good and auspicious day.
           
Nakshatra – Purvabhadra or Pooruruttathi Nakshatra till 10:50 PM on August 20. Then onward it is Uttarabhadra or Uthrittathi Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Purvabhadra or Pooruruttathi Nakshatra till 8:29 PM on August 20. Then onward it is Uttarabhadra or Uthrittathi Nakshatra.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Kumbha Rashi till 5:09 PM. Then onward it is Meena Rashi.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Kumbha Rashi till 2:54 PM. Then onward it is Meena Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

Vikram Samvant 2073 – Bhadrapad Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second 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 Dwitiya Tithi or the second 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 Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waning phase of moon in Shravan month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Shravan Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waning phase of moon in Shravan month till 10:45 AM on August 20. Then onward it is Shravan Krishna Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third 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 Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waning phase of moon in Shravan month. (It is Shravan Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waning phase of moon in Shravan month 10:45 AM on August 20. Then onward it is Shravan Krishna Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waning phase of moon in Shravan month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

4th day of Avani Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
4th day of Chingam Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1192)
3rd day of Bhadra Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on August 20, 2016
Rahukalam – 9:18 AM to 10:54 AM
Yamagandam – 2:06 PM to 3:41 PM
Gulikai – 6:06 AM to 7:42 AM
Durmuhurtham – 6:06 AM to 7:48 AM
Varjyam – 4:03 AM to 5:32 AM

Panchak (bad) – entire day

Good Time on August 20, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:06 PM to 12:54 PM
Amirta Kalam – 1:01 PM to 2:30 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – sunrise to 11:56 AM

Yog – Sukarman (good) till 2:20 PM on August 20. Then onward it is Dhriti (good).

Karana – Garaja (good) till 10:45 AM. Then onward it is Vanija (good) till 9:32 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.