Today’s Hindu Calendar – August 21, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Sunday, August 21, 2016 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waning phase of moon till 10:01 AM on August 21. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is August 21, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not a good day.
           
Nakshatra – Uttarabhadra or Uthrittathi Nakshatra till 9:33 PM on August 21. Then onward it is Revathi Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Uttarabhadra or Uthrittathi Nakshatra till 6:45 PM on August 21. Then onward it is Revati Nakshatra.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Meena Rashi.

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

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Sankashti Chaturthi. Kajari Teej

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

Vikram Samvant 2073 – Bhadrapad Krishna Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third 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 Tritiya Tithi or the third 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 Tritiya and Chaturthi Tithi or the third and fourth day during the waning phase of moon in Shravan month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Shravan Krishna Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waning phase of moon in Shravan month till 8:17 AM on August 21. Then onward it is Shravan Krishna Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth 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 Tritiya and Chaturthi Tithi or the third and fourth day during the waning phase of moon in Shravan month. (It is Shravan Krishna Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waning phase of moon in Shravan month 8:17 AM on August 21. Then onward it is Shravan Krishna Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waning phase of moon in Shravan month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

5th day of Avani Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
5th day of Chingam Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1192)
4th day of Bhadra Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on August 21, 2016
Rahukalam – 5:17 PM to 6:52 PM
Yamagandam – 12:29 PM to 2:05 PM
Gulikai – 3:41 PM to 5:16 PM
Durmuhurtham – 5:10 PM to 6:01 PM
Varjyam – 5:24 AM to 6:53 AM

Panchak (bad) – entire day

Good Time on August 21, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:05 PM to 12:53 PM
Amirta Kalam – 2:18 PM to 3:47 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – sunrise to 9:33 PM
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Dhriti (good) till 11:14 AM on August 21. Then onward it is Shoola (bad).

Karana – Vishti or Bhadra (bad) till 8:18 AM. Then onward it is Bava (good) till 7:01 PM. Then onward it is Balava (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.