Today’s Hindu Calendar – August 4, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Thursday, August 4, 2016 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase till 1:28 AM on August 4. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is August 4, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not a good day.
           
Nakshatra – Aslesha or Ayiliyam Nakshatra till 2:46 AM on August 4. Then onward it is Magha or Makam Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Aslesha or Ayiliyam Nakshatra till 2:07 AM on August 4. Then onward it is Magha or Makam Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Karka Rashi till 2:46 AM. Then onward it is Simha Rashi.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Karka Rashi till 2:07 AM. Then onward it is Simha Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

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

Durmukhi nama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1938 – Shravan Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase in Shravan month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Shravan Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase in Shravan month till 1:46 AM on August 4. Then onward it is Shravan Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase in Shravan month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2072 - Shravan Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase in Shravan month in Gujarat. (It is Shravan Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase in Shravan month till 1:46 AM on August 4. Then onward it is Shravan Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase in Shravan month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

20th day of Aadi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
20th day of Karkidaka Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
19th day of Shraban Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on August 4, 2016
Rahukalam – 2:11 PM to 3:49 PM
Yamagandam – 6:00 AM to 7:38 AM
Gulikai – 9:16 AM to 10:54 AM
Durmuhurtham – 10:22 AM to 11:14 AM
Durmuhurtham – 3:36 PM to 4:28 PM
Varjyam – 2:33 PM to 4:12 PM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on August 4, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:08 PM to 12:56 PM
Amirta Kalam – 12:30 AM to 2:07 AM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Vyatipata (bad) till 12:08 AM. Then onward it is Variyan (bad) till 11:12 PM. Then onward it is Parigha (bad).

Karana – Bava (good) till 1:46 AM. Then onward it is Balava (good) till 1:46 PM. Then onward it is Kaulava (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.