Today’s Hindu Calendar – August 8, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Monday, August 8, 2016 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase till 4:33 AM on August 8. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is August 8, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not a good day.
           
Nakshatra – Hasta or Atham Nakshatra till 8:43 AM on August 8. Then onward it is Chitra or Chithirai or Chithira Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Hasta or Atham Nakshatra till 9:01 AM on August 8. Then onward it is Hasta or Atham Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Kanya Rashi till 9:54 PM. Then onward it is Tula Rashi.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Kanya Rashi till 10:25 PM. Then onward it is Tula Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Shravan Somvar Vrat. Kalki Jayanti

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

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

Durmukhi nama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1938 – Shravan Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase in Shravan month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Shravan Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase in Shravan month till 5:58 AM on August 8. Then onward it is Shravan Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase in Shravan month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2072 - Shravan Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase in Shravan month. (It is Shravan Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase in Shravan month till 5:58 AM on August 8. Then onward it is Shravan Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase in Shravan month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

24th day of Aadi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
24th day of Karkidaka Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1191)
23rd day of Shraban Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on August 8, 2016
Rahukalam – 7:39 AM to 9:17 AM
Yamagandam – 10:54 AM to 12:32 PM
Gulikai – 2:10 PM to 3:47 PM
Durmuhurtham – 12:58 PM to 1:50 PM
Durmuhurtham – 3:34 PM to 4:26 PM
Varjyam – 5:58 PM to 7:46 PM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on August 8, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:08 PM to 12:56 PM
Amirta Kalam – 2:23 AM to 4:09 AM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Sadhya (good) the entire day and till 12:02 AM on August 9. Then onward it is Shubha (good).

Karana – Balava (good) till 5:59 AM. Then onward it is Kaulava (good) till 7:04 PM. Then onward it is Taitila (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.