Today’s Hindu Calendar – October 12, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon till 4:27 PM on October 12. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is October 12, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good and auspicious date till 9:45 AM.
           
Nakshatra – Dhanishta or Sravishta or Avittam Nakshatra till 4:03 PM on October 12. Then onward it is Shatabhisha or Sadayam or Chathayam Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Dhanishta or Sravishta or Avittam Nakshatra till 7:32 PM on October 12. Then onward it is Shatabhisha or Sadayam or Chathayam Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Makar Rashi till 4:08 AM. Then onward it is Kumbha Rashi.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Makar Rashi till 7:52 AM. Then onward it is Kumbha Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Ekadasi Fasting

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

Vikram Samvant 2073 – Ashwin Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Ashwin 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 – Ashwin Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Ashwin month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Durmukhi nama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1938 – Ashwin Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Ashwin month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Ashwin Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Ashwin month till 9:14 PM on October 12. Then onward it is Ashwin Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing phase of moon in Ashwin month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2072 - Ashwin Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Ashwin month in Gujarat. (It is Ashwin Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Ashwin month till 9:14 PM on October 12. Then onward it is Ashwin Shukla Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing phase of moon in Ashwin month).  This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

26th day of Puratassi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
26th day of Kanni Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1192)
25th day of Ashwin Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on October 12, 2016
Rahukalam – 12:13 PM to 1:40 PM
Yamagandam – 7:50 AM to 9:18 AM
Gulikai – 10:45 AM to 12:13 PM
Durmuhurtham – 11:49 AM to 12:36 PM
Varjyam – 11:55 PM on Oct 11 to 1:29 AM on Oct 12

Panchak (bad) – from 4:08 AM

Good Time on October 12, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – not present
Amirta Kalam – 9:20 AM to 10:54 AM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Shoola (bad) till 3:53 PM on October 12. Then onward it is Ganda (bad)

Karana – Vanija (good) till 9:57 AM. Then onward it is Vishti or Bhadra (bad) till 9:14 PM. Then onward it is Bava (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.