Today’s Hindu Calendar – October 17, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Monday, October 17, 2016 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Pratipada and Dwitiya Tithi or the first and second day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon till 7:29 AM on October 17. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is October 17, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not a good day.
           
Nakshatra – Ashwini or Ashwathy Nakshatra till 10:35 AM on October 17. Then onward it is Bharani Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Ashwini or Ashwathy Nakshatra till 8:16 AM on October 17. Then onward it is Bharani Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Mesha Rashi.

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

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Tula Sankranti

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

Vikram Samvant 2073 – Kartik Krishna Paksha Pratipada and Dwitiya Tithi or the first and second day during the waning phase of moon in Kartik 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 Krishna Paksha Pratipada and Dwitiya Tithi or the first and second day during the waning phase of moon in Ashwin month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Durmukhi nama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1938 – Ashwin Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waning phase of moon in Ashwin month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Ashwin Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon in Ashwin month till 6:08 AM on October 17. Then onward it is Ashwin Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waning phase of moon in Ashwin month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2072 - Ashwin Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waning phase of moon in Ashwin month in Gujarat. (It is Ashwin Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon in Ashwin month till 6:08 AM on October 17. Then onward it is Ashwin Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waning phase of moon in Ashwin month).  This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

1st day of Aippasi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
1st day of Thulam Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1192)
30th day of Ashwin Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on October 17, 2016
Rahukalam – 7:52 AM to 9:18 AM
Yamagandam – 10:45 AM to 12:12 PM
Gulikai – 1:38 PM to 3:05 PM
Durmuhurtham – 12:35 PM to 1:21 PM
Durmuhurtham – 2:53 PM to 3:39 PM
Varjyam – 4:46 AM to 6:10 AM
Varjyam – 4:41 PM to 6:05 PM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on October 17, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 11:49 AM to 12:35 PM
Amirta Kalam – 1:58 AM to 3:21 AM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – 12:10 PM on Oct 16 to before sunrise on Oct 17.
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Vajra (good) till 6:02 PM on October 17. Then onward it is Siddhi (good).

Karana – Kaulava (good) till 6:09 AM. Then onward it is Taitila (good) till 4:15 PM. Then onward it is Garaja (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.

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