Today’s Hindu Calendar – October 18, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Tuesday, October 18, 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 Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waning phase of moon till 5:06 AM on October 18. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is October 18, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not a good day.
           
Nakshatra – Bharani Nakshatra till 8:55 AM on October 18. Then onward it is Karthigai or Krittika or Kartika Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Bharani Nakshatra till 5:19 AM on October 18. Then onward it is Karthigai or Krittika or Kartika Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Mesha Rashi till 2:30 PM. Then onward it is Vrishabha Rashi.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Mesha Rashi till 10:36 AM. Then onward it is Vrishabha Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Atla Taddi in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

Vikram Samvant 2073 – Kartik Krishna Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third 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 Tritiya Tithi or the third 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 Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waning phase of moon in Ashwin month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Ashwin Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waning phase of moon in Ashwin month till 2:23 AM on October 18. Then onward it is Ashwin Krishna Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waning phase of moon in Ashwin month till 10:48 PM. Then onward it is Ashwin Krishna Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth 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 Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waning phase of moon in Ashwin month in Gujarat. (It is Ashwin Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waning phase of moon in Ashwin month till 2:23 AM on October 18. Then onward it is Ashwin Krishna Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waning phase of moon in Ashwin month till 10:48 PM. Then onward it is Ashwin Krishna Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waning phase of moon in Ashwin month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

2nd day of Aippasi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
2nd day of Thulam Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1192)
1st day of Kartik Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on October 18, 2016
Rahukalam – 3:05 PM to 4:31 PM
Yamagandam – 9:18 AM to 10:45 AM
Gulikai – 12:11 PM to 1:38 PM
Durmuhurtham – 8:44 AM to 9:30 AM
Durmuhurtham – 10:57 PM to 11:46 PM
Varjyam – 3:55 PM to 5:20 PM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on October 18, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 11:49 AM to 12:35 PM
Amirta Kalam – 1:06 AM to 2:30 AM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – 8:55 AM to before sunrise on Oct 20
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Siddhi (good) till 1:50 PM on October 18. Then onward it is Vyatipata (bad).

Karana – Garaja (good) till 2:23 AM. Then onward it is Vanija (good) till 12:34 PM. Then onward it is Vishti or Bhadra (bad) till 10:48 PM. Then onward it is Bava (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.