Today’s Hindu Calendar – October 2, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Sunday, October 2, 2016 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon till 5:26 AM on October 2. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is October 2, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good and auspicious date till 3:30 PM.
           
Nakshatra – Chitra or Chithirai or Chithira Nakshatra the entire day on October 2 and till 1:26 AM on October 3. Then onward it is Swathi or Chothi Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Chitra or Chithirai or Chithira Nakshatra the entire day on October 2 and till 2:44 AM on October 3. Then onward it is Swathi or Chothi Nakshatram.


Rashi or Moon Sign – Kanya Rashi till 12:17 PM. Then onward it is Tula Rashi.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Kanya Rashi till 1:19 PM. Then onward it is Tula Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

Vikram Samvant 2073 – Ashwin Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second 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 Dwitiya Tithi or the second 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 Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon in Ashwin month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Ashwin Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon in Ashwin month till 7:46 AM on October 2. Then onward it is Ashwin Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second 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 Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon in Ashwin month. (It is Ashwin Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon in Ashwin month till 7:46 AM on October 2. Then onward it is Ashwin Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon in Ashwin month).  This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

16th day of Puratassi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
16th day of Kanni Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1192)
15th day of Ashwin Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on October 2, 2016
Rahukalam – 4:43 PM to 6:12 PM
Yamagandam – 12:16 PM to 1:45 PM
Gulikai – 3:14 PM to 4:43 PM
Durmuhurtham – 4:37 PM to 5:24 PM
Varjyam – 8:53 AM to 10:40 AM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on October 2, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 11:52 AM to 12:39 PM
Amirta Kalam – 7:36 PM to 9:23 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – 5:26 PM on Oct 1 to 1:26 AM on Oct 3.
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Aindra (good) till 3:34 PM on October 2. Then onward it is Vaidhriti (bad)

Karana – Bava (good) till 7:46 AM. Then onward it is Balava (good) till 8:34 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.

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