Today’s Hindu Calendar – October 20, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Thursday, October 20, 2016 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waning phase of moon till 12:21 AM on October 20. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waning phase of moon till 10:10 PM on October 20. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is October 20, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good and auspicious day.
           
Nakshatra – Rohini Nakshatra till 5:40 AM on October 20. Then onward it is Mrigasira or Makayiram Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Rohini Nakshatra till 12:08 AM on October 20. Then onward it is Mrigasira or Makayiram Nakshatram till 10:15 PM on October 20. Then onward it is Ardra or Arudhara or Thiruvathira Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Vrishabha Rashi till 4:56 PM. Then onward it is Mithuna Rashi.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Vrishabha Rashi till 11:07 AM. Then onward it is Mithuna Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

Vikram Samvant 2073 – Kartik Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waning 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 Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth 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 Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waning phase of moon in Ashwin month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Ashwin Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waning phase of moon in Ashwin month till 4:46 PM on October 20. Then onward it is Ashwin Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth 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 Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waning phase of moon in Ashwin month in Gujarat. (It is Ashwin Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waning phase of moon in Ashwin month till 4:46 PM on October 20. Then onward it is Ashwin Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon in Ashwin month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

4th day of Aippasi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
4th day of Thulam Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1192)
3rd day of Kartik Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on October 20, 2016
Rahukalam – 1:37 PM to 3:03 PM
Yamagandam – 6:26 AM to 7:52 AM
Gulikai – 9:19 AM to 10:45 AM
Durmuhurtham – 10:16 AM to 11:02 AM
Durmuhurtham – 2:52 PM to 3:38 PM
Varjyam – 5:17 AM to 6:46 AM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on October 20, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 11:48 AM to 12:34 PM
Amirta Kalam – 2:08 PM to 3:37 PM
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 – Variyan (bad) till 6:13 AM on October 20. Then onward it is Parigha (bad).

Karana – Kaulava (good) till 6:05 AM. Then onward it is Taitila (good) till 4:46 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.