Today’s Hindu Calendar – October 21, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Friday, October 21, 2016 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the fifth day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon till 8:12 PM on October 21. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is October 21, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not a  good date.
           
Nakshatra – Mrigasira or Makayiram Nakshatra till 4:15 AM on October 21. Then onward it is Ardra or Arudhara or Thiruvathira Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Ardra or Arudhara or Thiruvathira Nakshatra till 8:59 PM on October 21. Then onward it is Punarvasu or Punirtham Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Mithuna Rashi.

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

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

Vikram Samvant 2073 – Kartik Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth 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 Sashti Tithi or the sixth 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 Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon in Ashwin month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Ashwin Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon in Ashwin month till 2:37 PM on October 21. Then onward it is Ashwin Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh 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 Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon in Ashwin month in Gujarat. (It is Ashwin Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon in Ashwin month till 2:37 PM on October 21. Then onward it is Ashwin Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon in Ashwin month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

5th day of Aippasi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
5th day of Thulam Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1192)
4th day of Kartik Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on October 21, 2016
Rahukalam – 10:45 AM to 12:11 PM
Yamagandam – 3:03 PM to 4:29 PM
Gulikai – 7:53 AM to 9:19 AM
Durmuhurtham – 8:44 AM to 9:30 AM
Durmuhurtham – 12:34 PM to 1:19 PM
Varjyam – 6:12 AM to 7:43 AM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on October 21, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 11:48 AM to 12:34 PM
Amirta Kalam – 11:31 AM to 1:01 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Parigha (bad) till 3:02 AM on October 21. Then onward it is Shiva (good).

Karana – Garaja (good) till 3:37 AM. Then onward it is Vanija (good) till 2:37 PM. Then onward it is Vishti or Bhadra (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.