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



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Friday, November 18, 2016 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth 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 until 10:41 AM on November 18. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is November 18, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good and auspicious date.
           
Nakshatra – Ardra or Arudhara or Thiruvathira Nakshatra till 11:07 AM on November 18. Then onward it is Punarvasu or Punirtham Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Ardra or Arudhara or Thiruvathira Nakshatra till 5:37 AM on November 18. 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 till 10:32 PM. Then onward it is Karka Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

Vikram Samvant 2073 – Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh 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 – Kartik Krishna Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waning phase of moon in Kartik month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Durmukhi nama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1938 – Kartik Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waning phase of moon in Kartik month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Kartik Krishna Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waning phase of moon in Kartik month till 5:35 AM on November 18. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waning phase of moon). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2073 - Kartik Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waning phase of moon in Kartik month in Gujarat. (It is Kartik Krishna Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waning phase of moon in Kartik month till 5:35 AM on November 18. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waning phase of moon). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

3rd day of Karthigai Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
3rd day of Vrischika Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1192)
2nd day of Agrahan Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on November 18, 2016
Rahukalam – 10:49 AM to 12:12 PM
Yamagandam – 2:56 PM to 4:18 PM
Gulikai – 8:05 AM to 9:27 AM
Durmuhurtham – 8:54 AM to 9:38 AM
Durmuhurtham – 12:33 PM to 1:17 PM
Varjyam – 4:57 PM to 6:27 PM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on November 18, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 11:50 AM to 12:34 PM
Amirta Kalam – not present
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – 11:07 AM on Nov 18 to before sunrise on Nov 19
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Sadhya (good) till 7:44 AM on November 18. Then onward it is Shubha (good).

Karana – Balava (good) till 5:36 AM. Then onward it is Kaulava (good) till 4:28 PM. Then onward it is Taitila (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.