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Today’s Hindu Calendar – December 17, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Saturday, December 17, 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 Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waning phase of moon till 12:23 AM on December 17. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waning phase of moon till 11:11 PM on December 17. 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 December 17, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good date till 10:20 AM.
           
Nakshatra – Poosam or Pooyam or Pushya Nakshatra till 5:40 PM on December 17. Then onward it is Aslesha or Ayiliyam Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Poosam or Pooyam or Pushya Nakshatra till 1:09 PM on December 17. Then onward it is Aslesha or Ayiliyam Nakshatra.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Karka Rashi.

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

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – 

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

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

Durmukhi nama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1938 – Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month till 6:51 PM on December 17. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2073 - Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month in Gujarat. (It is Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month till 6:51 PM on December 17. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

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

Bad Period on December 17, 2016
Rahukalam – 9:42 AM to 11:02 AM
Yamagandam – 1:43 PM to 3:03 PM
Gulikai – 7:01 AM to 8:21 AM
Durmuhurtham – 7:01 AM to 8:27 AM
Varjyam – not present

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on December 17, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:01 PM to 12:44 PM
Amirta Kalam – 7:05 AM to 8:36 AM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Aindra (good) till 10:24 AM on December 17. Then onward it is Vaidhriti (bad).

Karana – Bava (good) till 7:37 AM. Then onward it is Balava (good) till 6:51 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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