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



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Sunday, December 18, 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 Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waning phase of moon till 10:25 PM on December 18. 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 December 18, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not a good date.
           
Nakshatra – Aslesha or Ayiliyam Nakshatra till 5:25 PM on December 18. Then onward it is Magha or Makam Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Aslesha or Ayiliyam Nakshatra till 12:40 PM on December 18. Then onward it is Magha or Makam Nakshatra.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Karka Rashi till 5:25 PM. Then onward it is Simha Rashi.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Karka Rashi till 12:40 PM. Then onward it is Simha Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

Vikram Samvant 2073 – Paush Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth 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 Panchami Tithi or the fifth 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 Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month till 5:56 PM on December 18. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth 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 Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month in Gujarat. (It is Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month till 5:56 PM on December 18. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

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

Bad Period on December 18, 2016
Rahukalam – 4:24 PM to 5:44 PM
Yamagandam – 12:23 PM to 1:43 PM
Gulikai – 3:04 PM to 4:24 PM
Durmuhurtham – 4:19 PM to 5:01 PM
Varjyam – 1:41 AM to 3:15 AM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on December 18, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:02 PM to 12:45 PM
Amirta Kalam – 11:06 AM to 12:40 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Vaidhriti (bad) till 8:11 AM on December 18. Then onward it is Vishkamba (bad).

Karana – Kaulava (good) till 6:17 AM. Then onward it is Taitila (good) till 5:56 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.

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