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



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon till 10:22 PM on December 20. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is December 20, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good date till 2:15 PM.
           
Nakshatra – Purvaphalguni or Pooram Nakshatra till 6:20 PM on December 20. Then onward it is Uttaraphalguni or Uthiram Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Purvaphalguni or Pooram Nakshatra till 2:15 PM on December 20. Then onward it is Uttaraphalguni or Uthiram Nakshatra.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Simha Rashi.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Simha Rashi till 8:40 PM. Then onward it is Kanya Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

Vikram Samvant 2073 – Paush Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh 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 Saptami Tithi or the seventh 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 Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month till 6:44 PM on December 20. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth 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 Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month in Gujarat. (It is Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month till 6:44 PM on December 20. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

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

Bad Period on December 20, 2016
Rahukalam – 3:05 PM to 4:25 PM
Yamagandam – 9:44 AM to 11:04 AM
Gulikai – 12:24 PM to 1:44 PM
Durmuhurtham – 9:11 AM to 9:54 AM
Durmuhurtham – 11:05 PM to 11:58 PM
Varjyam – 10:02 PM to 11:45 PM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on December 20, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:03 PM to 12:45 PM
Amirta Kalam – 7:32 AM to 9:12 AM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – 6:20 PM to 10:22 PM

Yog – Priti (good) till 5:46 AM on December 20. Then onward it is Aayushman (good).

Karana – Vishti or Bhadra (bad) till 6:13 AM. Then onward it is Bava (good) till 6:44 PM. Then onward it is Balava (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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