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

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning phase of moon till 11:07 PM on December 21. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is December 21, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not a good date.
           
Nakshatra – Uttaraphalguni or Uthiram Nakshatra till 7:33 PM on December 21. Then onward it is Hasta or Atham or Hastam Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Uttaraphalguni or Uthiram Nakshatra till 4:11 PM on December 21. Then onward it is Hasta or Atham or Hastam Nakshatra.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Simha Rashi till 12:35 AM. Then onward it is Kanya Rashi.

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

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Rukmini AshtamiKalashtami. Ashtaka Shradh

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

Vikram Samvant 2073 – Paush Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth 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 Ashtami Tithi or the eighth 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 Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month till 8:17 PM on December 21. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth 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 Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month in Gujarat. (It is Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month till 8:17 PM on December 21. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

6th day of Margazhi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
6th day of Dhanu Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1192)
5th day of Poush Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on December 21, 2016
Rahukalam – 12:25 PM to 1:45 PM
Yamagandam – 8:24 AM to 9:44 AM
Gulikai – 11:04 AM to 12:25 PM
Durmuhurtham – 12:03 PM to 12:46 PM
Varjyam – not present

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on December 21, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – not present
Amirta Kalam – 8:25 AM to 10:08 AM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – 7:33 PM on Dec 21 to before sunrise on Dec 22
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Aayushman (good) till 5:30 AM on December 21. Then onward it is Saubhagya (good).

Karana – Balava (good) till 7:26 AM. Then onward it is Kaulava (good) till 8:17 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.

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