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Today’s Hindu Calendar – December 31, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Saturday, December 31, 2016 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon till 2:08 PM on December 31. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is December 31, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good and auspicious date.
           
Nakshatra – Uttara Shada or Uthiradam Nakshatra till 2:40 PM on December 31. Then onward it is Shravan or Thiruonam or Sravanam Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Uttara Shada or Uthiradam Nakshatra till 2:48 PM on December 31. Then onward it is Shravan or Thiruonam or Sravanam Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Makar Rashi.

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

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

Vikram Samvant 2073 – Paush Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing 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 – Paush Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Durmukhi nama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1938 – Paush Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Paush Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month till 2:52 PM on December 31. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2073 - Paush Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month in Gujarat. (It is Paush Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month till 2:52 PM on December 31. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

16th day of Margazhi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
16th day of Dhanu Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1192)
15th day of Poush Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on December 31, 2016
Rahukalam – 9:49 AM to 11:09 AM
Yamagandam – 1:50 PM to 3:11 PM
Gulikai – 7:08 AM to 8:28 AM
Durmuhurtham – 7:08 AM to 8:34 AM
Varjyam – 7:00 PM to 8:41 PM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on December 31, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:08 PM to 12:51 PM
Amirta Kalam – 7:58 AM to 9:41 AM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – 2:40 PM on Dec 31 to before sunrise on Jan 1
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – sunrise to 2:08 PM

Yog – Vyaghata (bad) till 10:01 AM on December 31. Then onward it is Harshana (good).

Karana – Balava (good) till 2:23 AM. Then onward it is Kaulava (good) till 2:52 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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