Today’s Hindu Calendar – January 1, 2017 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Sunday, January 1, 2017 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waxing phase of moon till 2:20 PM on January 1. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is January 1, 2017 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good and auspicious date.
           
Nakshatra – Shravan or Thiruonam orSravanam Nakshatra till 3:26 PM on January 1. Then onward it is Dhanishta or Sravishta or Avittam Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Shravan or Thiruonam or Sravanam Nakshatra till 4:01 PM on January 1. Then onward it is Dhanishta or Sravishta or Avittam 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 Tritiya Tithi or the third 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 Tritiya Tithi or the third 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 Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Paush Shukla Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month till 3:33 PM on January 1. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth 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 Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month in Gujarat. (It is Paush Shukla Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month till 3:33 PM on January 1. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

17th day of Margazhi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
17th day of Dhanu Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1192)
16th day of Poush Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on January 1, 2017
Rahukalam – 4:31 PM to 5:51 PM
Yamagandam – 12:30 PM to 1:51 PM
Gulikai – 3:11 PM to 4:31 PM
Durmuhurtham – 4:26 PM to 5:09 PM
Varjyam – 8:09 PM to 9:49 PM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on January 1, 2017
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:09 PM to 12:52 PM
Amirta Kalam – 5:05 AM to 6:46 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 – not present

Yog – Harshana (good) till 9:26 AM on January 1. Then onward it is Vajra (good).

Karana – Taitila (good) till 3:15 AM. Then onward it is Garaja (good) till 3:33 PM. Then onward it is Vanija (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.