Today’s Hindu Calendar – January 17, 2017 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 (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 2:02 PM on January 17. 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 January 17, 2017 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good and auspicious date.
           
Nakshatra – Purva Phalguni or Pooram Nakshatra till 1:50 AM on January 17. Then onward it is Uttara Phalguni or Uthiram Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Uttara Phalguni or Uthiram Nakshatra the entire day on January 17 and till 12:37 AM on January 18. Then onward it is Hasta or Hastam or Atham Nakshatra.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Simha Rashi till 8:24 AM. Then onward it is Kanya Rashi.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Simha Rashi till 5:33 AM. Then onward it is Kanya Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Thyagaraja Aradhana

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

Vikram Samvant 2073 – Magh Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waning phase of moon in Magh 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 Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waning phase of moon in Paush month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Durmukhi nama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1938 – Paush Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waning phase of moon in Paush month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Paush Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waning phase of moon in Paush month till 11:39 AM on January 17. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon in Paush month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2073 - Paush Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waning phase of moon in Paush month in Gujarat. (It is Paush Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waning phase of moon in Paush month till 11:39 AM on January 17. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon in Paush month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India. This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

4th day of Thai Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
4th day of Makara Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1192)
3rd day of Magh Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on January 17, 2017
Rahukalam – 3:20 PM to 4:41 PM
Yamagandam – 9:54 AM to 11:15 AM
Gulikai – 12:37 PM to 1:58 PM
Durmuhurtham – 9:21 AM to 10:05 AM
Durmuhurtham – 11:18 PM on Jan 17 to 12:10 AM on Jan 18
Varjyam – 6:53 AM to 7:34 AM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on January 17, 2017
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:15 PM to 12:59 PM
Amirta Kalam – 5:01 PM to 6:43 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Shobhana (good) till 12:03 PM on January 17. Then onward it is Atiganda (bad).

Karana – Taitila (good) till 11:39 AM. 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.