Today’s Hindu Calendar – January 18, 2017 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon till 2:44 PM on January 18. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is January 18, 2017 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good and auspicious date till 12:45 PM.
           
Nakshatra – Uttara Phalguni or Uthiram Nakshatra till 2:55 AM on January 18. Then onward it is Hasta or Hastam or Atham Nakshatram.

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

Rashi or Moon Sign –  Kanya Rashi.

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

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

Vikram Samvant 2073 – Magh Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth 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 Sashti Tithi or the sixth 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 Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon in Paush month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Paush Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon in Paush month till 12:49 PM on January 18. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh 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 Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon in Paush month in Gujarat. (It is Paush Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon in Paush month till 12:49 PM on January 18. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh 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.

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

Bad Period on January 18, 2017
Rahukalam – 12:37 PM to 1:59 PM
Yamagandam – 8:33 AM to 9:54 AM
Gulikai – 11:16 AM to 12:37 PM
Durmuhurtham – 11:18 PM on Jan 17 to 12:10 AM on Jan 18
Durmuhurtham – 12:16 PM to 12:59 PM
Varjyam – 9:43 AM to 11:27 AM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on January 18, 2017
Abhijita Muhurta – not present
Amirta Kalam – 8:08 PM to 9:52 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – sunrise on Jan 18 to before sunrise on Jan 19
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Atiganda (bad) till 11:46 AM on January 18. Then onward it is Sukarman (good).

Karana – Garaja (good) till 12:09 AM. Then onward it is Vanija (good) till 12:49 PM. Then onward it is Vishti or Bhadra (bad).

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.