Today’s Hindu Calendar – January 8, 2017 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Sunday, January 8, 2017 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waxing phase of moon till 4:02 AM on January 8. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is January 8, 2017 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not a good date.
           
Nakshatra – Bharani Nakshatra till 9:48 AM on January 8. Then onward it is Karthigai or Krittika or Kartika Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Bharani Nakshatra till 12:27 PM on January 8. Then onward it is Karthigai or Krittika or Kartika Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Mesha Rashi till 3:23 PM. Then onward it is Vrishabha Rashi.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Mesha Rashi till 5:55 PM. Then onward it is VrishabhaRashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Vaikunta Ekadasi. Ekadasi Fasting in most regions except in Western Parts of India. Swarga Vathil Ekadasi in Kerala

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

Vikram Samvant 2073 – Paush Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh 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 Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh 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 Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Paush Shukla Paksha Dasami and Ekadasi Tithi or the tenth and eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month till 7:52 AM on January 8. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh 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 Dasami and Ekadasi Tithi or the tenth and eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month in Gujarat. (It is Paush Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month till 7:52 AM on January 8. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

24th day of Margazhi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
24th day of Dhanu Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1192)
23rd day of Poush Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on January 8, 2017
Rahukalam – 4:36 PM to 5:56 PM
Yamagandam – 12:34 PM to 1:54 PM
Gulikai – 3:15 PM to 4:35 PM
Durmuhurtham – 4:30 PM to 5:13 PM
Varjyam – 11:10 PM on Jan 7 to 12:38 AM on Jan 8
Varjyam – 11:22 PM on Jan 8 to 12:49 AM on Jan 9

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on January 8, 2017
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:12 PM to 12:55 PM
Amirta Kalam – 8:01 AM to 9:29 AM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Sadhya (good) till 4:24 PM on January 8. Then onward it is Shubha (good).

Karana – Garaja (good) till 7:52 AM. Then onward it is Vanija (good) till 6:30 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.