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

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Friday, February 17, 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 8:58 AM on Feb 17. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon till 10:57 AM on Feb 18. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is February 17, 2017 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good and auspicious date till 9:20 AM.
           
Nakshatra – Swathi or Chothi Nakshatra till 3:55 PM on Feb 17. Then onward it is Vishaka or Vishakam Nakshatram till 6:28 PM on Feb 18.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Swathi or Chothi Nakshatra till 4:17 PM on Feb 17. Then onward it is Vishaka or Vishakam Nakshatram till 7:10 PM on Feb 18.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Tula Rashi.

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

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

Vikram Samvant 2073 – Phalgun Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon in Phalguna 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 – Magh Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon in Magh month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Durmukhi nama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1938 – Magh Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon in Magh month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon till 9:26 AM on Feb 17. Then onward it is Paush Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon in Magh month till 11:48 AM on Feb 18).This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2073 - Magh Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon in Magh month in Gujarat. (It is Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon till 9:26 AM on Feb 17. Then onward it is Paush Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon in Magh month till 11:48 AM on Feb 18).This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

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

Bad Period on February 17, 2017
Rahukalam – 11:15 AM to 12:41 PM
Yamagandam – 3:32 PM to 4:57 PM
Gulikai – 8:24 AM to 9:50 AM
Durmuhurtham – 9:16 AM to 10:01 AM
Durmuhurtham – 1:04 PM to 1:49 PM
Varjyam – 10:34 PM on Feb 17 to 12:21 AM on Feb 18

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on February 17, 2017
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:18 PM to 1:04 PM
Amirta Kalam – 6:32 AM to 8:18 AM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Vriddhi (bad) till 7:38 PM on February 17. Then onward it is Dhruva (good).

Karana – Vanija (good) till 9:26 AM. Then onward it is Vishti or Bhadra (bad) till 10:35 PM. Then onward it is Bava (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.