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Hindu Calendar Today – March 16, 2017 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festivals



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Thursday, March 16, 2017 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waning phase of moon till 11:32 PM on March 16. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waning phase of moon on the entire day on March 17 and till 1:30 AM on March 18. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is March 16, 2017 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good and auspicious date.
           
Nakshatra – Swathi or Chothi Nakshatra till 11:10 PM on March 16. Then onward it is Vishaka or Vishakam Nakshatram on the entire day on March 17 and till 1:38 AM on March 18.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Swathi or Chothi Nakshatram on the entire day on March 16 and till 12:35 AM on March 17.

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 – Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi Vrat

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

Vikram Samvant 2073 – Chaitra Krishna Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waning phase of moon in Chaitra 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 – Phalgun Krishna Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waning phase of moon in Phalgun month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Durmukhi nama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1938 – Phalgun Krishna Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waning phase of moon in Phalgun month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Krishna Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waning phase of moon on the entire day on March 16 and till 1:11 AM on March 17. Then onward it is Phalgun Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waning phase of moon in Phalgun month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2073 - Phalgun Krishna Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waning phase of moon in Phalgun month in Gujarat. (It is Krishna Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waning phase of moon on the entire day on March 16 and till 1:11 AM on March 17. Then onward it is Phalgun Krishna Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waning phase of moon in Phalgun month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

3rd day of Panguni Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
2nd day of Meena Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1192)
2nd day of Chaitra Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on March 16, 2017
Rahukalam – 2:06 PM to 3:35 PM
Yamagandam – 6:36 AM to 8:06 AM
Gulikai – 9:36 AM to 11:06 AM
Durmuhurtham – 10:36 AM to 11:24 AM
Durmuhurtham – 3:23 PM to 4:11 PM
Varjyam – 4:20 AM to 6:06 AM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on March 16, 2017
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:12 PM to 1:00 PM
Amirta Kalam – 2:54 PM to 4:39 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Dhruva (good) till 2:05 AM on March 16. Then onward it is Vyaghata (bad).

Karana – Bava (good) till 12:11 AM. Then onward it is Balava (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.

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