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Today’s Hindu Calendar – December 15, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Thursday, December 15, 2016 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon till 3:50 AM on December 15. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waning phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is December 15, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is not a good date.
           
Nakshatra – Ardra or Arudhara or Thiruvathira Nakshatra till 7:20 PM on December 15. Then onward it is Punarvasu or Punirtham Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Ardra or Arudhara or Thiruvathira Nakshatra till 4:22 PM on December 15. Then onward it is Punarvasu or Punirtham Nakshatra.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Mithuna Rashi.

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

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Kharmas begins in North India.

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

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

Durmukhi nama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1938 – Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month till 2:08 AM on December 15. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month till 11:04 PM on December 15. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2073 - Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month in Gujarat. (It is Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month till 2:08 AM on December 15. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month till 11:04 PM on December 15. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

30th day of Karthigai Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
30th day of Vrischika Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1192)
29th day of Agrahan Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on December 15, 2016
Rahukalam – 1:42 PM to 3:02 PM
Yamagandam – 7:00 AM to 8:20 AM
Gulikai – 9:41 AM to 11:01 AM
Durmuhurtham – 10:35 AM to 11:17 AM
Durmuhurtham – 2:52 PM to 3:35 PM
Varjyam – 2:23 AM to 3:49 AM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on December 15, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:00 PM to 12:43 PM
Amirta Kalam – 7:24 AM to 8:50 AM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – 7:20 PM on Dec 15 to 6:20 PM on Dec 16
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Krishna (good) till 4:40 PM on December 15. Then onward it is Brahma (good).

Karana – Kaulava (good) till 2:08 AM. Then onward it is Taitila (good) till 12:32 PM. Then onward it is Garaja (good) till 11:04 PM. Then onward it is Vanija (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.