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Today’s Hindu Calendar – December 16, 2016 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Friday, December 16, 2016 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waning phase of moon till 1:57 AM on December 16. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waning phase of moon till 12:23 AM on December 17. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is December 16, 2016 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good date till 9:30 AM.
           
Nakshatra – Punarvasu or Punirtham Nakshatra till 6:20 PM on December 16. Then onward it is Poosam or Pooyam or Pushya Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Punarvasu or Punirtham Nakshatra till 2:25 PM on December 16. Then onward it is Poosam or Pooyam or Pushya Nakshatra.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Mithuna Rashi till 12:33 PM. Then onward it is Karka Rashi.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Mithuna Rashi till 8:51 AM. Then onward it is Karka Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Dhanur Masa begins. Margazhi month beginsSankashti Ganesh Chaturthi Fasting (western parts of India Maharashtra)

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

Vikram Samvant 2073 – Paush Krishna Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third 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 Tritiya Tithi or the third 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 Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month till 8:36 PM on December 16. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth 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 Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month in Gujarat. (It is Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month till 8:36 PM on December 16. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waning phase of moon in Margashirsh month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

1st day of Margazhi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
1st day of Dhanu Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1192)
30th day of Agrahan Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on December 16, 2016
Rahukalam – 11:02 AM to 12:22 PM
Yamagandam – 3:03 PM to 4:23 PM
Gulikai – 8:21 AM to 9:41 AM
Durmuhurtham – 9:09 AM to 9:52 AM
Durmuhurtham – 12:44 PM to 1:26 PM
Varjyam – 3:24 AM to 4:52 AM
Varjyam – 9:59 PM to 11:30 PM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on December 16, 2016
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:01 PM to 12:44 PM
Amirta Kalam – 12:13 PM to 1:41 PM
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 – Brahma (good) till 1:15 PM on December 16. Then onward it is Aindra (good).

Karana – Vanija (good) till 9:45 AM. Then onward it is Vishti or Bhadra (bad) till 8:36 PM. Then onward it is Bava (good).