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Today’s Hindu Calendar – January 2, 2017 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival



Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Monday, January 2, 2017 (Today) – Shukla Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waxing phase of moon till 2:10 PM on January 2. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is January 2, 2017 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good and auspicious date after 3:50 PM.
           
Nakshatra – Dhanishta or Sravishta orAvittam Nakshatra till 3:09 PM on January 2. Then onward it is Shatabhisha or Sadayam or Chathayam Nakshatram.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Dhanishta or Sravishta or Avittam Nakshatra till 4:51 PM on January 2. Then onward it is Shatabhisha or Sadayam or Chathayam Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Makar Rashi till 3:37 AM. Then onward it is Kumbha Rashi.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Makar Rashi till 4:29 AM. Then onward it is KumbhaRashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year – 5118

Vikram Samvant 2073 – Paush Shukla Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth 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 Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth 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 Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Paush Shukla Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month till 3:51 PM on January 2. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth 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 Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month in Gujarat. (It is Paush Shukla Paksha Chaturthi Tithi or the fourth day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month till 3:51 PM on January 2. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

18th day of Margazhi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Durmukhanama Year)
18th day of Dhanu Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1192)
17th day of Poush Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1423)

Bad Period on January 2, 2017
Rahukalam – 8:30 AM to 9:50 AM
Yamagandam – 11:10 AM to 12:31 PM
Gulikai – 1:51 PM to 3:12 PM
Durmuhurtham – 12:52 PM to 1:35 PM
Durmuhurtham – 3:01 PM to 3:44 PM
Varjyam – not present

Panchak (bad) – from 4:28 AM

Good Time on January 2, 2017
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:09 PM to 12:52 PM
Amirta Kalam – 6:06 AM to 7:45 AM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Vajra (good) till 8:33 AM on January 2. Then onward it is Siddhi (good).

Karana – Vanija (good) till 3:45 AM. Then onward it is Vishti or Bhadra (bad) till 3:51 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.