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Today’s Hindu Calendar – April 18, 2017 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festivals

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 (Today) – Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon till 10:34 PM on April 18. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning phase of moon till 11:35 PM on April 19. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is April 18, 2017 as per Hindu Panchang? – It is a good day after 1:40 PM.
           
Nakshatra – Purvashada or Pooradam Nakshatra till 6:42 PM on April 18. Then onward it is Uttarashada or Uthiradam Nakshatram till 8:23 PM on April 19.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Purvashada or Pooradam Nakshatra till 10:11 PM on April 18. Then onward it is Uttarashada or Uthiradam Nakshatra on the entire day on April 19 and till 12:20 AM on April 20.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Dhanu Rashi.

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

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year – 5119

Vikram Samvant 2074 – Vaishakh Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon in Vaishakh month in North India - Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir.

Hemalambi or Hevilambi nama Samvatsara/ Shalivahana Saka 1939 – Chaitra Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon in Chaitra month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Hemalambi or Hevilambi nama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1939 –Chaitra Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or seventh day during the waning phase of moon in Chaitra month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Chaitra Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon in Chaitra month till 12:36 AM on April 18. Then onward it is Chaitra Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon in Chaitra month till 2:37 AM on April 19). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2073 - Chaitra Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or seventh day during the waning phase of moon in Chaitra month in Gujarat. (It is Chaitra Krishna Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon in Chaitra month till 12:36 AM on April 18. Then onward it is Chaitra Krishna Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waning phase of moon in Chaitra month till 2:37 AM on April 19). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

5th day of Chithirai Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Hemalambi nama Year)
5th day of Meda Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1192)
4th day of Baishakh Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1424)

Bad Period on April 18, 2017
Rahukalam – 3:37 PM to 5:12 PM
Yamagandam – 9:15 AM to 10:51 AM
Gulikai – 12:26 PM to 2:02 PM
Durmuhurtham – 8:37 AM to 9:28 AM
Durmuhurtham – 11:18 PM on April 18 to 12:03 AM on April 19
Varjyam – 6:12 AM to 7:58 AM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on April 18, 2017
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:02 PM to 12:50 PM
Amirta Kalam – 4:51 PM to 6:37 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – 6:52 PM to 10:46 PM

Yog – Shiva (good) till 1:29 PM on April 18. Then onward it is Siddha (good).

Karana – Vanija (good) till 12:36 PM. Then onward it is Vishti or Bhadra (bad) till 1:40 PM. Then onward it is Bava (good).