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Hindu Calendar Today – August 15, 2017 – Tithi, Vrat, Good - Auspicious Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festivals

Tithi in Hindu Calendar, Today, on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 – Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning phase of moon till 3:26 PM on August 15. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waning phase of moon till 1:04 PM on August 16. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is August 15, 2017, as per Hindu Panchang? – There is no good and auspicious time on the day.
                                                                       
Nakshatra – Bharani Nakshatra till 2:58 AM on August 15. Then onward it is Krittika or Karthigai or Kartika Nakshatram till 1:27 AM on August 16.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Bharani Nakshatra till 3:57 AM on August 15. Then onward it is Krittika or Karthigai or Kartika Nakshatram till 2:31 AM on August 16.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Mesha Rashi till 8:35 AM on August 15. Then onward it is Vrishabha Rashi till 11:00 AM on August 17.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Mesha Rashi till 9:37 AM on August 15. Then onward it is Vrishabha Rashi till 11:56 AM on August 17.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Janmashtami - Sri Krishna Jayanti in North India. Gopala Kala. Dahi Handi.

Kali Yuga Year – 5119

Vikram Samvant 2074 – Bhadrapad Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning phase of moon in Bhadrapad 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 – Shravan Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning phase of moon in Shravan month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Hemalambi or Hevilambi nama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1939 –Shravan Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning phase of moon in Shravan month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning phase of moon in Shravan month till 5:40 PM on August 15. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waning phase of moon in Shravan month till 3:18 PM on August 16.) This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2073 - Shravan Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning phase of moon in Shravan month in Gujarat. (It is Krishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning phase of moon in Shravan month till 5:40 PM on August 15. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waning phase of moon in Shravan month till 3:18 PM on August 16.) This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

30th day of Aadi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Hemalambi nama Year)
30th day of Karkidaka Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1192)
29th day of Shraban Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1424)

Bad Period on August 15, 2017
Rahukalam – 3:45 PM to 5:22 PM
Yamagandam – 9:18 AM to 10:54 AM
Gulikai – 12:31 PM to 2:08 PM
Durmuhurtham – 8:39 AM to 9:30 AM
Durmuhurtham – 11:25 PM on August 15 to 12:09 AM on August 16
Varjyam – 3:14 PM to 4:44 PM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on August 15, 2017
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:07 PM to 12:55 PM
Amirta Kalam – 11:22 PM on August 14 to 12:54 AM on August 15
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – sunrise on August 15 to 1:24 AM on August 16
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Vriddhi (good) till 6:49 AM on August 15. Then onward it is Dhruva (good) till 3:55 AM on August 16.

Karana – Balava (good) till 6:45 AM on August 15. Kaulava (good) till 5:40 PM on August 15. Then onward it is Taitila (good) till 4:31 AM on August 16.