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Hindu Calendar Today – August 18, 2017 – Tithi, Vrat, Good - Auspicious Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festivals

Tithi in Hindu Calendar, Today, on Friday, August 18, 2017 – Krishna Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waning phase of moon till 8:09 AM on August 18. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waning phase of moon till 5:47 AM on August 19. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is August 18, 2017, as per Hindu Panchang? – Good day
                                                                       
Nakshatra – Ardra or Arudhara or Thiruvathirai Nakshatra till 8:31 PM on August 18. Then onward it is Punarvasu or Punirtham Nakshatram till 7:01 PM on August 19.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Ardra or Arudhara or Thiruvathirai Nakshatra till 9:04 PM on August 18. Then onward it is Punarvasu or Punirtham Nakshatram till 7:09 PM on August 19.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Mithuna Rashi till 1:23 PM on August 19.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Mithuna Rashi till 1:37 PM on August 19.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Ekadasi Fasting

Kali Yuga Year – 5119

Vikram Samvant 2074 – Bhadrapad Krishna Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh 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 Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh 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 Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waning phase of moon in Shravan month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Krishna Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waning phase of moon in Shravan month till 10:01 AM on August 18. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waning phase of moon in Shravan month till 7:17 AM on August 19.) This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2073 - Shravan Krishna Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waning phase of moon in Shravan month in Gujarat. (It is Krishna Paksha Ekadasi Tithi or the eleventh day during the waning phase of moon in Shravan month till 10:01 AM on August 18. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waning phase of moon in Shravan month till 7:17 AM on August 19.) This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

2nd day of Aavani Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Hemalambi nama Year)
2nd day of Chinga Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1193)
1st day of Bhadra Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1424)

Bad Period on August 18, 2017
Rahukalam – 10:54 AM to 12:30 PM
Yamagandam – 3:43 PM to 5:20 PM
Gulikai – 7:42 AM to 9:18 AM
Durmuhurtham – 8:39 AM to 9:32 AM
Durmuhurtham – 12:56 PM to 1:48 PM
Varjyam – 6:43 AM to 8:11 AM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on August 18, 2017
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:07 PM to 12:55 PM
Amirta Kalam – 11:52 AM to 1:20 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – 8:28 PM on August 18 to before sunrise on August 19
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Vajra (good) till 6:19 PM on August 18. Then onward it is Siddhi (good) till 3:01 PM on August 19.

Karana – Balava (good) till 10:01 AM on August 18. Kaulava (good) till 8:39 PM on August 18. Then onward it is Taitila (good) till 7:17 AM on August 19.