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Hindu Calendar Today – August 21, 2017 – Tithi, Vrat, Good - Auspicious Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festivals

Tithi in Hindu Calendar, Today, on Monday, August 21, 2017 – Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waning phase of moon till 1:31 AM on August 21. Then onward it is Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day till 11:51 PM on August 21. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon till 10:33 PM on August 22. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is August 21, 2017, as per Hindu Panchang? – There is no good and auspicious time on the entire day.
                                                                       
Nakshatra – Aslesha or Ayiliyam Nakshatra till 4:41 PM on August 21. Then onward it is Magha or Makam Nakshatram till 4:01 PM on August 22.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Aslesha or Ayiliyam Nakshatra till 3:51 PM on August 21. Then onward it is Magha or Makam Nakshatram till 2:43 PM on August 22.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Karka Rashi till 4:41 PM on August 21. Then onward it is Simha Rashi till 9:47 PM till August 23.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Karka Rashi till 3:51 PM on August 21. Then onward it is Simha Rashi till 8:00 PM till August 23.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Amavasya. Somvati Amavas as it is Monday. PolaPitori AmavasyaKushgrahani Amavas

Kali Yuga Year – 5119

Vikram Samvant 2074 – Bhadrapad Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day 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 Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day in Shravan month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Hemalambi or Hevilambi nama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1939 –Shravan Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day in Shravan month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Krishna Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waning phase of moon in Shravan month till 2:10 AM on August 21. Then onward it is Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day in Shravan month till 11:59 PM on August 21. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon till 10:15 PM on August 22) This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2073 - Shravan Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day in Shravan month in Gujarat. (It is Krishna Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waning phase of moon in Shravan month till 2:10 AM on August 21. Then onward it is Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day in Shravan month till 11:59 PM on August 21. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon till 10:15 PM on August 22) This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

5th day of Aavani Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Hemalambi nama Year)
5th day of Chinga Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1193)
4th day of Bhadra Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1424)

Bad Period on August 21, 2017
Rahukalam – 7:42 AM to 9:18 AM
Yamagandam – 10:54 AM to 12:30 PM
Gulikai – 2:06 PM to 3:42 PM
Durmuhurtham – 12:55 PM to 1:47 PM
Durmuhurtham – 3:29 PM to 4:20 PM
Varjyam – 5:22 AM to 6:52 AM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on August 21, 2017
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:06 PM to 12:54 PM
Amirta Kalam – 2:21 PM to 3:51 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Variyan (bad) till 8:48 AM on August 21. Then onward it is Parigha (bad) till 6:03 AM on August 22.

Karana – Shakuni (bad) till 2:10 AM on August 21. Chatushpad (bad) till 1:02 PM on August 21. Then onward it is Nagava (bad) till 11:59 PM on August 21. Then onward it is Kimstughna (bad) till 11:04 AM on August 22.