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Hindu Calendar Today – August 23, 2017 – Tithi, Vrat, Good - Auspicious Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festivals

Tithi in Hindu Calendar, Today, on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 – Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon till 9:40 PM on August 23. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waxing phase of moon till 9:15 PM on August 24. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is August 23, 2017, as per Hindu Panchang? – An average day.
                                                                       
Nakshatra – Purvaphalguni or Pooram Nakshatra till 3:44 PM on August 23.
Then onward it is Uttaraphalguni or Uthiram Nakshatram till 3:56 PM on August 24.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Purvaphalguni or Pooram Nakshatra till 2:43 PM on August 23. Then onward it is Uttaraphalguni or Uthiram Nakshatram till 2:01 PM on August 24.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Simha Rashi till 9:47 PM till August 23. Then onward it is Kanya Rashi till 5:13 AM on August 26.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Simha Rashi till 8:00 PM till August 23. Then onward it is Kanya Rashi till 3:09 AM on August 26.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year – 5119

Vikram Samvant 2074 – Bhadrapad Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing 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 – Bhadrapad Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon in Bhadrapad month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Hemalambi or Hevilambi nama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1939 – Bhadrapad Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon in Bhadrapad month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon in Bhadrapad month till 9:03 PM on August 23. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waxing phase of moon till 8:27 PM on August 24.) This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2073 - Bhadrapad Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon in Bhadrapad month in Gujarat. (It is Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon in Bhadrapad month till 9:03 PM on August 23. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waxing phase of moon till 8:27 PM on August 24.) This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

7th day of Aavani Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Hemalambi nama Year)
7th day of Chinga Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1193)
6th day of Bhadra Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1424)

Bad Period on August 23, 2017
Rahukalam – 12:29 PM to 2:05 PM
Yamagandam – 7:42 AM to 9:18 AM
Gulikai – 10:54 AM to 12:29 PM
Durmuhurtham – 11:22 PM on August 22 to 12:07 AM on August 23
Durmuhurtham – 12:04 PM to 12:55 PM
Varjyam – 10:30 PM on August 22 to 12:03 AM on August 23
Varjyam – 9:15 PM to 10:51 PM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on August 23, 2017
Abhijita Muhurta – not present
Amirta Kalam – 7:50 AM to 9:24 AM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Shiva (good) till 3:41 AM on August 23. Then onward it is Siddha (good) till 1:46 AM on August 24.

Karana – Balava (good) till 9:34 AM on August 23. Then onward it is Kaulava (good) till 9:03 PM on August 23. Then onward it is Taitila (good) till 8:40 AM on August 24.