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Hindu Calendar Today – August 26, 2017 – Tithi, Vrat, Good - Auspicious Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festivals

Tithi in Hindu Calendar, Today, on Saturday, August 26, 2017 – Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon till 10:02 PM on August 26. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon till 11:06 PM on August 27. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is August 26, 2017, as per Hindu Panchang? – Good and auspicious day on the entire day.
                                                                       
Nakshatra – Chitra or Chithirai or Chithira Nakshatra till 5:50 PM on August 26. Then onward it is Swati or Chothi Nakshatram till 7:28 PM on August 27.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Chitra or Chithirai or Chithira Nakshatra till 3:51 PM on August 26. Then onward it is Swati or Chothi Nakshatram till 5:45 PM on August 27.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Kanya Rashi till 5:13 AM on August 26. Then onward it is Tula Rashi till 3:03 PM on August 28.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Kanya Rashi till 3:09 AM on August 26. Then onward it is Tula Rashi till 1:31 PM on August 28.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Rishi PanchamiSam Pancham in Gujarat. Bhai Panchami. Teej ends in Nepal.

Kali Yuga Year – 5119

Vikram Samvant 2074 – Bhadrapad Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth 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 Panchami Tithi or the fifth 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 Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon in Bhadrapad month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon in Bhadrapad month till 9:17 PM on August 26. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon till 10:41 PM on August 27.) This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2073 - Bhadrapad Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon in Bhadrapad month in Gujarat. (It is Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon in Bhadrapad month till 9:17 PM on August 26. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon till 10:41 PM on August 27.) This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

10th day of Aavani Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Hemalambi nama Year)
10th day of Chinga Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1193)
9th day of Bhadra Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1424)

Bad Period on August 26, 2017
Rahukalam – 9:18 AM to 10:53 AM
Yamagandam – 2:04 PM to 3:39 PM
Gulikai – 6:08 AM to 7:43 AM
Durmuhurtham – 6:08 AM to 7:49 AM
Varjyam – 11:01 PM on August 25 to 12:42 AM on August 26
Varjyam – 9:54 PM to 11:37 PM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on August 26, 2017
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:05 PM to 12:53 PM
Amirta Kalam – 9:07 AM to 10:48 AM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – 5:35 PM on August 26 to before sunrise on August 27
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Shukla (good) till 11:07 PM on August 26. Then onward it is Brahma (good) till 11:15 PM on August 27.

Karana – Bava (good) till 8:50 AM on August 26. Then onward it is Balava (good) till 9:17 PM on August 26. Then onward it is Kaulava (good) till 9:55 AM on August 27.