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Hindu Calendar Today – October 20, 2017 – Tithi, Vrat, Good - Auspicious Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festivals

Tithi in Hindu Calendar, Today, on Friday, October 20, 2017 – Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon on the entire day on October 20 and till 12:23 AM on October 21. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is October 20, 2017, as per Hindu Panchang? – Good and auspicious day.
                                                                       
Nakshatra – Chitra or Chithirai or Chithira Nakshatra till 8:43 AM on October 20. Then onward it is Swathi or Chothi Nakshatram till 10:10 AM on October 21.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Chitra or Chithirai or Chithira Nakshatram till 8:39 AM on October 20. Then onward it is Swathi or Chothi Nakshatram till 10:17 AM on October 21.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Tula Rashi till 5:34 AM on October 22.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Tula Rashi till 5:49 AM on October 22.


Special rituals in Telugu Calendar in Kartik month.

Kali Yuga Year – 5119

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

Hemalambi or Hevilambi nama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1939 – Kartik Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon in Kartik month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day in Kartik month till 12:42 AM on October 20. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon in Kartik month till 1:37 AM on October 21.) This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2074 - Kartik Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon in Kartik month in Gujarat. (It is Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day in Kartik month till 12:42 AM on October 20. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon in Kartik month till 1:37 AM on October 21.) This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

3rd day of Aipassi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Hemalambi nama Year)
4th day of Thula Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1193)
2nd day of Kartik Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1424)

Bad Period on October 20, 2017
Rahukalam – 10:45 AM to 12:11 PM
Yamagandam – 3:03 PM to 4:30 PM
Gulikai – 7:53 AM to 9:19 AM
Durmuhurtham – 8:45 AM to 9:31 AM
Durmuhurtham – 12:34 PM to 1:20 PM
Varjyam – 2:38 PM to 4:21 PM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on October 20, 2017
Abhijita Muhurta – 11:49 PM to 12:35 PM
Amirta Kalam – 1:56 AM to 3:37 AM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Vishkambha (bad) till 3:28 PM on Oct 20. Then onward it is Priti (good) till 3:19 PM on Oct 21.

Karana – Nagava (bad) till 12:42 AM on Oct 20. Then onward it is Kimstughna (bad) till 1:06 PM on October 20. Then onward it is Bava (bad) till 1:37 AM on Oct 21.