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

Tithi in Hindu Calendar, Today, on Saturday, October 21, 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 Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon till 12:23 AM on October 21. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon till 1:31 AM on October 22. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is October 21, 2017, as per Hindu Panchang? – Good and auspicious day.
                                                                       
Nakshatra – Swathi or Chothi Nakshatra till 10:10 AM on October 21. Then onward it is Vishaka or Vishakam Nakshatram till 12:04 PM on October 22.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Swathi or Chothi Nakshatram till 10:17 AM on October 21. Then onward it is SVishaka or Vishakam Nakshatram till 12:23 PM on October 22.

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.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Bhai DoojYam DwitiyaChitragupta Puja

Kali Yuga Year – 5119

Vikram Samvant 2074 – Kartik Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second 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 Dwitiya Tithi or the second 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 Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon in Kartik month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase in Kartik month till 1:37 AM on October 21. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon in Kartik month till 3:01 AM on October 22.) This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2074 - Kartik Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon in Kartik month in Gujarat. (It is Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase in Kartik month till 1:37 AM on October 21. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon in Kartik month till 3:01 AM on October 22.) This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

4th day of Aipassi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Hemalambi nama Year)
5th day of Thula Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1193)
3rd day of Kartik Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1424)

Bad Period on October 21, 2017
Rahukalam – 9:19 AM to 10:45 AM
Yamagandam – 1:37 PM to 3:03 PM
Gulikai – 6:27 AM to 7:53 AM
Durmuhurtham – 6:27 AM to 7:59 AM
Varjyam – 4:23 PM to 6:07 PM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on October 21, 2017
Abhijita Muhurta – 11:49 PM to 12:35 PM
Amirta Kalam – 12:53 AM to 2:36 AM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – sunrise to 9:41 AM
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – 9:41 AM on Oct 21 to 1:02 AM on Oct 22

Yog – Priti (good) till 3:19 PM on Oct 21. Then onward it is Aayushman (good) till 3:30 PM on Oct 22.

Karana – Bava (good) till 1:37 AM on Oct 21. Then onward it is Balava (good) till 2:15 PM on October 21. Then onward it is Kaulava (good) till 3:00 AM on Oct 22.