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Hindu Calendar – December 18, 2017 – Tithi, Vrat, Good - Auspicious Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festivals

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Monday, December 18, 2017 – Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day till 11:09 AM on December 18. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon till 1:19 PM on December 19. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is December 18, 2017, as per Hindu Panchang? – There is no good and auspicious time on the entire day.
                                                                       
Nakshatra – Jyeshta or Kettai or Triketta Nakshatra till 6:53 AM on December 18. Then onward it is Mool or Moolam Nakshatram till 9:29 AM on December 19.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Jyeshta or Kettai or Triketta Nakshatra till 7:07 AM on December 18. Then onward it is Mool or Moolam Nakshatram till 10:09 AM on December 19.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Vrischika Rashi till 6:53 AM on December 18. Then onward it is Dhanu Rashi till 6:43 PM on December 20.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Vrischika Rashi till 7:07 AM on December 18. Then onward it is Dhanu Rashi till 8:02 PM on December 20.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Amavasya or no moon day. Somvati Amavasya as it is Monday

Kali Yuga Year – 5119

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

Hemalambi or Hevilambi nama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1939 – Margashirsh Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day in Margashirsha month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day in Margashirsha month till 12:00 PM on December 18. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month till 2:39 PM on December 19. ) This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2074 - Margashirsh Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day in Margashirsha month in Gujarat. (It is Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day in Margashirsha month till 12:00 PM on December 18. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month till 2:39 PM on December 19. ) This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

3rd day of Dhanu Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Hemalambi nama Year)
3rd day of Margazhi Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1193)
2nd day of Poush Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1424)

Bad Period on December 18, 2017
Rahukalam – 8:23 AM to 9:43 AM
Yamagandam – 11:03 AM to 12:23 PM
Gulikai – 1:43 PM to 3:04 PM
Durmuhurtham – 12:45 PM to 1:27 PM
Durmuhurtham – 2:53 PM to 3:36 PM
Varjyam – not present

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on December 18, 2017
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:02 PM to 12:45 PM
Amirta Kalam – not present
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Shoola (bad) till 3:00 AM on December 18. Then onward it is Ganda (bad) till 3:53 AM on December 19.

Karana – Nagava (bad) till 12:00 PM on Dec 18. Then onward it is Kimstughna (bad) till 1:19 AM on Dec 19.