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

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Wednesday, December 20, 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 3:27 PM on December 20. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waxing phase of moon till 5:25 PM on December 21. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is December 20, 2017, as per Hindu Panchang? – An average day – neither good nor bad.
                                                                       
Nakshatra – Purva Shada or Pooradam Nakshatra till 12:06 PM on December 20. Then onward it is Uttara Shada or Uthiradam Nakshatram till 2:23 PM on December 21.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Purva Shada or Pooradam Nakshatra till 1:15 PM on December 20. Then onward it is Uttara Shada or Uthiradam Nakshatram till 4:18 PM on December 21.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Dhanu Rashi till 6:43 PM on December 20. Then onward it is Makar Rashi till 5:36 AM on December 23.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Dhanu Rashi till 8:02 PM on December 20. Then onward it is Makar Rashi till 8:30 AM on December 23.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year – 5119

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

Hemalambi or Hevilambi nama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1939 – Paush Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon in Pausha month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month till 5:20 PM on December 20. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month till 7:58 PM on December 21. ) This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2074 - Paush Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month in Gujarat. (It is Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month till 5:20 PM on December 20. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the third day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month till 7:58 PM on December 21. ) This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

5th day of Dhanu Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Hemalambi nama Year)
5th day of Margazhi Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1193)
4th day of Poush Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1424)

Bad Period on December 20, 2017
Rahukalam – 12:24 PM to 1:44 PM
Yamagandam – 8:24 AM to 9:44 AM
Gulikai – 11:04 AM to 12:24 PM
Durmuhurtham – 12:03 PM to 12:46 PM
Varjyam – 10:16 PM on Dec 20 to 12:05 AM on Dec 21

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on December 20, 2017
Abhijita Muhurta – not present
Amirta Kalam – 7:50 AM to 9:39 AM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Vriddhi (good) till 4:50 AM on December 20. Then onward it is Dhruva (good) till 5:46 AM on December 21.

Karana – Balava (good) till 4:00 AM on December 20. Then onward it is Kaulava (good) till 5:20 PM on Dec 20. Then onward it is Taitila (good) till 6:01 AM on December 21.