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Hindu Calendar Today – December 23, 2017 – Tithi, Vrat, Good - Auspicious Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festivals

Tithi in Hindu Calendar, Today, on Saturday, December 23, 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 8:17 PM on December 23. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon till 9:03 PM on December 24. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is December 23, 2017, as per Hindu Panchang? – There is no good and auspicious time on the day.
                                                                       
Nakshatra – Dhanishta or Avittam Nakshatra till 6:29 PM on December 23. Then onward it is Shathabhisha or Sadayam or Chathayam Nakshatram till 7:49 PM on December 24.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Dhanishta or Avittam Nakshatra till 9:43 PM on December 23. Then onward it is Shathabhisha or Sadayam or Chathayam Nakshatram till 9:44 PM on December 24.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Makar Rashi till 5:36 AM on December 23. Then onward it is Kumbha Rashi till 2:25 PM on December 25.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Makar Rashi till 8:30 AM on December 23. Then onward it is Kumbha Rashi till 6:52 PM on December 25.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year – 5119

Vikram Samvant 2074 – Paush Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth 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 Panchami Tithi or the fifth 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 Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon in Pausha month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month on the entire day on December 23 and till 12:25 AM on December 24. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month till 1:55 AM on December 25. ) This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2074 - Paush Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month in Gujarat. (It is Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month on the entire day on December 23 and till 12:25 AM on December 24. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month till 1:55 AM on December 25. ) This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

8th day of Dhanu Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Hemalambi nama Year)
8th day of Margazhi Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1193)
7th day of Poush Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1424)

Bad Period on December 23, 2017
Rahukalam – 9:46 AM to 11:06 AM
Yamagandam – 1:46 PM to 3:06 PM
Gulikai – 7:06 AM to 8:26 AM
Durmuhurtham – 7:06 AM to 8:31 AM
Varjyam – 11:36 PM on Dec 22 to 1:23 AM on Dec 23

Panchak (bad) – from 5:38 AM

Good Time on December 23, 2017
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:04 PM to 12:47 PM
Amirta Kalam – 10:13 AM to 11:59 AM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Harshana (good) till 7:14 AM on December 23. Then onward it is Vajra (good) till 7:33 AM on December 24.

Karana – Bava (good) till 11:27 AM on December 23. Then onward it is Balava (good) till 12:25 AM on Dec 24.