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Hindu Calendar Today – December 24, 2017 – Tithi, Vrat, Good - Auspicious Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festivals

Tithi in Hindu Calendar, Today, on Sunday, December 24, 2017 – Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon till 9:03 PM on December 24. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waxing phase of moon till 9:16 PM on December 25. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is December 24, 2017, as per Hindu Panchang? – Good and auspicious time on the entire day.
                                                                       
Nakshatra – Shathabhisha or Sadayam or Chathayam Nakshatra till 7:49 PM on December 24. Then onward it is Pooruruttathi or Purva Bhadra Nakshatram till 8:37 PM on December 25.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Shathabhisha or Sadayam or Chathayam Nakshatra till 9:44 PM on December 24. Then onward it is Pooruruttathi or Purva Bhadra Nakshatram on the entire day on December 25 and till 1:09 AM on December 26.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Kumbha Rashi till 2:25 PM on December 25.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Kumbha Rashi till 6:52 PM on December 25.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year – 5119

Vikram Samvant 2074 – Paush Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth 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 Sashti Tithi or the sixth 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 Sashti Tithi or the sixth 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 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 Sashti Tithi or the sixth 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 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.

9th day of Dhanu Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Hemalambi nama Year)
9th day of Margazhi Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1193)
8th day of Poush Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1424)

Bad Period on December 24, 2017
Rahukalam – 4:27 PM to 5:47 PM
Yamagandam – 12:26 PM to 1:46 PM
Gulikai – 3:07 PM to 4:27 PM
Durmuhurtham – 4:21 PM to 5:04 PM
Varjyam – 5:32 AM to 7:16 AM

Panchak (bad) – on the entire day

Good Time on December 24, 2017
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:05 PM to 12:48 PM
Amirta Kalam – 3:57 PM to 5:41 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – 8:54 PM on Dec 24 to before sunrise on Dec 25

Yog – Vajra (good) till 7:33 AM on December 24. Then onward it is Siddhi (good) till 7:25 AM on December 25.

Karana – Balava (good) till 12:25 AM on Dec 24. Then onward it is Kaulava (good) till 1:15 PM on Dec 24. Then onward it is Taitila (good) till 1:55 AM on Dec 25.