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Hindu Calendar – January 1, 2018 – Tithi, Vrat, Good - Auspicious Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festivals

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Monday, January 1, 2018 – Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase of moon till 11:03 AM on January 1. Then onward it is Purnima Tithi or the full moon day till 8:43 AM on January 2, 2018. All time based on India Standard Time.

How is January 1, 2018, as per Hindu Panchang? – Good and auspicious time till 11:40 AM.
                                                                       
Nakshatra – Mrigasira or Makayiram Nakshatra till 2:57 PM on January 1. Then onward it is Ardra or Arudhara or Thiruvathirai Nakshatram till 1:17 PM on January 2.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Mrigasira or Makayiram Nakshatra till 2:53 PM on January 1. Then onward it is Ardra or Arudhara or Thiruvathirai Nakshatram till 11:47 AM on January 2.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Vrishabha Rashi till 3:41 AM on January 1, 2018. Then onward it is Mithuna Rashi till 6:03 AM on January 3, 2018.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Vrishabha Rashi till 4:25 AM on January 1, 2018. Then onward it is Mithuna Rashi till 3:32 AM on January 3, 2018.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Thiruvathira in Kerala. Purnima Fasting

Kali Yuga Year – 5119

Vikram Samvant 2074 – Paush Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth 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 Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth 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 Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Pausha month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month till 11:48 AM on January 1. Then onward it is Purnima Tithi or the full moon day in Paush month till 7:54 AM on January 2.) This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2074 - Paush Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month in Gujarat. (It is Shukla Paksha Chaturdasi Tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month till 11:48 AM on January 1. Then onward it is Purnima Tithi or the full moon day in Paush month till 7:54 AM on January 2.) This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

17th day of Dhanu Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Hemalambi nama Year)
17th day of Margazhi Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1193)
16th day of Poush Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1424)

Bad Period on January 1, 2018
Rahukalam – 8:35 AM to 9:57 AM
Yamagandam – 11:20 AM to 12:42 PM
Gulikai – 2:04 PM to 3:27 PM
Durmuhurtham – 1:04 PM to 1:48 PM
Durmuhurtham – 3:16 PM to 4:00 PM
Varjyam – 10:47 PM on December 31 to 12:11 AM on January 1
Varjyam – 10:12 PM to 11:36 PM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on January 1, 2018
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:09 PM to 12:51 PM
Amirta Kalam – 7:11 AM to 8:35 AM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – sunrise to 2:57 PM
Amrita Siddhi Yog – sunrise to 2:57 PM
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Shukla (good) till 9:47 AM on January 1. Then onward it is Brahma (good) till 5:23 AM on January 2.

Karana – Garaja (good) till 1:38 AM on Jan 1. Then onward it is Vanija (good) till 11:44 AM on January 1. Then onward it is Vishti or Bhadra (bad) till 9:44 PM on Jan 1. Then onward it is Bava (good) till 7:54 AM on January 2.