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Hindu Calendar – January 2, 2018 – Tithi, Vrat, Good - Auspicious Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festivals

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 – Purnima and Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the full moon day and first day during the waning phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Purnima Tithi or the full moon day till 8:43 AM on January 2. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon till 6:22 AM on January 3, 2018. All time based on India Standard Time.

Good – Auspicious time on January 2, 2018, as per Hindu Calendar – There is no good and auspicious time on the entire day.
                                                                       
Nakshatra – Ardra or Arudhara or Thiruvathirai Nakshatra till 1:17 PM on January 2. Then onward it is Punarvasu or Punirtham Nakshatram till 11:39 AM on January 3.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Ardra or Arudhara or Thiruvathirai Nakshatra till 11:47 AM on January 2. Then onward it is Punarvasu or Punirtham Nakshatram till 8:49 AM on January 3.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Mithuna Rashi till 6:03 AM on January 3, 2018.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Mithuna Rashi till 3:32 AM on January 3, 2018.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – PurnimaShakumbari Purnima - Arudhra Darshan in Tamil Culture - Swasthani Brata begins in Nepal

Kali Yuga Year – 5119

Vikram Samvant 2074 – Paush Purnima Tithi and Magh Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the full moon day in Paush month and the first day during the waning phase of moon in Magh 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 Purnima Tithi and Paush Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the full moon day in Paush month and the first day during the waning phase of moon in Paush month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Hemalambi or Hevilambi nama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1939 – Paush Purnima Tithi and Paush Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the full moon day in Pausha month and the first day during the waning phase of moon in Paush month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Purnima Tithi or the full moon day in Paush month till 7:54 AM on January 2. Then onward it is Paush Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon in Paush month till 4:08 AM on January 3.) This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2074 - Paush Purnima Tithi and Paush Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the full moon day in Pausha month and the first day during the waning phase of moon in Paush month in Gujarat. (It is Purnima Tithi or the full moon day in Paush month till 7:54 AM on January 2. Then onward it is Paush Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waning phase of moon in Paush month till 4:08 AM on January 3.) This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

18th day of Dhanu Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Hemalambi nama Year)
18th day of Margazhi Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1193)
17th day of Poush Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1424)

Bad Period on January 2, 2018
Rahukalam – 3:11 PM to 4:32 PM
Yamagandam – 9:50 AM to 11:10 AM
Gulikai – 12:31 PM to 1:51 PM
Durmuhurtham – 9:18 AM to 10:01 AM
Durmuhurtham – 11:11 PM on Jan 2 to 12:04 AM on Jan 3
Varjyam – 10:18 PM to 11:42 PM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on January 2, 2018
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:09 PM to 12:52 PM
Amirta Kalam – 3:04 AM to 4:28 AM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Brahma (good) till 5:23 AM on January 2. Then onward it is Aindra (good) till 1:02 AM on January 3.

Karana – Bava (good) till 7:54 AM on January 2. Then onward it is Balava (good) till 6:00 PM on January 2. Then onward it is Kaulava (good) till 4:08 AM on January 3.