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Hindu Calendar – May 16, 2018

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 – Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 3:39 PM on May 16. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 1:35 PM on May 17. All time based on India Standard Time.

Good – Auspicious time on May 16, 2018, as per Hindu Calendar – There is no good and auspicious time on the entire day.
                                                                       
Nakshatra – Krittika or Karthigai or Kartika Nakshatram till 10:07 AM on May 16. Then onward it is Rohini Nakshatra till 8:53 AM on May 17.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Krittika or Karthigai or Kartika Nakshatram till 8:59 AM on May 16. Then onward it is Rohini Nakshatra till 6:48 AM on May 17.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Vrishabha Rashi till 8:10 PM on May 17.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Vrishabha Rashi till 5:41 PM on May 17.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Adhik Masa begins in Hindu Lunar Calendars

Kali Yuga Year – 5120

Vikram Samvant 2075 – Adhik Jyeshta Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing or light phase of moon in extra Jyeshta month in North India - Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir.

Vilambi Nama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1940 – Adhik Jyeshta Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing or light phase of moon in extra Jyeshta month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Vilambi Nama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1940 – Adhik Jyeshta Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing or light phase of moon in extra Jyeshta month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Adhik Jyeshta Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing or light phase of moon in extra Jyeshta month till 2:28 PM on May 16. Then onward it is Adhik Jyeshta Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing or light phase of moon in extra Jyeshta month till 11:27 AM on May 17). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2074 - Adhik Jyeshta Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing or light phase of moon in extra Jyeshta month in Gujarat. (It is Adhik Jyeshta Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing or light phase of moon in extra Jyeshta month till 2:28 PM on May 16. Then onward it is Adhik Jyeshta Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing or light phase of moon in extra Jyeshta month till 11:27 AM on May 17). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

2nd day of Vaigasi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Vilambi Nama Year)
2nd day of Edava Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1193)
1st day of Jyeshta Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1425)

Bad Period on May 16, 2018
Rahukalam – 12:23 PM to 2:03 PM
Yamagandam – 7:26 AM to 9:05 AM
Gulikai – 10:44 AM to 12:23 PM
Durmuhurtham – 11:18 PM on May 15 to 12:02 AM on May 16
Durmuhurtham – 11:57 AM to 12:50 PM
Varjyam – 11:32 PM on May 15 to 12:59 AM on May 16

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on May 16, 2018
Abhijita Muhurta – not present
Amirta Kalam – 6:47 AM to 8:15 AM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – 11:10 AM on May 15 to before sunrise on May 17
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Shobhana (good) till 2:07 AM on May 16. Then onward it is Atiganda (bad) till 10:38 PM on May 16. Then onward it is Sukarman (good) till 7:04 PM on May 17.


Karana – Kimstughna (bad) till 3:55 AM on May 16. Then onward it is Bava (good) till 2:28 PM on May 16. Then onward it is Balava (good) till 12:58 AM on May 17.