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Hindu Calendar – May 8, 2018


Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 – Kishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning or dark phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Kishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning or dark phase of moon till 5:26 PM on May 8. Then onward it is Kishna Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waning or dark phase of moon till 6:53 PM on May 9. All time based on India Standard Time.

Good – Auspicious time on May 8, 2018, as per Hindu Calendar – Good and auspicious time on the entire day.
                                                                       
Nakshatra – Shravan or Sravana or Thiruonam Nakshatram till 5:06 AM on May 8. Then onward it is Dhanishta or Sravishta or Avittam Nakshatra till 7:18 AM on May 9.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), it is Shravan or Sravana or Thiruonam Nakshatram till 7:38 AM on May 8. Then onward it is Dhanishta or Sravishta or Avittam Nakshatra till 10:13 AM on May 9.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Makar Rashi till 6:12 PM on May 8. Then onward it is Kumbha Rashi till 4:08 AM on May 11.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Makar Rashi till 8:59 PM on May 8. Then onward it is Kumbha Rashi till 7:11 AM on May 11.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year – 5120

Vikram Samvant 2075 – Nija Jyeshta Kishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning or dark phase of moon in 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 – Vaishakh Kishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning or dark phase of moon Vaishakh month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Vilambi Nama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1940 – Vaishakh Kishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning or dark phase of moon in Vaishakh Month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Vaishakh Kishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning or dark phase of moon in Vaishakh month till 8:43 PM on May 8. Then onward it is Vaishakh Kishna Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waning or dark phase of moon in Vaishakh month till 10:27 PM on May 9). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2074 - Vaishakh Kishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning or dark phase of moon in Vaishakh Month in Gujarat. (It is Vaishakh Kishna Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waning or dark phase of moon in Vaishakh month till 8:43 PM on May 8. Then onward it is Vaishakh Kishna Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waning or dark phase of moon in Vaishakh month till 10:27 PM on May 9). This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

25th day of Chithirai Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Vilambi Nama Year)
25th day of Meena Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1193)
24th day of Baishakh Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1425)

Bad Period on May 8, 2018
Rahukalam – 3:40 PM to 5:18 PM
Yamagandam – 9:07 AM to 10:45 AM
Gulikai – 12:23 PM to 2:02 PM
Durmuhurtham – 8:28 AM to 9:20 AM
Durmuhurtham – 11:18 PM on May 8 to 12:01 AM on May 9
Varjyam – 12:04 PM to 1:50 PM

Panchak (bad) – from 6:16 PM

Good Time on May 8, 2018
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:00 PM to 12:48 PM
Amirta Kalam – 10:42 PM on May 8 to 12:28 AM on May 9.
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Shukla (good) till 1:49 PM on May 8. Then onward it is Brahma (good) till 2:20 PM on May 9.

Karana – Balava (good) till 7:38 AM on May 8. Then onward it is Kaulava (good) till 8:43 PM on May 8. Then onward it is Taitila (good) till 9:39 AM on May 9.