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Hindu Calendar – August 16, 2018


Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Thursday, August 16, 2018 – Shukla Paksha Panchami and Sashti Tithi or the fifth and sixth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 7:24 AM on August 16. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 5:17 AM on August 17. All time based on India Standard Time.

Good – Auspicious time on August 16, 2018, as per Hindu Calendar –  Good and auspicious time on the entire day.

Nakshatra – Chitra or Chithirai or Chithira Nakshatra till 8:56 PM on August 16. Then onward it is Swathi or Chothi Nakshatra till 9:08 PM on August 17.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Chitra or Chithirai or Chithira Nakshatra till 3:48 PM on August 16. Then onward it is Swathi or Chothi Nakshatra till 4:11 PM on August 17.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Kanya Rashi till 9:05 AM on August 16. Then onward it is Tula Rashi till 3:39 PM on August 18.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Kanya Rashi till 3:55 AM on August 16. Then onward it is Tula Rashi till 10:59 AM on August 18.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –
Kali Yuga Year – 5120

Vikram Samvant 2075 – Shravan Shukla Paksha Panchami and Sashti Tithi or the fifth and sixth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Shravan 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 – Shravan Shukla Paksha Panchami and Sashti Tithi or the fifth and sixth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Shravan month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Vilambi Nama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1940 – Shravan Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Shravan month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Shravan Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Shravan month till 1:52 AM on August 16. Then onward it is Shravan Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Shravan month till 1:02 AM on August 17. This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2074 - Shravan Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Shravan month in Gujarat. (It is Shravan Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Shravan month till 1:52 AM on August 16. Then onward it is Shravan Shukla Paksha Sashti Tithi or the sixth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Shravan month till 1:02 AM on August 17. This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

31st day of Aadi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Vilambi Nama Year)
31st day of Karkidaka Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1193)
30th day of Shraban Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1425)

Bad Period on August 16, 2018
Rahukalam – 2:08 PM to 3:44 PM
Yamagandam – 6:04 AM to 7:41 AM
Gulikai – 9:18 AM to 10:54 AM
Durmuhurtham – 10:22 AM to 11:14 AM
Durmuhurtham – 3:32 PM to 4:23 PM
Varjyam – 12:05 AM to 1:39 AM
Varjyam – 9:30 PM to 11:07 PM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on August 16, 2018
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:07PM to 12:55 PM
Amirta Kalam – 9:31 AM to 11:05 AM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Shubha (good) till 4:49 PM on August 16. Then onward it is Shuklaa (good) till 3:33 PM on August 17.

Karana – Balava (good) till 1:52 AM on August 16. Then onward it is Kaulava (good) till 1:21 PM on August 16. Then onward it is Taitila (good) till 1:02 AM on August 17.