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Hindu Calendar – August 18, 2018


Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Saturday, August 18, 2018 – Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 4:56 AM on August 18. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 5:04 AM on August 19. All time based on India Standard Time.

Good – Auspicious time on August 18, 2018, as per Hindu Calendar –  Good and auspicious time after 5:20 PM.

Nakshatra – Vishakha or Vishakam Nakshatra till 9:50 PM on August 18. Then onward it is Anuradha or Anusham or Anizham Nakshatra till 11:02 PM on August 19.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Vishakha or Vishakam Nakshatra till 5:21 PM on August 18. Then onward it is Anuradha or Anusham or Anizham Nakshatra till 7:14 PM on August 19.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Tula Rashi till 3:39 PM on August 18. Then onward it is Vrischika Rashi till 12:42 AM on August 21.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Tula Rashi till 10:59 AM on August 18. Then onward it is Vrischika Rashi till 9:41 PM on August 20.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – 

Kali Yuga Year – 5120

Vikram Samvant 2075 – Shravan Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth 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 Ashtami Tithi or the eighth 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 Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Shravan month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Shravan Shukla Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Shravan month till 1:01 AM on August 18. Then onward it is Shravan Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Shravan month till 1:47 AM on August 19. This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2074 - Shravan Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Shravan month in Gujarat. (It is Shravan Shukla Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Shravan month till 1:01 AM on August 18. Then onward it is Shravan Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Shravan month till 1:47 AM on August 19. This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

2nd day of Aavani Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Vilambi Nama Year)
2nd day of Chinga Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1194)
1st day of Bhadra Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1425)

Bad Period on August 18, 2018
Rahukalam – 9:18 AM to 10:54 AM
Yamagandam – 2:07 PM to 3:43 PM
Gulikai – 6:05 AM to 7:41 AM
Durmuhurtham – 6:05 AM to 7:48 AM
Varjyam – 9:40 PM to 11:23 PM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on August 18, 2018
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:07 PM to 12:55 PM
Amirta Kalam – 8:07 AM to 9:48 AM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Brahma (good) till 2:54 PM on August 18. Then onward it is Aindra (good) till 2:50 PM on August 19.

Karana – Vanija (good) till 1:01 AM on August 18. Then onward it is Vishti or Bhadra (bad) till 1:18 PM on August 18. Then onward it is Bava (good) till 1:47 AM on August 19.