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Hindu Calendar – August 20, 2018

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Monday, August 20, 2018 – Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 5:48 AM on August 20. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 6:55 AM on August 21. All time based on India Standard Time.

Good – Auspicious time on August 20, 2018, as per Hindu Calendar –  There is no good and auspicious time on the entire day.

Nakshatra – Jyeshta or Kettai or Triketta Nakshatra on the entire day on August 20 and till 12:42 AM on August 21.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Jyeshta or Kettai or Triketta Nakshatra till 9:41 PM on August 20. Then onward it is Mool or Moolam Nakshatra on the entire day on August 21 and till 12:34 AM on August 22.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Vrischika Rashi till 12:42 AM on August 21.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Vrischika Rashi till 9:41 PM on August 20. Then onward it is Dhanu Rashi till 10:27 AM on August 23.

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

Vikram Samvant 2075 – Shravan Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth 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 Navami Tithi or the ninth 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 Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Shravan month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Shravan Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Shravan month till 3:15 AM on August 20. Then onward it is Shravan Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Shravan month till 5:16 AM on August 21. This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

Vikram Samvant 2074 - Shravan Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Shravan month in Gujarat. (It is Shravan Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Shravan month till 3:15 AM on August 20. Then onward it is Shravan Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Shravan month till 5:16 AM on August 21. This time is applicable only in western parts of India.

4th day of Aavani Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Vilambi Nama Year)
4th day of Chinga Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1194)
3rd day of Bhadra Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1425)

Bad Period on August 20, 2018
Rahukalam – 7:42 AM to 9:18 AM
Yamagandam – 10:54 AM to 12:30 PM
Gulikai – 2:06 PM to 3:42 PM
Durmuhurtham – 12:56 PM to 1:47 PM
Durmuhurtham – 3:29 PM to 4:21 PM
Varjyam – 1:24 AM to 3:10 AM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on August 20, 2018
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:06 PM to 12:54 PM
Amirta Kalam – 11:59 AM to 1:45 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Vaidhriti (bad) till 3:15 PM on August 20. Then onward it is Vishkambha (bad) till 4:02 PM on August 21.

Karana – Kaulava (good) till 3:15 AM on August 20. Then onward it is Taitila (good) till 4:12 PM on August 20. Then onward it is Garaja (good) till 5:16 AM on August 21.