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Hindu Calendar – October 17, 2018


Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Wednesday, October 17, 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 Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 12:27 PM on October 17. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 2:32 PM on October 18. All time based on India Standard Time.

Good – Auspicious time on October 17, 2018, as per Hindu Calendar –  Good and auspicious time on the entire day.

Nakshatra – Uttarashada or Uthradam Nakshatra till 10:04 PM on October 17. Then onward it is Shravan or Thiruvonam or Sravana Nakshatra on the entire day on October 18 and till 12:42 AM on October 19.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnataka and south Rajasthan), Uttarashada or Uthradam Nakshatra till 9:29 PM on October 17. Then onward it is Shravan or Thiruvonam or Sravana Nakshatra on the entire day on October 18 and till 12:34 AM on October 19.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Dhanu Rashi till 2:11 AM on October 17. Then onward it is Makar Rashi till 1:59 PM on October 19.

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Dhanu Rashi till 1:09 AM on October 17. Then onward it is Makar Rashi till 2:02 PM on October 19.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Note in some regions especially in Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu Navami is on October 18. Durga Puja Navami in Bengal is also on October 18

Kali Yuga Year – 5120

Vikram Samvat 2075 – Ashwin Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing or light phase of moon  in Ashwin 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 – Ashwin Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Ashwin month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Vilambi Nama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1940 – Ashwin Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Ashwin month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Ashwin Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Ashwin month till 12:50 PM on October 17. Then onward it is Ashwin Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Ashwin Mahina till 3:29 PM on October 18. This time is applicable only in western parts of India.)

Vikram Samvat 2074 - Ashwin Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing or light phase of moon  in Ashwin month in Gujarat. (It is Ashwin Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Ashwin month till 12:50 PM on October 17. Then onward it is Ashwin Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Ashwin Mahina till 3:29 PM on October 18. This time is applicable only in western parts of India.)

31st day of Purattasi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Vilambi Nama Year)
31st day of Kanni Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1194)
30th day of Ashwin Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1425)

Bad Period on October 17, 2018
Rahukalam – 12:12 PM to 1:39 PM
Yamagandam – 7:52 AM to 9:19 AM
Gulikai – 10:45 AM to 12:12 PM
Durmuhurtham – 11:49 AM to 12:35 PM
Varjyam – 3:25 AM to 5:13 AM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on October 17, 2018
Abhijit Muhurta – not present
Amrita Kalam – 2:15 PM to 4:04 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Sukarman (good) till 8:46 AM on Oct 17. Then onward it is Dhriti (good) till 9:47 AM on October 18.

Karana – Bava (good) till 12:50 PM on Oct 17. Then onward it is Balava (good) till 2:10 AM on October 18.