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Hindu Calendar – December 15, 2018


Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Saturday, December 15, 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 12:26 AM on December 15. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 2:04 AM on December 16. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India.) All time based on India Standard Time.

Good – Auspicious time on December 15, 2018, as per Hindu Calendar – There is no good and auspicious time on the entire day.

Nakshatra – Purva Bhadrapada or Pooruruttathi Nakshatra till 9:58 PM on December 15. Then onward it is Uttara Bhadrapada or Uthrattathi Nakshatra till 11:43 PM on December 16. (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India.)

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnataka and south Rajasthan), Purva Bhadrapada or Pooruruttathi Nakshatra on the entire day on December 15 and till 1:14 AM on December 16.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Kumbha Rashi till 3:26 PM on December 15. Then onward it is Meena Rashi till 1:02 AM on December 18. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India.)

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Kumbha Rashi till 6:39 PM on December 15. Then onward it is Meena Rashi till 4:17 AM on December 18.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year – 5120

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

Vilambi Nama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1940 – Kartik Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Kartik month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Kartik Shukla Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Kartik Mahina till 4:16 AM on December 15. Then onward it is Kartik Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Kartik Mahina till 6:13 AM on December 16. This time is applicable only in western parts of India.)

Vikram Samvat 2075 - Kartik Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Kartik month in Gujarat. (It is Kartik Shukla Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Kartik Mahina till 4:16 AM on December 15. Then onward it is Kartik Shukla Paksha Ashtami Tithi or the eighth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Kartik Mahina till 6:13 AM on December 16. This time is applicable only in western parts of India.)

29th day of Karthigai Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Vilambi Nama Year)
29th day of Vrischika Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1194)
28th day of Agrahan Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1425)

Bad Period on December 15, 2018
Rahukalam – 9:42 AM to 11:02 AM
Yamagandam – 1:42 PM to 3:02 PM
Gulikai – 7:01 AM to 8:21 AM
Durmuhurtham – 7:01 AM to 8:27 AM
Varjyam – 5:47 AM to 7:31 AM

Panchak (bad) – on the entire day.

Good Time on December 15, 2018
Abhijit Muhurta – 12:00 PM to 12:43 PM
Amrita Kalam – 2:38 PM to 4:25 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Vajra (good) till 1:25 AM on December 15. Then onward it is Siddhi (good) till 1:51 AM on December 16.

Karana – Vanija (good) till 4:16 AM on December 15. Then onward it is Vishti or Bhadra (bad) till 5:19 PM on December 15. Then onward it is Bava (good) till 6:13 AM on December 16.