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Hindu Calendar – December 20, 2018

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Thursday, December 20, 2018 – Shukla Paksha Trayodashi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Dwadashi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 3:49 AM on December 20. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Trayodashi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 2:59 AM on December 21. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India.) All time based on India Standard Time.

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

Nakshatra – Bharani Nakshatra till 2:08 AM on December 20. Then onward it is Kartika or Krithigai or Krittika Nakshatra till 1:57 AM on December 21. (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India.)

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnataka and south Rajasthan), Bharani Nakshatra till 4:12 AM on December 20. Then onward it is Kartika or Krithigai or Krittika Nakshatra till 3:04 AM on December 21.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Mesha Rashi till 8:05 AM on December 20. Then onward it is Vrishabha Rashi till 12:53 PM on December 22. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India.)

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Mesha Rashi till 9:59 AM on December 20. Then onward it is Vrishabha Rashi till 12:21 PM on December 22.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –
Pradosh Vrat

Kali Yuga Year – 5120

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

Vilambi Nama Samvatsar/ Shalivahana Saka 1940 – Margashirsha Shukla Paksha Trayodashi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Margashirsha month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Margashirsha Shukla Paksha Dwadashi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Margashirsha Mahina till 6:26 AM on December 20. Then onward it is Margashirsha Shukla Paksha Trayodashi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Margashirsha Mahina till 4:35 AM on December 21. This time is applicable only in western parts of India.)

Vikram Samvat 2075 - Margashirsha Shukla Paksha Trayodashi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Margashirsha month in Gujarat. (It is Margashirsha Shukla Paksha Dwadashi Tithi or the twelfth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Margashirsha Mahina till 6:26 AM on December 20. Then onward it is Margashirsha Shukla Paksha Trayodashi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Margashirsha Mahina till 4:35 AM on December 21. This time is applicable only in western parts of India.)

5th day of Margazhi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Vilambi Nama Year)
5th day of Dhanu Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1194)
4th day of Poush Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1425)

Bad Period on December 20, 2018
Rahukalam – 1:44 PM to 3:04 PM
Yamagandam – 7:04 AM to 8:24 AM
Gulikai – 9:44 AM to 11:04 AM
Durmuhurtham – 10:37 AM to 11:20 AM
Durmuhurtham – 2:54 PM to 3:36 PM
Varjyam – 3:38 PM to 5:10 PM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on December 20, 2018
Abhijit Muhurta – 12:03 PM to 12:46 PM
Amrita Kalam – 11:29 PM on Dec 19 to 1:03 AM on Dec 20
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Siddha (good) till 7:25 PM on December 20. Then onward it is Sadhya (good) till 4:25 PM on December 21.

Karana – Balava (good) till 6:26 AM on December 20. Then onward it is Kaulava (good) till 5:35 PM on December 20. Then onward it is Taitila (good) till 4:35 AM on December 21.



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