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Hindu Calendar – December 23, 2018


Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Sunday, December 23, 2018 – Krishna paksha pratipada tithi or the first day during waning or dark phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Purnima Tithi or the full moon day till 12:08 AM on December 23. Then onward it is Krishna paksha pratipada tithi or the first day during waning or dark phase of moon till 10:13 PM on December 23. Then onward it is Krishna paksha dwitiya tithi or the second day during waning or dark phase of moon till 8:04 PM on December 24. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India.) All time based on India Standard Time.

Good – Auspicious time on December 23, 2018, as per Hindu Calendar – There is no good and auspicious time on the entire day.

Nakshatra – Mrigasira or Makayiram or Mrigasheersham Nakshatra till 12:25 AM on December 23. Then onward it is Ardra or Arudhara or Thiruvathira Nakshatra till 11:09 PM on December 23. Then onward it is Punarvasu or Punartham Nakshatra till 9:41 PM on December 24. (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India.)

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnataka and south Rajasthan), Ardra or Arudhara or Thiruvathira Nakshatra till 8:52 PM on December 23. Then onward it is Punarvasu or Punartham Nakshatra till 6:22 PM on December 24.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Vrishabha Rashi till 12:53 PM on December 22. Then onward it is Mithuna Rashi till 4:03 PM on December 24. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India.)

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Vrishabha Rashi till 12:21 PM on December 22. Then onward it is Mithuna Rashi till 12:59 PM on December 24.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year – 5120

Vikram Samvat 2075 – Paush krishna paksha pratipada tithi or the first day during waning or dark phase of moon in Pausha 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 Samvatsara/ Shalivahana Saka 1940 – Margashirsha krishna paksha pratipada tithi or the first day during waning or dark phase of moon in Margashirsha month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Vilambi Nama Samvatsara/ Shalivahana Saka 1940 – Margashirsha Krishna paksha pratipada tithi or the first day during waning or dark phase of moon in Margashirsha month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Margashirsha Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or first day during the waning or dark phase of moon till 8:11 PM on December 23. Then onward it is Margashirsha Krishna paksha dwitiya tithi or the second day during waning or dark phase of moon till 4:58 PM on December 24. This time is applicable only in western parts of India.)

Vikram Samvat 2075 - Margashirsha Krishna paksha pratipada tithi or the first day during waning or dark phase of moon in Margashirsha month in Gujarat. (It is Margashirsha Krishna Paksha Pratipada Tithi or first day during the waning or dark phase of moon till 8:11 PM on December 23. Then onward it is Margashirsha Krishna paksha dwitiya tithi or the second day during waning or dark phase of moon till 4:58 PM on December 24. This time is applicable only in western parts of India.)

8th day of Margazhi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Vilambi Nama Year)
8th day of Dhanu Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1194)
7th day of Poush Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1425)

Bad Period on December 23, 2018
Rahukalam – 4:26 PM to 5:46 PM
Yamagandam – 12:26 PM to 1:46 PM
Gulikai – 3:06 PM to 4:26 PM
Durmuhurtham – 4:21 PM to 5:03 PM
Varjyam – 6:49 AM to 7:15 AM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on December 23, 2018
Abhijit Muhurta – 12:04 PM to 12:47 PM
Amrita Kalam – 11:51 AM to 1:18 PM
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Shukla (good) till 9:20 AM on December 23. Then onward it is Brahma (good) till 5:30 AM on December 24.

Karana – Balava (good) till 9:46 AM on December 23. Then onward it is Kaulava (good) till 8:12 PM. Then onward it is Taitila (good) till 6:35 AM on December 24.



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