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Hindu Calendar – December 31, 2018


Tithi in Hindu Calendar on Monday, December 31, 2018 – Krishna Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during waning or dark phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Krishna Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during waning or dark phase of moon till 5:24 AM on December 31. Then onward it is Krishna Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during waning or dark phase of moon till 4:17 AM on January 1, 2019. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India.) All time based on India Standard Time.

Good – Auspicious time on December 31, 2018, as per Hindu Calendar – Good and auspicious time till 1:20 PM.

Nakshatra – Chitra or Chithirai or Chithira Nakshatra till 12:01 PM on December 31. Then onward it is Swati or Chothi Nakshatra till 11:39 AM on January 1, 2019. (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India.)

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnataka and south Rajasthan), Chitra or Chithirai or Chithira Nakshatra till 8:19 AM on December 31. Then onward it is Swati or Chothi Nakshatra till 8:44 AM on January 1.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Kanya Rashi till 12:24 AM on December 31. Then onward it is Tula Rashi till 5:43 AM on January 2. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India.)

In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and south Rajasthan), Kanya Rashi till 8:17 PM on December 31. Then onward it is Tula Rashi till 3:23 AM on January 2.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days –

Kali Yuga Year – 5120

Vikram Samvat 2075 – Paush Krishna Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during waning or dark phase of moon in Paush 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 Dasami Tithi or the tenth 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 Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during waning or dark phase of moon in Margashirsha month in Maharashtra and Goa. (It is Margashirsha Krishna Paksha Navami Tithi or ninth day during the waning or dark phase of moon till 1:35 AM on December 31. Then onward it is Margashirsha Krishna Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during waning or dark phase of moon till 1:16 AM on January 1. This time is applicable only in western parts of India.)

Vikram Samvat 2075 - Margashirsha Krishna Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during waning or dark phase of moon in Margashirsha month in Gujarat. (It is Margashirsha Krishna Paksha Navami Tithi or ninth day during the waning or dark phase of moon till 1:35 AM on December 31. Then onward it is Margashirsha Krishna Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during waning or dark phase of moon till 1:16 AM on January 1. This time is applicable only in western parts of India.)

16th day of Margazhi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. (Vilambi Nama Year)
16th day of Dhanu Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. (Kolla Varsham 1194)
15th day of Poush Month in Calendars followed in Assam and Bengal. (Bengali Year 1425)

Bad Period on December 31, 2018
Rahukalam – 8:29 AM to 9:49 AM
Yamagandam – 11:09 AM to 12:30 PM
Gulikai – 1:50 PM to 3:10 PM
Durmuhurtham – 12:51 PM to 1:34 PM
Durmuhurtham – 2:59 PM to 3:42 PM
Varjyam – 2:00 PM to 3:38 PM

Panchak (bad) – not present

Good Time on December 31, 2018
Abhijit Muhurta – 12:02 PM to 12:51 PM
Amrita Kalam – 1:56 AM to 3:32 AM
Amrita Kalam – 11:46 PM on Dec 31 to 1:24 AM on Jan 1
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog – not present
Amrita Siddhi Yog – not present
Dwipushkar Yog – not present
Tripushkar Yog – not present

Yog – Atiganda (bad) till 5:07 AM on December 31. Then onward it is Sukarman (good) till 3:42 AM on January 1.

Karana – Garaja (good) till 1:35 AM on December 31. Then onward it is Vanija (good) till 1:22 PM. Then onward it is Vishti or Bhadra (bad) till 1:16 AM on January 1.