The Panchangam Calendar

The Panchangam Calendar Time Zone: Indian Standard Time (GMT + 0530 hours) Vaaram, Thithi, Nakshatram, Yogam, Karanam, Maasam – Dates and Timings DATE DAY TIME THITHI NAKSHATRAM YOGAM KARANAM ZONE 2013 April 12 Friday IST Waxing (Bright) 2 Dvithiyai till 1724 hours [Tritiya thithi there afterwards] 2 Bharani (Apa Barani) Vishkambham till 0249 hours [Preethi there afterwards] Balava till 0438 hours Kaulava till 1724 hours [Taitula there afterwards] 2013 April 13 Saturday IST Waxing (Bright) 3 Trithiyai till 1918 hours [Chaturti thithi there afterwards] 2 Bharani (Apa Barani) till 0115 hours[Karthigai nakshatra there afterwards] … Continue reading

GLOSSARY ON HINDU PANCHANGAM

aadheenam: A Hindu monastery/ temple com- plex in the South Indian Saivite tradition. Also re- ferred to by the general terms: madam, mutt, math and peedam. Adi: The Tamil name of the fourth month of the Hindu year (in which the new year begins in mid- April). Adi extends from mid-July to mid-August on the Gregorian calendar. Aipasi: The Tamil name of the seventh month of the Hindu year (in which the new year begins in mid-April). Puratasi extends from mid-October to mid-November on the Gregorian calendar. almanac: A yearly … Continue reading