Monthly Panchangam or Panchang helps to know the best time of the month that one should elect to perform auspicious event or avoid the inauspicious time periods. It provides the dates for fasts, festivals, Muhurat, Paksha, Nakshatra, Tithi, Vishti Karana, Bhadra Kaala, Panchak and other important events along with planetary positions.
Monthly Panchang or Monthly Panchangam/ December 2018
Monthly Panchangam or Monthly Panchang is an Indian The book refers to the list of zodiacal position of signs, planets and other astronomical data of daily astrology, over a long period used to prepare birth chart and other predictions, the plural of ephemeris is Ephemerides or an Indian calendar. We are giving here the list of Tithi or dates of important holidays, Shubh Muhurat, Upvas (Vrat), Parva (festivals), Mela(fairs), Puja, Surya Sankranti, Snan-daan based on this year’s Hindu Panchanga, position of planets and other events for the Month or Maas Margashirsha (Agrahayana)/Pausha (December 2018).
December 2018/ Monthly Panchang/Monthly Panchangam/Indian Calendar
Month (Maas) Margashirsha/ Pausha
Vikram Samvat: 2075, Saka Samvat: 1940
1st Dec, Sat: Margashirsha Krishna Paksha Navami, Rashi: Simha/Kanya, Nakshatra : Purva Phalguni/ Uttara Phalguni, Karana: Garaja/ Vanija/ Vishti (Bhadra), Daily Yoga: Priti, World AIDS Day.
2nd Dec, Sun: Margashirsha Krishna Paksha Dashami, Rashi: Kanya, Nakshatra: Uttara Phalguni/ Hasta, Karana: Vishti(Bhadra) /Bhava, Daily Yoga: Ayushman/Vaidhriti.
3rd Dec, Mon: Utpanna Ekadashi, Margashirsha Krishna Paksha , Rashi: Kanya/Tula, Nakshatra: Chitra , Karana: Balava/ Kaulava, Daily Yoga: Saubhagya.
4th, Dec, Tue: Margashirsha Krishna Paksha Dwadashi, Bhaum Pradosh Vrat , Rashi: Tula, Nakshatra: Swati , Karana: Taitula/Garaja, Daily Yoga: Shobhana Yoga, Indian Navy Day.
5th, Dec, Wed: Margashirsha Krishna Paksha Trayodashi, Maas Shivratri Vrat, Rashi: Tula/ Vrishchika , Nakshatra: Vishakha, Karana: Vanija/ Vishti(Bhadra), Daily Yoga: Atiganda.
6th, Dec, Thur: Margashirsha Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi/ Shraddha Amavasya , Rashi: Vrishchika , Nakshatra: Anuradha , Karana: Sakuni/ Chatuspada , Daily Yoga: Sukarma, Dr. BR Ambedkar Punya Tithi.
7th Dec, Fri: Margashirsha Krishna Paksha , Snan-dan Amavasya , Pradosh Vrat Vyapini, Rashi: Vrishchika/ Dhanu, Nakshatra: Jyestha , Karana: Nagava/ Kinstughna, Daily Yoga: Dhriti, Flag Day.
8th Dec, Sat: Margashirsha Shukla Paksha Pratipada, Chandra Darshana, Rashi: Dhanu, Nakshatra: Moola ends, Karana: Bhava/Balava, Daily Yoga: Soola , Jupiter rises in the east, Jwalamukhi Yoga(Volkano Yoga).
9th Dec, Sun: Margashirsha Shukla Paksha Dwitiya, Rashi: Dhanu, Nakshatra: Moola , Karana: Kaulava/Taitula, Daily Yoga: Ganda.
10th Dec, Mon: Margashirsha Shukla Paksha Tritiya, Rashi: Dhanu/Makar, Nakshatra: Purvashadha , Karana: Garaja, Daily Yoga: Vriddha, Human Rights Day.
11th Dec, Tue: Margashirsha Shukla Paksha, Vainayaki Ganesh Chaturthi Vrat , Rashi: Makar, Nakshatra: Uttarashadha , Karana: Vanija/ Vishti(Bhadra) , Daily Yoga: Dhruva.
12th Dec, Wed: Margashirsha Shukla Paksha Panchami, Sri Rama Vivahotsava , Dwitiya Nag Panchami, Rashi: Makar/Kumbha , Nakshatra: Shravana, Karana: Bhava/Balava, Daily Yoga: Vyaghata , Panchak begins, Jupiter Teg Bahadur Balidan Diwas
13th Dec, Thur: Margashirsha Shukla Paksha, Skanda Sashti Vrat , Rashi: Kumbha , Nakshatra: Dhanishta , Karana: Kaulava/Taitula, Daily Yoga: Harshana, Panchak begins.
14th Dec, Fri: Margashirsha Shukla Paksha Saptami, Rashi: Kumbha , Nakshatra: Satabhisa , Karana: Garaja/ Vanija, Daily Yoga: Vajra, Panchak.
15th Dec, Sat: Margashirsha Shukla Paksha Ashtami , Rashi: Kumbha/ Meena, Nakshatra: Poorvabhadrapada , Karana: Vishti(Bhadra)/ Bhava, Daily Yoga: Siddhi, Panchak.
16th Dec, Sun: Kharmas begins, Dhanu Surya Sankranti, Margashirsha Shukla Paksha, Mahananda Navami , Rashi: Meena , Nakshatra: Uttara Bhadrapada, Karana: Balava, Daily Yoga: Vyaghata, Panchak.
17th Dec, Mon: Margashirsha Shukla Paksha Dashami, Rashi: Meen/ Mesha, Nakshatra: Revati , Karana: Kaulava/Taitula , Daily Yoga: Variyan, Panchak ends.
18th Dec, Tue: Margashirsha Shukla Paksha, Dashami/Mokshada Ekadashi Vrat, Gita Jayanti, Mauni Ekadashi (Jain), Rashi: Mesha , Nakshatra: Ashwini , Karana: Garaja/Vaanija/Vishti(Bhadra) , Daily Yoga: Parigha.
19th Dec, Wed: Margashirsha Shukla Paksha, Ekadashi/Matsya Dwadashi, Vyanjan daan Dwadashi , Rashi: Mesha , Nakshatra: Bharani, Karana: Vishti(Bhadra/) Bhava/ Balava, Daily Yoga: Siva.
20th Dec, Thur: Margashirsha Shukla Paksha Trayodashi, Pradosh Vrat, Rashi: Mesha/Vrishabha , Nakshatra: Kritika, Karana: Kaulava/Taitula, Daily Yoga: Siddha .
21st Dec, Fri: Margashirsha Shukla Paksha Chaturdashi, Pishacha Mochan Shraddha, Rashi: Vrishabha , Nakshatra: Rohini , Karana: Garaja/ Vanija/ Vishti(Bhadra), Daily Yoga: Sadhya.
22nd Dec, Sat: Margashirsha Sukla Paksha , Margashirsha Purnima Vrat (Snan-dan) , Rashi : Vrishabha/ Mithun, Nakshatra: Mrigashira, Karana: Vishti (Bhadra)/Bhava, Daily Yoga: Subha, Sri Dattatreya Jayanti.
23rd Dec, Sun: Pausha Krishna Paksha Pratipada, Rashi: Mithun , Nakshatra: Ardra , Karana: Balava/ Kaulava/Taitula, Daily Yoga: Shukla/Brahma.
24th Dec, Mon: Pausha Krishna Paksha Dwitiya , Rashi: Mithun/Karka , Nakshatra: Punarvasu , Karana: , Garaja/Vanija, Daily Yoga: Indra, Christmas Eve.
25th Dec, Tue: Pausha Krishna Paksha Tritiya/ Angaraki Sankashti Chaturthi , Rashi: Karka , Nakshatra: Pushya , Karana: Vishti(Bhadra)/Bhava , Daily Yoga: Vaidhriti, Christmas Day.
26th Dec, Wed: Pausha Krishna Paksha Chaturthi , Rashi: Karka/Simha , Nakshatra: Ashlesha , Karana: Balava/Kaulava, Daily Yoga: Vishkambha, Jor Mela(Panjab).
27th Dec, Thur: Pausha Krishna Paksha Panchami/ Sashti, Rashi: Simha , Nakshatra: Magha, Karana: Taitula/Garaja/Vanija, Daily Yoga: Yoga: Priti.
28th Dec, Fri: Pausha Krishna Paksha Sashti / Saptami, Rashi: Simha/Kanya, Nakshatra: Poorvaphalguni , Karana: Vishti(Bhadra)/Bhava, Daily Yoga: Ayushman .
29th Dec, Sat: Pausha Krishna Paksha Saptami/Ashtami Shraddha, Kalashtami , Rashi: Kanya, Nakshatra: Uttaraphalguni, Karana: Balava/ Kaulava , Daily Yoga: Saubhagya/Sobhana.
30th Dec, Sun: Pausha Krishna Paksha Ashtami/ Navami , Rashi: Kanya , Nakshatra: Hasta, Karana: Taitula/Garaja, Daily Yoga: Atiganda.
31st Dec, Mon: Pausha Krishna Paksha Dashami, Parshvanath Jayanti, Rashi: Tula, Nakshatra: Chitra, Karana: Vanija/ Vishti (Bhadra), Daily Yoga: Sukarma, New year’s Eve.
Read more about Rahukalam or Period of Rahu is different for each day and it should be avoided for any auspicious work or event timings for all the days of the week in the article Rahukalam.
Planetary positions for December 2018 (Monthly Panchangam)
Sun transits from Scorpio to Sagittarius (Dhanu Surya Sankranti )on 16th December, 2018, Kharmas begins.
Mars is in Aquarius, transits from Aquarius to Pisces on 23rd December, 2018.
Mercury is in Scorpio in December 2018.
Jupiter is in Scorpio. Guru- asta (combustion) is till December 10, 2018.
Venus is in Libra.
Saturn is in Sagittarius.
Dragon’s head, used in Indian Vedic astrology is in Cancer, Dragon’s tail, used in Indian astrology is in Capricorn.