The name Panchang is a Sanskrit Word.Panchang consists of two words "panch" means five and "ang" means parts these 5 parts are as follows: Tithi, Day, Nakshatra, Yog and Karan.
The basic purpose of Hindu Panchang is to check various Hindu festivals and auspicious time and muhurta.
The following Panchang are shown for the date Friday, 17 August 2018 and place "Mumbai Maharashtra , India".
These Panchang calculations are based on Drik Ganit i.e. current sidereal positions of planets in the sky. The Ayanamsha used is Lahiri or Chitrapakshiya.
The current day sunrise is taken as the time to calculate planet positions and accordingly other drika panchang calculations.
Panchang Basic Details
Shukla-Saptami upto 25 : 2 : 10
Note -This is also called Bhadra Tithi Deity - Indra Summary - Favourable for starting any new work, debate, beginning of a journey and physical exercise.
Shukla upto 15 : 31 : 59
Note - Auspicious yoga,Good for all Auspicious Deeds. Meaning - (Bright White) — garrulous and flighty, impatient and impulsive; unsteady and changeable mind.
Swati upto 16 : 12 : 18
Note - This nakshatra is also comes in - Ruler - Rahu Deity - Vayu Summary - Favourable for undertaking travel, acquiring conveyances, gardening, going on processions, shopping, visiting friends, and anything of a temporary nature.
Gara upto 13 : 0 : 21
Deity - Vasudev Summary - It is suited for animal husbandry works, cattle trade, dairy trade, fodder trade, ploughing the field, Vastu karma or msgruction of houses, buildings and other similar projects works.