Definitions

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  • n. The lunar date based on the Hindu calendar. There are 30 tithis in each lunar month. Tithis begin at varying times of a solar day and vary in duration from approximately 19 to 26 hours.

Etymologies

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From Sanskrit तिथी (tithī, "lunar day")

Examples

  • Krishna Janmashtami is observed on the eighth day, Ashtami tithi, of the dark half or Krishna Paksha of the month of Bhaadra in the Hindu calendar, when the Rohini Nakshatra called Aldebaran in the West is ascendant.

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  • Then every year, on the tithi of the decease, annual sraddhas should be conducted.

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  • It means a visitor, almost always a relative, who often lands up unannounced, and usually comes with no determination or date (tithi) to leave.

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  • However, today when many of us are forgetting what tithi (date according to the Gujarati calendar), tehewar (auspicious days) and mass (month according to the calendar) are, how can we explain or even know the arrival of Vasant?

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  • What is best time to start Devi Sadhna except the 4 Navaratris (any specific weekday or tithi every month)?

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  • What was the tithi and month of Vikram samvat on 27 April, 1975? en Español

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  • Read Examiner. com's Janmashtami is the celebration of the birth of Lord Krishna, a Hindu deity, on the eighth day (Ashtami tithi) of the dark

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  • Sri Krsna Janmastami tithi maha-mahotsava ki jaya!

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  • After eight months of pregnancy an astrologer told them, "On the eighth day of the dark fortnight of this month of Bhadra the child will take birth on a most auspicious tithi.

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