Tithis

There are sixteen kalas (phases) of the Moon. Out of these sixteen, only fifteen are visible. The sixteenth is said to be beyond our visibility.

  1. Amrita
  2. Manada
  3. Poosha
  4. Tusthi
  5. Pusthi
  6. Rati
  7. Dhruti
  8. Sasichini
  9. Chandrika
  10. Kanta
  11. Jyostna
  12. Shree
  13. Preeti
  14. Angada
  15. Poorna
  16. Poornamruta

These sixteen kalas are ruled by the sixteen Nitya Devis and are called the Shodasa Nityas.