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Calendar reads 12.12.12 today

Posted on Dec 12, 02:47PM | IBNS

A once in a lifetime date, 12-12-12 is finally here as people across the globe are busy wishing or celebrating the unique day on the calendar in their own ways.

Couples across the globe, including India, are rushing to get married on Wednesday to make the important event in their lives more special.

In Hong Kong and Singaore, large number of couples are set to get married on the unique date, reports said.

It is said couples rush to get married on sequential dates as they believe it is lucky for them.

Even would-be mothers are not letting the date to pass away so easily as several of them have planned to deliver their babies on Wednesday.

Adding significance to the date, numerologists believe that babies born on 12.12.12 will be lucky.

A would-be-mother Divyani Kohli told CNN-IBN: "We are very excited, we got married on 11.11.11 and we will have the baby on 12.12.12."

Divyani's husband Virat Kohli said: "I have read in newspapers and magazines. They say the 12.12.12 baby will be an all-rounder."

Numerologist Pandit Vimal Jain told CNN-IBN: "This would be the most auspicious day. It would be very special and lucky for all, children who will take birth on that date would be all-rounders."

Pertinently, people will need to wait for 89 years to be a part of another sequential date- 01/01/2101.

Netizens across the globe are also busy wishing each other on micro-blogging site Twitter on Wednesday.

One Helen Shippey tweeted: "Happy 12 12 12 everyone! I am soon off to photograph a wedding today. I am very much looking forward to it. "

Another Hanan said: "Happy 12/12/12 After 2day, the next repetitive date will occur on January 1, 2101, when the date will be 01/01/01 again."

One PhumLa ViLkaz said: "At exactly 12mins, 12 seconds after o'clock on December 12th, the time will be 12:12:12, 12/12/12. And 12 days before Christmas!"

Another netizen Hayley Sage tweeted: "Morning all 12/12/12 ey, well there certainly won't be a 13/13/13 probably best if ur superstitious. Have a great day everyone."

One Jade Marsh posted: "Last time our generation will be able to see repeated figures in the date omg wow 12/12/12."