🌚Amavasya - अमावस्या

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Amavasya is a monthly festival that comes 12 times in a year, in case of more months it can happen 13 times in a year.

According to Hindu Panchang, Amavasya is the last date of month and Krishna Paksha, this day has immense importance in Indian life. Every month is celebrated on some new festival. Among these monthly dates, some popular and important Amavasya dates are Mauni Amavasya, Shani Jayanti and Vat Savitri fast, Bhaumavati Amavasya, Kartik Amavasya i.e. Diwali, Hariyali Amavasya, Mahalaya Amavasya or Sarvpritri Amavasya. Diwali, India's most popular and twinkling festival, falls on the Amavasya of Kartik month.

Amavasya is considered in Hindu texts as an important day dedicated to fathers, that is, ancestors. On this day, donations to fathers and bathing in holy rivers are considered superior.

According to the Hindu Panchang and astronomical position, the moon completes one round of the earth in 28 days. After 15 days, the moon is at one end of the earth. When the Moon is at the other end of India, it cannot be seen. When the moon is not fully visible in India, that day is called Amavasya. And this event (Amavasya) can happen at different times according to the position of Chandra for each place or country.

Related Name
Amavas, Tamil: அமாவாசை, Malayalam: അമാവാസി, Telugu: అమావాస్య, Gujarati: અમાવાસ્યા

अमावस्या हिन्दी में भी उपलब्ध

अमावस्या एक वर्ष मे 12 बार आने वाला मासिक उत्सव है, अधिक मास की स्थिति मे यह एक वर्ष मे 13 बार भी हो सकती है।

Somvati Amavasya

When Amavasya falls on Monday, that day is called Somavati Amavasya. According to the beliefs of Hindu religion, Somavati Amavasya has a special significance. Read More About Somvati Amavasya

Shani Amavasya

Just as the Amavasya which falls on Monday on the first day of the week is called Somvati Amavasya, similarly the Amavasya on Saturday is called Shani Amavasya.

All Famous Amavasya

Chaitra Amavasya
Vaishakha Amavasya
Jyeshtha Amavasya - Shani Jayanti / Vat Savitri Vrat
Ashadha Amavasya
Shravana Amavasya - Hariyali Amavasya
Bhadrapad Amavasya - Pithori Vrat, Pithori Amavasya Vrat
Ashwina Amavasya - Mahalaya Amavasya or Sarvpritri Amavasya
Kartika Amavasya - Diwali
Margashirsha Amavasya
Paush Amavasya
Magha Amavasya - Mauni Amavasya
Phalguna Amavasya

Related Information

Frequency
Monthly
Duration
1 Days
Begins Tithi
Krishna Amavasya
Ends Tithi
Krishna Amavasya
Months
Amavasya of Every Month
Past Dates
15 November 2020, 16 October 2020, Mahalaya Amavasya: 17 September 2020, 19 August 2020

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