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🌚Shani Amavasya - शनि अमावस्या

Amavasya Date: Darsha Amavasya: Sunday, 19 February 2023

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.
Magha Amavasya Date: Darsha / Daan: Saturday, 21 January 2023

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 NameAmavas, Tamil: அமாவாசை, Malayalam: അമാവാസി, Telugu: అమావాస్య, Gujarati: અમાવાસ્યા
Begins TithiKrishna Amavasya
CelebrationsDan, Pitra Dan, Donation, Puja, Bhajan-Kirtan, Ganga Snan.

शनि अमावस्या हिन्दी में पढ़ें

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।

Darsha Amavasya

On the day of Amavasya, the moon is not fully visible at night. Therefore, tithi wise Amavasya and Darsha Amavasya can be celebrated on different days. On the day of Amavasya, the planets release extra energy and is received by the human through radiations. The most common effect of Amavasya on human is mental illness and short temper.

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

Bhauma Amavasya

Amavasya which falls on a weekly day on Tuesday is called Bhaum Amavasya, it is also known as Bhaumvati Amavasya. Being a Tuesday, the importance of worshiping Hanumanji increases even more on the day of Bhaum Amavasya.

Shubhwari Amavasya

Like Somavati Amavasya and Shani Amavasya, Amavasya occurring on Thursday is called Shubhawari 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

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

Related Information

Next Dates(2023)
Darsha Amavasya: 19 February 2023Phalguna: 20 February 2023Chaitra: 21 March 2023Darsha Amavasya: 19 April 2023Vaishakha: 20 April 2023Darsha Amavasya: 17 May 2023Jyeshtha, Shani Jayanti / Vat Savitri Vrat: 19 May 2023Ashadha: 18 June 2023Shravana, Hariyali Amavasya: 17 July 2023Darsha Amavasya (Adhik Mas): 15 August 2023Shravana (Adhik Mas): 16 August 2023Bhadrapada, Pithori Vrat, Pithori Amavasya Vrat, Kushotpatini: 14 September 2023Ashwina, Mahalaya Amavasya or Sarvpritri Amavasya: 14 October 2023Diwali, Kartika: 13 November 2023Margashirsha: 12 December 2023
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Begins Tithi
Krishna Amavasya
Ends Tithi
Krishna Amavasya
Amavasya of Every Month
Dan, Pitra Dan, Donation, Puja, Bhajan-Kirtan, Ganga Snan.
Imp Places
Mandir/Temple, River Ghat, Ganga, Yamuna, Sangam.
Past Dates
Magha, Mauni Amavasya: 21 January 2023, Pausha: 23 December 2022

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Amavasya 2023 Dates

Darsha Amavasya19 February 2023
Phalguna20 February 2023
Chaitra21 March 2023
Darsha Amavasya19 April 2023
Vaishakha20 April 2023
Darsha Amavasya17 May 2023
Jyeshtha, Shani Jayanti / Vat Savitri Vrat19 May 2023
Ashadha18 June 2023
Shravana, Hariyali Amavasya17 July 2023
Darsha Amavasya (Adhik Mas)15 August 2023
Shravana (Adhik Mas)16 August 2023
Bhadrapada, Pithori Vrat, Pithori Amavasya Vrat, Kushotpatini14 September 2023
Ashwina, Mahalaya Amavasya or Sarvpritri Amavasya14 October 2023
Diwali, Kartika13 November 2023
Margashirsha12 December 2023
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