Find Amavasya 2018 Dates below, before that, known little bit about Amavasya.

Amavasya  is no moon day in Hindu Calendar. Hindus follows 2 calendars, one is Amavasyant (Amant) & second is Purnimant.

2 Types of Hindu Calendars.

Amavasya that falls on Monday is called as Somavati Amavasya and that falls on Saturday is called as Shani Amavasya.

Hindus believe that Amavasya is not auspicious. On Amavasya day Hindus worship forefathers by offering food (Shraddha) to bring peace to ancestor’s soul and people are not supposed to travel or work.

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In some areas, Amavasya is also called as Amasa, Amavasi. Traditional workers like goldsmith, hairdresser, dhobi, carpenter and mason do not work on Amavasya. Even in nowadays most of the people in India following it.

From ancient times Hindus followed Amavasya as holiday, Sunday off (Holiday) principle is came to India from British rule.

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Amavasya 2018 Dates (IST)

Date Day Amavasya
16, January Tuesday Magha Amavasya
15, February Thursday Phalguna Amavasya
17, Marh Saturday Chaitra Amavasya
16, April Monday Vaishaka Amavasya
15, May Tuesday Jyeshta Amavasya
13, June Wednesday Jyeshta Amavasya
13, July Friday Ashada Amavasya
11, August Saturday Shravana Amavasya
09, September Sunday Bhadrapada Amavasya
09, October Tuesday Ashwin/Ashwayuja Amavasya
07, November Wednesday Kartik Amavasya
07, December Friday Margashirsha/Margazhi Amavasya
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