Find Amavasya 2017 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.

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.

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

Amavasya 2017 Dates (IST)

Date Day Amavasya
27, January Friday Magha Amavasya
26, February Sunday Phalguna Amavasya
28, March Tuesday Chaitra Amavasya
26, April Wednesday Vaishaka Amavasya
25, May Thursday Jyeshta Amavasya
24, June Saturday Ashada Amavasya
23, July Sunday Shravana Amavasya
21, August Monday Bhadrapada Amavasya
20, September Wednesday Ashwin/Ashwayuja Amavasya
19, October Thursday Kartik Amavasya
18, November Saturday Margashirsha/Margazhi Amavasya
18, December Monday Paush Amavasya

 

 

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