Find Amavasya 2020 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.

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

Amavasya 2020 Dates (IST)

Date Day Amavasya
24, January Friday Magha Amavasya
23, February Sunday Phalguna Amavasya
24, March Tuesday Chaitra Amavasya
22, April Wednesday Vaishaka Amavasya
22, May Friday Jyeshta Amavasya
21, June Sunday Ashada Amavasya
20, July Monday Shravana Amavasya
19, August Wednesday Bhadrapada Amavasya
17, September Thursday Ashwin/Ashwayuja Amavasya
16, October Friday Ashwin/Ashwayuja Amavasya
15, november Sunday Kartik Amavasya
14, December Monday Margashirsha/Margazhi Amavasya
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