Amavasya 2016 - 2017 Date and Time – Amavasi Calendar in 2016 - The No moon Day in Hindu Calendar 2016



In 2016, there are 12 Amavasya. Mahalaya Amavasi in 2016 is on September 30. Below are the Amavasya dates in Amavasya 2016 - 2017 in Hindu Calendar based on Indian Standard Time. Amavasya is known as the no moon day in traditional Hindu calendar. It is the darkest day in the Hindu month and also the last day in a month in the traditional Hindu calendars followed in Gujarat and Maharashtra. There are many Hindus who undertake a complete fast on Amavasi. Some Hindu communities only take a single meal on the day. The day is considered apt for doing Tarpan and Shradh for dead parents and other relatives.

Here are the Amavasi dates in 2016 - 2017.

(Please note that in some regions Amavasi might start a day early and overlap into the next day).
Amavasya days in 2016 based on Indian Standard Time (IST)

Amavasya 2016 Dates

May 6, 2016, Friday

Time in South, North and Eastern parts of India - Time is from 3:18 AM on May 6, 2016 to 12:52 AM on May 7, 2016
Time in western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and parts of Rajasthan) - Time is from 4:46 AM on May 6, 2016 to 1:00 AM on May 7, 2016

June 5, 2016, Sunday

Time in South, North and Eastern parts of India - Time is from 10:39 AM on June 4, 2016 to 8:26 AM on June 5, 2016
Time in western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and parts of Rajasthan) - Time is from 11:50 AM on June 4, 2016 to 8:29 AM on June 5, 2016

July 4, 2016, Monday - Somvati Amavasya

Time in South, North and Eastern parts of India - Time is from 6:10 PM on July 3 to 4:29 PM on July 4, 2016.
Time in western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and parts of Rajasthan) - Time is from 6:53 PM on July 3 to 4:31 PM on July 4, 2016.

August 2, 2016, Tuesday - Aadi Amavasya in Tamil Nadu - Karikidaka Vavu Bali in Kerala - Hariyali Amavasi in North India - Gatari Amavasya in Maharashtra - Bheemana Amavasi in Karnataka.

Time in South, North and Eastern parts of India - Time is from 2:53 AM on August 2 to 1:56 AM on August 3, 2016.
Time in western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and parts of Rajasthan) - Time is from 3:14 AM on August 2 to 2:14 AM on August 3, 2016.


September 1, 2016, Thursday

Time in South, North and Eastern parts of India - Time is from 1:40 PM on August 31, 2016 to 1:44 PM on September 1, 2016.
Time in western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and parts of Rajasthan) - Time is from 2:03 PM on August 31, 2016 to 2:32 PM on September 1, 2016.

September 30, 2016, Friday - Mahalaya - Pitrupaksha Shradh ends

Time in South, North and Eastern parts of India - Time is from 3:18 AM on September 30, 2016 to 4:20 AM on October 1, 2016.
Time in western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and parts of Rajasthan) - Time is from 3:55 AM on September 30, 2016 to 5:41 AM on October 1, 2016.

October 30, 2016, Sunday - Diwali - Lakshmi Puja - Kali Puja

Time in South, North and Eastern parts of India - Time is from 7:51 PM on October 29, 2016 to 9:33 PM on October 30, 2016.
Time in western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and parts of Rajasthan) - Time is from 8:39 PM on October 29, 2016 to 11:07 PM on October 30, 2016.

November 29, 2016, Tuesday

Time in South, North and Eastern parts of India - Time is from 2:44 PM on November 28, 2016 to 4:53 PM on November 29, 2016.
Time in western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and parts of Rajasthan) - Time is from 2:20 PM on November 28, 2016 to 5:47 PM on November 29, 2016.

December 29, 2016, Wednesday

Time in South, North and Eastern parts of India - Time is from 10:24 AM on December 28, 2016 to 12:05 PM on December 29, 2016.
Time in western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and parts of Rajasthan) - Time is from 10:36 AM on December 28, 2016 to 12:23 PM on December 29, 2016.

Amavasya 2017 Dates

January 27, 2017, Friday


Time in South, North and Eastern parts of India - Time is from 4:48 AM on January 27, 2017 to 5:32 AM on January 28, 2017.

Time in western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and parts of Rajasthan) - Time is from 

Time is from 5:02 AM on January 27, 2017 to 5:37 AM on January 28, 2017.

February 26, 2017, Sunday

Time in South, North and Eastern parts of India - 8:51 PM on February 25, 2017 to 8:28 PM on February 26, 2017
Time in western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and parts of Rajasthan) - Time is from 9:21 PM on February 25, 2017 to 8:28 PM on February 26, 2017

March 28, 2017, Tuesday

Time in South, North and Eastern parts of India -

Time in western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and parts of Rajasthan) -

April 26, 2017, Wednesday

Time in South, North and Eastern parts of India -
Time in western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and parts of Rajasthan) -