Amavasi, also known as Amavas and Amavasya, is the no moon day in Hindu calendar. In many regions in
the day is chosen for performing Shraddh and Tarpan. Amavasi July 2010 date is July 11, 2010. The Amavasi begins on July 11, 2010 at 04:03 AM and ends at 01:10 AM on July 12, 2010. India
This is the Ashada Amavasya in North India. In South India and Western Parts of India, this is the Jyeshta Amavasi.
There is a Total Solar Eclipse or Purna Surya Grahan on the day. But it is not visible in India or most parts of the world. It takes place in the pacific ocean above the Antarctic Continent.
The day is observed as Halharini Amavasya in North India.