Amavas 2012 dates – Amavasi or no moon day in Hindu calendar

Amavasi, or Amavas, is known as the no moon day in traditional Hindu calendar. Below are the Amavasi dates in 2012. There is Somavati Amavas on January 23, 2012 and October 15, 2012. Amavas is the darkest day in the Hindu month and also the last day in a month in the traditional Hindu calendars followed in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. The day is considered apt for doing Tarpan and Shradh for dead parents and other relatives.

(Please note that in some regions Amavasi might start a day early and overlap into the next day).

Amavasya date in 2012 based on Indian Standard Time (IST)

January 23, 2012 – Somavati Amavas, Monday
February 21, 2012 – Amavas
March 22, 2012 – Amavasi
April 21, 2012 – Amavas
May 20, 2012 – Amavasi
June 19, 2012 – Amavas
July 19, 2012 – Amavasi
August 17, 2012 – Amavas 
September 16, 2012 – Amavasi
October 15, 2012 – Somavati Amavas, Monday
November 13, 2012 – Amavasi
December 13, 2012 – Amavas

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