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Bargadahi Amavasya



Bargadahi Amavasya is observed in North India on the Amavasi or no moon day in the Jyeshta month as per traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India. Bargadahi Amavasya 2018 date is May 15. This Amavas, which is also referred as new moon day by some Hindu communities, coincides with the Vat Amavasya Vrat and Puja.

Thousands of people take holy dip in Ganges and Yamuna on the day.

Women observe special prayers and rituals on the day for the welfare of the family and for a happy and prosperous life.

The day is also observed as Vat Savitri Amavasya Vrat, Bhavuka Amavasya and Shani Jayanti.

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