Bhavuka Amavasya is observed on the no moon day or Amavas day in the Jyeshta month as per traditional Hindu calendar followed in
North India. Bhavuka Amavasya 2015 date is May 18. The corresponding Amavasi in western and southern parts of is the Vaishakh Amavasya. India
The day is chosen for performing Shradh, Pinda Dan and Tarpan.