Amavasya in January 2014 date and time in Hindu Calendar - No Moon Day or Amavas in 2014

Amavasya is the no moon day (some refer it as new moon day) in a traditional Hindu lunar calendar. Amavasya January 2014 date is January 1 and January 30. The Amavasya begins at 7:19 PM on December 31, 2013. The Amavasya ends at 5:20 PM on January 1, 2014. Amavasya Vrat is marked on December 31, 2013 - a single meal is taken while fasting on the day by some Hindu communities.

Shradh and Tarpan rituals are to be performed on the morning of January 1, 2014.

The fortnight that starts with Amavasi is the Shukla Paksha or the waxing phase of the moon.

January 1, 2013 Amavasya is the Paush Amavasya in calendars followed in North India.

In Calendars followed in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Goa and Andhra Pradesh it is the Margashirsh Amavasya. Paush month begins in these calendars from the next day – January 2.

In calendars followed in Tamil Nadu it is the Margazhi Amavasai. Hanuman Jayanti is observed on the day in Tamil Nadu.

January 30, 2014 Amavasya

January 30, 2014 Amavasya Time. The Amavasya begins at 6:19 AM on January 30, 2014. The Amavasya ends at 3:55 AM on January 31, 2014.

Amavasya Vrat is marked on January 30.

Shradh and Tarpan rituals are to be performed on the morning of January 30, 2014.

January 30, 2014 Amavasya is the Magh Amavasya in calendars followed in North India.

In calendars followed in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Goa and Andhra Pradesh it is the Paush Amavasya. Magh month begins in these regions from the next day – January 31.

The famous Thai Amavasya is observed in calendars followed in Tamil Nadu on January 30.

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