Amavasya February 2016 date and time in Hindu Calendar - No moon day in February 2016

Amavasya is the no moon day (some refer it as new moon day) in a traditional Hindu lunar calendar. The Amavasya is on February 8, 2016. Time is from 10:21 PM on February 7, 2016 to 8:09 PM on February 8, 2016. This is the Amavasi after Mahashivratri.

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

The famous Thai Amavasya is observed in calendars followed in Tamil Nadu on February 8.

The day is observed as Mauni Amavasya in many regions.

In North India, it is the Magh Amavasya.

In calendars followed in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Goa, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh it is the Phalgun Amavasya. Magh month begins in these regions on February 9, 2016.

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