Amavasya in March 2016 date and time – Amavas or No Moon Day in Hindu Calendar and Panchang in March 2016

Amavasi, also known as Amavasya or Amavas, is the no moon day in a month in a traditional Hindu lunar calendar. Amavasya March 2016 date is March 9. Amavasya Time is from 10:34 AM on March 8 to 7:24 AM on March 9, 2016.  As per traditional North Indian calendar it is the Amavasya in Phalgun month. In other regions it is the Magh Amavasi.

There is a Surya Grahan during the early morning hours in India on March 9, 2016. Time is from 5:07 AM to 6:47 AM. You can read more details of this grahan here.

Amavasi is the darkest day in a traditional Hindu month and is considered both auspicious and inauspicious by different Hindu communities.

There are many Hindus who undertake a fast on Amavasi. Some devotees only take a single meal on the day.