Amavasya in March 2014 date and time – Amavas or No Moon Day in Hindu Calendar and Panchang in March 2014

Amavasi, also known as Amavasya or Amavas, is the no moon day in a month in a traditional Hindu lunar calendar. Amavasya March 2014 date is March 1 and March 30.  March 30, 2014 Amavasya Time is from 1:56 AM on March 30 to 12:17 AM on March 31, 2014.  As per traditional North Indian calendar it is the Amavasya in Chaitra month. In other regions it is the Phalgun Amavasi.

The March 30 Amavasya marks the end of Vikram Samvant 2070 in North India.

Vijayanama Samavatsara ends in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. The next day (March 31) is observed as Ugadi and Gudi Padwa.

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.