Amavasya April 2014 Date and Time – No Moon Day in Hindu Calendar in April 2014

Amavasya, also known as Amavasi or Amavas, is the no moon day (some refer it as new moon day) in a month in a traditional Hindu lunar calendar. Amavasya April 2014 date is April 29. The Amavasya Time - begins at 12:01 PM on April 28, 2014 and ends at 11:24 AM on April 29. The Amavas on April 29 is known as Vaishaka Amavasya in North India and in other regions it is the Chaitra Amavasya.

This Amavasi is also the last day in a Hindu Lunar year in calendars followed in Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka.

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.

Chaitra month ends in traditional calendar followed in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat on the day.