Amavasya April 2015 Date and Time – No Moon Day in Hindu Calendar in April 2015

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 2015 date is April 18. The Amavasya Time - begins at 3:36 AM on April 18, 2015 and ends at 12:27 AM on April 19. The Amavas on April 18 is known as Vaishaka Amavasya in North India and in other regions it is the Chaitra Amavasya.

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, Telangana, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat on the day.