Amavasya in June 2016 – Time and Date of Amavas or No Moon Day in June 2016



Amavasya June 2016 date based on Hindu calendar in India. Also referred as Amavasi or Amavas, it is the no moon day in a month in a traditional Hindu lunar calendar. Amavasya June 2016 date is Sunday, June 5. The Amavasya Time - begins at 11:50 AM on June 4, 2016 and ends at 8:29 AM on June 5

Shani Jayanti is observed on the day (June 5).

Vat Savitri Amavasya Vrat is also observed on the day in North India on June 4.

As per traditional North Indian calendar it is the Amavasya in Jyeshta month. In other regions it is the Vaishakh Amavasi.

Halharini Amavasya is observed on the day in certain regions in North India.

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.

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