Amavasya July 2016 Date and Time – No Moon Day in July 2016 in Hindu Calendar

Amavasya is the no moon day in a month in a traditional Hindu lunar calendar. Amavasya July 2016 date is July 4, Monday. Amavasya time is - 6:53 PM on July 3 to 4:31 PM on July 4. The Amavasya Vrat is on July 3, 2016. Snan, dhan, Shradh and Tarpan are performed on July 4 in all regions.

As the Amavas is on Monday, it is known as Somvati Amavasya.

Amavasya 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.