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

Amavasya is the no moon day in a month in a traditional Hindu lunar calendar. Amavasya July 2014 date is July 26, Saturday. Amavasya time is - 1:16 AM on July 26 to 3:02 AM on July 27. As the Amavasi falls on a Saturday it is observed as ShaniAmavasya. The Amavasya Vrat is on July 26m 2014. Snan, dhan, Shradh and Tarpan are performed on July 26 in all regions.

Hariyali Amavas in North India is observed on July 26, 2014. Bheemana Amavasya in KarnatakaGatari Amavasya in Maharashtra. Chitalagi Amavas in Orissa are observed on July 26, 2014.

Aadi Amavasi (July 26 ) in Tamil Calendars.

Karkidaka Vavu Bali (July 26)  is observed on the day in Kerala.

As it is Shani Amavasya, it is highly meritorious to take holy bath in rivers and other sacred water bodies and also offer prayers for relief from Shani related troubles.

The July 26 Amavasya is the Shravan Amavasi in North India. In other regions it is the Ashada Amavasi.

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.

Ashada month ends in traditional calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka on July 26.