Amavasya August 2013 Date and Time – No Moon Day in Hindu Calendar in August 2013

Amavasya is the no moon day in a month in a traditional Hindu lunar calendar. In August 2013, Amavasya date is August 6. Time – Amavas begins at 12:55 AM on August 6 and ends at 2:35 AM on August 7, 2013. The Amavasya Vrat is on August 6. Snan, dhan, Shradh and Tarpan are performed on August 6. 

Hariyali Amavas in North India is observed on August 6, 2013. Bheemana Amavasya in KarnatakaGatari Amavasya in Maharashtra. Chitalagi Amavas in Orissa are observed on August 6.

As per traditional North Indian calendar the August 6 Amavasya is of the Shravan month. In other regions it is the Ashada Amavasya.

Aadi Amavasi (August 6 ) in Tamil Calendars.

Karkidaka Vavu Bali (August 6)  is observed on the day in Kerala.

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 August 6.