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



Amavasya is the no moon day in a month in a traditional Hindu lunar calendar. Amavasya September 2016 date is September 1, Thursday and September 30, Friday. Amavasya time is - 2:04 PM on August 31 to 2:33 PM on September 1. The Amavasya Vrat is on August 31.

Pola, Pithori and Kushgrahini Amavasya are on September 1.

As per traditional North Indian calendar it is the Amavasya in Bhadrapad month. 

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

There is a Solar Eclipse on the day but it is not visible in India. So no fasting is needed.

Amavasya time on September 30, 2016 is - 3:55 AM on September 30 to 5:41 AM on October 1. The Amavasya Vrat is on September 30. Pitru Paksha Shradh ends on the day. Mahalaya Amavasya is on September 30.

The Amavasya Vrat, Snan, dhan, Shradh and Tarpan are performed on September 30.

This Amavasya is particularly chosen for observing rituals dedicated to departed souls. Anyone can perform Shradh to departed souls on the day. There is no need to look for dates etc and Shradh can be performed to any departed soul.

Traditional Durga Puja rituals commence on  September 30.

Navratri festival commence from the next day October 1, 2016.

As per traditional North Indian calendar it is the Amavasya in Ashwin month. In other regions it is the Bhadrapad Amavasya.

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