Amavasya October 2014 Date and Time – Mahalaya - No Moon Day in Hindu Calendar in October 2014

Amavasya is the no moon day in a month in a traditional Hindu lunar calendar. Amavasya October 2014 date and time is October 23. The Amavasya Time begins at 01:48 AM on October 23 and ends at 2:43 AM on October 24.  The Amavasya in October 2014 is of great significance as it is observed as Diwali. Lakshmi Puja is also performed on the day.

The Amavasya Vrat, Snan, dhan, Shradh and Tarpan are performed on  October 23.

As per traditional North Indian calendar the October 23 Amavasya is of the Kartik month. In other regions it is the Ashwin Amavasya.

Ashwin month ends in traditional calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka on October 23.

In Gujarati Calendars, October 23 marks the end of Vikram Samvant 2070. Gujarati New Year is observed the next day.