Amavasya December 2015 date and time – Amavas or No moon day in December 2015

Amavasya also referred as no moon day or new moon day in a Hindu lunar calendars is dedicated to performing Shradh and Tarpan rituals. Amavasya December 2015 date is December 11. It begins at 2:39 PM on December 10, 2015 and ends at 3:31 PM on December 11. This is the Kartik Amavasya in calendars followed in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Gujarat and Maharashtra. In North India, it is the Margashirsh Amavasya.

Amavasya Vrat is on December 10. Shradh and Snan Dan is also on December 11.

In Tamil Calendar, it is the Amavasai in Margazhi Masam. In Malayalam calendar followed in Kerala it is the Amavasi or Karuthavavu in Dhanu Masam.

In Bengal calendar it is the Amabashya in the Paush month.

This day is chosen for performing Shradh and Tarpan by many Hindu communities.

Some Hindu communities observe a partial fast on the day and only take single meal on the day.