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Amavasya 2020 - 2021 Date and Time – Amavasya Calendar in 2020

Amavasya is known as the no moon day in traditional Hindu calendar. In 2020 - 2021, there are 12 Amavasya. Mahalaya Amavasya in 2020 is on September 17. Below are the Amavasya 2020 dates in Hindu Calendar based on Indian Standard Time. Time for Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa, West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Pondicherry, Jammu and Kashmir, Manipur, Tripura, Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Mizoram and Andaman and Nicobar is given separately. Time for Gujarat, Maharashtra, Dadar Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Goa, northern parts of Karnataka (having a border with Maharashtra) and South Rajasthan having a border with Gujarat is given separately.

It is the darkest day in the Hindu month and also the last day in a month in the traditional Hindu calendars followed in Gujarat and Maharashtra.

There are many Hindus who undertake a complete fast on Amavasya. Some Hindu communities only take a single meal on the day. The day is considered apt for doing Tarpan and Shraddha for dead parents and other relatives.

(Please note that in some regions Amavasi might start a day early and overlap into the next day).

Amavasya days is based on Indian Standard Time (IST)

Amavasya 2020 Dates

November 2020

November 15, 2020, Sunday -  (Shani Amavasya)
  • Shradh is to be performed on November 14
  • Snan and Daan is on November 15
Time in South, North and Eastern parts of India - Time is from 1:49 PM on November 14 to 11:27 AM on November 15, 2020.

Time in western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and parts of Rajasthan) - Time is from Time is from Time is from 2:18 PM on November 14 to 10:27 AM on November 15, 2020.
  • Diwali (November 14)
  • Lakshmi Puja (November 14)

December 2020

December 14, 2020, Monday
  • Shradh, Snan, Daan and Vrat is to be performed on December 14
Time in South, North and Eastern parts of India - Time is from 12:14 AM on December 14 to 10:11 PM on December 14, 2020.

Time in western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, and parts of Rajasthan) - Time is from 12:45 AM on December 14 to 9:46 AM on December 14, 2020.

Amavasya 2021 Dates

January 2021

January 13, Wednesday
  • Shradh is marked on Jan 12
  • Vrat is on January 12
  • Snan and Daan on January 13
Time in South, North and Eastern parts of India - Time is from 11:38 AM on January 12 to  10:13 AM on January 13, 2021.

Time in western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, and parts of South Rajasthan) - Time is from is from 12:23 PM on January 12 to 10:30 AM on January 13, 2021.

Yellu Amavasya in Karnataka on Jan 13
Margazhi Moolam in Tamil Nadu is on January 12

February 2021

February 11, 2021, Thursday
  • Snan, Daan, Vrat and Shradh is to be performed on Feb 11
Time in South, North and Eastern parts of India - 12:19 AM on Feb 11 to 11:48 PM on February 11.

Time in western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, and parts of Rajasthan) - Time is from 1:09 AM on Feb 11 to 12:35 AM on February 12.
  • Mauni Amavasya in North India is on February 11.
  • Thai Amavasya in Tamil Nadu is on February 11.
  • Triveni Amavasya in Orissa on February 11.

March 2021

March 13, 2021, Saturday
  • Snan, Daan, Shradh and Vrat is to be performed on March 13
    Time in South, North and Eastern parts of India - 2:20 PM on March 12 to 2:51 PM on March 13.

    Time in western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and parts of Rajasthan) - 3:02 PM on March 12 to 3:51 PM on March 13.

    April 2021

    April 11 and April 12, 2021, Sunday and Monday (Somvati Amavasya)
    • Snaan, Shradh and Vrat is to be performed on April 11
    • Daan and Snaan is to be performed on April 12
    Somvati Amavasya is from sunrise to 8:01 AM on April 12

    Time in South, North and Eastern parts of India - 5:32 AM on April 11 to 6:59 AM on April 12.

    Time in western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and parts of Rajasthan) - 6:03 AM on April 11 to 8:01 AM on April 12.
    • Vikram Samvat 2077 ends on April 12.
    • Shaka Era 1942 ends on April 12.
    • Gudi Padwa (Marathi New Year) is marked on April 13
    • Ugadi (New Year in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana) is marked on April 13
    • Vikram Samvat 2078 begins on April 13 as per Thakur Prasad and Kashi Panchang.

    May 2021

    May 11, 2021, Tuesday
      • Snan, Daan, Vrat and Shradh is to be performed on May 11
      Time in South, North and Eastern parts of India - 9:26 PM on May 10 to 11:26 PM on May 11.

      Time in western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, and parts of Rajasthan) - 9:56 PM on May 10 to 12:30 AM on May 12.

      June 2021

      June 10, 2021, Thursday
      • Snan, Daan, Shradh and Vrat is to be performed on June 10
      Time in South, North and Eastern parts of India - 1:18 PM on June 9 to 3:15 PM on June 10.

      Time in western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and parts of Rajasthan) - 1:58 PM on June 9 to 4:22 PM on June 10.
      • Shani Jayanti
      • Savitri Brata
      • Phalaharini Kali Puja 
      • Vat Savitri Vrat 

      July 2021

      July 9 and July 10, 2021, Friday and Saturday
      • Shradh and Vrat is to be performed on July 9
      • Snan and Daan is to be performed on July 10
      Time in South, North and Eastern parts of India - 4:20 AM on July 9 to 5:42 AM on July 10.

      Time in western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, and parts of Rajasthan) - 5:17 AM on July 9 to 6:46 AM on July 10.

      August 2021

      August 8, 2021, Sunday
        • Snan, Daan, Shradh and Vrat is to be performed on August 8
        Time in South, North and Eastern parts of India - Time is from 6:14 PM on August 7 to 6:40 PM on August 8.

        Time in western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, and parts of Rajasthan) - Time is from 7:12 PM on August 7 to 7:20 PM on August 8.

        Auspicious days and festivals -

        September 2021

        September 6, 2021, Monday in Western Parts of India
        September 7, 2021, Tuesday in Other Regions
        • Shradh and Vrat is to be performed on September 6
        • Snan and Daan is to be performed on September 7
        Somvati Amavasya from 6:53 AM in North India
        Time in South, North and Eastern parts of India - Time is from 6:53 AM on September 6 to 6:22 AM on September 7.
        Somvati Amavasya from 7:38 AM in Western Parts of India
        Time in western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and southern parts of Rajasthan) - Time is from 7:38 AM on September 6 to 6:21 AM on September 7.

        Auspicious days and festivals -

        October 2021

        October 6, 2021, Wednesday
        • Snnan, Daan and Shradh and Vrat is to be performed on October 6
        • Mahalaya Shraddha is on October 6, 2021
        Time in South, North and Eastern parts of India - Time is from 6:32 PM on October 5 to 5:09 PM on October 6, 2021.

        Time in western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and parts of Rajasthan) - Time is from Time is from Time is from 7:04 PM on October 5 to 4:35 PM on October 6, 2021.

        Auspicious days and festivals
        • Mahalaya Sarva Pitru Paksha Shradh is marked on October 6. 
        • Shradh rituals are to be performed on October 6, 2021, as per most panchangs and calendars.
        • Mahalaya Durga Puja is also on October 6.
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