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Amavasya 2020 Date and Time – Amavasya Calendar in 2020 - The No moon Day in Hindu Calendar 2020

Amavasya is known as the no moon day in traditional Hindu calendar. In 2020, 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

January 2020

January 24, Friday
  • Snan, Daan and Shradh is marked on Jan 24
  • Vrat is also on January 24
Time in South, North and Eastern parts of India - Time is from 1:40 AM on January 24 to 2:06 AM on January 25, 2020.

Time in western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, and parts of South Rajasthan) - Time is from is from 2:18 AM on January 24 to 3:12 AM on January 25, 2020.
  • Mauni Amavasya in North India is on January 24. 
  • Thai Amavasya in Tamil Nadu is on January 24. 
  • Triveni Amavasya in Orissa on January 24.

February 2020

February 23, 2020, Sunday 
  • Snan, Daan, Vrat and Shradh is to be performed on Feb 23
Time in South, North and Eastern parts of India - 6:09 PM on February 22 to 7:34 PM on February 23

Time in western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, and parts of Rajasthan) - Time is from 7:03 PM on February 22 to 9:02 PM on February 23.

March 2020

March 24, 2020, Tuesday (Somvati Amavasya)
  • Shradh and Vrat is to be performed on March 23
  • Snan and Daan is to be performed on March 24
Time in South, North and Eastern parts of India -  11:42 AM on March 23 to 1:43 PM on March 24.

Time in western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and parts of Rajasthan) - 12:30 PM on March 23 to 2:58 PM on March 24.

Somvati Amavasya from 11:42 AM on March 23 to before sunrise on March 24.
  • Vikram Samvat 2076 ends on March 24.
  • Shaka Era 1941 ends on March 24.
  • Gudi Padwa (Marathi New Year) is marked on March 25
  • Ugadi (New Year in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana) is marked on March 25
  • Vikram Samvat 2077 begins on March 25 as per Thakur Prasad and Kashi Panchang.

April 2020

April 22 and April 23, 2020, Wednesday and Thursday
  • Snaan,Shradh and Vrat is to be performed on April 22
  • Daan and Snaan is to be performed on April 23
Time in South, North and Eastern parts of India - 5:12 AM on April 22 to 7:11 AM on April 23.

Time in western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and parts of Rajasthan) - 5:38 AM on April 22 to 7:56 AM on April 23.

May 2020

May 22, 2020, Friday
    • Snan, Daan, Vrat and Shradh is to be performed on May 22
    Time in South, North and Eastern parts of India - 9:16 PM on May 21 to 10:38 PM on May 22.

    Time in western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, and parts of Rajasthan) - 9:36 PM on May 21 to 11:09 PM on May 22.

    June 2020

    June 21, 2020, Sunday
    • Shradh and Vrat is to be performed on June 20
    • Snan and Daan is to be performed on June 21
    Time in South, North and Eastern parts of India - 11:13 AM on June 20 to 11:39 AM on June 21

    Time in western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and parts of Rajasthan) -  11:52 AM on June 20 to 12:11 PM on June 21
    • Shani Jayanti
    • Savitri Brata
    • Phalaharini Kali Puja 
    • Vat Savitri Vrat 

    July 2020

    July 20, 2020, Monday
    • Snan, Daan, Vrat and Shradh is to be performed on July 20
    Time in South, North and Eastern parts of India - 11:05 PM on July 20 to 10:32 PM on July 21

    Time in western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, and parts of Rajasthan) - 12:10 AM on July 20 to 11:03 PM on July 20.

    Auspicious days and festivals -

    August 2020

    August 19, 2020, Wednesday
      • Shradh and Vrat is to be performed on August 18
      • Snan and Daan is to be performed on August 19
      Time in South, North and Eastern parts of India -  9:27 AM on August 18 to 8:03 AM on August 19.

      Time in western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, and parts of Rajasthan) - Time is from 10:40 AM on August 18 to 8:11 AM on August 19.

      Auspicious days and festivals -

      September 2020

      September 17, 2020, Thursday
      • Snan, Vrat, Daan and Shradh is to be performed on September 17
      • Mahalaya Shraddha is on September 17, 2020
      Time in South, North and Eastern parts of India - Time is from 6:57 PM on September 16 to 4:55 PM on September 17.

      Time in western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and southern parts of Rajasthan) - Time is from 7:57 PM on September 16 to 4:30 PM on September 17.

      Auspicious days and festivals
      • Mahalaya Sarva Pitru Paksha Shradh is marked on September 17. 
      • Shradh rituals are to be performed on September 17, 2020, as per most panchangs and calendars.
      • Mahalaya Durga Puja is also on September 17.

      October 2020

      October 16, 2020, Friday
      • Shradh and Vrat is to be performed on October 27
      • Snan and Daan is to be performed on October 28
      Time in South, North and Eastern parts of India - Time is from 4:12 AM on October 16 to 1:51 AM on October 17, 2020.

      Time in western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and parts of Rajasthan) - Time is from Time is from Time is from 4:53 AM on October 16 to 1:01 AM on October 17, 2020.

      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

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      Margazhi Moolam in Tamil Nadu

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