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Hariyali Amavasya in Shravan month - Mantra - Puja - Offerings on Hariyali Amavasya 2019

Hariyali Amavasya, or Hariyali Amavasya, is the no moon day in the Shravan month in North India as per the traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India. Hariyali Amavasya 2019 date is August 1. Great importance is given to green color during this Amavasya – a reflection of the green nature after the first monsoon showers.

Plant A Tree or Herb and Earn Great Merits on Hariyali Amavasya

It is believed that planting a tree, herb or plant on the morning of Hariyali Amavasya day will earn merits equal to performing 100 yajnas.

Plant Tulsi, Gooseberry, Plantain (Banana) or Bel Patra for solving all financial problems.

Plant Ashoka, Arjuna, Coconut tree or Bargad (Vat Vriksha or Banyan Tree) for prosperity.

Plant Peepal, neem, Bilva, nagkeshar, Gudhal or Ashwagandha for begetting healthy children.

Plant Tulsi, Brahmi, Palash, Shankhpushpi or Akada for good intelligence and wisdom.

For happiness plant neem, kadamba or trees with huge shadowy branches.

For pleasant relationships plant Raat Rani (Parijat), mogra and rose plant.

Mantra - Puja - Offerings on Hariyali Amavasya

Rituals to do on Hariyali Amavasya 

Light lamps on both the side of the main door of the house.
Make kheer after sunset and offer it to Shiva. Later distribute it among poor people.
Light lamp before Tulsi after sunset.
Feed cow or dogs roti apply mustard oil on it.

Ram Mantra Before Hanuman on Hariyali Amavasya for Peace and Prosperity

In the evening, after the pradosh period starts, light lamp using jasmine oil before Hanuman and chant the following Ram Mantra:

आपदामप हर्तारम दातारं सर्व सम्पदाम ,
लोकाभिरामं श्री रामं भूयो भूयो नामाम्यहम !
श्री रामाय रामभद्राय रामचन्द्राय वेधसे ,
रघुनाथाय नाथाय सीताया पतये नमः !

Note - Hariyali Amavasya is known as Hariyali Amas in Gujarat and it is the Ashada Amavasya in the Gujarati Calendar.

The day is of great significance in many regions in North India as several towns and cities organize fairs during the period. Some of the important fairs are held in Udaipur and Rajsamand in Rajasthan.

Hariyali Teej - the first of the 3 main important Teej festival - is observed three days after Hariyali Amavasya.