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Amavasya in January 2017 date and time in Hindu Calendar - No Moon Day or Amavas in 2017

Amavasya is the no moon day (some refer it as new moon day) in a traditional Hindu lunar calendar. Amavasya January 2017 date is January 27. The Amavasya begins at 4:55 AM on  January 27, 2017 and ends at 5:41 AM on January 28, 2017 in most regions. Amavasya Vrat is marked on January 27, 2017 - a single meal is taken while fasting on the day by some Hindu communities.

Time in Western parts of India (Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa and parts of North Rajasthan) - 5:02 AM on January 27, 2017 and ends at 5:37 AM on January 28, 2017.

The famous Thai Amavasya is observed in calendars followed in Tamil Nadu on January 27.

The day is observed as Mauni Amavasya in many regions.

It is an important bathing date during Magh Mela.

Shradh and Tarpan rituals are to be performed on the morning of January 27, 2017.

The fortnight that starts with Amavasi is the Shukla Paksha or the waxing phase of the moon.

January 27, 2017 Amavasya is the Magh Amavasya in calendars followed in North India.

In calendars followed in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Goa, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh it is the Paush Amavasya. Magh month begins in these regions from the next day.

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