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Amavasya April 2017 Date and Time – No Moon Day in Hindu Calendar in April 2017

Amavasya, also known as Amavasi or Amavas, is the no moon day (some refer it as new moon day) in a month in a traditional Hindu lunar calendar. Amavasya April 2017 date is April 26. The Amavasya Time - begins at 9:08 PM on April 25, 2017 and ends at 5:46 PM on April 26. The Amavas on April 26 is known as Vaishakh Amavasya in North India and in other regions it is the Chaitra Amavasya.

Amavasi is the darkest day in a traditional Hindu month and is considered both auspicious and inauspicious by different Hindu communities.

There are many Hindus who undertake a fast on Amavasi. Some devotees only take a single meal on the day.

Chaitra month ends in traditional calendar followed in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat on the day.

Amavasya in May 2017