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

Amavasya is the no moon day in a month in a traditional Hindu lunar calendar. Amavasya September 2017 date is September 20, Wednesday.  Time is from 11:15 AM on September 19 to 10:22 AM on September 20, 2017. The Amavasya Vrat is on September 19. Pitru Paksha Shradh ends on the day.

Mahalaya Amavasya is marked on September 19 in all calendars

The Amavasya Vrat, Snan, dhan, Shradh and Tarpan are performed on September 19.

This Amavasya is particularly chosen for observing rituals dedicated to departed souls. Anyone can perform Shradh to departed souls on the day. There is no need to look for dates etc and Shradh can be performed to any departed soul.

Traditional Durga Puja rituals commence on September 19.

Navratri festival commence from September 21, 2017.

As per traditional North Indian calendar it is the Amavasya in Ashwin month. In other regions it is the Bhadrapad Amavasya.

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