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Bhutadi Amavasya

Bhutadi Amavasya is observed mainly in Ujjain during the Sarva Pitru Paksha Amavasya in Ashwin month. Bhutadi Amavasya 2024 date is on October 2. The main ritual includes taking holy dip or bath in river, pond or other water bodies.

The main holy dip in Ujjain during Bhutadi Amavasya takes place at the Bawan Kund (52 Pool) near the Kaliyadeh Palace. It is widely believed that those people who are afflicted by evil spirits will get relief after taking holy dip in the Bawan Kund.

The day is also famous as Sarva Pitru Puja and marks the end of the Shradh fortnight.