Amavasya 2017 Dates

Amavasya 2017 Dates


In Hindu calendar, Amavasya is when there is no moon visible in the sky, also known as the darkest day of the month. Every month has a specific date according to Hindu lunar month when Amavasya falls. So, there are 12 amavasyas in a year. Amavasya Tithi has a lot of importance as many rituals including the donation to temple and poor is performed, the amavasya day is for the ancestors or the "pitr".  When Amavasya falls on any Monday, it is known as Somvati Amavasya and if it falls on any Saturday, it is known as Shani Amavasya.

Some people fast for the whole day, some take a single meal and some who do not perform are advised to stay away from non-veg, alcohol and even onion and garlic. Shraddha rituals for getting the blessings of ancestors or dead parents and family members and Kalasarpa Dosha puja can be performed on any Aamavasya.

The following are the 2017 Amavasya Daysthe dates for Amavasya Calendar or the New Moon Days.


DateDayAmavasya
27 - January - 2017FridayMagha Amavasya
26 - February - 2017SundayPhalguna Amavasya
28 - March - 2017TuesdayChaitra Amavasya
26 - April - 2017WednesdayVaishakha Amavasya
25 - May - 2017ThursdayJyeshtha Amavasya
24 - June - 2017SaturdayAshadha Amavasya
23 - July - 2017SundayShravana Amavasya
21 - August - 2017MondayBhadrapada Amavasya
20 - September - 2017WednesdayAshwin Amavasya
19 - October - 2017ThursdayKartik Amavasya
18 - November - 2017SaturdayMargashirsha Amavasya
18 - December - 2017MondayPaush Amavasya