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2013 Amavasya Days, New Moon Days

According to the Hindu religious and traditional calendar, Amavasya is a new moon day. On Amavasya Tithi, many rituals are performed for the forefather as the day is significant for it.

Amavasaya falling on weekdays is known as Amavasya. The Amavasya falling on a Saturday is known as Shani Amavasya and the Amavasya falling on a Monday is known as Somvati Amavasya.

As per the Hindu religious scholars and pundits, all the days of Amavasya are perfect to perform Shraddha rituals and offering to appease forefathers. It is to be remembered that amavasya day is also the right day to do Kalasarpa Dosha puja. Those who doesn’t remember the death date of their forefather can also do the rituals and rites on any of the day of amavasya. Most of the Hindus visit the temples to perform the rituals. On the other hand, some Hindus conduct it at home by calling upon the priest to do it. Hindus prefer to visit a temple nearby sea, river, lake or any other type of water bodies.

2013 Amavasya Days, New Moon Days are as follows

Date Month Day Name of the Amavasya

11 January (Friday) Paush Amavasya

10 February (Sunday) Magha Amavasya

11 March (Monday) Phalguna Amavasya

10 April (Wednesday) Chaitra Amavasya

09 May (Thursday) Vaishakha Amavasya

08 June (Saturday) Jyaishta Amavasya

08 July (Monday) Ashadha Amavasya

06 August (Tuesday) Shravana Amavasya

05 September (Thursday) Bhadrapada Amavasya

04 October (Friday) Ashwin Amavasya

03 November (Sunday) Kartik Amavasya

02 December (Monday) Margashirsha Amavasya

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2 Responses to "2013 Amavasya Days, New Moon Days"

  1. Anonymous says:

    hindu rituals performed for ammavasai

  2. Anonymous says:

    new moon rituals for hindus

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