Amavasya Dates 2019 Calendar – There are 14 Amavasya nights this year in 2019. The name and timings of each Amavasya is given below as per the Hindu calendar. It marks the beginning of the lunar cycle. People observe Amavasya Vrat and perform Amavasya Puja on this day.
Amavasya Tithi (Calendar) 2019 – Date, Time & Month
|2019 Amavasya Dates||Name||Timings|
|January 5, 2019, Saturday||Margashirsha, Krishna Amavasya||Begins – 04:58 AM, Jan 05|
Ends – 06:58 AM, Jan 06
|February 4, 2019, Monday||Pausha, Krishna Amavasya||Begins – 11:52 PM, Feb 03|
Ends – 02:33 AM, Feb 05
|March 6, 2019, Wednesday||Magha, Krishna Amavasya||Begins – 07:07 PM, Mar 05|
Ends – 09:34 PM, Mar 06
|April 4, 2019, Thursday||Phalguna, Krishna Amavasya||Begins – 12:51 PM, Apr 04|
Ends – 02:20 PM, Apr 05
|May 4, 2019, Saturday||Chaitra, Krishna Amavasya||Begins – 04:04 AM, May 04|
Ends – 04:15 AM, May 05
|June 3, 2019, Monday||Vaishakha, Krishna Amavasya||Begins – 04:40 PM, Jun 02|
Ends – 03:32 PM, Jun 03
|July 2, 2019, Tuesday||Jyeshtha, Krishna Amavasya||Begins – 03:06 AM, Jul 02|
Ends – 12:46 AM, Jul 03
|July 31, 2019, Wednesday||Ashadha, Krishna Amavasya||Begins – 11:57 AM, Jul 31|
Ends – 08:41 AM, Aug 01
|August 30, 2019, Friday||Shravana, Krishna Amavasya||Begins – 07:55 PM, Aug 29|
Ends – 04:07 PM, Aug 30
|September 28, 2019, Saturday||Bhadrapada, Krishna Amavasya||Begins – 03:46 AM, Sep 28|
Ends – 11:56 PM, Sep 28
|October 27, 2019, Sunday||Ashwina, Krishna Amavasya||Begins – 12:23 PM, Oct 27|
Ends – 09:08 AM, Oct 28
|November 26, 2019, Tuesday||Darsha Amavasya, Kartika, Krishna Amavasya||Begins – 10:40 PM, Nov 25|
Ends – 08:35 PM, Nov 26
|December 25, 2019, Wednesday||Margashirsha, Krishna Amavasya||Begins – 11:17 AM, Dec 25|
Ends – 10:43 AM, Dec 26
Notes: All timings are represented in 12-hour format as per the local time of New Delhi, India.
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What is Amavasya?
Amavasya is the new moon day (or no moon day) as per Hindu calendar. There are 12 Amavasya dates in 2019.
What is New Moon Day?
A new moon day is a day on which Moon cannot be seen from Earth. The moon is invisible to us here on Earth because, at this time, the moon is directly between the earth and the sun. The new moon marks the beginning of the lunar cycle.
Significance of Amavasya Dates
- It is a significant day as many rituals are performed only on Amavasya Tithi.
- Many people observe fast and perform puja on Amavasya dates occurring as per Hindu calendar.
- People usually keep Maun Vrat (fast of keeping silence) on Amavasya.
- Amavasya falling on weekday Monday is known as Somvati Amavasya and Amavasya falling on weekday Saturday is known as Shani Amavasya.
What we can do on Amavasya Dates?
- Amavasya days are also considered good to perform Shraddha rituals to appease ancestors.
- Offering food to your ancestors on Amavasya is also considered highly auspicious.
- Amavasya day is also an appropriate day to perform Kaal Sarpa Dosha puja.
- Kali Puja is also performed on Amavasya to get rid of all evil powers.
How to worship on Amavasya?
- Amavasya fast observed on this day can immensely benefit the devotees.
- Most of the devotees observe fast throughout the day.
- Devotees pray to supreme Lord Vishnu for his blessings.
- Observing this fast will please Lord Shankar and Lord Vishnu.
- Devotees can also offer prayers and food offerings to their ancestors on this day.
Amavasya Fasting Procedure
- On this day, the devotee should wake up early in the morning.
- After doing the necessary cleaning, devotees take a bath before sunrise.
- Devotees worship Lord Shiva or Lord Vishnu on this day and read Amavasya Vrat Katha.
- They keep fast on this day and live the entire day without eating.
Benefits of Amavasya Fasting
- It helps to achieve peacefulness and calmness.
- This fast decreases all kind of health issues.
- It also reduces acidity and strengthens your body completely.
Is Amavasya an auspicious day?
- Amavasya is considered as an inauspicious day and hence not suitable for any auspicious work.
- However, the festival of Diwali, which is a very auspicious festival, falls on Amavasya night only.
In most of the parts of India, New Moon day is considered inauspicious, but for the people of Tamil Nadu, it is one of the auspicious and holy days of the year.