Aadi Amavasai or Aadi Amavasya is the No Moon day in Aadi month (August) as per Tamil calendar. In 2016, Aadi Amavasai date is August 2.
Aadi Amavasai is dedicated to forefathers and dead ancestors. Amavasya is considered very auspicious day in Tamil calendar and Aadi Amavasya is highly auspicious.
Aadi Amavasai 2016 date in USA – as per Hawaii, CST, EST, PST & MST – August 2
Aadi Amavasai 2016 date in UK & Europe – August 2
Aadi Amavasai 2016 date in UAE & Gulf countries – August 2
Aadi Amavasai 2016 date in Singapore – August 2
Aadi Amavasai 2016 date in Malaysia – August 2
Aadi Amavasai 2016 date in Australia – August 2
Aadi Amavasai 2016 date in New Zealand – August 2
Aadi Amavasai special pujas are performed in all temples in Tamil Nadu. Tamil people offer their prayers and pujas to their forefathers and dead ancestors. Amavasya Tharpanam and other rituals are observed on Aadi Amavasai day.
The similar ritual is performed as Karkidaka Vavubali in Kerala and Haryali Amavasya (Shravan Amavasya) in North India. It is Ashada Amavasya as per Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu, and Kannada calendars. It is known as Gatari Amavasya in Maharashtra, Chukkala Amavasya in Andhra Pradesh, Bheemana Amavasya in Karnataka, and Chitlagi Amavasya in Odisha.
Panchangam, Aadi Amavasai – 2 August 2016
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:01 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 19:04
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)00:00 Chandrastama (Moonset)18:41
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Amavasya – 26:14*
Nakshatra Pushya – 25:52*
Yoga Siddhi – 25:33*
Karana Nagava – 26:14*
Purnimanta Month Sraavana
Amavasyanta Month Aashaadha
Shaka Samvatsara: Durmukhi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Saumya
Rahu Kalam: 15:48 – 17:26
Gulika Kalam: 12:33 – 14:10
Yama Gandam: 09:17 – 10:55
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Karka
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Karka
Amrita Kalam 19:33 – 21:08
Abhijit: 12:06 – 12:59
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 10:03 – 11:38
Durmuhurthams: 23:27 – 24:11*
Aadi Amavasai in Previous Years
In 2015, Aadi Amavasai date was August 14.
In 2014, Aadi Amavasai date was July 26, Saturday.
In 2013, Aadi Amavasai date is August 6, Tuesday. Panchangam for Aadi Amavasai 2013 (6 August 2013)..
Aadi Amavasai 2012 date was July 18, Wednesday. It is also celebrated on 19 July in some places. Amavasai begins at 9.38 AM on 18 July and ends at 10.20 AM on 19 July.