Aadi Amavasai or Aadi Amavasya is the No Moon day in Aadi month (August) as per Tamil calendar. In 2014, Aadi Amavasai date is July 26, Saturday.
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 2014 date in USA – as per Hawaii, CST, EST, PST & MST - July 26
Aadi Amavasai 2014 date in UK & Europe - July 26
Aadi Amavasai 2014 date in UAE & Gulf countries - July 26
Aadi Amavasai 2014 date in Singapore - July 26
Aadi Amavasai 2014 date in Malaysia - July 26
Aadi Amavasai 2014 date in Australia - July 27
Aadi Amavasai 2014 date in New Zealand – July 27
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 – 26 July 2014
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 05:58 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 19:08
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)00:00 Chandrastama (Moonset)18:38
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Amavasya – 28:11*
Nakshatra Punarvasu – 15:10
Yoga Vajra – 28:57*
Karana Nagava – 28:11*
Purnimanta Month Sraavana
Amavasyanta Month Aashaadha
Shaka Samvatsara: Jaya
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Plavanga
Rahu Kalam: 09:15 – 10:54
Gulika Kalam: 05:58 – 07:37
Yama Gandam: 14:12 – 15:50
Hindi Month (North Indian calendar) - Shravan Month, Telugu Month - Ashada Masam, Kannada Month - Ashada Masa, Marathi Month - Ashada Maas, Gujarati Month - Ashada Maas, Tamil Month - Aadi Masam, Malayalam Month - Karkadika Masam, Bengali Month – Shraban Month.
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Karka
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Mithuna – 08:28:21
Amrita Kalam 12:30 – 14:16
Abhijit: 12:07 – 12:59
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 24:08* – 25:56*
Durmuhurthams: 06:51 – 07:43
Aadi Amavasyai in 2013
In 2013, Aadi Amavasai date is August 6, Tuesday. Panchangam for Aadi Amavasai 2013 (6 August 2013)..
Aadi Amavasai in 2012
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.