January 1, 2014 is Amavasya (Today). Amavasya is the No Moon in Hindu Calendar. It is Paush Amavasya, Margashirsha Amavasya, Margazhi Amavasya, Dhanu Maasa Amavasya.
As per North Indian Hindi calendars, this Amavasya falls in Paush Month and in Amavasyant calendars it is Margashirsha Month. In Malayalam calendar, this Amavasya is Dhanu Maasa Amavasya and in Tamil calendar it is Margazhi Amavasya.
Paush Amavasya is considered very important for doing Shradh and Tarpan for the deceased ancestors . People also worship Dhanya Lakshmi and Dhana Lakshmi during this period to get the blessings of a successful life.
In Odisha, this Amavasya is celebrated as Bakula Amavasya. Bakula Amavasya is dedicated to farmers. Farming communities worship all Gods and special recipes are prepared.
Amavasya January 2014 Time
Amavasya begins at 8.31 PM on 31st December 2013 and ends at 4.44 PM on 1st January 2014.
Daily Panchangam on 1 January 2014, Amavasya
Tithi Amavaasya Ends at 16:39
Nakshatram Moola Ends at 11:03
Kimstughna Karana Ends at 26:43, Naga (Nagava) Karana Ends at 16:39
Dhruva Yogam Ends at 25:45
Purnimanta Month – Paush Month
Amavasyanta Month – Margashirsha Month
Tamil Month – Margazhi Masam
Malayalam Month – Dhanu Month
Bengali Month – Poush Month
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Dhanu (Sagittarius)
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Dhanu (Sagittarius)
Amrita Kalam 08:57 – 10:21 Duration: 01:24
Amrita Kalam 26:46 – 28:10 Duration: 01:23
Abhijit Muhurat: 12:06:00 – 12:54:00
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 18:27 – 19:50 Duration: 01:23
Rahu Kalam: 12:30:00 – 13:50:30
Gulika Kalam: 11:09:30 – 12:30:00
Yama Gandam: 08:28:30 – 09:49:00
Durmuhurthams: 12:08:32 – 12:51:28