Amavasya or No Moon day in October 2016 is known as Diwali Amavasya (Lakshmi Puja Amavasya). Amavasya October 2016 date is 30 October.
Time of Amavasya
Amavasya ends at 11.08 PM on 30th October.
It falls in Kartik month as per North Indian Hindi calendars whereas it is Ashwin Amavasya as per Gujarati, Kannada, Telugu, and Marathi calendars. This No Moon day marks the conclusion of Ashwin Month in Amavasyant Panchangam.
Next day of this Amavas marks Kartik Shukla Pratipada, Gujarati New Year.
Performing Pitru Tharpan on this day is very auspicious. Lakhs of devotees observe Pitru tharpana rituals on this day along the river banks of Ganga, Yamuna, Cauvery, Godavari, and Krishna.
Panchang, Amavasya – 30 October 2016
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:34 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:45
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)00:00 Chandrastama (Moonset)17:50
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Amavasya – 23:08
Nakshatra Chitra – 09:03
Yoga Priti – 22:01
Karana Nagava – 23:08
Purnimanta Month Kaartika
Amavasyanta Month Ashwin
Shaka Samvatsara: Durmukhi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Saumya
Rahu Kalam: 16:22 – 17:45
Gulika Kalam: 14:58 – 16:22
Yama Gandam: 12:10 – 13:34
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Tula
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Tula
Amrita Kalam 26:08* – 27:55*
Abhijit: 11:48 – 12:32
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 15:20 – 17:08
Durmuhurthams: 16:16 – 17:01