No Moon day or Amavasya in August 2012 is Adhik Bhadrapad Amavasya in North India. Amavasya August 2012 date is August 17, Friday. Amavasya time in August 2012: it starts at 10.04 PM on August 16 and ends at 9.24 PM on August 17. This Amavasya is Shravan Amavasya in Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, and Gujarati calendars.
August 2012 Amavasya marks the end of Shravan month in Amavasyant Chandramana Panchangams (Hindu lunar calendars). It is also observed as Shravan Shukravar vrat, MahaLakshmi Pujan, Jara Jeevantika Vrat (Jiviti Puja).
It is the last day of Krishna Paksha of Bhadrapada month in Hindi calendars. It is Avani Amavasya in Tamil calendar.
Polala Amavasya is observed in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka on Amavasya in August 2012. It is also observed as Pola or Bail Pola in Maharashtra and some other North Indian Hindi calendars.
August 2012 Amavasai falls in Aavani Masam in Tamil Calendar and in Chingam Month in Malayalam calendar. It coincides with Shraban Mash Aamabashya in Bengali calendar.