Bhomvati Amavasya (Bhaumya Amavasya – Bhaumvati Amavasya) is an auspicious Amavasya Vrat which coincides with Tuesday, Bhaumvaar (Mangalvaar). In 2016, Bhaumvati Amavasya dates are August 2 and 29 November.
The Bhaumvati Amavasya of August 2, 2016 is Shravan Amavasya in North Indian calendars and Ashada Amavasya in Amavasyant Panchangams followed as per Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada and Telugu calendars.
The Bhaumvati Amavasya of 29 November 2016 is Margashirsha Amavasya in North Indian calendars and Karthika Amavasya in Amavasyant Panchangams followed as per Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada and Telugu calendars.
Bhom Vati Amavasya is dedicated to Planet Mars (Kuja Graha – Angaraka Graha – Mangal Graha). The new moon when falls on Tuesday, it becomes excessive auspicious on varying chapters of life on the cord of devotion and penance. Charity perform on this day really proves fruitful in order to attain Moksha (salvation).
Those with afflicted Mars in zodiac, Bhomvati Amavasya is really meritorious for them to counter the malefic effects resulted from such yoga. Those perform charity on Bhom vati Amavasya, Lord Mars blesses them beyond measure for a blissful life.