Chukkala Amavasya 2017 | Chukkala Amavasya vratam in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana

Chukkala Amavasya vratam is auspicious austerity observed on Ashada Amavasya, No Moon day in Ashada masam in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. In 2017, Chukkala Amavasya date is July 23.

This vrata is also observed in some places of Karnataka also. Ashada Amavasya vratham is dedicated to Goddess Gauri. Gauri Puja is performed on this day by married women for better health and longer life of their husbands.

Gauri Shodashopachara Puja is observed and Kudumulu are offered as naivedyam to Gauramma (Gauri). 2 sacred threads are worshipped as a part of puja. One ‘Raksha Thoranam’ or ‘Raksha Daaram’ (sacred thread) is worn by the performer of the vratham and remaining thread is tied to another Mutthaiduvu (Suhasini – married woman).

Here you can read the Chukkala Amavasya Gauri Puja procedure.

Chukkala Amavasya date in other countries

Chukkala Amavasya 2017 date in USA – as per Hawaii, CST, EST, PST & MST – July 23

Chukkala Amavasya 2017 date in UK & Europe – July 23

Chukkala Amavasya 2017 date in UAE & Gulf countries – July 23

Chukkala Amavasya 2017 date in Singapore – July 23

Chukkala Amavasya 2017 date in Malaysia – July 23

Chukkala Amavasya 2017 date in Australia – July 23

Chukkala Amavasya 2017 date in New Zealand – July 23

Chukkala Amavasya 2017 date in Fiji Islands – July 23

Chukkala Amavasya in Previous Years

In 2016, Chukkala Amavasya date was August 2.

In 2015, Chukkala Amavasya date was August 14.

In 2014, Chukkala Amavasya date was July 26.

In 2013, Chukkala Amavasya date was August 6.

In 2012, Chukkala Amavasya date was July 19.

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