18 May 2015 is Amavasya (Jyeshta Amavasya, Vaishakh Amavasya, Vaigasi Amavasai, Edava Masa Karthu Vavu, Boishakh Amabashya). Amavasya time in May 2015 – it starts at 11.59 AM on 17 May and ends on 18 May at 9.42 AM.
This Amavasya is Jyeshta Amavasya in North Indian Hindi calendars. It is Vaishakha Amavasya in Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, and Gujarati calendars.
May 2015 Amavasya marks the end of Vaishakh month in Amavasyant Chandramana Panchangams (Hindu lunar calendars). It is the last day of Krishna Paksha of Jyeshta month in Hindi calendars.
It is Vaigasi Amavasai in Tamil calendar & Edava Maasa Amavasya in Malayalam calendar and Jyeshto Maas Aamabashya in Bengali Panjika.
Shani Jayanti is observed on this Amavasya. Shaneshwar Jayanti marks the birth anniversary of Lord Shani.
Falharini Kalika Puja is another special event held mainly in Bengal on Jyeshta Amabashya.
Panchang, 18 May 2015
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 05:48 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:58
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) 05:51 Chandrastama (Moonset) 19:17
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Amavasya – 09:42
Nakshatra Krittika – 21:55
Yoga Shobhana – 11:15
Karana Kinstughna – 20:42
Purnimanta Month Jyeshtha
Amavasyanta Month Vaisaakha
Shaka Samvatsara: Manmadha
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Kilaka
Rahu Kalam: 07:27 – 09:06
Gulika Kalam: 14:02 – 15:40
Yama Gandam: 10:44 – 12:23
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Vrishabha
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Vrishabha
Amrita Kalam 19:39 – 21:10
Abhijit: 11:57 – 12:49
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 10:35 – 12:05
Durmuhurthams: 15:27 – 16:20