22 November 2014, Amavasya (Today)

Today, 22 November 2014 is Amavasya. It is Kartik Amavasya, Margashirsha Amavasya, Karthigai Amavasai, Vrischikam Karthu Vavu. It is Kartik Amavasya in Telugu, Kannada, Marathi & Gujarati calendars. As per North Indian Hindu calendars, it is Margashirsh Amavasya.

Kartik Amavasya is the last day in Kartik month as per some calendars mentioned above. It is observed with lot of gusto in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat. Amavasya Tarpan is observed along the banks of holy rivers. Kartik Snan ends on this day in above said states.

In North India, this Amavasya marks the end of Krishna Paksha in Margashirsh month. Pinda daan and Amavasya Tarpan are performed during the auspicious day and pitru karma are observed to please the dead ancestors’ souls.

Panchang, Amavasya – 22 November 2014

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:48 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:36
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) 00:00 Chandrastama (Moonset) 17:45

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Amavasya – 18:02
Nakshatra Vishakha – 13:11
Yoga Shobhana – 09:00
Karana Kinstughna – 29:29*

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Margashirsha
Amavasyanta Month Kaartika
Shaka Samvatsara: Jaya
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Plavanga
Rahu Kalam: 09:30 – 10:51
Gulika Kalam: 06:48 – 08:09
Yama Gandam: 13:33 – 14:54

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Vrischika
Chandra Ras

hi (Moon Sign) Tula – 07:13:38

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 26:32* – 28:06*
Abhijit: 11:51 – 12:34

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 17:07 – 18:41
Durmuhurthams: 07:32 – 08:15

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