Today, 10 April 2013 is Amavasya (Ugadi Amavasya / Gudi Padwa Amavasya). It is Chaitra Amavasya as per North Indian Hindi calendars. It coincides with Phalgun Amavasya in Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu and Kannada calendars.
Time of Amavasya on 10 April 2013
Amavasya begins at 2.42 PM on 9th April and ends at 3.04 PM on 10th April.
The following day of this Amavas marks the beginning of Telugu New Year and Kannada New Year (Ugadi), Marathi New Year day (Gudi Padwa) and Sindhi New Year (Cheti Chand).
This Amavasya is the last and final No Moon in Nandana Nama Samvatsara in all the Hindu calendars. It marks Panguni Amavasya in Tamil calendar and Meena Maasa Amavasya in Malayalam calendar.
It is also celebrated as Kottha Amavasya in Andhra Pradesh as the next day marks the Telugu New Year day, Ugadi festival.
Chaitra Amavasya is celebrated as Bhootni Amavasya in Khandwa Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga Temple in Madhya Pradesh.
This Amavasya marks the end of Falgun Month in Amavasyant calendars and the next day marks the beginning of Chaitra Month.