Today, 11 March 2013 is Amavasya (Somvati Amavasya), No Moon day in Hindu calendar. This Amavasya is known as Falgun Amavasya as per North Indian Hindi calendar. And in Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada and Telugu calendars it is Magha Amavasya.
Amavasya 11 March 2013 Timings
Amavasya of March 2013 begins at 26.27 hrs on 10th March (i.e. 2.27 AM on 11th March) and ends at 25.19 hrs on 11th March (1.19 AM on 12th March).
This Amavasya is Maasi Amavasya in Tamil calendar, Kumbha Maasam Amavasya in Malayalam calendar and Falguna Amavasya in Bengali Panjika.
As this No Moon also falls on Somavar (Monday), it is also observed as Somvati Amavasya (Amasomavara Vratham). This Somvati Amavasya has great significance as it falls on the next day of Maha Shivratri.