Today, 19 July 2012 is Amavasya. It is Shravan Amavasya in Hindu calendars followed in North India and Ashada Amavasya as per Amavasyant calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh & Karnataka. Amavasya begins at 9.07 AM on 18 July and ends at 9.53 AM on 19 July.
This Amavasya is observed as Hariyali Amavasya in North India, Chukkala Amavasya Gauri Vratham in Andhra Pradesh, Bheemana Amavasya Pathi Sanjeevani Vrata (Divasi Gauri Puja) in Karnataka, Gatari Amavasya Festival in Maharashta, Chitlagi Amavasya in Odisha, Aadi Amavasai in Tamil Nadu and Karkidaka Vavubali in Kerala.
This No Moon day brings the end of Ashad Month as per Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu and Kannada calendars.