Today, 5 September 2013 is Amavasya, No Moon in Hindu calendar. It is Bhadrapada Amavasya in North Indian Hindi calendars and Shravana Amavasya in Marathi, Telugu, Kannada and Gujarati calendars.
In North India, this Amavasya is observed as Pithori Amavasya / Bail Pola Amavasya. Vrishabha Pujan (worshipping the cow and ox) is the main ritual of the day during Pola Amavasya Pujan. Pithori Amavasya Pujan is dedicated to Goddess Parvati (Gauri Mata).
In Andhra Pradesh, this Amavasya is observed as Polala Amavasya (Polamba Vratham). Gauri Puja is performed by the married women (Mothers) for the well-being of their children.
Read this article to know the best time for Pithori Amavasya Puja (Pithori Pujan Muhurat).
This Amavasya is also referred to as ‘Bodhayana Amavasya‘.
When Amavasya begins on 4 September and ends on 5 September 2013?
Amavasya begins at 4.14 PM on 4th September (Wednesday – Budhavara) and ends at 4.58 PM on 5th September 2013 (Thursday – Guruvara).
Daily Panchangam on Amavasya, 5 September 2013
Tithi Amavaasya Ends at 16:58
Nakshatram Makha (Magha) Ends at 06:15
Kimstughna Karana Ends at 29:14, Naga (Nagava) Karana Ends at 16:58
Siddha Yogam Ends at 20:25
Abhijit Muhurta: 12:01:00 – 12:49:00
Time to Avoid
Rahu Kalam: 13:58:45 – 15:32:30
Gulika Kalam: 09:17:30 – 10:51:15
Yama Gandam: 06:10:00 – 07:43:45
Durmuhurthams: 10:20:00 – 11:10:00
Durmuhurthams: 15:20:00 – 16:10:00