Amavasya October 2011 is known as Kartik Amavasya in North Indian Hindi calendars and Ashwin Amavaya in Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu & Kannada calendars. Amavasya October 2011 date is October 26. This Amavasya is Diwali Amavasya. It marks the end of Ashwin month in all Amavasyant lunar calendars. In October 2011, Amavasya begins at 5.16 am on 26 October and ends at 1.26 am on 27 October.
Lakshmi Pujan, Mahavir Nirvan utsav and Kedar Gauri vrat are the main rituals of this Purnima.