Amavasya or No Moon day in October 2021 is known as Bhadrapada Amavasya in Telugu, Kannada, Marathi & Gujarati calendars. As per North Indian Hindu calendars, it is Ashwin Amavasya. In October 2021, Amavasya date is October 6.
Bhadrapad Amavasya is the last day in Bhadrapada Month as per some calendars mentioned above. It is observed with lot of gusto in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat. Amavasya Tarpan is observed along the banks of holy rivers.
In North India, this Amavasya marks the end of Krishna Paksha in Ashwin Month. Pinda daan and Amavasya Tarpan are performed during the auspicious day and pitru karma are observed to please the dead ancestors’ souls.
Time of Amavasya
Amavasya begins at 7.04 PM on 5 October and ends at 4.34 PM on October 6th.
Next day of this Amavas marks Kartik Shukla Pratipada, Kartik Maas Arambh.
Performing Pitru Tharpan on this day is very auspicious. Lakhs of devotees observe Pitru tharpana rituals on this day along the river banks of Ganga, Yamuna, Cauvery, Godavari, and Krishna.
Panchang, Amavasya – 6 October 2021
आनंद नाम संवत्सर, आश्विन मॉस, कृष्ण पक्ष, अमावस्या तिथि, हस्ता नक्षत्र, ब्रह्मा – इंद्रा योग, नागव – किंस्तुघ्न करण |
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 06:17 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 06:01 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : No Moonrise
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 06:14 PM
Tithi : Amavasya upto 04:34 PM Pratipada
Nakshatra : Hasta upto 11:20 PM Chitra
Yoga : Brahma upto 08:33 AM Indra upto 05:12 AM, Oct 07 Vaidhriti
Karana : Nagava upto 04:34 PM Kinstughna upto 03:12 AM, Oct 07 Bava
Paksha : Krishna Paksha
Weekday : Budhawara
Shaka Samvat : 1943 Plava
Chandramasa : Ashwina – Purnimanta Bhadrapada – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2077 Paridhavi
North Indian Hindi Calendar – Ashwin Mahina 2078 (Kwar Maas)
Malayalam Calendar – Kanni Month 1197 (Kanni Masam)
Kannada Calendar – Bhadrapada Maasa
Tamil Calendar – Purattasi Month (Purattasi Masam)
Bengali Calendar – Aashin Mash 1428
Nepali Calendar – Asoj Maas 2078
Telugu Calendar – Bhadrapada Masam (Bhadrapadam)
Marathi Calendar – Bhadrapad Maas
Gujarati Calendar – Bhadarvi Maas
Abhijit : None
Amrit Kalam : 05:47 PM to 07:16 PM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 12:09 PM to 01:37 PM
Yamaganda : 07:45 AM to 09:13 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 10:41 AM to 12:09 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 11:45 AM to 12:32 PM
Varjyam : 08:56 AM to 10:24 AM