Amavasya or No Moon day in October 2019 is known as Ashwin Amavasya in Telugu, Kannada, Marathi & Gujarati calendars. As per North Indian Hindu calendars, it is Kartik Amavasya. In Novmeber 2019, Amavasya date is October 27|28.
Ashwin Amavasya is the last day in Ashwin 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. Kartik Snan begins on following day in above said states.
In North India, this Amavasya marks the end of Krishna Paksha in Kartik 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 12.23 PM on 27 October and ends at 9.08 AM on October 28th.
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 – 28 October 2019
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:33 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:47
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)00:00 Chandrastama (Moonset)18:18
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Amavasya – 09:08
Skipped Tithi (Lunar Day) Pratipada – 30:13*
Nakshatra Swati – 25:01*
Yoga Priti – 18:27
Karana Kinstughna – 19:37
Skipped Karana : Bava – 30:13*
Purnimanta Month Kaartika
Amavasyanta Month Ashwin
Shaka Samvatsara: Vikari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Paridhavi
Rahu Kalam: 07:57 – 09:21
Gulika Kalam: 13:34 – 14:59
Yama Gandam: 10:46 – 12:10
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Tula
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Tula
Amrita Kalam 17:03 – 18:30
Abhijit: 11:48 – 12:33
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 30:11* – 31:40*
Durmuhurthams: 14:47 – 15:32