Amavasya or No Moon day in October 2017 is known as Diwali Amavasya (Lakshmi Puja Amavasya). Amavasya October 2017 date is 19 October.
Time of Amavasya
Amavasya begins at 00.13 AM on 19th October and ends at 00.41 AM on October 20th.
It falls in Kartik month as per North Indian Hindi calendars whereas it is Ashwin Amavasya as per Gujarati, Kannada, Telugu, and Marathi calendars. This No Moon day marks the conclusion of Ashwin Month in Amavasyant Panchangam.
Next day of this Amavas marks Kartik Shukla Pratipada, Gujarati New Year.
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 – 19 October 2017
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:29 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:54
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)00:00 Chandrastama (Moonset)17:57
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Amavasya – 24:41*
Nakshatra Hasta – 07:27
Yoga Vaidhriti – 16:00
Karana Nagava – 24:41*
Purnimanta Month Kaartika
Amavasyanta Month Ashwin
Shaka Samvatsara: Hevilambi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Sadharana
Rahu Kalam: 13:37 – 15:02
Gulika Kalam: 09:20 – 10:46
Yama Gandam: 06:29 – 07:54
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Tula
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Kanya – 20:00:20
Amrita Kalam 25:56* – 27:37*
Abhijit: 11:48 – 12:34
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 15:51 – 17:32
Durmuhurthams: 14:51 – 15:37