Amavasya or No Moon day in October 2022 is known as Ashwayuja Amavasya in Telugu, Kannada, Marathi & Gujarati calendars. As per North Indian Hindu calendars, it is Kartik Amavasya. In October 2022, Amavasya date is October 25.
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.
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 5.27 PM on 24 October and ends at 4.18 PM on October 25th.
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 – 25 October 2022
Suryodayam (Sunrise) : 06:11 AM
Suryastama (Sunset) : 05:37 PM
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) : No Moonrise
Chandrastama (Moonset) : 05:38 PM
Tithi : Amavasya upto 04:18 PMPratipada
Nakshatra : Chitra upto 02:17 PMSwati
Karana : Nagava upto 04:18 PMKinstughna upto 03:33 AM, Oct 26Bava
Yoga : Vishkambha upto 12:32 PMPriti
Weekday : Mangalawara
Paksha : Krishna Paksha
Shaka Samvatsaram : 1944 Shubhakrutha
Chandramasa : Kartika – Purnimanta; Ashwina – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2079 Rakshasa
Gujarati Samvat : 2078 Pramadi
Abhijit Muhurat : 11:31 AM to 12:17 PM
Amrita Kalam : 07:59 AM to 09:34 AM 04:55 AM, Oct 26 to 06:28 AM, Oct 26
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 02:45 PM to 04:11 PM
Yamaganda : 09:03 AM to 10:28 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 11:54 AM to 01:20 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 08:29 AM to 09:14 AM 10:39 PM to 11:29 PM
Varjyam : 07:40 PM to 09:13 PM