Bhanu Amavasya (Bhanuvara Amavasya) is the No Moon which falls on Sunday. It has some special significance in Hinduism. In 2018, Bhanu Amavasya falls on 9 September.
In 2018, Bhadrapada Amavasya falls on 9 September (It is ‘Shravana Amavasya’ as per Amavasyant Panchangams). Bhanu Amavasya is an auspicious day for Surya Puja and the Surya Upasana for pacification of a bad Sun in horoscope.
It is to be remembered that according to Preta Khanda or Garuda Purana, Lord Vishnu is strongly has believed to have said that the ancestors directly come to their respective descendents on each and every Amavasya to be with the family members and relatives and share their food. Read more on Amavasya Upavaas..
During Amavasya Payovrat, Lord Vishnu is largely with dedication and devotion worshipped. This particular fast is wholeheartedly observed for one year by the Hindu religious followers if started. Read more on Vishnu Puja on Amavasya..
The lord of the day for Amavasya is Pitru devatas. On this particular day, remedies for the pacification of ancestors are largely performed by the Hindu religious followers. Read more on Pitru Tharpanam on Amavasya..
According to the Vishnu Dharma Shastra cites that Amavasya is the perfect day in order to perform all type of rituals to three ancestral generations. It is to be remembered that only those fatherless sons are rightly eligible to perform Tarpanam. Read more on Benefits of Amavasya Tharpanam..