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Chitalagi Amavasya 2018 | Chitlagi Amavasya

Chitalagai Amavasya (Chitlagi Amavasi, Chitou Amavasya) is observed on New-Moon day in Shravan month or Sravana maas in Odisha. In 2018, Chitlagai Amavasya date is August 11.

It is an important festival in Puri Jagannath Temple.  ‘Chita’ or decorating Lord Jagannath’s forehead with a golden mark is the main ritual of this Amabasya in Puri Jagannath Temple. This year it is also observed as Shani Amavasya as it falls on Shanivar (Saturday).

‘Chitou Pitha’, a special rice recipe, is offered to Lord Jagannath on this day. In rural areas of Orissa, this festival is celebrated as an agricultural fest.

Chitalagi Amavasya is observed as Hariyali Amavasya in North India, Chukkala Amavasya in Andhra Pradesh, Gatari Amavas in Maharashtra, Bhimana Amavasya or Diwasi Gauri Puja in Karnataka.

In 2017, Chitlagai Amavasya date was July 23.

In 2016, Nagara Amavasya date was August 2.

In 2015, Chitlagai Amavasya date was August 14.

In 2014, Chitlagai Amavasya date was July 26.

In 2013, Chitlagai Amavasya date was August 6.

In 2012, Chitlagai Amavasya date was July 19.

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