Chukkala Amavasya vratam is auspicious austerity observed on Ashada Amavasya, No Moon day in Ashada masam in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. In 2021, Chukkala Amavasya date is August 8.
This vrata is also observed in some places of Karnataka also. Ashada Amavasya vratham is dedicated to Goddess Gauri. Gauri Puja is performed on this day by married women for better health and longer life of their husbands.
Gauri Shodashopachara Puja is observed and Kudumulu are offered as naivedyam to Gauramma (Gauri). 2 sacred threads are worshipped as a part of puja. One ‘Raksha Thoranam’ or ‘Raksha Daaram’ (sacred thread) is worn by the performer of the vratham and remaining thread is tied to another Mutthaiduvu (Suhasini – married woman).
Here you can read the Chukkala Amavasya Gauri Puja procedure.
Chukkala Amavasya date in other countries
Chukkala Amavasya 2021 date in USA – as per Hawaii, CST, EST, PST & MST – August 8
Chukkala Amavasya 2021 date in UK & Europe – August 8
Chukkala Amavasya 2021 date in UAE & Gulf countries – August 8
Chukkala Amavasya 2021 date in Singapore – August 8
Chukkala Amavasya 2021 date in Malaysia – August 8
Chukkala Amavasya 2021 date in Australia – August 8
Chukkala Amavasya 2021 date in New Zealand – August 8
Chukkala Amavasya 2021 date in Fiji Islands – August 8
Panchang, 8 August 2021
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 05:46 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 07:07 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : No Moonrise
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 07:20 PM
Tithi : Amavasya upto 07:19 PM Pratipada
Nakshatra : Pushya upto 09:19 AM Ashlesha
Yoga : Vyatipata upto 11:39 PM Varigha
Karana : Chatushpada upto 07:19 AM Nagava upto 07:19 PM Kinstughna
Paksha : Krishna Paksha
Weekday : Raviwara
Shaka Samvat : 1943 Plava
Chandramasa : Shravana – Purnimanta Ashadha – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2077 Paridhavi
Abhijit : 12:00 PM to 12:53 PM
Amrit Kalam : 05:46 AM to 09:19 AM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 05:27 PM to 07:07 PM
Yamaganda : 12:27 PM to 02:07 PM
Gulikai Kalam : 03:47 PM to 05:27 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 05:20 PM to 06:13 PM
Varjyam : 10:24 PM to 12:02 AM, Aug 09
Chukkala Amavasya in Previous Years
In 2020, Chukkala Amavasya date is July 20.
In 2019, Chukkala Amavasya date was August 1.
In 2018, Chukkala Amavasya date was August 11.
In 2017, Chukkala Amavasya date was July 23.
In 2016, Chukkala Amavasya date was August 2.
In 2015, Chukkala Amavasya date was August 14.
In 2014, Chukkala Amavasya date was July 26.
In 2013, Chukkala Amavasya date was August 6.
In 2012, Chukkala Amavasya date was July 19.