Diwali Amavasya is the No Moon day which falls during Deepavali. In 2020, Diwali Amavasya date is November 14-15.
It is Ashwin Amavasya in Telugu, Kannada, Marathi & Gujarati calendars. As per North Indian Hindu calendars, it is Kartik Amavasya.
Diwali 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. Kartik Snan begins on following day in above said states.
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.
Diwali Amavasya 2020 Timings
Amavasya begins at 2.17 PM on 14 November and ends at 10.36 AM on 15 November.
Panchang, Amavasya – 14 November 2020
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:43 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:38
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)30:31 Chandrastama (Moonset)17:12
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Chaturdashi – 14:17
Nakshatra Swati – 20:09
Yoga Ayushman – 07:31
Skipped Yoga : Saubhagya – 27:16*
Karana Chatushpada – 24:26*
Purnimanta Month Kaartika
Amavasyanta Month Ashwin
Shaka Samvatsara: Sharvari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Pramadicha
Rahu Kalam: 09:27 – 10:49
Gulika Kalam: 06:43 – 08:05
Yama Gandam: 13:33 – 14:54
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Tula
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Tula
Amrita Kalam 12:26 – 13:50
Abhijit: 11:49 – 12:33
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 25:04* – 26:29*
Durmuhurthams: 07:27 – 08:11