Diwali Amavasya is the No Moon day which falls during Deepavali. In 2021, Diwali Amavasya date is November 4.
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 2021 Timings
Amavasya begins at 6.03 AM on 4 November and ends at 2.44 AM on 5 November.
Panchang, Amavasya – 4 November 2021
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 06:17 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 05:30 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : No Moonrise
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 05:15 PM
Tithi : Amavasya upto 02:44 AM, Nov 05 Pratipada
Nakshatra : Chitra upto 07:43 AM Swati upto 05:08 AM, Nov 05
Yoga : Priti upto 11:11 AM Ayushmana
Karana : Vishakha Chatushpada upto 04:25 PM Nagava upto 02:44 AM, Nov 05 Kinstughna
Weekday : Guruwara
Paksha : Krishna Paksha
Shaka Samvat : 1943 Plava
Chandramasa : Kartika – Purnimanta Ashwina – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2077 Paridhavi
Abhijit : 11:31 AM to 12:16 PM
Amrit Kalam : 09:16 PM to 10:42 PM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 01:18 PM to 02:42 PM
Yamaganda : 06:17 AM to 07:41 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 09:05 AM to 10:29 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 10:01 AM to 10:46 AM 02:31 PM to 03:16 PM
Varjyam : 12:43 PM to 02:08 PM