Falgun Amavasya is the No Moon day in Phalgun Month as per Hindu calendar. In 2018, Falgun Amavasya date is 17 March as per Telugu, Marathi, Gujarati and Kannada Calendars.
17 March 2018 is Ugadi Amavasya / Gudi Padwa Amavasya. It is Chaitra Amavasya as per North Indian Hindi calendars. It coincides with Phalgun Amavasya in Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu and Kannada calendars.
Time of Amavasya on 17 March 2018
Amavasya begins at 6.18 PM on 16 March and ends at 6.41 PM on 17 March.
The following day of this Amavas marks the beginning of Telugu New Year and Kannada New Year (Ugadi), Marathi New Year day (Gudi Padwa).
This Amavasya is the last and final No Moon in Hevilambi Nama Samvatsara in all the Hindu calendars. It marks Panguni Amavasya in Tamil calendar, Meena Maasa Amavasya in Malayalam calendar and Chaitra Amabashya in Bengali Panjika.
It is also celebrated as Kottha Amavasya in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana as the next day marks the Telugu New Year day, Ugadi festival.
Chaitra Amavasya is celebrated as Bhootni Amavasya in Khandwa Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga Temple in Madhya Pradesh.
This Amavasya marks the end of Falgun Month in Amavasyant calendars and the next day marks the beginning of Chaitra Month.