20 July 2020 is Somvati Amavasya Vrata (Ama Somavara Vratham).
Somvati Amavasya (Ama Somvar Vrata) is observed on Amavasya or No Moon day which falls on Somvar or Monday. As Amavasya (20 July 2020) falls on Monday, it is observed as Somvati Amavasya.
This Somvati is Ashada Amavasya as per Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada and Telugu calendars. It coincides with Shravan Amavasya according to North Indian Hindi calendars.
Somvati Amavasya of July 2020 is – Aadi Maasa Amavasai in Tamil calendar, Karkidaka Maasa Karthuvavu in Malayalam calendar and Shraban Month Amabashya in Bengali Panjika.
Devotees keep fasting during Somvati Amavasya and break their fast after performing Shiva Puja and Chandra Pooja. People perform Punya Snan on Amavasya and offer pinda daan or Pitru tharpan rituals on this day.
A large number of devotees throng to the river banks of Ganga, Yamuna, Mahanadi, Godavari,Krishna and Cauvery to perform Punya Snan and Tharpan.
Somvati Amavasya Snan in Haridwar / Prayag Sangam
Somvati Amavasya Sankalpa Mantra
Importance & Spiritual significance of Somvati Amavasya
Panchang – 20 July 2020, Somvati Amavasya
प्रमादीचा नाम संवत्सर, श्रावण मॉस, कृष्ण पक्ष, अमावस्या तिथि, पुनर्वसु नक्षत्र, हर्षण योग, नागव करण |
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 05:56 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 19:10
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)00:00 Chandrastama (Moonset)19:09
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Amavasya – 23:01
Nakshatra Punarvasu – 21:20
Yoga Harshana – 19:52
Karana Nagava – 23:01
Purnimanta Month Sraavana
Amavasyanta Month Aashaadha
Shaka Samvatsara: Sharvari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Pramadicha
Rahu Kalam: 07:35 – 09:14
Gulika Kalam: 14:12 – 15:51
Yama Gandam: 10:53 – 12:33
North Indian Hindi Calendar – Shravan Mahina 2077 (Sawan Maas)
Malayalam Calendar – Karkidakam Month 1195 (Karkidaka Masam)
Kannada Calendar – Ashada Maasa
Tamil Calendar – Aadi Month (Aadi Masam)
Bengali Calendar – Shraban Mash 1427
Nepali Calendar – Shrawan Maas 2077
Telugu Calendar – Ashada Masam (Ashadam)
Marathi Calendar – Ashad Maas
Gujarati Calendar – Ashad Maas
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Karka
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Mithuna – 15:28:55
Amrita Kalam 18:58 – 20:33
Abhijit: 12:06 – 12:59
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 29:04* – 30:36*
Durmuhurthams: 15:38 – 16:31