Somvati Amavasya, Amasomvar Vrat, is an auspicious to perform Shiva Puja and many other pujas mentioned in the Scriptures. Somvati Amavasya is observed on the No Moon which falls on Somavar (Monday). In May 2022, Somvati Amavasya date is May 30.
30 May Somvati Amavasya is Jyeshta Amavasya in North Indian Hindi calendars. It is Vaishakh Amavasya in Telugu, Kannada, Marathi and Gujarati calendars. And this Amavasya is Vaigasi Amavasai in Tamil calendar, Edavam Month Amavasya in Malayalam calendar and Jyeshto Month Amabashya in Bengali Panji.
Amavasya begins at 2.54 PM on 29 May and ends on 30 May at 4.59 PM.
The importance or significance of Somvati Amavasya
The importance and significance of Somvati Amavasya is narrated by Bhishma to Dharma Raj in the Mahabharat. Devotees believe that taking a holy dip in sacred rivers such as Ganga, Yamuna, Godavari, Krishna, Kaveri would considered as highly auspicious.
Performing ritual bath in holy rivers on the day of Somavati Amavasya would provide prosperity, make free from diseases and give peace to souls of ancestors.
Read more about the importance of Somvati Amavasya in this previous article…
Somvati Amavasya Vrat Katha
The story, vrat katha of Somvati Amavasya is associated with the daughter of a moneylender and a washerwoman… The story goes like this…. Read full story
Here are the mantras (Sankalpa Mantras) to be chanted during Somvati Amavasya Puja.
Panchangam, Somvati Amavasya, 30 May 2022
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 05:24 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 06:51 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : No Moonrise
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 06:53 PM
Tithi : Amavasya upto 04:59 PM Pratipada
Nakshatra : Krittika upto 07:12 AM Rohini
Yoga : Sukarma upto 11:39 PM. Dhriti.
Karana : Nagava upto 04:59 PM. Kinstughna upto Full Night.
Weekday : Somawara.
Paksha : Krishna Paksha
Shaka Samvat : 1944 Shubhakrit
Chandramasa : Jyeshtha – Purnimanta Vaishakha – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2079 Rakshasa
Gujarati Samvat : 2078 Pramadi
Abhijit : 11:41 AM to 12:35 PM
Amrit Kalam : 07:12 AM to 05:24 AM, May 31
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 07:05 AM to 08:46 AM
Yamaganda : 10:27 AM to 12:08 PM
Gulikai Kalam : 01:49 PM to 03:30 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 12:35 PM to 01:29 PM 03:16 PM to 04:10 PM
Varjyam : 01:05 AM, May 31 to 02:52 AM, May 31