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 April 2021, Somvati Amavasya date is April 12.
12 April Somvati Amavasya is Chaitra Amavasya in North Indian Hindi calendars. It is Phalgun Amavasya in Telugu, Kannada, Marathi and Gujarati calendars. And this Amavasya is Panguni Amavasai in Tamil calendar, Meenam Month Amavasya in Malayalam calendar and Chaitra Month Amabashya in Bengali Panji.
Amavasya begins at 6.03 AM on 11 April and ends at 8 AM on 12th April 2021.
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, 12 April 2021
प्रमादीचा नाम संवत्सर, चैत्र मॉस, कृष्ण पक्ष, अमावस्या – प्रतिपदा तिथि, रेवती – अश्विनी नक्षत्र, वैधृति योग, नागव – किंस्तुघ्न करण |
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 05:59 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 06:45 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 06:14 AM
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 07:02 PM
Tithi : Amavasya upto 08:00 AM Pratipada
Nakshatra : Revati upto 11:30 AM Ashwini
Yoga : Vaidhriti upto 02:28 PM Vishkambha
Karana : Nagava upto 08:00 AM Kinstughna upto 09:06 PM Bava
Paksha : Krishna Paksha
Weekday : Somawara
Shaka Samvat : 1942 Sharvari
Chandramasa : Chaitra – Purnimanta Phalguna – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2077 Paridhavi
Abhijit : 11:56 AM to 12:48 PM
Amrit Kalam : 08:51 AM to 10:37 AM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 07:35 AM to 09:10 AM
Yamaganda : 10:46 AM to 12:22 PM
Gulikai Kalam : 01:58 PM to 03:34 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 12:48 PM to 01:39 PM 03:21 PM to 04:12 PM
Varjyam : — — —