Amavasya in April 2021 is Somvati Amavasya as it falls on Monday. It is the most auspicious bathing date for Kumbh Mela snan as it falls before the beginning of Hindu New Year. 12 April 2021 is the date of first Somvati Amavasya in 2021.
It is even more significant as Somvati Amavasya falls during Haridwar Kumbh Mela. It is Falguna Amavasya as per the calendars followed in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, and Gujarat and Chaitra Amavasya in North Indian calendars.
The next Amavasya Snan in Kumbh Mela is April 12, 2021.
This first Somvati Amavasya in 2021 marks the end of the Hindu Year Shravari and onsets the New Year Plava.
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