Mahalaya Amavasya 2018 | Pitru Amavasya

Mahalaya Amavasya or Pitru Amavasya is the No Moon day in Mahalaya paksha shraddh. In 2018, Mahalaya Amavasya date is 8 October. In some calendars, it is also mentioned as 9 October. Pitru Amavasya falls during Ashwin month as per North Indian calendar followed in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttaranchal. Mahalaya […]

Mahalaya Torpon | Tharpanam on Mahalaya Amavasya

Mahalaya Torpon, Tharpanam on Mahalaya Amavasya is an auspicious ritual related to dead ancestors. In 2018, Mahalaya Torpon date is October 8. Mahalaya Torpon is a very significant ritual in Bengali culture. Mahalaya marks the beginning of Devi Paksha and the end of Pitru Paksha. It also marks the traditional countdown of six days to […]

Mahalaya Amavasya Quotes by Sri Sri Ravishankar

Mahalaya Amavasya Quotes by Sri Sri Ravishankar – importance and significance of Mahalaya Amavasya.. Actually this Amavasya is dedicated to the departed souls. When you leave this body you are guided into another world by a set of Devas or Angels. Pururava, Vishvedeva – these are their names. They come and guide you from one level to another level. Mahalaya Amavasya is the […]

Mahalaya Durga Puja 2018 | Beginning of Devipaksha

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Mahalaya, Mahalaya Amavasya is the last day of Pitru Paksha. In 2018, Mahalaya date is October 9. On this day, In Bengal, Durga Puja is started. Devotees welcome Goddess Durga or Mahishasura Mardhini to their homes on this day. The six-day long Durga Puja celebrations will be started on Mahalaya. In other parts of India, people observe […]

Mahalaya Amavasya – 12 October 2015 (Sarva Pithru Amavasya)

Today, 12 October 2015 is Sarva Pithru Amavasya, Mahalaya Amavasya, Somvati Amavasya. It marks the end of Pitru Paksha Mahalaya, the fortnight dedicated to dead ancestors. This Mahalaya Amavasya is even more auspicious as it falls on Monday (Somvati Amavasya). Amasomvar Vrat is performed on this day. Punya snan, Ashwattha Pujan (worship of peepal tree), […]

Auspicious Time for Pithru Tharpana Shraddha rituals

What is the Auspicious Time for Pithru Tharpana Shraddha rituals? Morning, afternoon or evening.. which is the best muhurat or time for Pitru Tharpan rituals? On Shraddh tithi, the time period which is very much satisfactory for pitru devatas is ‘Kuthapa Vela’. This is the eighth muhurtham in a day. Generally, Kuthapa vela falls between 11.36 […]

Mahalaya Amavasya, 4 October 2013 (Pithru Paksha Amavasya)

Today, 4 October 2013 is Mahalaya Amavasya, Pithru Paksha Amavasya. It is Ashwin Amavasya in North Indian Hindi calendars and Bhadrapada Amavasya as per Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu and Kannada calendars (Amavasyant Panchangams). Amavasya Timings, 4 October 2013 Amavasya begins at 6.32 AM on 4th October and ends on 5th October at 6 AM. Mahalaya Amavasya […]

Sarva Pithru Amavasya, 15 October 2012 (Mahalaya Amavasya)

Today, 15 October 2012 is Sarva Pithru Amavasya, Mahalaya Amavasya, Somvati Amavasya. It marks the end of Pitru Paksha Mahalaya, the fortnight dedicated to dead ancestors. This Mahalaya Amavasya is even more auspicious as it falls on Monday (Somvati Amavasya). Amasomvar Vrat is performed on this day. Punya snan, Ashwattha Pujan (worship of peepal tree), […]

Mahalaya Amavasya – Pitru Amavasya during Shraddh Paksha

Mahalaya Amavasya is observed on Amavasya during Ashwin month as per North Indian calendar followed in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttaranchal. Pitru Amavasya is the last day of Pitru Paksha, the fortnight dedicated to offer Shraddh rituals to dead ancestors. Mahalaya Amavasya is great significance to Hindus because on this […]

Amavasya 2012: Amavasya 2012 dates, No Moon day Calendar 2012

Here is the list of Amavasya 2012 dates or No Moon days in 2012. Amavasya or No Moon day is an important day in Hindu calendar. Amavasya is considered inauspicious in many calendars in India but Tamil Panchang considers it as auspicious. Check this article for Amavasya 2013 dates As per North Indian Hindi calendars […]

27 September 2011, Amavasya Mahalaya, Today

27 September 2011, today is Amavasya Mahalaya Durga Puja. It is No Moon in Ashwin month as per North Indian Hindi calendars and in Bhadrapad month as per Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu & Kannada calendars. It is also observed as Pethara Amavasya or Sarva Pithru Amavasya. In Bengal, actual preparations for Durga Puja are started today […]

Mahalaya Durga Puja 2011 – Beginning of Durga Puja in Bengal

Mahalaya Durga Puja is an auspicious occasion which marks the beginning of Durga Puja celebrations. Though, officially and traditionally Durga Puja starts on Maha Sashti and Saptami, Mahalaya ushers Durga Puja. Mahalaya Durga Puja 2011 date is September 27. ‘Mahishasura Mardhini’ is worshipped during night on Mahalaya Amavasya. It is observed 7 days before to […]