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 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 […]

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 […]