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), […]