Today, 6 August 2013 is Amavasya. It is referred to as Shravan Amavasya in North Indian Hindi calendar. As per Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu and Kannada calendars, it is Ashada Amavasya.
This No Moon day falls on Aadi Masam (Aadi Amavasai) as per Tamil calendar, Karkidaka Masam (Karkidaka Vavubali) and Shraban Amavasya in Bengali Panjika.
It is observed as Hariyali Amavasya in North India. Chitau Amavasya (Chitalagi) Amavasya is the celebration for the day in Odisha. Chukkala Amavasya is celebrated today in Andhra Pradesh. Divasi Gowri Vratham, Pathi Sanjivani Vratham, Bhimana Amavasya, Jyotir Bhimeshwara Vratha is observed in Karnataka. Gatari Festival (Gatari Amavasya) is observed in Maharashtra.
Auspicious Timings, Times to Avoid, Yoga, Karana on August 2013
Sun Rise 05:59, Sun Sets 19:05, Moon Rise 05:21, Moon Sets 18:33
Tithi Amavaasya Ends at 27:15
Nakshatram Pushyami (Pushya) Ends at 19:37
Chatushpada Karana Ends at 14:23, Naga (Nagava) Karana Ends at 27:15
Siddhi Yogam Ends at 13:06
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Karkatakam/Karka (Cancer)
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Karka Rashi (Cancer)
Amrita Kalam 08:08 – 09:54 Duration: 01:45
Abhijit Muhurat: 12:08:00 – 12:56:00
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 20:29 – 22:14 Duration: 01:45
Rahu Kalam: 15:48:30 – 17:26:45
Gulika Kalam: 12:32:00 – 14:10:15
Yama Gandam: 09:15:30 – 10:53:45
Durmuhurthams: 08:36:12 – 09:28:36
Durmuhurthams: 23:27:00 – 00:19:24