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Amavasya 2022: Dates, Timings, Rituals and Significance

Amavasya 2022: Amavasya is a Sanskrit word that refers to the lunar phase of the new moon. The Hindu lunar calendar uses 30 lunar phases, called tithi in India. According to the Hindu tradition and beliefs, Amavasya is considered to be a time of fantastic power.

Most of the Amavasya days are considered inauspicious except for the Kartika Amavasya – the Amavasya of the Hindu festival Diwali. Amavasya 2022 dates and timings are provided beneath for your reference.

Every month, the day of Amavasya is considered auspicious to worship forefathers, and pujas are organized. The dark fortnight of Ashwin month (September-October), also known as Ashwin Amavasya or Pitra Paksha (Mahalaya), is especially sacred for offering oblations to departed ancestors. People also take holy dip in Ganga on Amavasya day.

Date and Time

Amavasya October 2022 Date: October 25, Tuesday.

Tithi Timing: October 24, 5:27 pm to October 25, 4:18 pm.

Amavasya which falls on Mondays is also known as Somvati Amavasya and has its special importance in the Hindu religion. It is believed that observing fast on this day of Amavasya would ward off widowhood in women and ensure the bearing of progeny.

Some of the most famous observances and important Amavasya dates are Mauni Amavasya, Shani Jayanti, Vat Savitri Vrat, Bhaumvati Amavasya, Lakshmi puja (Diwali), Hariyali Amavasya Mahalaya Amavasya (Pitru Paksha).

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January 2nd
Amavasya Tithi Timing: Jan 02, 3:42 AM – Jan 03, 12:03 AM
February 1st
Amavasya Tithi Timing: Jan 31, 2:18 PM – Feb 01, 11:15 AM
March 2nd
Amavasya Tithi Timing: Mar 02, 1:00 AM – Mar 02, 11:04 PM
April 1st
Amavasya Tithi Timing: Mar 31, 12:22 PM – Apr 01, 11:54 AM
April 30th
Amavasya Tithi Timing: Apr 30, 12:58 AM – May 01, 1:58 AM
May 30th
Amavasya Tithi Timing: May 29, 2:55 PM – May 30, 5:00 PM
June 29th
Amavasya Tithi Timing: Jun 28, 5:52 AM – Jun 29, 8:22 AM
July 28th
Amavasya Tithi Timing: Jul 27, 9:12 PM – Jul 28, 11:25 PM
August 27th
Amavasya Tithi Timing: Aug 26, 12:24 PM – Aug 27, 1:47 PM
September 25th
Amavasya Tithi Timing: Sep 25, 3:12 AM – Sep 26, 3:24 AM
October 25th
Amavasya Tithi Timing: Oct 24, 5:27 PM – Oct 25, 4:18 PM
November 23rd
Amavasya Tithi Timing: Nov 23, 6:53 AM – Nov 24, 4:27 AM
December 23rd
Amavasya Tithi Timing: Dec 22, 7:13 PM – Dec 23, 3:46 PM

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