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Amavasya 2017 Dates - Amawasya 2017 Dates

The darkest night of the month

Amavasya 2017 - New Moon/ Amavasya Calendar of 2017

The term Amavasya is a Sanskrit word which means no moon or new moon. This is because new lunar month is started from this day. In 2017, there are total 12 Amavasya nights. These days are very auspicious for the pacification of the negative effects of our planets. In this article, all the dates of Amavasya are mentioned, to know read on....

Amavasya - A Source of Optimism

The night of Amavasya is considered to be very auspicious. During this period of the lunar cycle there are tremendous changes that have an influence over the lives of the inhabitants of Earth. The New Moon gives people rejuvenated strength and willpower to accomplish mission that they'd felt cynical about. Amavasya adds a flavour of peace and calmness. In case someone is under the spell of wrath and ill temper, Amavasya has the power to break the spell and return you your normal emotions and composure. The period of Amavasya is appraised as opportunistic to indulge in new venture. Amavasya lends a share in spreading brotherhood and imparts strenuous energy to be empathetic and show due respect to other's thoughts and creativity.

Amavasya/ New Moon Significance in Hinduism

While observing Amavasya, it is a good idea to know about its significance. Amavasya / New Moon has a lot of significance in Hinduism. There is a belief that this is the right time when people must give regards to their forefathers and worship them. Priests spend most of their time in prayer. There are certain rites that have to be performed on Amavasya, so they read the scriptures and conduct every rite. One must not go on a journey during Amavasya. In most Hindu homes, people observe fast. It is a time when people devote most of their time worshipping. Many years back the period of Amavasya was a period of rest in India. Hence, no one would work on that day. With time, this tradition has disappeared. We have now embraced Sunday as the international holiday.

Amavasya 2017 / New Moon 2017 calendar

Amavasya is a very important day in the Hindu calendar. We at AstroSage are providing you with a list of dates on which Amavasya will take place in the year 2017, so that you can prepare yourself for this auspicious time. The period of Amavasya denotes the inception of a fruitful start and a sense of hope. It is the perfect moment for you to discard your garments of distress and emotional trauma and walk into the light with the New moon.

Date Day Name of Amavasya
27 January Friday Paush Amavasya
26 February Sunday Magha/Mauni Amavasya
28 March Tuesday Phalguna Amavasya
26 April Wednesday Chaitra Amavasya
25 May Thursday Vaishakha Amavasya
24 June Saturday Jyeshtha Amavasya
23 July Sunday Ashadha Amavasya
21 August Monday Shravana/Hariyali Amavasya
20 September Wednesday Bhadrapada Amavasya
19 October Thursday Ashwin Amavasya
18 November Saturday Kartik Amavasya
18 December Monday Margashirsha Amavasya

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