Amavasya 2021 Vrat Dates

Amavasya 2021 Vrat Dates

Amavasya is on new moon day when the moon entirely disappears, as per the Hindu calendar. The Amavasya starts after the new moon begins. It is marked at the end of the month, which is based on the lunar cycle. It is called as amavas. On the day of Amavasya, it is fully dark. It is come on the day of Krishna paksha. The new moon day has some special significance when you worship on this particular day.

What do you mean by Amavasya?

Amavasya is also known as the lunar phase of the new Moon. In the Hindu calendar, you will find 30 lunar phases that are called TITHI. When the Moon's angular distance from the 12 degrees before the conjunction.

Amavasya 2021 Dates

DAY

DATE

AMAVASYA NAME

Wednesday

January 13, 2021,

Paush Amavasya

Thursday

February 11, 2021,

Magha Amavasya

Saturday

March 13, 2021,

Phalgun Amavasya

Sunday

April 11, 2021,

Chaitra Amavasya

Tuesday

May 11, 2021,

Vaishakh Amavasya

Thursday

June 10, 2021,

Jyeshtha Amavasya

Friday

July 9, 2021,

Ashadh Amavasya

Sunday

August 8, 2021,

Shravan Amavasya

Tuesday

September 7, 2021,

Bhadrapada Amavasya

Wednesday

October 6, 2021,

Ashwin Amavasya

Thursday

November 4, 2021,

Karthik Amavasya

Saturday

December 4, 2021,

Margashirsha Amavasya

Importance of Amavasya Vrat

Amavasya vrat carries substantial spiritual importance in Hinduism. On this day, we Hindu give offerings to our dead ancestors by observing fast. 

Different types of Amavasya.

Paush Amavasya

Magha Amavasya

Phalgun Amavasya

Chaitra Amavasya

Vaishakh Amavasya

Jyeshtha Amavasya

Ashadh Amavasya

Shravan Amavasya

Bhadrapada Amavasya

Ashwin Amavasya

Karthik Amavasya

Margashirsha Amavasya

Amavasya Vrat Katha: 

There are many ways to observe Amavasya, and there are different types of Kathaye. But the most important one is somvati amavasya which said:

Once there was a moneylender who had seven sons and one daughter. All his sons were married; however, he couldn’t find the right match for his daughter. Due to this, the moneylender and his wife were under a lot of stress. A Sadhu visited his house regularly and never blessed his daughter. When the daughter told this to her mother, she confronted the Sadhu. But the Sadhu did not speak a single word and left the house. 

Due to this, the money lender’s wife got extremely worried and called a Pandit. He saw the kundali of the girl and told her that she was destined to turn widow. The mother, after hearing this, begged the Pandit for a solution. 

He said that there is a washerwoman living on the island of Singhal. If that woman agrees to apply vermillion on the girl’s forehead, her fate will change. He also told the girl to keep Somvati Amavasya Vrat to change her destiny. The mother asked the youngest brother to take the daughter to the island. On their way to that place, they encountered a seashore and started wondering how to cross that. So, they sat under a tree. 

They saw a vulture’s nest, which clearly displayed that a male and female vulture live there. A snake entered and entirely destroyed their nest and was about to eat the babies. However, the girl jumped and tried to save the vulture babies and killed the snake. Due to this act, the vulture helped the girl and her brother cross the seashore. 

They finally reached the washerwoman’s place. The girl served her for many months. The washerwoman was pleased by the girl and finally applied sindoor on her forehead. When the girl returned to her parent’s house, she did Somvati Amavasya Vrat. This entirely reversed her fate, and she got married and lived a prosperous life.

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