Somvati Amavasya 2016 Dates, Mauni Amavasya 2016

Somvati Amavasya happens in Hindu tradition when Amavasi – no moon day or new moon day – falls on a Monday. Here are the Somvati Amavasya dates in 2016. In 2016, there are two Somvati Amavas – January 23, 2012, June 18, 2012, October 15, 2012.

January 23, 2012 – There is a Somavati Amavasya from sunrise to 02:09 PM on January 23.

June 18, 2012 – There is a Somavati Amavasya from 6:33 PM on June 18, 2012. The actual Amavasi is on June 19 2012. But as the Amavasi Tithi starts on June 18, it is marked as Somvati Amavasya.

October 15, 2012 – This Somavati Amavasi is highly auspicious as it falls during the Mahalaya Amavasya dedicated to Dead ancestors. This pitru paksha Amavasya is highly auspicious. Time from sunrise to 5:32 PM.

Mauni Amavasya 2012 – Vow of complete silence on Amavas in Magha Month

Somvati Amavasya 2012 dates – Somavati Amavasi in 2012

Mauni Amavas, or Mauna Amavasya, is the no moon day in the Magha month (January – February) as per the traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India. In 2012, the date of Mauni Amavasi is on January 23. It is also an important bathing date at during the annual Magh Mela and Magha Snan and Kumbh Mela. The word ‘mauna’ or ‘mauni’ means silence and several Hindus keep complete silence on the day.


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