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Amavasya August 2018 Date and Time – Amavas in Hindu Calendar in August 2018

Amavasya is the no moon day in a month in a traditional Hindu lunar calendar. Amavasya August 2018 date is August 11. Time – Amavas begins at 6:01 PM on August 10 to 3:35 PM on August 11. The Amavasya Vrat is on August 11. Snan, dhan, Shradh and Tarpan are performed on August 11. The Amavasya is known as Somvati Amavasya as it falls on Monday. Amavasya marks the end of the dark fortnight or waning phase of moon in a Hindu calendar.

Important Rituals on August 11, 2018

Hariyali Amavas in North India.

Bheemana Amavasya in Karnataka.

Gatari Amavasya in Maharashtra.

Chitalagi Amavas in Orissa.

Aadi Amavasi

Karkidaka Vavu Bali is observed on the day in Kerala.

Amavasya is the darkest day in a traditional Hindu month and is considered both auspicious and inauspicious by different Hindu communities.

There are many Hindus who undertake a fast on Amavasi. Some devotees only take a single meal on the day.

Amavasya July 2018 Date and Time – No Moon Day in July 2018 in Hindu Calendar

Amavasya is the no moon day in a month in a traditional Hindu lunar calendar. Amavasya July 2016 date is July 13, Friday. Amavasya time is - 11:01 AM on July 12 to 8:36 AM on July 13. The Amavasya Vrat is on July 12, 2018. Snan, dhan, Shradh and Tarpan are performed on July 13 in all regions.

Amavasya is the darkest day in a traditional Hindu month and is considered both auspicious and inauspicious by different Hindu communities.
There are many Hindus who undertake a fast on Amavasi. Some devotees only take a single meal on the day.

Ekadashi July 2018 date – Monthly Fasting for Vishnu in July 2018

Dedicated to Hindu God Vishnu, Ekadashi Vrat is observed on the eleventh day of a fortnight in a Hindu lunar calendar. Ekadashi dates in July 2018 – July 9 and July 23. On Ekadasi, Fasting from sunrise to next day morning sunrise is generally observed by many Hindus. Some observe the fast from the start time of Ekadasi Tithi and break the fast at the beginning of Dwadasi Tithi.

The July 9 Ekadasi is known as Yogini Ekadasi.

The Ekadashi Vrat on July 23, 2018 is known as Devshayani Ekadashi. The popular belief is that the night time of the Devas begins on this day. Chaturmasa Vrata also begins from the day. This Ekadasi is also known as Hari Prabodini Ekadasi. The famous Pandarpur Yatra is observed on the day.


The July 23, 2018 Ekadasi is known as Toli Ekadashi in South India.
The famous Ashadi Ekadasi in Pandarpur is held on July 23, 2018

The preparation for Ekadashi fasting begins on the Dasami day – the day before Ekadasi. On the Ekadasi day, devotees observe complete fast. The day i…