2016 Mahalaya Amavasya

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MAHALAYA AMAVASYA
17 – 30 September 2016

rameswaramtyempleMahalaya Amavasya is the no moon day in the Tamil month of Purattaasi and is considered highly auspicious for performing rituals to the dead like Shraddha and Tarpana. Mahalaya Patsam from September 17 to Amavasya on 30 Septembar, Utthram. The star-asterism is also auspicious to Lord Siva. Important rituals on the day include performing rites for dead ancestors in sacred Teerths and riverbanks and also taking a holy dip in sacred rivers and spots. This year, Mahalaya Amavasya puja will be conducted from 17 September to 30 September.

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Mahalaya Amavasya 2015

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MAHALAYA AMAVASYA
12 October 2015

Mahalaya AmavasyaMahalaya Amavasya is the no moon day in the Tamil month of Purattaasi and is considered highly auspicious for performing rituals to the dead like Shraddha and Tarpana. Mahalaya Patsam from September 28 to Amavasya on 12 October, Hastham. The day is also auspicious to Lord Siva. Important rituals on the day include performing rites for dead ancestors in sacred Teerths and riverbanks and also taking a holy dip in sacred rivers and spots. This year, Mahalaya Amavasya puja will be conducted on 12 October 2015.

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Aadi Amavasya 2015

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AADI AMAVASYA
14 August 2015

Aadi AmavasyaAadi Amavasya is the no moon day in the Tamil month of Aadi and is considered highly auspicious for performing rituals to the dead like Shradh and Tarpan. Aadi Amavasai 2015 date is August 14. The day is also auspicious to Lord Muruga. Important rituals on the day include performing rites for dead ancestors in sacred Teerths and riverbanks and also taking a holy dip in sacred rivers and spots. This year, Aadi Amavasya will be observed on 14 August 2015

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Aadhi Sarva Amavasya – special ritual for ancestors

Amavasya Tithi Shraddha (death anniversary) is done for those deceased family members who died on Amavasya Tithi, Purnima Tithi and Chaturdashi Tithi.

If someone is not able to perform shraddham [death anniversary] on all tithis then single shraddha (for all) on this day is enough to appease all deceased souls in the family. If death anniversary of ancestors is not known or forgotten then those shraddhas can be performed on this tithi. That’s why amavasyais also known as sarvapitra moksha amavasya.

Tarpanam

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