Amavasya

Jyeshtha Amavasya 2020: Date, time and significance

Vat Savitri Vrat and Shani Jayanti coincide on Jyeshtha Amavasya which falls in the month of Jyeshth (May-June). It is on May 22, this year.

May 22, 2020, 10:33 AM IST

Shani Jayanti 2020: Date, Puja timings and significance

Shani Dev is the son of Surya Dev, the Sun god. As per Hindu mythology, each day of the week is dedicated to a deity, therefore, Saturday is ruled by Saturn Lord—Shani Dev.

May 21, 2020, 07:59 AM IST

Vaisakha Amavasya 2020: All you need to know

If a new moon or Amavasya falls on a Monday, it is called Somvati Amavasya, if it is on a Saturday then it becomes Shani Amavasya.

Apr 22, 2020, 08:57 AM IST

Amitabh Bachchan deletes 'amavasya' tweet after severe backlash

Amitabh Bachchan's tweet claimed vibrations from clapping, blowing conch shells as part of Sunday's Janata Curfew would have reduced or destroyed coronavirus potency as it was 'amavasya', the darkest day of the month.

Mar 23, 2020, 17:47 PM IST

I am happy to be part of this film: Sachin Joshi on Amavasya

Nargis Fakhri is the leading lady of the film and she plays the role of Ahaana.

Feb 03, 2019, 22:27 PM IST

Shani Amavasya 2017: How to please the Lord on this day!

The Saturn Lord or Shani Dev is one of the main deities worshiped by Hindus across the globe. The Lord is mentioned in the ancient Puranas and scripts as well.

Jun 24, 2017, 13:08 PM IST

Somvati Amavasya: What to do on this special day!

You can even keep a fast on this day, as very rarely an Amavasya falls on a Monday—making this one special.

Feb 08, 2016, 12:20 PM IST