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Ashadha Amavasya 2021: Rituals, Celebration, and Significance

By July 10, 2021October 18th, 2023No Comments
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InstaAstro brings you all the information you need about this year’s Ashadha Amavasya. To gain knowledge regarding the time, date, period, rituals and significance, read below.

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What is Ashadha Amavasya?

Ashadha Amavasya is an auspicious day that occurs in the month of Ashada. It is the fourth month of the Hindu calendar. Ashadha Amavasya is a good day for many religious rituals and activities. It has other names also like Ashadh Amavasya, Halahari Amavasya, Ashadi Amavasya, and No Moon Day. People related to agriculture worship the plow and tools used in farming on this day. Farmers pray to God and seek his blessings to keep the crop green. This day is also an auspicious day for pleasing ancestors and performing shradh from them. It is also an excellent day for taking a bath in holy rivers and do charity. Read this content and know detailed information on Ashadha Amavasya 2021 in terms of rituals, date, time, celebration, and significance.

Ashadh Amavasya date and time

Ashadha Amavasya 2021 will be on Friday and Saturday. In Hindu culture, both Purnima and Amavasya are two important dates. People who have suffered from pitra dosha in their native chart can do pitrudosh shanti paath or pitr shanti puja. Such people are likely to get immense benefits. Being in Udaya tithi on Saturday, Ashadha Amavasya will give the effect of Shanishchari amavasya. Check out the following date and time to make the most out of this significant occasion.

  • Ashadha Amavasya date – Friday, July 9, 2021
  • Beginning date – 5:16 am, Friday, July 9, 2021
  • Ending date – 6:46 am, Saturday, July 10, 2021

Significance of Ashadha Amavasya 2021

Hindi traditions observe Ashada Amavasya is a good day for taking a holy dip in sacred rivers like the Ganges. People also give offerings to their dead ancestors and observe Ashadha Amavasya Vrat. Native keep this vrat to show that they wish peace of the departed souls. This day is significant for Pithru Tharpan and Pinda Pradaan. Moreover, there is a belief that our dead ancestors visit the Earth on this day. They get everything from offerings to donations. Offering prayers on Ashadha Amavasya date brings peace and prosperity to the native. Natives having any Pitru Dosha in their Janam Kundali can get rid of all doshas on this day. Some people believe rituals like “Tila Tarpanam” and “Annadanam” fulfill natives’ desires. Importantly, Garuda Puran states that natives can mitigate all defects present in their birth chart on this memorable day.

What Rituals to perform during Ashadha Amavasya?

  • Donate food to needy people: This will earn you good will, good fortune, and prosperity. 
  • Light up Diyas or earthen lamps: Fire or Agni is the source of purity and even new beginnings. So, by lighting Diyas, one can welcome purity in their lives. 
  • Observe Amavasya Vratham: This Vrat or fast will bring health and happiness. 
  • Perform Shiva Puja, Pipal Puja, Shani Shanti Puja or Hanuman Puja: Each or either of these Pujas will change your life in unimaginable ways. You will be able to change the aura or vibe of your home. 
  • Reciting Mantras while lighting up diyas: Mantras are ideal for connecting with the deity, and tap into your divine energy or vibe. 
  • Remember your ancestors and offer them prayers: Invoking your ancestors or forefathers on this day will enable you to become a better person, and get their blessings. 
  • Take a bath in the sacred rivers: Taking a bath in sacred rivers can relieve you of all your sins.
  • Worship Pipal Tree: One can let go of negative energy by worshipping a Peepal tree. 
  • Perform Goddess Saraswati, Goddess Parvati or Goddess Lakshmi puja: By worshipping each or either of these goddess can enable you to bring forth prosperity, fortune, strength, power, and stability in your life. 

There are lots of remedies that natives can utilize to bring relief to their life. You can offer mustard oil to Shanidev in the temple to ensure economic growth. In addition, light a mustard oil lamp under the peepal tree. You can also feed white flour to ants. Moreover, eat only pure and satvik food. Additionally, wear clean clothes and make white kheer. Feed hungry people khichari made of urd daal and rice. You can also talk to local astrologers over the phone and learn more about Ashadh Amavasya 2021.

To know more about this day, chat with experienced Indian astrologers and take help from them to bring the best out of Ashadh Amavasya. InstaAstro has many talented Astrologers on the website. You can get on a call with the one you like best and learn a lot about astrology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) 

1. When is Ashadha Amavasya?

This year Ashadha Amavasya falls on July 9, 2021, Friday. It begins at 5:16 am on the morning of July 9. And it ends at 6:46 am on July 10, 2021. 

2. How is Ashadha Amavasya important? 

There are a lot of activities to be performed on Amavasya for positivity, prosperity and peace. People fast and give offerings to ancestors and priests in holy places. Furthermore, lighting up diyas and lamps is a traditional ritual which is done on Amavasya as well. Also there is a practice of remembering Lord Hanuman on this day. Moreover, there is a practice of chanting Hanuman Chalisa as well. You should worship Goddess Saraswati, Goddess Parvati and Goddess Lakski on this day. Additionally, a puja is performed to honour the ancestors. 

3. When is shradh held?

Shradh is a ritual in remembrance and to show gratitude to our ancestors. Offering Food to the needy is a must. A Pitru Paksha Shradh puja is held. 

4. How is it significant for farmers?

The significance of Ashadha Amavasya is seen in the agricultural community as well. The farmers worship and acknowledge their tools and other facilities they use in farming. 

5. What is Shukla Paksha?

Amavasya divides a month into two parts- Krishna Paksha and Shukla Paksha. 15 days after Amavasya is the Shukla Paksha. In addition, auspicious work and rituals should happen during these days. In addition, these days are marked by the days of different phases of the moon. 

6. Why is the Peepal tree worshipped during Amavasya?

It is auspicious to offer water to a Peepal tree on the morning of Amavasya. It brings the native peace and comfort. 

Also Read: Bheemana Amavasya Vrata 2023

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