Mahalaya Amavasya 2016 Date

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Mahalaya Paksha is the dark fortnight of the Hindu month Bhadrapada / Ashwin. Mahalaya Paksha is dedicated to ancestors. During the Mahalaya Paksha the ancestors are remembered and worshiped. In this period we offer Cooked Rice, Til (Sesame Seeds) and Tarpana to the ancestors.

Mahalaya Amavasya is the last day of the Mahalaya Paksha. Last day is New moon day (Amavasya). On this day people donate food and clothes. In 2016, Mahalaya Amavasya is on Friday, 30th September.

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