Astronomical phenomenon of Amavasai
Our ancestors done astronomical research 1000 years before itself. Planets were mentioned long before modern science explained them. According to astronomical calculations, the period when the Sun and the Moon come together in the same sign is called Amavasai. Sun is referred to as ‘Bithir Karagan’ and Moon as ‘Mathur Karagan’. That is why Sun is referred as Father and Moon is referred as Mother.
Things to do on Aadi Amavasai Day
It is necessary to take bath early in the morning on the day of Aadi Amavasi, then worship the lord in the temple and offer pithur darpanam. Then giving food is an important activity on this day. Offering darpanam to the ancestors on this auspicious day can get the blessings of the ancestors. Aadi amavasai is special day to pray for our ancestors. During amavasai one should worship their ancestor on that special day to get there blessings. We have given below aadi amavasai 2023 date and time as per tamil calendar.
When is Aadi Amavasai (ஆடி அமாவாசை) in 2023?
16 August 2023 – Wednesday
What is the Start Date and End Date of Tamil Aadi Amavasai 2023?
Aadi Amavasai Begins – 01:55 AM on August 15, 2023
Aadi Amavasai Ends – 03:50 PM on August 16, 2023
There are two Amavasai in Aadi Month in 2023. Which one is Aadi Amavasai?
In 2023, there are two amavasai in aadi month 17 July 2023 and 16 August 2023. There is a big confusion for the people to know which one is aadi amavasai, as per tamil panchangam 16 August 2023 is mentioned as Aadi Amavasai so you can carry on rituals on that day.
Who Should Follow Amavasya Fasting?
- Fatherless men should undertake this fast.
- Women without a husband should observe this fast.
Which is the most important Amavasai?
Aadi Amavasai(ஆடி அமாவாசை) , Mahalaya Amavasai (மஹாளய அமாவாசை) and Thai Amavasai (தை அமாவாசை) are the three important amavasai
- Aadi Amavasai – The ancestors come from Pithru Logam(பிதுர் லோகம்) to Poolokam (பூலோகம்) to see how their dynasty and generation are doing.
- Pithru reach earth on Mahalaya Amavasai
- Thai Amavasai – It is believed that on the day of Thai Amavasi, our Pitrus go back to Pithru Logam(பிதுர் லோகம்)
Aadi Month 2023 Tamil Calendar
July to August is considered as Aadi month in tamil calendar. Here is the monthly calendar of July 2023 & August 2023. If you want to see the daily calendar check out here – July 2022 Daily Calendar & August 2023 Daily Calendar