Amavasai in tamil it is written as அமாவாசை, ‘Amavasya’ is a Sanskrit word. Amavasai is refer as no moon day as per tamil or hindu calendar. No moon day on the tamil month Thai is called as Thai Amavasai. Thai month usually falls in January.
Things to do on Thai Amavasai Day
It is necessary to take bath early in the morning on the day of 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. Amavasai is special day to pray for our ancestors. During amavasai one should worship their ancestor on that special day to get there blessings.
Who Should Follow Amavasya Fasting?
- Fatherless men should undertake this fast.
- Women without a husband should observe this fast.
When is Thai Amavasai (தை அமாவாசை) in 2023?
21 January 2023- Saturday
Thai Amavasai 2023 Date, Start Time & End Time
Thai Amavasai Begins – 04:25 AM on January 21, 2023
Thai Amavasai Ends – 03:20 AM on January 22, 2023
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What is the Significance of Thai Month & Thai Amavasai?
Thai Month is the 10th month on tamil calendar holds 29 or 30 days. 15 January – 12 February is called as தை (Thai). This month is the harvest month and here the first harvest begins in this month. At this time the pongal festival is celebrated by cooking the first harvest rice. Thai Amavasai is one of the few Amavasya that is extremely important and it is dedicated to dead ancestors – siblings, parents and other relatives. Thai Amavasya 2023 date is January 21. Special prayers, rituals and offerings are made on the day for departed souls to rest in peace.
People take holy bath in river and pray for their ancestors. Thousands of people take dip at Rameshwaram and visit the Agnitheertham Kadarkarai (sea coast) in the morning to offer pooja to the ancestors. The same day is observed as Mauni Amavasya in North India – many Hindus observe a complete silence on the day. We have listed out Amavasai 2023 date & time in our website.
January 2023 Tamil Calendar
Here is the monthly calendar of January 2023. January to february is considered as Thai month in tamil calendar. If you want to see the daily calendar check out here – January 2023 Calendar