Margashirsha Somvati Amavasya is on 14 December 2020 (Monday)…
Purnima and Amavasya falling on the basis of lunar arts have special significance in Sanatan Dharma. In this way, Margashirsha Somvati Amavasya is falling on 14 December 2020 (Monday) in this year i.e. 2020. According to the Hindu calendar, the Amavasya coming in the month of Margashirsha is called Margashirsha Amavasya, it is also known as Aghan Amavasya. On this day, there is a law to perform tarpan, bath, charity etc. for the peace of fathers. Worshiping Goddess Mata Lakshmi on Margashirsha Amavasya is also considered auspicious.
Margashirsha Amavasya Muhurta …
Amavasya starts from 00:46:54 on December 14, 2020
New moon ends at 21:48:26 on December 14, 2020
Margashirsha Amavasya fast and method of worship
Margashirsha Amavasya has great importance for the sacrifice of fathers. By observing fast on this day, ancestors get their blessings by worshiping and fasting. Religious deeds on this day are as follows-
: Take a bath in a holy river, pond or pool in the morning and offer arghya to the sun god. After bathing, flow sesame in flowing water and recite Gayatri Mantra.
: According to the total tradition, worship Lord Vishnu or Lord Shiva.
: Perform sacrifices for the ancestors on the banks of the river and wish for their salvation.
: A person observing fast on Margashirsha Amavasya should not take water on this day.
: After worshiping, donate as much power of food and clothes etc. to a needy person or a Brahmin.
On the day of Margashirsha Amavasya, prayers and fasts are kept to get the self-peace and grace of the fathers. Apart from this, Lord Satyanarayana is also worshiped on this day. A picture of Lord Satyanarayana and Goddess Mata Lakshmi is kept at the place of worship. After this, duly worshiped and Halwa is offered. After reciting the story of Lord Satyanarayana, the Puja is performed and the offerings are distributed among the devotees.
Importance of Margashirsha Amavasya
Like every Amavasya, Margashirsha Amavasya also has a law to offer sacrifices to the fathers, so the worshipers performed on this day bring peace to the fathers and receive their blessings. On this day there is special importance of donating tarpan and pind. By observing the fast of Margashirsha Amavasya, problems end and life brings happiness and prosperity.