Mahalaya Amavasya 2022: Know its religious significance and what is its muhurta

Mahalaya Amavasya 2022
mahalaya amawasya 
Mahalaya Amavasya 2022: This Pitru Paksha Amavasya is called Mahalaya Amavasya. Pitru Paksha is considered an important day. On these days, tarpan and shraddha are performed for the peace of ancestors. Pitru Paksha is of full 15 days, on its last day, Amavasya falls. We also call Mahalaya Amavasya as Sarva Pitru Amavasya.

According to other scriptures, every year on this day Maa Durga comes to earth. And devotees invoke Mother Durga on this day on earth. Mahalaya itself marks the beginning of the 10-day annual Durga Puja festival in West Bengal. Mahalaya Amavasya known as Sarva Pitru Amavasya, this year Sarva Pitru Amavasya is being celebrated on 25 September. On Mahalaya Amavasya, people take a bath in the holy river and perform tarpan, Pind Daan, Shradh and farewell to their ancestors. Let us know the auspicious time and religious significance of Amavasya. 

Mahalaya Amawasya 2022: Shubh Muhurta

  • Brahma Muhurta: Starting from 4:35 am to 5:23 am
  • Abhijit Muhurta: 11:48 am to 12:37 pm
  • Godhuli Muhurat: 06:02 pm to 6:26 pm Till
  • Vijay Muhurta: 2:13 PM to 3:01 PM.


What to do on Mahalaya Amavasya

 Offer food to Brahmins on Mahalaya Amavasya and give them DakshinaIt is believed that by doing this the souls of the ancestors get peace.

And they are happy and bless their descendants.

On the day of Mahalaya Amavasya, offer tarpan to the ancestors with water mixed with milk, sesame, kusha, and flowers.

For the sake of ancestors, prepare food of their choice and give it to crow, cow, dog.

It is believed that by performing Shradh on Mahalaya Amavasya, ancestors get salvation and they are freed from the bondage of birth and death.

On Amavasya, offer prayers to those ancestors whose date of death is not known.

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