Amavasya falling in the month of Sawan and Shravan is called Hariyali Amavasya. Hariyali Amavasya is considered a very auspicious day. The day of Hariyali Amavasya is important for Shiva devotees, hence Lord Shiva is worshiped on this day. Generally, Hariyali Amavasya falls three days before the famous Hariyali Teej.
This day is called Hariyali Amavasya because there is greenery all around in the month of Sawan. That's why this festival is called the festival of greenery. Apart from this, plants are also planted on this day for the fulfillment of various wishes. On this date, prosperity and prosperity can be obtained through plants.
Donation, meditation and bathing have special significance on the day of Hariyali Amavasya. The festival of Hariyali Amavasya is famous by different names in India. It is very famous in the northern states of India like Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Jammu Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh.
In Maharashtra it is called 'Gatari Amavasya', in Andhra Pradesh it is 'Chukkala Amavasya' and in Orissa it is celebrated as 'Chitlagi Amavasya'. As with the name, the customs and traditions differ in different parts of the country, but the spirit of the celebration remains the same.
Hariyali Amavasya is on Sunday, 04 August 2024. Amavasya Tithi will starts 03 August 2024 at 03:50 PM and ends 04 August 2024 at 04:42 PM.