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Last Amavasya of the year: Do’s and Don’ts

By Mitali Sharma

December 28, 2016

Amavasya or no moon day marks the beginning of a new lunar month. The word Amavasya means dark moon Lunar Phase in Sanskrit. Ama means ‘together’ and vasya means ‘to dwell’.

In most beliefs, the day of Amavasya is not auspicious as it is the day when the evil spirits are stronger. If you believe in black magic, it is also said that, its effect is stronger on the day of Amavasya. Thus, Gods are worshipped on this day especially Goddess kali and Lord Shiva as it is believed that they have a power to destroy the evils. Some people also fast on this day.

Amavasya has its own importance and have some influence on human life and effects human body as well. It is generally believed that is has bad effects on humans.

The last Amavasya of the year 2016 is falling on 28 December and here are the remedies which can be done to nullify its bad effects.

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